For traveling to guatemala you need an up to date passport. A visa is only necessary for tourists from europe, northamerica, australia and new zealand planning a trip for longer than 90 days.
- Health: You should consult your local travel doctor for specific vaccination information due to frequent changes. Malaria especially exists in Tikal and other specific lowlands. Malaria doesn`t exist in the central highlands where Antigua is situated.
Furthermore it is recomended to aquire travel health insurance and to take pre-cautionary medications with you.
- Climate: The climate in Antigua is in general comfortable. The temperatures at daytime are between 20 / 23, the coldest temperature lies at 14 C. You should take warm clothes and sunscreen. The rainy season lasts from may to october (with short rain showers usually in the late afternoon). In the mornings and early afternoon the sun usually shines. It is recommended to take rainclothes and an umbrella.
- Packing-Tips: You can get anywhere in Antigua by walking. Because of the cobblestone streets you should take walking shoes with you. There are many places which offer laundry services.