10 days in Huehuetenango, San Cristobal de las Casas & Retalhuleu Itinerary

10 days in Huehuetenango, San Cristobal de las Casas & Retalhuleu Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: San Salvador, El Salvador
Drive:  8 h
1
Huehuetenango, Guatemala
— 2 nights
car:  18 h 30 min
2
San Cristobal de las Casas, Mexico
— 3 nights
Drive:  8 h
3
Retalhuleu, Guatemala
— 2 nights
Drive:  6 h 30 min
End: San Salvador, El Salvador

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Huehuetenango, Guatemala

Huehuetenango ©
Huehuetenango is a city and a municipality in the highlands of western Guatemala. You've now added Unicornio Azul to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Unicornio Azul.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Huehuetenango day trip site.

San Salvador, El Salvador to Huehuetenango is an approximately 9- hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from San Salvador in July, expect Huehuetenango to be little chillier, temps between 29°C and 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can travel to San Cristobal de las Casas.

Things to do in Huehuetenango

Historic Sites Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Unicornio Azul
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Mirador Juan Dieguez Olaverri ©
Mirador Juan Dieguez Olaverri

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San Cristobal de las Casas, Mexico

San Cristobal de las Casas
San Cristóbal de las Casas, also known by its native Tzotzil name, Jovel, is a town and municipality located in the Central Highlands region of the Mexican state of Chiapas. Get out of town with these interesting San Cristobal de las Casas side-trips: Chiapa de Corzo (Zona Arqueologica Chiapa de Corzo, La Pila, &more) and Tuxtla Gutierrez (Parque de la Marimba, Miradores Canon del Sumidero, &more). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Catedral de San Cristobal de Las Casas, see the interesting displays at Museo de Bichos E Insectos, stroll around Parque, and stop by Maya Kotan.

To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read San Cristobal de las Casas vacation planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Huehuetenango to San Cristobal de las Casas. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Huehuetenango in August: high temperatures in San Cristobal de las Casas hover around 38°C and lows are around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can travel to Retalhuleu.

Things to do in San Cristobal de las Casas

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Chiapa de Corzo, Tuxtla Gutierrez
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Embarcadero Cañón Del Sumidero
Embarcadero Cañón Del Sumidero
Miradores Canon del Sumidero ©
Miradores Canon del Sumidero
Catedral de San Cristobal de Las Casas ©
Catedral de San Cristobal de Las Casas

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Retalhuleu, Guatemala

Retalhuleu ©
The city of Retalhuleu is in south-western Guatemala. Take a break from Retalhuleu with a short trip to Tak'alik Ab'aj in El Asintal, about 30 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: get in on the family fun at Xetulul Theme Park, see the interesting displays at XULIK Parque Museo, cool off at Xocomil, and let the kids burn off some steam at Dino Park.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Retalhuleu trip planning website.

Traveling by car from San Cristobal de las Casas to Retalhuleu takes 8.5 hours. August in Retalhuleu sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Retalhuleu

Theme Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Santa Cruz Mulua, Tak'alik Ab'aj
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Xetulul Theme Park ©
Xetulul Theme Park
Dino Park ©
Dino Park
XULIK Parque Museo ©
XULIK Parque Museo