No trip to Guatemala would be complete without a visit to Petén, cradle of the Mayan civilisation.
A holiday to Petén offers travellers fascinating archaeological sites, including Tikal National Park, the area’s main tourist attraction.
The island of Flores, located on Lake Petén Itzá is used as a base from which to explore the region’s lush tropical rainforests, nature reserves and numerous Mayan remains like Yaxhá, El Mirador or Uaxactún.
Home to nearly 300 bird species, nature lovers will fall in love with the area’s abundant birdlife and wildlife. Outdoor activities including bird-watching, canopying or trekking are also popular in the area.