Visit Guatemala

Guatemala City
3.0 million

Guatemala, located in Central America, is a beautiful and diverse country. From its volcanoes and lush rainforests to its colonial cities and beautiful lakes, Guatemala offers something for everyone.

The highlight of Guatemala's attractions has to be Tikal National Park, an ancient Mayan city nestled in the jungle. Visitors can explore the majestic ruins of palaces and temples as well as observe some of the region's unique wildlife.

Another popular destination is Lake Atitlan, surrounded by towering volcanoes and dotted with quaint villages. Here visitors can enjoy stunning views from boat tours or explore traditional markets selling everything from textiles to crafts.

For those interested in history, Antigua is a great place to visit with plenty of colonial buildings dating back to the 16th century. An interesting fact about Antigua is that it was once the capital of Spanish-ruled Central America before it was destroyed by an earthquake in 1773.

For those looking for adventure there are numerous activities available such as hiking through volcanic terrain or exploring hidden caves near Coban filled with Mayan artifacts and pottery fragments left behind by previous generations.