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Rio Dulce, Guatemala

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#13 of 50 in Nature in Guatemala
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 at the forefront of your travel plans using our Livingston journey website .
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  • We spent a whole day and enjoyd this wonderful river. There are fast boats with driver to rent and they take you to those places it's worth to see.  more »
  • The protective area "Biotop Chacòn Machacas" stands between Rio Dulce and Livingston. We stayed in the village Lagunita Salvador in the tropical mangrove. We slept in the the comunity hôtel build by t...  more »
  • The boat ride down the river is the most precious landscapes water is warm there are many places on the way to visit
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  • It was an experience of a lifetime. Our family has been there several times and could go many more and feel the same way! The views are breath taking and it's very peaceful.
  • One of the most beautiful and peaceful river that I have ever seen!
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  • It is a place where you can spend it to be of the more relaxed with the family. Beautiful landscapes rich food and good service.
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