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Time to Getaway

Summer is a perfect time to getaway. It’s a time when most places are brimming over with travel enthusiast and the possibilities of making memories are endless. So breakaway from the monotony and take an adventure! For the next few weeks great places to travel will be featured here. Hope one of our featured places inspires you to get out and take in something new. Below are some enticing spots to visit in Guatemala. Also for great deals check out humanitravels.com and be on a plan next Friday.

Guatemala Highlights

Colonial Antigua Guatemala
Colonial history that is always present combines with an array of cultural activities which include art galleries and exhibits, performing arts, popular arts, films, forums, and cultural tourism in general.

Tikal 

one of the largest archaeological sites and urban centres of the pre-Columbian Maya civilization. It is located in the archaeological region of the Petén Basin in what is now northern Guatemala. Situated in the department of El Petén, the site is part of Guatemala’s Tikal National Park and in 1979 it was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Lake Atitlan
Lake Atitlán and its villages are a winning combination of scenic beauty, a relaxed atmosphere, easily accessible Mayan culture, and a good tourist infrastructure. You can have an enjoyable weekend visit, a week away from it all, or several weeks to learn Spanish. The Atitlan Lake located at 1560 m of altitude, and the Tolimán volcano at the bottom.