When traveling to Guatemala, be sure to have a valid passport and check up on your routine vaccinations. It is also recommended to get vaccinations against typhoid and malaria.
Guatemala is a great place to explore Mayan ruins, hike volcanic trails and visit coffee plantations.
Spanish is the official language so it’s a great idea to practice some basic words and phrases before your trip.
Also be sure to order some local food, such as Chile rellenos, empanadas, tamales or tapado stew.