The country of Guatemala is the largest in Central America and the country with the most tourist tradition for a long time, it is also the most populated country in the region.
Its regional tourist importance lies much in its history, both pre-Columbian and during the development of Central America as an independent region, both of Spain in the time of the colony, and of Mexico.
Because of its large population of Indians, it has been a place of much tourist traffic in comparison to the other countries of the north triangle, a place with an invaluable historical resource in the world, being in America a refuge of great importance. Its preservation of pre-Columbian traditions that include aspects of everyday life as food, communication and dress, but also economic, geographic and political traditions within its native villages. It is a journey to the historic and unknown past of the American continent.
Its traditional tourist destinations have been the city of Antigua Guatemala, Lake Atitlan in the central area, Tikal as its main archaeological site, the city of Flores, and Coban, in the Caribbean Sea towns such as Puerto Barrios, Livingstone and Lake Izabal , And in its pacific coasts places like Monterico have taken great importance for tourists.
The international airport of Guatemala is located in the same capital city, Guatemala City, being in the middle of the city makes it a place of easy access and connections, half an hour from the city and its tourist capital and point Meeting Antigua Guatemala.
La Antigua is possibly the meeting place and tourist connection in the north triangle, since in addition to connecting with all the tourist places within Guatemala, it also has terrestrial connections with international destinations, such as San Cristobal de la Casas in Mexico, Belize City, Copan Ruins in Honduras and El Tunco Beach in El Salvador, is therefore a place of indisputable traffic and could even be said to be totally necessary for the millions of visitors who travel from north to south and vice versa.