Guatemala Holidays

Guatemala is a vivacious country in the heart of Central America that's known for its outstanding cultural legacies, diverse nature and pristine scenery. Its growing popularity among travellers and holidaymakers shows no signs of abating. It’s easy to understand why, with its breathtaking landscapes and cultural history reaching back for centuries.


  • Explore the birthplace of Mayan civilisation at the sacred sites of El Petén, with ancient ruins dotted through lush rainforest

  • Thrillseekers will be in their element with volcano treks, white water rafting and caving expeditions

  • Relax on the volcanic sands of the Pacific beaches, or try your hand at surfing and scuba diving

Key Info

  • Capital City: Guatemala City

  • Language: Spanish

  • Currency: Guatemalan quetzal

  • Time Difference: GMT - 6 Hours

  • Flight Time: 14.5 hours via the USA

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The time I spent travelling through South and Central America not only allowed me to perfect my Spanish, but also gave me real taste of authentic Latin America. The food, wine, landscapes and wildlife keep me going back for more whenever I can.

Guatemala trip ideas

Here are some trip ideas to Guatemala. All of our trip ideas shown below are examples, and we’ll amend, adapt or start from scratch, until we’ve created the perfect trip for you. See one you like, or have a trip in mind? Call us now to book: 01483 319 333

Places to go in Guatemala

Here are some of the top places to visit in Guatemala. Need some help deciding where to go? Call us now on: 01483 319 333

Things to do in Guatemala

Here are some of the things you can do in Guatemala. When you've chosen your favourite experiences, just give our Travel Designers a call and they'll put a trip together for you.

Map of Guatemala

When to go to Guatemala

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Antigua Guatemala
Lake Atitlán
Tikal National Park

Antigua Guatemala

Lake Atitlán

Tikal National Park