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Highlands of Guatemala Review: "We've never felt safer or more welcome!"

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I had wanted to visit Guatemala for many years but it wasn't until I found Wildland Adventures, and Grettel Calderon, that my custom trip began to take shape. I really appreciated Grettel's enthusiasm while working with me. As she commented "Very few people take the time to deeply investigate the destination they are going to visit so it was very r...
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How to have the best birding experience in Central America

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Home to an astonishing abundance of tropical flora and fauna, Central America is a mecca for birders, ecologically minded families, romantics, and active travelers. You'll be amazed traveling through this tropical wonderland of active volcanoes, hidden beaches and waterfalls, rainforests and cloud forests. Full of rare and exotic birds, you ca...
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Belize Family Vacation Review: "We loved every activity and place we went to!"

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The Highmans were referred to us by a Wildland alumni and were looking for a trip for their family for the holidays that had a combination of adventure, relaxation and education. I had a great time customizing our  Luxury Belize Family Vacation  to fit the needs of the whole family. From exploring the caves in Belize's...
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Belize & Guatemala Family Vacation - "Why we travel with Wildland"

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The Campbell-Hill Family came to us looking for a family vacation in Central America. They chose our Belize Tikal Adventure in Belize and Guatemala, an active family-friendly tour that offers an exploration of the rich natural history of Belize and Guatemala. Here are some highlights from their trip and why they keep choosing to travel wi...
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The essence of the countries is in its people

The essence of the countries is in its people
This year I had the opportunity to travel to Guatemala for a week and on a comprehensive 16 day trip to Belize , what a treat! Every time I visit Guatemala I’m amazed by the richness of its culture. Just imagine over 21 different indigenous Mayan populations fused with Spanish and European populations. One of my favorite things is to stroll around all the different villages near the Atitlan Lake where ancient Mayan dialect is still the primary language, which is uncommon to see in larger cities throughout Central American these days. It's a chance to really learn about their way of life: weaving the most intricate huipiles, teaching their natural dyeing techniques, etc. The Mayan influence is very strong everywhere you look, I think no other country has more international identity than Guatemala. To top it all our guide was able to spot a jaguar in the jungles of Tikal...
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