Please be aware that Daylight Saving Time
(DST) is not used in Guatemala.
Without DST clocks do not change in Guatemala, keeping the same UTC offset throughout the year.
Facts About Guatemala
Information for Travelers
Guatemala is a state in Central America that borders Mexico to the north.
In addition to tropical jungles, active volcanoes, mountain lakes, rainforests, coral reefs and beaches, you'll also find ancient Mayan sites in the country.
Small towns in the highlands and on the shores of beautiful Lake Atitlan offer a chance for unique cultural experiences.
Lake Atitlán was created in a huge volcanic crater and is surrounded by coffee fields and small villages.
Guatemala is one of those rare finds, with a good mix of travel options to satisfy adventure seekers, culture seekers, beach lovers and travelers looking for a bit of relaxation.
The country is a cultural tourist spot in Central America.
In the humid jungle of northern Guatemala, near the border with Belize, is one of the greatest archeological sites in Central America.
The well-preserved ruins of the city of Tikal are one of the best places to visit in Guatemala to learn about Mayan culture.
The capital, Guatemala City, is home to the magnificent National Palace of Culture and the National Museum of Archeology and Ethnology.
In Antigua, west of the capital, buildings from the Spanish colonial era have been preserved.
Read about Guatemala in Wikipedia