The Local Language in Guatemala: What You Need to Know

The Local Language in Guatemala: What You Need to Know

What is the local language and will I need to speak it to get around?
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If you're planning a trip to Guatemala, you may be wondering what the local language is and whether you'll need to speak it in order to get around. The official language of Guatemala is Spanish, and while many people in the country also speak English, it's always helpful to have a basic understanding of Spanish when traveling there.

In the larger cities and tourist areas, you will find many people who speak English, and you will be able to get by without speaking Spanish. However, if you want to truly experience the local culture and interact with the locals, it's a good idea to learn at least a few basic phrases in Spanish. This will not only make it easier for you to communicate, but it will also show respect for the local culture.

At Lokal Travel, our in-country experts are here to help you plan the perfect trip to Guatemala. We can provide you with valuable advice on learning Spanish, as well as tips on how to communicate and interact with the locals. Contact us today to start planning your dream trip to Guatemala.

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