Guatemala - The Highlands (Chapter)
This is the Highlands chapter from Lonely Planet's Guatemala guidebook.
The traditional values and customs of Guatemala's indigenous peoples are strongest in the highlands, where the verdant hills sport emerald-green grass, cornfields and towering stands of pine, and every town and village has a story.
- hunt for huipiles (long embroidered tunics) at vibrant indigenous markets in Chichicastenango
- test your mettle on a hike up one of the volcanoes around Quetzaltenango
- mingle with the Maya in a remote village, such as Todos Santos Cuchumatán
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Climate, Getting There & Around, Lago de Atitlán, Iximché, 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, Sacapulas, Uspantán, Nebaj & around, Western Highlands, Cuatro Caminos, Quetzaltenango & around, Huehuetenango & around and La Mesilla.
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