Guatemala City: spirituality and culture

Take a walk around Paseo Cayala and discover the Mayan secrets of Tikal Park.​

GENERAL INFORMATION

Destination Ciudad de Guatemala, surface area 692 square kilometers

AIRPORT

La Aurora Airport

LANGUAGE

Spanish

CURRENCY

Quetzal

WEATHER

Max 30ºC 
Min 12ºC

TRANSPORTATION

Taxi, Transurbano,
Transmetro

SURFACE AREA

692 km²

WHAT TO DO IN GUATEMALA CITY?

PASEO CAYALA

Take a walk around this white city. It is located just 11 km from the city. Explore its cobbled streets and enjoy the contrast of its colonial architecture with the modern international cuisine offer.

Estimated distance from the Airport

12 km

TIKAL PARK

Get to know more about Mayan culture visiting this historical gem, declared a UNESCO Heritage Site in 1979. Travel in time exploring the largest archaeological excavation in the continent and dive into the surrounding forests.

Estimated distance from the Airport

553 km

LA AURORA ZOO

Enjoy a pleasant tour around the different habitats that are home to more than 750 animals from around the globe and take a look at how the animals and plants are protected in this refuge, which, thanks to its large gardens, is also the green lung of this metropolis.

Estimated distance from the Airport

2.4 km

KAMINALJUYU

Dive into Mayan spirituality in this archaeological reserve, located in the heart of the city, and admire this architectural gem which has been hidden for centuries.

Estimated distance from the Airport

8.5 km

WHAT TO EAT IN GUATEMALA CITY?

Taste Guatemalan cuisine

    FOOD

  • Jocon
  • Pepian
  • Kaq 'ik
  • Mole plantain

    DRINKS

  • Horchata
  • Chan lemonade
  • Chilacayote (squash drink)
  • Red mombin drink
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