If your trip involves long stretches on a bus it’s recommended that you bring your favorite music with you (on a walkman, MP3 or similar device if you are traveling with a group).
Even in some luxury hotels there won’t be a TV in the room; so bringing a book is a good idea.
Likewise, neutral colors are preferable, especially whilst on nature trails.
Moreover, when visiting Mayan temples, you will find that the staircases leading to the top are rather steep, and therefore modest shorts or light trousers are the more practical option.
They will appreciate it when they see their phone bill next month.
Making calls: Local calls to line or mobile numbers from a foreign mobile phone while in Guatemala must precede the code for international long distance (00) country code (502) 8-digit Guatemalan phone number.
Calls to your country of origin or any other country besides Guatemala must precede the code for international long distance (00) country code the number to be reached.
During the daytime, it is likely to be warm in all regions of Guatemala.
However, during the months of December and January in the highlands it can sometimes be cold, even during the day. In the hotter, more humid lowland regions you will be more comfortable in light cotton clothing.