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Guatemala & Belize

Guatemala and Belize are truly blessed with rich colour. From the stunning natural beauty of its volcanoes, lakes, mountains and jungle to the mesmeric, captivating indigenous population, the offer the quintessential Central American experience.

Guatemala

Guatemala is a country of breathtaking landscapes and remarkable natural beauty. Within a relatively small area, it offers rugged mountain trails, exotic jungles, active volcanoes, white and black sand beaches, raging rivers and glorious, placid lakes.

Then there’s Antigua, colonial center of the New World, one of the Americas’ most enchanting cities, and today a haven of tranquility and a center for Spanish language schools. Add to that, the treasure trove of Mayan archeological sites, incredible market life, and a rich cultural, indigenous heritage, and you have a destination with incredible natural, historical and cultural appeal.

bundle of roses in guatemala

Culture

This is a destination full of contrasts, colour and adventure, a place to cross cultural frontiers and to witness an ancient indigenous culture thriving in a visible, accessible way in the heart of the Mayan world. This diverse, beautiful country is a hidden treasure waiting for you.

Belize

Belize also has Mayan ruins and jungles, and most importantly is home to the Meso-American Reef, the second largest coral reef system in the world. The reef offers unparalleled snorkeling and diving, and is the perfect way to end trip to the region.

kids climbing guatemala

Highlights

  • Study Spanish, stay with a local family, or just wander the streets of Antigua
  • Hike incredible Volcan Pacaya and get up close with lava flows
  • Explore Mayan culture in the villages surrounding beautiful Lake Atitlan
  • Go bargain hunting at Solala or Chichicastenango markets
  • Experience sunrise at Tikal deep in the jungle
  • Take a canoe trip into a Belizean cave and see where ancient rituals were enacted.
  • Snorkel or dive in the wonderland of the Great Meso – American Reef.
  • Relax at pristine beach resorts after an action packed trip through both countries.
family jumping in front of mountain in guatemala

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Guatemala & Belize

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