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The changes in altitude across the Western Highlands make it a region of great biological and cultural diversity, with isolated communities able to keep their traditions intact into the 21st century, and a variety of ecosystems similarly prospering independent of outward influence. Holidays in Western Highlands take in the whole variety of the volcanoes, mountains, valleys, and rainforests, and the indigenous Maya market towns situated on the tiers and plateaus of the changing terrain. Colonial towns across the highlands showcase whitewashed buildings and pleasant town squares, backed by the the dramatic landscape tapering off into the clouds. Add Western Highlands and other destinations in Guatemala to your travel itinerary using our Guatemala trip planner.
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Top Western Highlands tours
$65 BOOK WITH VIATOR Kayak and Hike Adventure Tour from Panajachel in Guatemala Kayak and Hike Adventure Tour from Panajachel in Guatemala
Duration: 6 hours
$69 BOOK WITH VIATOR Authentic local experience with a community of women. Authentic local experience with a community of women.
Duration: 5 hours
$75 BOOK WITH VIATOR Visit Three Mayan Villages - Lake Atitlan Visit Three Mayan Villages - Lake Atitlan
Duration: 7 hours
$65 BOOK WITH VIATOR Lake Atitlan: Mayan Ceremony at the Sacred Caves Lake Atitlan: Mayan Ceremony at the Sacred Caves
Duration: 2 hours
$80 BOOK WITH VIATOR One Day Hike - Atitlán Volcano One Day Hike - Atitlán Volcano
Duration: 8 hours
$98 BOOK WITH VIATOR Indian Nose Peak and Lake Atitlan Sunrise Tour from Panajachel Indian Nose Peak and Lake Atitlan Sunrise Tour from Panajachel
Duration: 6 hours
Places to visit in Western Highlands
PanajachelTrip planner Best for: Wildlife Area, Ruin, Garden QuetzaltenangoTrip planner Best for: Landmark, Volcano, Water Body San Pedro La LagunaTrip planner Best for: Volcano, Nature / Wildlife Tour, Spa San Marcos La LagunaTrip planner Best for: Wildlife Area, Stand-Up Paddleboarding, Nightlife Santiago AtitlanTrip planner Best for: Religious Site, Gift & Specialty Shop, Spa / Wellness
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