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Where to sleep, hotels and accommodation Guatemala

Where to sleep, hotels and accommodation Guatemala

Where to sleep, hotels and accommodation Guatemala There is a range of accommodation to meet all needs and all budgets. Be careful, in tourist areas, hotels are full, especially during Holy Week and at weekends. Reservations are strongly recommended. Obviously, […]

Traditions and customs Guatemala

Traditions and customs Guatemala

Traditions and customs Guatemala Religions and beliefs The Catholic religion remains in the majority in the country, but part of the population is Protestant. In Guatemala, as in all of Central America, the religious syncretism is very important. - Mayan […]

Guatemala food and drink

Guatemala food and drink

Guatemala food and drink Kitchen Good to know: in Guatemala, the dishes are not spicy; the chile is served separately. In the morning, you will be entitled to small typical Guatemalan denial, with eggs, mashed beans, a bit of cheese, fried bananas and coffee. […]

Health and Safety Guatemala

Health and Safety Guatemala

Health and Safety Guatemala Health No compulsory vaccination for travelers from Europe or North America. The universal vaccinations should be up to date: tetanus, polio, diphtheria, pertussis (Repevax®), hepatitis B. Vaccines against hepatitis A and typhoid […]

Geography and landscapes Guatemala

Geography and landscapes Guatemala

Geography and landscapes Guatemala Geography Territory of 108 km², with extremely diverse relief. - The Petéouest with Mexico. - Lwestern and central Guatemala form the region of volcanoes and highlands (the Altiplano), with altitudes oscillating between […]

Entry formalities and useful contacts Guatemala

Entry formalities and useful contacts Guatemala

Entry formalities and useful contacts Guatemala Entry formalities - Passport valid 6 months after the date of return; no visa for a stay of less than 3 months. - For those passing through the United States: in case of stopover, for example in Miami […]

Climate and weather Guatemala

Climate and weather Guatemala

Climate and weather Guatemala You will often hear about inverno (winter) pour déci takes place in summer, roughly from June to October. This confusion comes from the conquistadors who, comparing the climate with that of their native Castile, decreed that […]

Practical life on site Guatemala

Practical life on site Guatemala

Practical life on site Guatemala Time difference Less 7 hours compared to France in winter; less 8 hours in summer because Guatemala does not practice the seasonal change of schedule. Electricity 110 volts. Provide a small adapter. However, in high category […]

Guatemala identity card

Guatemala identity card

Guatemala identity card - Area: 108 889 km² Population: 16 inhabitants.- Capital city : Ciudad Guatemala. - Languages: Spanish, 24 indigenous languages  Hope Languages: Spanish (official language, spoken Rate of Change : quetzal. - Ré Head of É Unesco […]

Money and budget Guatemala

Money and budget Guatemala

Money and budget Guatemala Money, banks, exchange - The currency is the quetzal (Qtz), divided into centavos. In 2019, € 1 was worth around 8,70 Qtz, and US $ 1 was worth around 7,60 Qtz. As the exchange rate, indexed to the dollar, may vary significantly […]

Guatemala recommended itineraries

Guatemala recommended itineraries

Guatemala recommended itineraries Only some car rental companies allow the border crossing between Guatemala and Belize, with written authorization and supplement to the key. 15 days in Guatemala Arrival in Ciudad Guatemala (of no great interest) and direct […]

Transportation and travel Guatemala

Transportation and travel Guatemala

Transportation and travel Guatemala The distances between cities and tourist places are not very big, but you can fly). However, if you travel by bus, allow an average of 30 to 40 km / h. If you rent a car, expect an average of 70 km / h. bus Most of them […]

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