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How much do things cost in Sumpango?
Apartment (1 bedroom) outside of centre USD 391.90
Apartment (3 bedrooms) outside of centre USD 541.16
Milk (1 liter) USD 1.43
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in city centre USD 890.20
Rice (white) USD 1.99
Potato (1kg) USD 1.05
Local draught beer USD 2.30
Cinema, international release, 1 seat USD 4.86
Fitness club, monthly fee for 1 adult USD 30.06
* All price are converted to USD

About Sumpango

There are many places to visit in the Americas. If you will choose to go to Central America, you can spend some days in the Republic of Guatemala. One of the places you can spend a day or two is Sumpango. This town is part of the department called Sacatepéquez. Although not fully known for its tourism, this town is well known because of the Kite Festival held every year.

How can you get in to the town of Sumpango? As a foreign tourist, your main point of entry is the international airport located in Guatemala City. You can find cheap flights to Sumpango through the La Aurora International Airport that is about 40 kilometers away from Sumpango. From the airport, you can take the local taxi that will bring you to your hotel in Sumpango. If you want a cheaper option, you can get out of the airport and take a bus that will bring you to the town. If you desire to explore the town, you can walk around. The roads here are not fully developed yet – some parts are asphalt and some parts are rocky. Sumpango is not really a tourist destination in Guatemala expect for the annual Kite Festival.

The best thing that you can enjoy here in Sumpango is the Kite Festival held during the 31st of October to 1st of November every year. During this festival, giant kites soar up the sky and these kites are intricately designed by the locals expressing some messages and opinions of the people for the governing bodies. The place where are the kites are flied is on their holy hill that oversees the cemetery. Being a festival, you can expect singing, dancing and local food in this place. As a precaution, do not go near the station where the kites are starting to lift up. Because the kites are about 6 meters in both height and width, you have to ensure your safety. In their local language, the festival is called Festival de Sumpango, Barilletas Gigantes.

You can find affordable hotels in Sumpango and there are quite few good and comfortable as well as affordable hotels. With the use of online booking sites, you can find cheap flights to Sumpango.

Information about travelling to Sumpango

  • Maximum temperature during the year in Sumpango
    32 °C
  • Average temperature in summer for Sumpango
    23 °C
  • Average rain for this month in Sumpango
    72 mm
  • Currency exchange rate
    $1.00(GTQ) = USD 0.13(USD)