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Tradition and history in San Antonio

It was the year of 1543 and 19 families that shared the last names of Lopez, Cardona and Estrada decided to settle in a beautiful location of the Valley of Sacatepequez or Valley of the Emerald. This is how the history starts, and is still told to tourists that visit the bathing place Los Tres Chorros (The 3 Jets) and the famous Stone of Los Lopez.

One day in Chichicastenango

Crafts and traditions are mixed in Chichicastenango, giving it a commercial and mystic sense. In the Department of Quiche, time goes by between colorful tissues, the smell of incense and peculiar noises of the quiche language.

A journey through the jungle

If you like adventure, nature and wild fauna, you must not leave without visiting the biggest zoo in the country, Auto Safari Chapín.

Backwater between mountains who reach up to the sky

A place with the sole purpose of seeking relaxation seems a little bit strange; but one afternoon in the village of Chiantla is more than enough to relieve you from all tensions, and sooth you with green and mountains.

Topoxté, Mayan temples of the island

Topoxté is a Mayan city located in the island with the same name, inside the National park complex entitled Yxhá-Nakum-Naranjo, at an area surrounded by water, jungle, and Mayan architectural beauty.

Yaxhá, the Mayan City at the Lakeshore

The 'green water' place welcomes its visitors by waiting within the shades of the Peten jungle.

United Nations Park (near Lake Amatitlán)

The woods, the view, the scale replicas of the cities of Tikal, Zaculeu, and Antigua Guatemala are only a few of the many beauties that United Nations Park (Parque de las Naciones Unidas) counts with, located only minutes away from Guatemala City.

Los Esclavos Bridge, over 400 years and counting

There are two bridges that cross Los Esclavos River in Santa Rosa and one of them is a legend that remains to date, despite the violent waters during the river high floods and the rain storms.

The other road to La Antigua Guatemala

In order to reach the Colonial City, there is an alternative way that is well known to mountain cyclers and nature lovers, as it has less traffic and is surrounded by landscape.

IRTRA Agua Caliente, fun for all

Games, swimming, food, petting zoo and more… just a few minutes from Guatemala City.