What to Wear in Guatemala for Christmas, Travelers planning a Christmas vacation in Guatemala always ask “What to Wear in Guatemala for Christmas.”Ethical Fashion Guatemala Travel Hand Made in Guatemala The weather is cool in the evenings -like during most holiday seasons, well actually year-round.
Temperatures are in the high 70s during the day and can be in the low 60s or even high 50s in the evening. For us locals it’s warm, we wear Shorts and T-shirts during this time of year. No rain so leave your umbrella at home, the rainy season passed.
What to Wear in Guatemala Christmas
Evenings can be cooler and a long-sleeved top with jeans is most desirable to remain comfortable. If you are planning an early morning hike or a trip across the Lake to one of the 11 Mayan villages, wear a top you can take off and put in your backpack.
Where to go to Church for Guatemala Christmas
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Guatemala at Christmas is stunning for travelers to experience the Mayan Culture of Guatemala as they prepare a Mayan Christmas celebration. Markets fill with all types of traditional decorations yes including those lights we see in the US that only appear to last one season.
Homes decorated with pine needles at the front doors, colored sawdust, and mostly fruits used to offer up the Guatemala Christmas spirits, and yes Christmas Tamales, turkey, and other traditional dishes are prepared.
Christmas Eve is a spectacle of Fireworks at Midnight around the villages and shorelines of Lake Atitlan. No matter where you staying at midnight head to the shore and watch as each village lights up the skies.
Churches also take on the look of Christmas inside and out, I often enjoy making the rounds to local villages around Panajachel and checking out the churches at night.
You can also consider purchasing some amazing handmade clothing from the many Artisans around Lake Atitlan.