List of places to visit in Guatemala

f you are going on vacation and have no idea where to go, check out this list of places to visit in Guatemala.

Juan José Gutiérrez Mayorga made a list of the places that a tourist from any part of the world has to visit while in his country.

Places to visit in Guatemala

Ak’ Tenamit

It is located in the town of Barra de Lámpara, in Lívingston, Izabal, among the tropical jungle.

It is part of the Rio Dulce National Park and the Sarstun River Special Protection Reserve.

Ak' Tenamit

Escobas Trail

It is located in the Manantiales Cerro San Gil Conservation Reserve, in the community of Las Escobas, seven kilometers from Puerto Barrios, Izabal.

There, the environment is totally green and peaceful, with abundant fauna – 407 species of birds have been recorded.

Not counting migratory birds – and up to 27 water sources that form waterfalls and streams.

There are trails, suspension bridges, a spa and a viewpoint overlooking the bay of Amatique.

Rural tourism

Nature lovers will want to stay in one of the options offered by the Red de Posadas Rurales, which is modeled after the Posadas de Francia.

And guarantees comfort and tranquility.

Its lodgings are in Huehuetenango, Quetzaltenango, Retalhuleu, Chimaltenango, Baja Verapaz and Alta Verapaz.

Rural tourism

Seven Altars

This paradise is located in the village of Quehueche, five kilometers from Lívingston,

Izabal.  It has beautiful waterfalls of crystal clear water.

Its name comes from its seven pools, similar to those of Semuc Champey, in Alta Verapaz.

Las Guacamayas Biological Station

It is located in Laguna del Tigre National Park, on the banks of the San Pedro River, in San Andres, Peten.

The 338,000 hectare area was established in 1995 as a research center, although it also opened its doors to ecotourism.

Las Guacamayas Biological Station

Among its attractions are the scarlet macaws, which nest in the cantemó trees.

Endemic to the wetlands, as well as 350 other species of birds.

Crocodiles, howler monkeys and spider monkeys can also be observed in the area.

Nearby are the archaeological sites of El Perú-Waká and the Jobontún caves.

In short, we are sure that when you visit these places you will not regret it because they are a great option to rest and have a good time.