Combining breathtaking natural scenery, heart-stopping adventure, ancient history and a rich colonial heritage, Guatemala is one of Central America’s most diverse and fascinating countries. Boasting spectacular landscapes filled with imposing volcanoes, vast rainforests and ancient Mayan sites, this beating heart of the Mayan world has long been captivating adventurers and intrepid explorers. Step into the magical world of the Maya with visits to the millenary cities of Yaxhá, Aguateca, and Quiriguá; enjoy adrenalin-rushing trekking, white-water rafting, caving, and zip-lining in the verdant forests and rugged coastline; or take in the colonial grandeur of the cobblestone streets, stately cathedrals and crumbling ruins of Antigua or the capital of Guatemala City. Defined by the legacy of the ancient Maya, this mountainous slice of Central America is loaded with incredible natural, historical and cultural appeal.