How much does it really cost to travel in Guatemala as a backpacker? Check out our Guatemala travel budget breakdown and start planning your own trip!
Guatemala is a country that surprises in every way. It's more beautiful than you thought it would be, it's more diverse than you'd expect it to be and it's way friendlier you'd imagine it to be. It's accessible, affordable and you find adventures in every corner. We've put together a few Guatemala backpacking tips to help you plan your next trip - why and when to go, accommodation, transport, costs, internet and more.
Tropical forests with hidden Mayan ruins and refreshing waterfalls, colonial towns, surrounded by mighty silhouettes of active volcanoes you can climb on (saaay what!), breathtaking lake Atitlan, delicious coffee (cuz, who can live without coffee, right?) and unbelievably friendly people - if this sounds like your type of adventure, then this 14 day Guatemala itinerary will be peeeerfect for you.
1500 m above sea level sits a giant sparkling lake, nestled among mighty volcanoes and dotted with villages along its shores. A postcard-like picture? Hell yeah.
Lake Atitlan is one of the top attractions in Guatemala for a reason and when you descend to the lake from the villages above,…