Cookies

At Journey Latin America we use cookies to give you the best experience on our website. By continuing to browse, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on our website.
Find out more


My Enquiry is for
*
Contact details
*
*
*
*
Enquiry
*
*

Lanquin and Semuc Champey: Fact file


Visit Us

When to go

The relatively high altitude of Lanquín means that temperatures are cooler than in the Petén lowlands, though sometimes reach 30°C. The region does receive copious rainfall, often in the form of drizzle, with the wettest months being May, Jun, Oct and Dec.

Language

Spanish.

Getting local currency

Quetzal. Acquire local currency in a larger town before you head into this region. You may have ask your bank to authorise ATM withdrawals before you leave the UK and each transaction is limited to about £100.

Time difference

GMT -6 hours.  

Getting there

It’s a 4 hour drive or 30mins flight from Guatemala City to Cobán. From Cobán it’s a 1 hour drive to Lanquín (45 km).

Combines with

Flores (for visit to Tikal ruins), 4.5 hours by road from Lanquín.

96% of our clients rated their experience with us as Good or Excellent.


© 2016 Journey Latin America

Consumer and Financial Protection

Page Full Path: /sitecore/content/JLA/Home/destinations/guatemala/places-to-visit/lanquin-and-semuc-champey/fact-file

Page ID: {8D6D35E2-CCBD-446E-B862-357B2510418F}

Page Name: fact-file

Page Display Name: Fact file

Page Template Name: T018-EssentialInformation-Place

Page Template ID: {1FDF3193-254F-41B6-83C5-53E300B5B2F8}

Parent ID: {C50E2C10-1476-48A0-853B-4C5580B8440E}

Parent Name: lanquin-and-semuc-champey

Parent Display Name: Lanquin and Semuc Champey

Parent Template Name: T003-Destination-Place

Parent Template ID: {8C284EC8-C1AD-40A3-AAE2-4B0E542D5D05}