Comfortable walking shoes or tennis shoes are suitable for most regions and towns.
Sandals with a strap around the ankle to prevent you from slipping are especially good for the warmer regions, beaches and places where you might get wet.
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.
Guatemalans tend to dress modestly and conservatively.
Here are some suggestions that might make your trip safer and more comfortable.
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).
The success of your vacation depends not only on the organizer, but also on you!