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Rio Dulce, Guatemala

(4/5 based on 95+ reviews on the web)
Take a calm, peaceful boat ride down in the surroundings of dense green jungle at Rio Dulce. The 43 km (27 mi) long river is popular amongst fisherman and cruising sail boats, featuring a small Spanish colonial fort at the mouth, which was built to protect merchants from local pirates. Find one of Cental America’s largest bridges, spanning the river. Make your way down to the bridge and stop at one of the towns on either side. Put Rio Dulce into our Guatemala City tourist route planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Guatemala City.
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  • The city is ugly, but the Lake and the activities you can do are fantastic. I would recommend getting a boat and go up to Livingstone town very pretty, but what's really nice is the drive to get there!
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  • The boat trip on the Rio Dulce after Livingston is highly recommended. Scenic an experience. By Livingston not too much to expect, but it's nice to have seen it. Location Itzobal and Rio Dulce are worth a trip.
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  • This was a leisurely boat trip to a fort and park area. The coach drive from cruise terminal was long but the guide made it interesting. Guatemala is a poor country so expect to see children in circum...  more »