Explore Guatemala, the megadiverse country with 37 volcanoes

One of the world’s nineteen megadiverse countries, Guatemala is so rich in natural wonders, even its currency – the Quetzal – is named after a tropical bird.

With so much nature to experience, including 37 volcanoes, 5 lakes, and 360 microclimates, the nation is perfect for outdoorsy types with a sense of adventure.

Tucked between Mexico, Belize, Honduras and El Salvador, the country is the same size as the US state of Tennessee but with Caribbean and Pacific coastlines, it manages to pack a lot into its borders.

Guatemala’s name originates from the Nahuatl word ‘Quauhtlemallan’ meaning ‘place of many trees’ and it’s also a land of many languages too. Though Spain

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