Guatemala Travel Tips

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Los Siete Altares is cooler after rain.

Los Siete Altares (the Seven Alters) is a popular attraction in Livingston, Izabal.

Livingston to Punta Gorda, Belize

The Livingston to Punta Gorda, Belize boat leaves from Livingston on Wednesdays and Fridays for Q200 ($26.65). The trip takes about one hour.

Livingston to Río Dulce boat

The Livingston to Río Dulce water taxi runs at 9:30 AM and 2:30 PM and costs Q125 ($16.65).

Livingston to Puerto Barrios boat

The Livingston to Puerto Barrios water taxi (colectivo) leaves the Livingston main dock at 9:00 AM, 11:00 AM, 2:00 PM and 4:45 PM. It costs Q35 ($4.65) and takes about a half-hour.

Save money on Guatemala travel by choosing local hotels

You can often save money on Guatemala travel by choosing local hotels over foreign owned hostels.

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