in Departamento del Petén, Guatemala

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
16.524 and -90.188 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 16° 31' 28" and W -90° 11' 16"
Currency and Currency Code:
Quetzal - GTQ
Spoken languages:
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 03:14 PM (Thursday)
Timezone: America/Guatemala
UTC/GMT offset: -6 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:19 am and 6:07 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-12.116 and 96.895 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Bantam Village
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Current travel safety evaluation for Guatemala in Central America

Safety Score: 2,6 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning we advice caution when travelling to Guatemala.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Guatemala. Last Update: 2020-02-27 07:22:56

Discover Sayaxché

Sayaxché in Departamento del Petén with it's 9,100 citizens is a place in Guatemala about 132 mi (or 212 km) north of Guatemala City, the country's capital city.

Current time in Sayaxché is now 03:14 PM (Thursday). The local timezone is named America / Guatemala with an UTC offset of -6 hours. We know of 9 airports near Sayaxché, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Guatemala is Mundo Maya International Airport in a distance of 34 mi (or 55 km), North-East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are two Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in Guatemala is Archaeological Park and Ruins of Quirigua in a distance of 119 mi (or 192 km), South-East.

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: La Libertad, San Francisco, Santa Ana, San Benito and Flores. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 18°C / 64 °F

Morning Temperature 17°C / 63 °F
Evening Temperature 19°C / 67 °F
Night Temperature 18°C / 65 °F
Chance of rainfall 2%
Air Humidity 95%
Air Pressure 1025 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 3 km/h (2 mph) from South-East
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 100% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Thursday, 27th of February 2020

21°C (69 °F)
18°C (65 °F)
Overcast clouds, calm.

Friday, 28th of February 2020

25°C (77 °F)
15°C (59 °F)
Overcast clouds, calm.

Saturday, 29th of February 2020

26°C (80 °F)
17°C (63 °F)
Scattered clouds, light breeze.

Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

Sayaxche Survivor, Guatemala

Published: December 13, 2007
Length: 34:56 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Cindy Bonham-Miller

11 cruising friends take an inland trip to Sayaxche, Guatemala to visit Maya Ruins.

Sayaxche vs Carcha apertura 2012 2013

Published: September 27, 2012
Length: 16:15 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Sayaxche Furia del Pasion

Encuentro realizado en el estadio la pasión jornada 9 del torneo apertura de la primera división 2012 - 2013 donde Sayaxché venció cómodamente 4 goles a 0 al Deportivo Carcha.

super fuerte extreme kids Danilo Salguero

Published: August 21, 2012
Length: 16:13 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Danilo Salguero Orellana

concierto infantil en Asamblea de Dios el Jordán. sayaxche, peten.

Ben Whiff Rheneas Thomas & Friends Follow the Leader

Published: August 22, 2012
Length: 25:23 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Thomas theTrain

This short video is a follow the leader of Ben Whiff Rheneas and Thomas the Tank Engine.


Published: November 17, 2008
Length: 58:15 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Cesar Sol

video de mi amiga vilma cardenas.

Sayaxché Petén | Explorando Guatemala

Published: May 15, 2019
Length: 30:23 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: El Inmigrante Aventurero

Como se cruza por Ferry para comunicarse con otro pueblo.

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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

El Rosario National Park

El Rosario National Park is located in El Petén, Guatemala, on the eastern edge of the town of Sayaxché. . The park is named after laguna El Rosario, a small lake within its boundaries, and was formerly a state owned finca managed by the National Forestry Institute (INAB). In 1980 it was declared a national park. The park covers an area of 11.05 km², including El Rosario lake which has a surface area of 4 ha in the dry season, though it is considerably larger during the rainy season.

Located at 16.5272, -90.16 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
National parks of Guatemala, Protected areas established in 1980

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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Sayazché, Sayaxché