Guatemala

Tour Guatemala

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Alexander-schimmeck
Alta Verapaz Department
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Guatemala

If you're looking for a place that's full of natural wonders, then look no further than Guatemala. From volcanoes to rainforests, there's plenty to explore in this Central American country.

One of the most popular attractions is the Volcán de Fuego, which translates as "Volcano of Fire". It's one of the most active volcanoes in the world and is well worth a visit if you're interested in geology or nature.

Another must-see destination is Tikal National Park. This park is home to some of the most impressive Mayan ruins in all of Central America, and it's also a great place for birdwatching. If you're lucky, you may even spot a jaguar!

Guatemala is also home to some beautiful rainforests, which are perfect for those who love adventure travel. One of the most popular activities here is hiking, and there are plenty of trails to choose from. Whether you're looking for a challenging hike or something a little more relaxed, Guatemala has something to offer everyone.

So if you're looking for an unforgettable Central American adventure, be sure to add Guatemala to your list. With so much to see and do, you'll definitely be busy during your stay!

Total land area (km2)
107,160
Total land area (km2)
Population (as of 2020)
17,915,568
Population (as of 2020)
Capital city
Guatemala City
Capital city
Currency
Guatemalan quetzal (GTQ)
Currency
Best time to tour Guatemala
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Highest temperature
23.45
°C
Temperature (Avg)
precipitation
1,996
mm
Precipitation (Avg)

Geeky Facts about Guatemala

Fact 1

There are 21 dialects spoken in Guatemala.

Fact 2

The word Guatemala derives from the indigenous Nahuatl word “Quahtlemallan,” meaning “land of many trees.”

Fact 3

Chocolate is originally from Guatemala and it comes from the Maya word ‘xocoatl’ which means bitter water.

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