Guatemala is a country situated on the southern parts of the North American Continent. Modern maps also place Guatemala on the subcontinent of Central America. Officially called the Republic of Guatemala, it is a representative democracy and holds special significance for its unique ecosystems. The historical sites, specially the ruins of the Mayans, the lakes, and the wildlife offer the adventure and nature tourist with infinite attractions. Jungle safaris of Guatemala are very popular among the tourists all over the world.