Guatemala is one of our favorite countries in Central America. It is known for its beautiful natural beauty and Mayan Ruins. The country has plenty of active volcanoes that are perfect for hiking, and a colonial town that just charms everyone that visits.

Quick Stats:

  • Currency: Guatemalan Quetzal
  • Language Spoken: Spanish, various Mayan languages
  • Main Attractions: Tikal Mayan Ruins, Semuc Champey, Volcano Acatenango, Antigua, Lake Atitlan
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20 Best Things to Do in Guatemala [2022 Edition]!

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The Best Hostel to Stay in Lanquin, Guatemala

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