Guatemala Travel Tips

Mayan Ruins in Guatemala

By Viator, February 2015

4 star rating: Recommended 4 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Guatemala is home to over 1,500 Maya sites, making it one of the best countries to visit for history buffs and archeology enthusiasts. Many structures are hidden amongst the dense jungle terrain, a ...  Read more

Guatemala City Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, February 2015

4.5 star rating: Recommended 53 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

There are plenty of things to do in Guatemala City, but it?s what is nearby that truly offers an opportunity to fall in love with the country. In fact, three days in the area is likely not enough ...  Read more

3 Days in Flores: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, February 2015

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 5 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

The lovely little island of Flores, ensconced in pristine Lake Petén, has been the heart, and capital, of Mesoamerica?s archaeologically richest region for thousands of years. Ehile you are ...  Read more

Celebrating Day of the Dead in Mexico and Latin America

By Viator, October 2014

Renowned around the world for its vibrant parades, ghoulish costumes and elaborate altars, the Day of the Dead, or Dia de los Muertos, is not only a day to honor and remember passed loved ones?it?s ...  Read more

3 Days in Antigua: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, July 2014

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 36 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

The most popular tourist city in Guatemala, Antigua is not only a great place to explore itself, but also provides a fantastic jumping off point for plenty of historic and cultural attractions ...  Read more

Day of the Dead

By Viator, January 2014

Called Dia de Muertos in Spanish, the Day of the Dead is a Mexican holiday celebrated in a number of spots around the world, including Guatemala. It is held on November 1 and 2, in connection with ...  Read more

Best Mayan Ruins Tours from Flores

By Viator, December 2013

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 5 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

For centuries, Flores was at the hub of an enormous empire, that of the Maya Itza people. Beginning in about 900 BC (though archaeologists keep pushing that date back, based on architecture uncovered ...  Read more

Adventure and Outdoor Activities in Flores

By Viator, December 2013

Tours & Tickets

Petén was, until recent decades, a wild and rugged place with few roads, despite its natural beauty and archaeological wealth. Today, though the region is still less developed than the interior, ...  Read more

Flavors of Guatemala

By Viator, October 2013

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 1 Rating | Tours & Tickets

The cuisine of Guatemala is similar to its Central American neighbors with its heavy reliance on ingredients like corn, rice, and beans. Historically, the Mayan and Spanish cultures shaped the ...  Read more

Day Trips from Antigua

By Viator, September 2013

Tours & Tickets

The one-time colonial capital and UNESCO World Heritage site of Antigua has plenty to keep travelers entertained, but the transport hub also makes a great base for discovering Guatemala?s sights.  ...  Read more

Day Trips to Quirigua

By Viator, April 2012

4.5 star rating: Recommended 3 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Like Copan, Quirigua is another popular archaeological site which is home to ancient Maya artifacts. Located in south eastern Guatemala (120 miles from Guatemala City), this one mile area features an ...  Read more

Viator uses cookies to improve your experience on our website. Learn more about how we use cookies and how to change your cookie settings | Close message