- Guatemala City Slide 1 of 3: The largest city in Central America, Guatemala City lies in the central highlands valley and offers an invigorating mountain climate.
- National Palace of Culture Slide 2 of 3: The former headquarters of the President of Guatemala is now an ornate palace and museum.
- Religious Sites Slide 3 of 3: Guatemala City's religious landmarks and churches are amazing. The architecture is impressive and unique, as well as an important part of local culture and life.
In Guatemala City, you'll find the best selection of restaurants, hotels, nightlife, shopping and museums. You’ll find most outdoor activities outside Guatemala City. There's so much adventure, it's hard to know where to start. Mountain biking is popular, and with a local guide, you can pedal through rural back roads and between villages. Zip line through the wonders of the lush, Guatemalan jungle for an unforgettable experience. Go on a hike from temple to temple, and spot toucans, parrots and monkeys. Guatemala is also well known for its indigenous culture, which is full of color, traditions, language, rituals and customs. We also offer exciting tours you can add to your package, such as a half-day city tour or full-day Mayan ruins tour.
Five miles outside of Guatemala City are the awe-inspiring step pyramids of Tikal, one of the largest and most impressive Mayan ceremonial sites. Tikal is part of the Maya Biosphere Reserve, which is considered one of the biologically richest nature reserves in the world, and home to jaguars, pumas, spider monkeys, howler monkeys and a wide variety of birds.
Antigua is a must-see, where beautifully restored, pastel plazas and markets are overflowing with activity. This global hotspot is the perfect vantage point for exploring the surrounding indigenous communities, coffee plantations and volcanoes.
For good eats in Guatemala City, there are numerous places to try, with one-of-a-kind dishes, such as smoked-chicken tortellini or steak in soy and espresso sauce. Take time in Antigua to enjoy a local mariachi band, while munching on delicious food, such as taquitos, tortilla soup, burritos and tacos.
Delta Vacations packages include round-trip airfare aboard Delta to La Aurora International Airport (GUA). Round-trip transfers from the airport to your hotel are included with your Delta Vacations package. It will take about 15 minutes to travel between the airport and your hotel in Guatemala City, and about 45 minutes between the airport and your hotel in Antigua.