Visit the fascinating remains and ruins of ancient civilisations, including the Aztec and Maya empires in Central America and Mexico.
Guatemala travel guides
Guatemala punches well above its weight when it comes to the richness of what you can see and do there. In our travel guides, our specialists have looked at Guatemala through the lens of bigger themes and cultural characteristics you’ll find occurring across Central America, to help you make the most out of your trip.
They’ve pinpointed Guatemala’s best example of colonial architecture in Antigua, and its standout Maya ruins at Tikal and El Péten. And they explain how you can, if you wish, weave these into a longer, wider-ranging trip around Central America.
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Our travel guides share our specialists’ passion and knowledge for Guatemala. We travel here regularly to discover new experiences, explore untried areas and dig deeper into the better-known places and attractions. At the same time, we gather advice and up-to-date information on the best-quality guides, new hotels and restaurants, and the most memorable forms of transportation.
Discover the culture and history of a country on a tailor-made trip, with visits to explore famous sites and others not quite so well known but equally impressive.
Explore the beautiful colonial highlights and colonial history in many of the cities in Mexico and Central America.