About GT Adventure Travel Agency
Welcome to GT ADVENTURE GUATEMALA, Travel Agency
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GT ADVENTURES GUATEMALA It is a travel agency dedicated to promoting high-quality services for private and collective tourism sector, promoting the beauty of Guatemala and Central obtaining the satisfaction of our customers with professional services, supported by the Institute of Tourism of Guatemala. With over 10 years experience in the tourism market we provide comfort security and professionalism in land, water, air transport and travel planning both in Guatemala and Central America being an agency 100% reliable and responsible.
We are dedicated to planning and executing travel itineraries to any destination in Guatemala and Central America, as well as organize tours every weekend to volcanoes Pacaya and Acatenango, bike tours in Antigua Guatemala and around.
WHY CHOOSE US
- We offer flexibility in each transfer in addition to the specialized attention to each client
- We have reservations for air, sea and land transportation for both Guatemala and Central America
A different Mayan world
Copán is an archaeological site of the Maya civilization located in the Copán Department of western Honduras, not far from the border with Guatemala. The v century to the ninth century was the capital of a major Classic period kingdom. The city was located in the southeast of the Mesoamerican cultural region, on the border with isthmus-Colombian cultural region, an area inhabited by people who did not belong to the ethnic maya.1 In this fertile valley now lies a city around 3000, a small airport and road sinuosa.2
Human occupation of the site extends for over two millennia, from the Early Preclassic to Postclassic. The city developed a distinctive sculptural style within the tradition of the Maya lowlands, perhaps to emphasize the Maya ethnicity of the rulers of the city.1 The city has a historical record that covers most of the classical period and has been reconstructed in detail by archaeologists and epigraphists.1 Copán, probably called Oxwitik by the Maya, 3 was a powerful city-state, ruling a vast kingdom in the southern region maya.4 The city suffered a major political disaster in the year 738 d. C. when Uaxaclajuun Ub’aah K’awiil, one of the greatest kings in the history of the Copán dynasty, was captured and executed by his former vassal, the king of Quiriguá.5 June 7 This unexpected defeat resulted in a break of 17 years during which time Copán may have been under the rule of Quiriguá.8
A significant part of the eastern side of the Acropolis was affected by erosion caused by the Copán River, but the river has been diverted in the 1930s to protect the site from damage mayores.1 In 1980 Copan was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
A place to relax
The coastal area around Monterrico is a totally different Guatemala. Life here is steeped with a sultry, tropical flavor – it’s a place where hanging out in a hammock is both a major endeavor and a goal. Among the main cash crop here is pachete (loofah), which get as big as a man’s leg. In season, you see them everywhere growing on trellises and drying in the sun. The architecture, too, is different, with rustic wooden slat-and-thatched roofed houses instead of the dull cinderblock, corrugated-tin models common elsewhere. When the sky is clear, keep your eyes peeled for the awesome volcanoes that shimmer in the hinterland. This part of Guatemala is also treated to sensational lightning storms from around November to April.
Monterrico is a coastal village with a few small, inexpensive hotels right on the beach, a large wildlife reserve and two centers for the hatching and release of sea turtles and caimans. The beach here is dramatic, with powerful surf crashing onto black volcanic sand at odd angles. This wave-print signals that there are rip tides; deaths have occurred at this beach, so swim with care. Strong swimmers, however, can probably handle and enjoy the waves. Behind the town is a large network of mangrove swamps and canals, part of the 190km Canal de Chiquimulilla. Monterrico is probably the best spot for a weekend break at the beach if you’re staying in Antigua or Guatemala City. It’s fast becoming popular with foreigners. On weekdays it’s relatively quiet, but on weekends and holidays it teems with Guatemalan families, and everything seems a bit harried.
Live the adrenaline experience
If you like to meet, running, shooting or just live life, we organize group travel to different volcanoes of Guatemala, large volcanoes, active volcanoes and mountain adventures.
Sharing with nature is a gift, a grace and a unique opportunity in life, share the beauty of Guatemala in its volcanoes.
With 33 volcanoes spread throughout its highlands, Guatemala is one of those rear destinations that rewards even the most jaded world traveler with revelatory experiences. Stark silhouettes rise above Guatemala’s mountainous landscape and only few visitors will return home without pictures of these giants in their collection of snapshots. Let’s explore a few of them:
•Agua volcano (water volcano)
•Tajumulco volcano (the biggest volcano of Central America)
•Bike tours in Acatenango Volcano
Walk near the lava
Pacaya volcano near Guatemala City is one of Guatemala’s most active volcanoes, and its frequent eruptions are often visible from Guatemala City. Typical activity in recent years includes strombolian activity, lava flow emission and intermittent violent phases of lava fountaining. Background:
Pacaya is a complex basaltic volcano constructed just outside the southern topographic rim of the 14 x 16 km Pleistocene Amatitlán caldera. A cluster of dacitic lava domes occupies the southern caldera floor. The post-caldera Pacaya massif includes the Cerro Grande lava dome and a younger volcano to the SW. Collapse of Pacaya volcano about 1100 years ago produced a debris-avalanche deposit that extends 25 km onto the Pacific coastal plain and left an arcuate somma rim inside which the modern Pacaya volcano (MacKenney cone) grew. A subsidiary crater, Cerro Chino, was constructed on the NW somma rim and was last active in the 19th century.
During the past several decades, activity at Pacaya has consisted of frequent strombolian eruptions with intermittent lava flow extrusion that has partially filled in the caldera moat and armored the flanks of MacKenney cone, punctuated by occasional larger explosive eruptions that partially destroy the summit of the cone.
our working processin 3 steps
to give a better service, we are dedicated to work in 3 steps
design & develop
We design each trip a unique and fun way, without us missing something, take the path of each person or group and do a spectacular reality
planning & strategy
Plan everything from one of our pilots arrives to transport people, until they reach the destination anywhere in Guatemala, Honduras or Belize.
Know the beauty of Guatemala, from north to south and from east to west, as well as organize and plan every trip we take the trouble of checking each route.