Ruins, volcanoes, lakes, villages & markets... Guatemala is a country of adventure & culture, with Maya traditions alive & well. The top destinations are Antigua, Tikal, Lake Atitlan, Semuc Champey & Chichicastenango but there are also many other interesting places to visit. Find out what to see & do in our ultimate travel guide to the Best of Guatemala!

Top 15 Guatemala Attractions & Places to Visit

Guatemala is a land of adventure & culture with Maya traditions alive & well: find out what to see & do in our travel guide to the top Guatemala attractions

Visiting the Chichicastenango Market in Guatemala | The largest market in Central America can be found in the indigenous highland town of Chichicastenango, Guatemala. Exploring this large and authentic local market is an amazing and unique experience, as you observe the fascinating Mayan culture & traditions and shop for beautiful handmade items. Read my blog post to learn more about Chichicastenango!

Visiting The Chichicastenango Market in Guatemala

The Chichicastenango Market located in a small indingeous Mayan town in Guatemala, is one of the largest and most well-known markets in Central America.

Chichicastenango, Guatemala at the market. 95 percent indigenous Mayan population. I rode here in the back of a pickup.

Chichicastenango Quiché in Guatemala - Market day. (Catholic Church in the background) by Paul Son Garcia

Market in Chichicastenango Guatemala

Green bean fritters: recipe for tortitas de ejote from Guatemala

Market in Chichicastenango Guatemala

Chichicastenango and Lake Atitlan Tour From Antigua

Head to the western highlands of Guatemala on this full-day tour. Discover Chichicastenango, the site of the largest and most colorful outdoor market in Latin America. Visit the town of Panajachel on the shores of Lake Atitlan for spectacular views.

Feria Chichicastenango 2017 Guatemala

Feria Chichicastenango 2017 Guatemala

Colorful cemetary, Chichicastenango, Guatemala

Colorful cemetary, Chichicastenango, Guatemala - Saw this many times from the back of our truck as we traveled to the community around Chichi.

Things to do in Guatemala -  Chichicastenango is an indigenous village lying on the crest of the northern volcanoes in Guatemala. It is at an altitude of almost 2000 meters (6500 feet). It is especially busy during market days which are held every Thursday and Sunday. The market days are a hustle and bustle atmosphere unlike anything I have ever experienced in all of my travels. http://PointsandTravel.com

Cultural Tourism in Guatemala

Things to do in Guatemala - Chichicastenango is an indigenous village lying on the crest of the northern volcanoes in Guatemala. It is at an altitude of almost 2000 meters feet). It is especially busy during market days which are held every Thursda

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