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 a series of limestone swimming pools at Semuc Champey
- get down with the Garifuna culture in the unique Caribbean town of Lívingston, or check out the manatees on the Río Dulce nearby
- delve deep underground in breathtaking Grutas de Lanquín
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Alta & Baja Verapaz, Salamá, Biotopo del Quetzal, Cobán, Lanquín, Semuc Champey & Around, Chisec, Raxruhá, Parque Nacional Cuevas de Can-delaria, Fray Bartolomé de Las Casas, El Oriente, Río Hondo, Chiquimula, Ipala, Volcán de Quet-zaltepeque, Jalapa, Esquipulas, Quiriguá, Copán (Honduras), Copán Ruinas, Copán Site, Carib-bean Coast, Lago de Izabal, Puerto Barrios, Lívingston.
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