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Food Lover's Guide to Guatemala

By Viator, February 2018

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 8 Ratings | 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

Outdoor Adventures from Flores

By Viator, February 2018

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 1 Rating | 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

Top Day Trips from Antigua

By Viator, February 2018

4.5 star rating: Recommended 6 Ratings | 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

Maya Ruins in Guatemala

By Viator, February 2018

4.5 star rating: Recommended 17 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

With a fascinating Maya history and more than 1,500 archaeological sites dating from 700 BC to AD 900, Guatemala is home to some of Central America’s most impressive ancient Maya ruins. Here are our ...  Read more

Celebrating Day of the Dead in Mexico and Latin America

By Viator, February 2018

Known for its vibrant parades, ghoulish costumes, and elaborate altars, the Day of the Dead (El Dia de los Muertos) is not only a day to honor passed family members—it’s also a colorful and joyous ...  Read more

Ways to Celebrate Day of the Dead in Guatemala City

By Viator, December 2017

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, October 2016

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 21 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

3 Days in Antigua: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, June 2015

4.5 star rating: Recommended 105 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

Guatemala City Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, February 2015

4.5 star rating: Recommended 162 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 23 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

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