Guatemala is a small country located it the heart of the Mayan world that offers a spectacular range of attractions. Discover beautiful colonial cities with cobblestone streets and ancient Mayan sites with towering pyramids. The natural beauty includes the mountains of the highland region, shimmering lakes surrounded by volcanoes, and jungles teeming with birds and wildlife. Indigenous Mayan people, who make up 60% of the population, proudly maintain their traditions and languages, and wear traditional colourful textiles.
What to seeThere are many Mayan ruins which are worth visiting. Other attractions include the colonial city of Antigua, the original Spanish capital and Lake Atitlan, a lake located in the centre of the Country, surrounded by high mountains and volcanic peaks.