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With the likes of ancient Mayan sites, rainforests and volcanoes to explore, a walking holiday in Guatemala will never be dull. Guatemala is a Central American country located south of Mexico. Shaped by volcanoes, it offers spectacular and varied landscapes, as well as a wealth of history and culture.
Visit the city of Antigua Guatemala with our guides; founded in the 1500s, this historical city is in the south of the country and is surrounded by volcanoes, which make for a striking and inspiring backdrop. Take in the colourful Spanish colonial buildings and marvel at the stunning Baroque architecture of La Merced Church.
For a truly unique walking holiday, explore one of the youngest volcanoes in Guatemala, Pacaya, which remains active after more than 23,000 years. Take a boat ride on Lake Atitlán to visit a Mayan village; there, you will be able to get a true taste of Mayan life on a guided tour. Learn about local beliefs and traditions as you stroll through the village with your guide.
The capital of Guatemala City is home to both the National Palace of Culture and the National Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, giving visitors the means to soak up the cultural and historical significance of Guatemala.
A walking holiday in Guatemala showcases some of Central America’s most breathtaking and varied landscapes, as well as being home to fascinating Mayan culture and historical sites for you to discover and explore. Embarking on a getaway with Ramblers Walking Holidays means that we can show you the very best of what this country has to offer, as well as fascinating sites off-the-beaten-track.
We arrange all of the finer details for you, from booking you comfortable accommodation to arranging your flights and all of your travel within Guatemala, too. This means less stress for you, so all you need to do is enjoy the wonderful sights and fantastic walking trails this country has to offer visitors.
Throughout your holiday, you will be accompanied by one of our expert leaders who will guide you through Guatemala’s glorious cities and natural wonders. Their vast experience of travelling in the area and their intimate knowledge of the local culture will only add to your fantastic walking holiday.
If you are interested in finding out more about booking a walking holiday in Guatemala, please contact the team or request a brochure.
A journey through the varied landscapes and rich Mayan history of Central America.
Full and half day walks at a moderate pace over hilly terrain. Half day walks will probably involve about 3 hours of walking, with full day walks having around 5 hours. Expect ascents and descents of up to 600m. Some days of this holiday will be dedicated solely to sightseeing (or include an element of sightseeing). To enhance your experience, a knowledgeable local guide will accompany your small group for part (or the majority) of the holiday.