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Travel Guide for Guatemala:Huehuetenango

Here you will find travel information and insider tips about Guatemala:Huehuetenango that has been cooperatively contributed by other friendly Hospitality Club members. Please become active as well, and share your vast budget travel and backpacking knowledge with other members and the internet community - it is very easy to edit any information here (more info in the Help File). We hope that these Travel Guides will quickly become a great and fun resource. If you want to print this guide out to take with you, we have prepared this Printer Friendly Travel Guide for you. Enjoy!
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Basic Facts

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Population: Altitude: Telephone Code: City Name in other languages: Name: Huehuetenango. First city: Huehuetenango. Population: approximately 854,335 Cities: Huehuetenango, Chiantla, Malacatancito, Cuilco, Nentón, San Pedro Necta, Jacaltenango, Soloma, Ixtahuacán, Santa Bárbara, La Libertad, La Democracia, San Miguel Acatán, San Rafael La Independencia, Todos Santos Cuchumatán, San Juan Atitán, Santa Eulalia, San Mateo Ixtatán, San Juan Ixcoy, Colotenango, San Sebastián Huehuetenango, Te ... more

Attractions and Things to See and Do

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Huehuetenango is a Department of enormous tourist wealth. Beginning at the Cuchumatanes, the magical mountains of highest elevation in Central America, and continuing to Zaculeu, considered the most important city of the mam period, all of Huehuetenango possesses the magic and enchantment of the Guatemalan highlands. Part of the richness is its preservation of the oldest traditions of the Mayan people whose rites, idioms and customs are conserved. The study of the mountainous geography of Huehue ... more

Maps

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Off the Beaten Path and Insider Tips

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Suggested Itineraries

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Transport

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the only way to get Huehuetenango is by bus, from Guatemala City or from the border La Mesilla if you come from México. Transportes Los Halcones En Huehuetenango 7 Ave. 3 - 62, Z.1, Tel: 7764-2251 Huehuetenango a Guatemala: 4:30 am, 7am, 2pm En Guatemala Calzada Roosevelt. 37-47 Z.11, a la par de la Curacao. Tels: 24392780 - 24394911 Guatemala a Huehuetenango: 7am, 2pm, 5pm address: 7. Ave. 3-62 Zona 1, HUehuetenango, Guatemala, C.A. tel: 0050277642251 Tran ... more

Accommodation

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Hotel Conquistador Dirección: 11 Ave. Zona 1 Colonia Santa Elisa Teléfono(s): (502) 7643662 Hotel Casa Blanca Restaurante Bar Dirección: 7 Avenida 3-41 Zona 1, Huehuetenango Teléfono(s): (502) 7690777 - (502) AL - (502) 79 Hotel Del Prado Bar-restaurante Candilejas Dirección: Barrio San Antonio, Huehuetenango Teléfono(s): (502) 7649250 - (502) 7649251 - (502) 7642151 Fax: (502) 7642150 email: delprado@hotmail.com Hotel Guate-Mex Dirección: Terminal de Buse ... more

Food and Drinks and Local Specialties

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Restaurants, Supermarkets, Street Food, Local Specialties ... Restaurante Las Brasas Dirección: 4 Avenida 1-55 Zona1, Teléfono(s): (502) 7642339 Restaurante El Buen Samaritano Dirección: 2 Avenida 3-48 Zona1, Teléfono(s): (502) 7641124 Restaurante Las Vegas Dirección: Carrtera Interamericana Kilómetro 257 Zona 11 Aldea El Camote., Teléfono(s): (502) 7641892 Restaurante Le Kaf Dirección: 6 Calle 6-40 Zona 1, Teléfono(s): (502) 7643202 Grill and Pasta House 6a. calle 6-28, Zona 1 769-0767 ... more

Money and Costs

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Exchanging Money, Costs... El Quetzal Q. is the national currency. Q. 7.77 * $ 1.00 Hotel Cascata is the only place in town that changes EUROS. Banks dont accept EUROS only USD, if you bring EUROS at your arrival in Guatemala city look for a bank there you can change EUROS easily. Banks: Banco Agro Mercantil 4a. Calle 5-00 Zona 1 764-2931 Banco Continental 5a. Ave. 5-15 zona 1 764-3007 Banco Corporativo 6a. Ave. 3-03 Zona 1 764-2363 Banco de Antigua, S.A. 2a. Calle 4-42 Zona 1 764-0885 Banco de ... more

Post and Communications and Internet

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Post Office: EL CORREO 2 Calle 3-51 Zona 1 Tel: 77641123 Internet Access: Cascata On Line Hotel Cascata Lote 4, 4-42 Zona 5 Colonia Alvarado, Calzada Kaibil Balam tel: 77690795 nearby Bus station.

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Population and People

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Name: Huehuetenango. First city: Huehuetenango. Population: approximately 854,335 Cities: Huehuetenango, Chiantla, Malacatancito, Cuilco, Nentón, San Pedro Necta, Jacaltenango, Soloma, Ixtahuacán, Santa Bárbara, La Libertad, La Democracia, San Miguel Acatán, San Rafael La Independencia, Todos Santos Cuchumatán, San Juan Atitán, Santa Eulalia, San Mateo Ixtatán, San Juan Ixcoy, Colotenango, San Sebastián Huehuetenango, Tectitán, Concepción Huista, San Antonio Huista, San Sebastián Coat ... more

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Geography

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Health

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Hospitals: Hospital Nacional de Huehuetenango Zona 10, Las Lagunas 764-1849 Hospital Privado López (varios médicos) En la calle del costado derecho de la Iglesia del Calvario, Zona 3 Hospital de Especialidades Sobre la 5a. Ave. cerca de la Policia Nacional Civil, Zona 1 Tel: 764-3980 / 82 y 83 Hospital Privado Sobre la 6a. Calle y 7a. Ave. Zona 1 Tel. 764-1203 Hospital Quirúrgico No. 1 Zona Militar No. 19 Zona 10 Aldea Las Lagunas, Tel: Hospital "San Rafael" 4a. Calle Final, Dr. Jorge Pére ... more

History

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Name: Huehuetenango. First city: Huehuetenango. Population: approximately 854,335 Cities: Huehuetenango, Chiantla, Malacatancito, Cuilco, Nentón, San Pedro Necta, Jacaltenango, Soloma, Ixtahuacán, Santa Bárbara, La Libertad, La Democracia, San Miguel Acatán, San Rafael La Independencia, Todos Santos Cuchumatán, San Juan Atitán, Santa Eulalia, San Mateo Ixtatán, San Juan Ixcoy, Colotenango, San Sebastián Huehuetenango, Tectitán, Concepción Huista, San Antonio Huista, San Sebastián Coat ... more

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