Las Verapaces Experiences

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Las Verapaces Features

  • Top Reasons to Go

    Spot the elusive quetzal: Spend the night at the Biotopo del Quetzal, Guatemala's only preserve dedicated to protecting its national symbol, then... Read more

  • The National Bird

    Perhaps no bird is tied to the culture and symbolism of a country the way the resplendent quetzal is to Guatemala. As the national emblem, it... Read more

  • The German Connection

    The economic prosperity of Las Verapaces traces back to the wave of German immigrants who settled here in the 1870s. Invited by President Justo... Read more

  • The Magic Bean

    When locusts destroyed Guatemala's blue-indigo and red-cochineal harvests in the early 19th century, ending its lucrative role in the dye... Read more

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