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WHAT TO DO IN GUATEMALA
Guatemala offers a wide range of possibilities for those who prefer specialized tourism, with world class services and cordiality that characterizes Guatemalans.

BIRDING
Guatemala will be a small country in area, is a huge country in terms of natural and cultural diversity! the country has very diverse natural environments ranging from beaches to volcanoes and dry forest to tropical rainforests. In these ecosystems, Guatemala reported 720 bird species of which at least 150 are regional endemic for bird watching, the country has developed in five tourist routes: Central Plateau, Bocacosta Pacific-Caribbean-East, Verapaz and Peten , which together offer a total of 42 destinations with facilities for bird watching. Among the species that stand out are: the Ocellated Turkey (Ocellated Turkey), the Horned Guan (Horned Guan), the Head Warbler Rosada (Pink-Headed Warbler), the Quetzal (Resplendent Quetzal) and Cabanis's Tanager (Cabanis' Tanager). The Birdwatching is an important segment contributing to the protection of natural and cultural heritage, promoting the visit and conservation of protected areas and the development of community tourism projects.

CRUISE SHIP
At the heart of the American continent and with access to the Atlantic and Pacific, Guatemala is a must destination for cruise ships. Visitors can witness the tourist wealth of the country, as colonial cities, Mayan cities, natural beauty and breathtaking scenery, as well as local crafts and visits to the ports of Guatemala rurales.Los communities have modern infrastructure and specialized facilities that enables access to all types of vessels, on the Atlantic coast of Guatemala's Puerto Santo Tomas de Castilla, which by its geographical location in the Caribbean, is a naturally protected area hurricane and it the country's largest economic generator is located. Puerto Quetzal services mainly to the Pacific Rim and West Coast of the Americas, and for its proximity to the Panama Canal, connecting with the rest of mundo.Guatemala offers on both coasts to cruise lines, a unique experience filled culture and exotic destinations!

TOURISM BUSINESS AND MEETINGS
Guatemala provides business tourism, as well as a privileged geographical position and top hotels in Central America, infrastructure and experience in organizing congresses, conventions and incentive trips. It has national and international chains of four and five star, modern facilities, convention centers, and the country's largest with space of 18.855 square meters (104,500 square feet) exhibition center hotels. In addition the country offers competitive air links and road infrastructure allowing wide and fast connectivity with major cities worldwide. Additionally, the size of the country allows the tourist business move quickly from one place to another and enjoy additional activities and attractions such as golf courses or the colonial city of Antigua Guatemala, among others. In addition, the favorable climate of the country allows any type of activity or event at any time of year!

CULTURAL TOURISM / COSMOVISION MAYA
Guatemala, host of experiences that can live only here, in a country rich in culture and abundant nature with attractions that invite visitors to know a whole integrated view of an ancestral legacy: mystic and holistic; able to induce the traveler to delight components: historical, harmonic, spiritual, natural, and experiential, unique in the communities of país.Estas experiences are combined with animation of the people who preserve the cultural and natural heritage and share their lifestyle, work, knowledge and culture with those who visit them. The destinations are available for all who want to enjoy tourism, which fills all the expectations, because of a variety of delightful places to visit such as: landscapes, sacred Mayan temples, museums, communities and local places.

WEDDINGS AND HONEYMOONS
The variety of sites to choose for a wedding, ranging from a romantic city declared by UNESCO "World Heritage" to a magnificent garden overlooking Lake nominee for the New 7 Wonders of the World with views of majestic volcanoes.
Not only it has a wide selection of unforgettable sites to choose but a variety of activities for guests to enjoy such as canopy, rafting, climbing volcanoes, golf, fishing, bird watching or caminatas.Además these wonderful is also offered advantages, the best part of performing a wedding in Guatemala is the experience of having a more glamorous and less expensive wedding.

SPORTS TOURISM AND ADVENTURE
Guatemala, for its pleasant climate and variety of topography, is the ideal sports destination. The country has quickly become a favorite destination for golfers, the weather always nice, you can enjoy this sport during any time of year in world-class facilities. Guatemala quality facilities is also recognized as the best destination in the world to practice Sport Fishing Sailfish and Marlin, remains the best brands of releases in a day; per ship per day per boat año.Otra unique opportunity offered by Guatemala is enjoying a wonderful landscape that can not be seen from the ground. The canopy is a great adventure that allows us to observe a variety of wildlife from the tops of the trees. The waves of the Pacific is one of the best in the world for surfing. With an incredible water temperature throughout the year, various beaches available within an hour of the city and affordability, this sport is all one aventura.La diversity of rivers in Guatemala, rafting, ranging from level two to level five with the possibility of practicing sport for most of the year.

HEALTH AND WELLNESS TOURISM
Guatemala is a dream come true for visitors who require medical treatment, as it is the perfect combination of health services with a beautiful first class tourist destination. Along with conventional medicine, Guatemala also has attractive options of alternative medicine and recreation and relaxation. All these factors coupled with the excellent spring weather, ideal for recovery and relaxation, the friendliness to visitors and prices are competitive advantages that differentiate Guatemala destinations.

WHAT NOT TO DO IN GUATEMALA:

Commercial sexual exploitation of children (CSEC) is a term that describes the sexual abuse of a minor in exchange for cash or other compensation, given either directly to the child or to a third party. Child victims are treated as sexual and commercial objects to facilitate the generation of profit. Currently, the International Labour Organisation [ILO] estimated that human traffickers generate an annual profit of an estimated US$32 billion from the buying and selling of its victims.

A sensitive issue, CSEC is often ignored or under reported. However, the commercial sexual exploitation of children remains a serious crime in Guatemala, perpetrated against victims who are under 18 years old.