Guatemala - The Highlands (Chapter)
This is the Highlands chapter from Lonely Planet's Guatemala guidebook.
Guatemala’s most dramatic region - Los Altos - stretches from Antigua to the Mexican border. This is where indigenous tradition blends most tantalizingly with Spanish, and it is common to see Maya rituals taking place in front of and inside colonial churches.
- soar over, dive under or relax by sublime Lago de Atitlán
- hunt for huipiles and other Maya weavings at vibrant indigenous markets in Chichicastenango and San Francisco El Alto
- polish your Spanish and hike volcanoes in and around Quetzaltenango
- restaurants & accommodations
Coverage includes: Lago de Atitlán, Sololá, Panajachel & around, Santiago Atitlán, San Pedro La Laguna, San Juan La Laguna, San Marcos La Laguna, Jaibalito, Santa Cruz La Laguna, Quiché, Chichicastenango, Santa Cruz del Quiché, Uspantán, Nebaj & around, Western Highlands, Quetzaltenango & around, Huehuetenango & around and La Mesilla.
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