Antigua Guatemala is one of the most visited Central American travel destinations. Travel Antigua Guatemala with your personal english speaking guide who will show you all of the important ruins, churches and other sites in Antigua. Take Spanish lessons or just relax.
The Tikal National Park in Petén is one of the most famous archaeological sites in the whole world. Over 3000 separate constructions, temples, shrines, ceremonial platforms, houses, ball-courts, terraces and plazas... Over 200 ancient maya stone monuments, sculptures and altars. A must see!
An important ancient Maya site is Uaxactun, also located in the Petén region of Guatemala. The site is made up of several groups of buildings and was occupied between around 500 B.C. to 889 A.D.. One building known as the observatory has a staircase beautifully decorated with stucco masks.
About 30 miles long the river Río Dulce is Lake Izabal´s outlet to the Caribbean Sea. Located at the delta on the north shore is Livingston, a village with the magic of the Garifuna culture. Chill on the beach or party down at one of the frequent, exotic, Afro Caribbean culture festivals and celebrations.
The region around Zunil, Sololá and Quetzaltenango contain many hot sulphur springs. An especially popular destination is located in Fuentes Georginas where you encounter a hot spring spa with sulphur in there. Hence healthy and relaxing. Getting there by steep and narrow paths is sportive, too!
Nowadays the Izabal banana plantation Quirigua flourished around 550 A.D. and 850 A.D.. Some of the best stelae and sand sculptures produced by the Maya culture are located here at the ceremonial plaza. They definitely represent a zenith in culture of the Maya civilization classical period.