Guatemala - Central & Eastern Guatemala (PDF Chapter)
This is the Central & Eastern Guatemala chapter from Lonely Planet’s Guatemala guidebook.
Stretching from the steamy lowland forests of El Petén to the dry tropics of the Río Motagua valley, and from the edge of the Western Highlands to the Caribbean Sea, this is Guatemala’s most diverse region.
- splash around the turquoise waters of Semuc Champey
- get deep in the caves at Grutas de Lanquín
- admire the impressive carvings at Copán and Quiriguá
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Alta & Baja Verapaz, Salamá & around, Salto de Chaliscó, Biotopo del Quetzal, Cobán, San Cristóbal Verapaz, San Pedro Carchá, Grutas Rey Marcos, Lanquín, Semuc Champey & around, Chisec & around, Raxruhá & around, El Oriente, Río Hondo, Chiquimula, Ipala, Quetzaltepeque, Esquipulas, Quiriguá, Copán (Honduras), Copán Site, Copán Ruinas & around, Caribbean Coast, Lago de Izabal, Puerto Barrios, Punta de Manabique, Lívingston & around.
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