Journals Coban

En Guate '05- Coban!

Created by on April 5, 2005 Best of IgoUgo

6 Reviews
1 Story

Coban was our first stop on a wide loop around Guatemala. I was thrilled to see Coban, a town nestled in the cloud forests of the Verapaz region of Guatemala. This region is known to be one of the few remaining habitats for Guatemala's elusive national bird: the rainbow-colored quetzal.

Great Guatemala Loop Part 2 – Cobán

Created by lcampbell on August 4, 2004 Best of IgoUgo

4 Reviews
1 Story

In Part 2 of 7 of our month-long journey around Guatemala, we learn about food poisoning, car sickness, and the quirks of getting information from well-intentioned locals while exploring a coffee farm, a limestone waterfall heaven, and an ancient cave.

Traveller´s Guide to Coban

Created by Jane Diddly on June 6, 2006

2 Reviews

Hope this helps with planning your Coban visit.

Reliving our Past

Created by Newby1649 on February 26, 2005

1 Review

A must-see! Step back into the past by living with local Mayans. Chicanab is about 1.5 hours out of Coban, Guatemala. You will see quetzals and howling monkeys and appreciate the serenity of a cloud forest.

Majestic Cloud Forests of Coban

Created by Ngibson on March 26, 2003

5 Reviews
4 Stories

Who knew that a 3-day trip to Coban with our friends would become a 5-day glorious adventure? This region is rich in natural beauty, culture, and chipi chipi.

Project Eco-Quetzal

Created by Milvos on January 18, 2001

6 Reviews

Project Eco Quetzal is a Non Government, Non Profit Conservation group. Based in Coban.

Coban, the Green Heart of Guatemala

Created by Milvos on January 14, 2001

3 Reviews
4 Stories

Coban, may not be high on peoples list of places to visit in Guatemala. But there is alot more to see and do there and in the surrounding area than people think. Also Coban is the gateway to some of Guatemalas best kept secrets..

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