Guatemala Ranking

Attractions: ★★★★

Tikal is a must see. Lake Atitlan, and Antigua are also top favorites.

Safety: ★★★★

Safe when the country is not going through civil unrest which is common. Crime is also an issue for both the locals and travelers.

Value for Money: ★★★★★

cheap place for money.

Friendliness: ★★★★★

The people are polite, relaxed, and friendly.

Logistics: ★★★★★

90 days visa free entry to most western passport holders. Less spoken English but many young locals do.

Transport: ★★★★★

The urban transport consists of school buses, known among travelers as “chicken bus”. It is very cheap but not comfy as it gets very crowded. The country is compact and can be easily covered. Renting a car is the best way to see the country.