The Green Route of Verapaz
The Green Route of Verapaz is part of the Tentative list of Guatemala in order to qualify for inclusion in the World Heritage List.
The Green Route of Verapaz comprises Laguna Lachuá, Semuc Champey's staggered pools, Candelaria's caves and the caves of Lanquín. Lachuá is a karstic lake with a slightly sulphurous smell. Semuc Champey consists of a natural 300 m limestone bridge, under which passes the Cahabón River and atop is a series of stepped, turquoise pools. The caves are karst caverns with speleothems. The all lie in a national park covered with tropical rain forest and high biodiversity.
Map of The Green Route of VerapazLoad map
The coordinates shown for all tentative sites were produced as a community effort. They are not official and may change on inscription.
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2002 Added to Tentative List
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