1 Quetzal

Search for Guatemala’s spectacularly plumed national bird in the cloudforests of the Verapaces.

2 Coffee in Cobán

Taste the uniquely smooth, medium-bodied and fragrant coffee for which Cobán is famous in situ.

3 Semuc Champey

Bathe in these sublime turquoise pools at the foot of a plunging river valley.

4 Chisec

Explore the magical lakes of Lagunas de Sepalau and the sacred Maya cave of Bombil Pek near this peaceful little town.

5 Candelaria caves

An extraordinary limestone cave system, extending for more than 20km, with some immense chambers to investigate.

6 Laguna Lachúa

A pristine, near-circular lake rimmed by lowland jungle inhabited by jaguar and tapir.

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