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Maya Ruins at Tikal, Guatemala
Maya Ruins at Tikal, Guatemala
  

 
Guatemala is the northernmost country in Central America. 
It borders with Mexico to the north and west and with Belize, Honduras, and El Salvador to the south and east.  Guatemala borders the Pacific Ocean in the southwest and the Caribbean Sea in the east. Its surface area is about 42040 square miles.  It has nearly 11 million inhabitants and 55% of the population are descendants of the Mayas.  Many Maya ruins can be found in Guatemala - including those at Tikal and Huehuetenango (among others) - and are popular tourist attractions. Climates vary from steaming tropical jungles to frigid mountain peaks, along with mountain cloud forests, volcanoes and lakes of the highlands, tropical volcanic beaches of the Pacific Ocean, coral beaches of the Caribbean Sea, and desserts. 
 

 
Antigua, GuatemalaLanguages: 
Spanish is the primary language, however there are 23 native American languages spoken as well. Some English is spoken. 
 

Currency:
The currency in Guatemala is the Quetzal (named after the national bird).  Coins are in denominations of one, five, ten, twenty five, and fifty cents as well as One Quetzal. The bills are in fifty cents, one, five, ten, twenty, fifty, and one hundred Quetzales denominations. 
Guatemala City - Capital of Guatemala, Central America

Time: 
Guatemala time is 1 hour behind U.S. Eastern Standard Time and daylight savings time is not observed.
 

Electrical Current: 
In Guatemala, the electrical current is 110-volts, 60-cycles, AC - The same as for the United States. 
 

Weather and Clothing: 
warm-weather clothing is appropriate for most of the year.  Cooler weather clothing is appropriate for November through February. The climate does vary according to the altitude, but enjoys moderated climate throughout the year in most of its territory, with an average temperature of 75°F.  The rainy season runs from May to October, and the dry season runs from November to April.
Map of Guatemala, Central America

Tourist Attractions include:
Numerous Maya archeological sites and museums, colonial architecture, shopping at native markets, Lake Atitlan (located high in the mountains), and great fishing along the Caribbean coast. 
 

Required Documents: 
To enter Guatemala, one is required to have a passport and visa, or a tourist card and proof of citizenship.  Tourist cards are issued by the consulate or airline for $1 and are valid for 30 days and one entry only.  A visa is available from the consulate at no charge, are valid for 5-years, and allows multiple entries. 
 

Important: All requirements are subject to change.  Be sure to check for the latest information. 

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Guatemala Fishing Tours - Sailfish striking
 

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Tikal, Guatemala
 

Archaeological, Ecological, and Cultural Tours in Guatemala!
 


"Jungle" Jack Hanna
For years, Jack Hanna, star of Jack Hanna's Into the Wild and Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures has utilized LARC when traveling to Latin America.  See for yourself what Jack Hanna has to say about LARC in a short video he was kind enough to record:

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