Viajando por Guate Showcases the Country’s Diverse Tourist Attractions

This initiative promotes local tourism and the cultural richness of the country.

by Astrid Luna

Guatemala City, by Yuliza Muñoz  -AGN- The Guatemalan Tourism Institute -Inguat- launched the initiative Traveling through Guatemala, which has shown the country’s wonders.

With this initiative, tourist attractions offered by 16 country departments have been highlighted since February.

This program has benefited several departments:

  • February: Sololá and Santa Rosa
  • March: Izabal and Quetzaltenango
  • May: San Marcos, Alta and Baja Verapaz
  • June: Escuintla and Huehuetenango
  • August: Zacapa and Chimaltenango
  • September: Petén and Sacatepéquez
  • October: Retalhuleu and Jutiapa
  • November: Chiquimula and Totonicapán

The program aims to underscore the country’s wonders so that Guatemalans can visit with their families. The initiative promotes destinations in the seven tourist regions and allows people to enjoy Guatemalan culture, nature, and gastronomy.

This month, various activities were developed to publicize Chiquimula’s attractions. In response to this, Inguat announced that Viajando por Guate held an evening in which entrepreneurs and artists shared the richness of the department. This initiative was launched in Chiquimula outside the Basílica del Señor de Esquipulas.

The director of Inguat, Anayansy Rodríguez, participated in this activity to explore the natural and cultural beauty, destinations, landscapes, and religious festivities of the pearl of the East.

Local tourism

This program focuses on promoting domestic tourism. With this goal, Inguat is promoting this project with the support of the Government, which proposes the promotion of trips to the different tourist attractions in the country.

The initiative also aims to create accessible packages for local and foreign residents to learn about Guatemala’s attractions.

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