About Guatemala


Guatemala, is the heart of the Mayan world. Alive, magical, mystical and ancestral. Its history goes back more than three thousand years, when the Mayan civilization emerged, whose legacy remains today with the traditions and culture of its people.

Guatemala is a country of extraordinary cultural and natural richness and with a privileged geographical location. The distances from place to place are short, allowing you to visit several regions in the same trip.

It is a unique country, of adventure, unforgettable, between its past and present, in addition to the diversity of activities that it offers to the visitor. Known as the country of the eternal spring, it enjoys a pleasant climate that allows to visit it at any time of the year. In addition, it offers several possibilities of access from any part of the world, with two international airports: La Aurora, located in Guatemala city; And Mundo Maya, located in the Department of Petén.

The colour of its handicraft markets and its regional costumes, the hospitality of its people, the beauty of its natural landscapes that frame volcanoes, lakes, rivers and mountains, make Guatemala etched in the heart of those who visit it. Its natural, cultural and historical heritage can be discovered in every corner of the country.

Guatemala houses the largest number of archaeological sites in the Mayan culture, surrounded by an impressive flora and fauna, which makes them the true lungs of humanity. The magic and Mystery of the Mayan world subsist in millenary cities such as Tikal, Yaxhá, Aguateca, Mirador, Quiriguá and Q’uma ‘ Rkaj among others.


It can be visited at any time of year, its average temperature is 22 celsius degrees.
It has two seasons: the rainy of May-October, and the dry one of November-April.
The average temperature in the regions of the Altiplano is 18.3 C º (64.9 F), in the coasts is 25.3 C º (77 F) and in Guatemala City is regularly 19 C º (66.2 F


The official currency is the Quetzal (Q)/Q. 1.00 = 100 cents. In Guatemala, credit card diversity is accepted, except for the Maestro card. Traveler’s checks can also be used.

Migratory requirements

Central American citizens can enter Guatemala with their neighbourhood identification card, a unique identity document or valid passport. People of European countries and American nationality do not need a visa. For other nationalities consult https://www.minex.gob.gt/Visor_Pagina.aspx?PaginaID=21

All ordinary immigration and customs procedures on the borders of Guatemala are free of charge. In special cases, in which a charge is applied, the respective authorities must provide the proof of the respective payment.


All prices have included the value added tax (VAT) of 12%. This tax may already be included in your airfare. Check with your agency.


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