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Departure Fri, 13 Oct Return Sat, 14 Oct
SJO San Jose
GUA Guatemala City
return from $94
Departure Tue, 26 Sep Return Sat, 30 Sep
LAX Los Angeles
GUA Guatemala City
return from $320
Departure Sat, 23 Sep Return Wed, 27 Sep
PTY Panama City
GUA Guatemala City
return from $293
Departure Sun, 24 Sep Return Wed, 27 Sep
FRS Flores
GUA Guatemala City
return from $196
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Guatemala City Vacation

About Guatemala City

Guatemala City, the capital of Guatemala, is located in the Valle de la Ermita mountain valley. Locals call the city simply Guate. It's an unforgettable place to visit; a real mixture of the old and the new. Dilapidated, old buildings stand beside new structures of glass and steel. As the country's capital, it has notable galleries and museums. Flights to Guatemala City are best taken in the dry season, which runs from November to April, although the climate is warm all year round. There is lots of impressive architecture to see and activities to take part in, allowing visitors to dive right in.

Things to do and places to visit in Guatemala City

Flights to Guatemala offer a gateway to amazing experiences. The colonial buildings of Guatemala are impressive enough, but there's also Mayan ruins to see and explore. It's also a place of great natural beauty and diverse wildlife. Visitors arriving with children also have excellent options, including a zoo and children's museum. The city can be a little chaotic at times, and it's not uncommon to see sheep being herded through the streets.

Great things to see and do in Guatemala City:

  • Explore the Mapa en Relive – a giant 3D map of Guatemala's mountainous terrain
  • Visit one of the many antique churches, such as Iglesia de Santo Domingo or Catedral Metropolitana
  • Learn about traditional weaving techniques and clothing at the Ixchel Museum
  • Join the crowds of local for a stroll around the Plaza Central on Sundays
  • Watch the popular local football team, CSD Municipal, play at the Estadio Mateo Flores
  • Shop for Guatemala's famous textiles at the artesania market
  • Climb the Agua and Pacaya volcanoes
  • Dive into the history of the ancient Maya civilization at the Archaeology and Ethnology Museum
  • Wander through the Jardin Botanico, a treasure trove or different plants
  • See the animals at La Aurora Zoo
  • Watersports at Atitlan Lake
  • Enjoy the thrills at Xetulul Theme Park
Guatemala City

Airports in Guatemala City

Flights to Guatemala City land at La Aurora International Airport, which is just a short distance to the south of the city center. La Aurora is also the main airport for Guatemala as a country and is one of the busiest in Central America.

  • La Aurora International Airport

    Top Carriers

    Top carriers include: American Airlines and Delta Air Lines.

    Location

    The airport is located approximately 6km south of the center of Guatemala City.

    Transportation

    Visitors will find various companies offering shuttle services between the airport and the city, which will take them to their hotel or other accommodation.