16 days in Amatitlan & Antigua Itinerary

16 days in Amatitlan & Antigua Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: New York City
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  11 h 30 min
1
Amatitlan
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
2
Antigua
— 14 nights
+6
Bus + Foot + Bus + Foot + Fly + Bus + Train:  9 h 15 min
End: New York City

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night
Amatitlan

Amatitlan ©
Amatitlán is a town in the Guatemala department of Guatemala.HistoryMonastery and doctrine of Order of PreachersAfter the conquest, the Spanish crown focused on the Catholic indoctrination of the natives. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Santa Teresita Hotel & Spa Termal. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Wed): explore the striking landscape of Naciones Unidas National Park, boost your wellbeing at Santa Teresita Hotel & Spa Termal, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Teleferico de Amatitlan.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Amatitlan road trip planner.

New York City, USA to Amatitlan is an approximately 11.5- hour combination of car and flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from New York City in September, expect a bit cooler with lows of 61°F in Amatitlan. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Antigua.

Things to do in Amatitlan

Nature Parks Spas

Side Trip

Naciones Unidas National Park
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Santa Teresita Hotel & Spa Termal ©
Santa Teresita Hotel & Spa Termal
Naciones Unidas National Park ©
Naciones Unidas National Park

14
nights
Antigua

Antigua ©
The former capital of Guatemala and a World Heritage Site, Antigua retains its colonial charm and remains one of the most visited destinations in the country.
La Sala has been added to your itinerary. Explore Antigua's surroundings by going to Chichicastenango (Chichi Cemetery & Santo Tomas Church), Guatemala City (Iglesia Santo domingo, Plaza Espana, &more) and Chateau DeFay (in Santa Maria de Jesus). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Casa Santo Domingo Museums, contemplate the geological forces at Volcan de Agua, see the interesting displays at ChocoMuseo, and make a trip to Cerro de la Cruz.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Antigua trip maker app.

Drive from Amatitlan to Antigua in an hour. September in Antigua sees daily highs of 76°F and lows of 61°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Antigua

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Guatemala City, Panajachel, Chichicastenango, Valhalla Experimental Station, Chateau DeFay
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Casa Santo Domingo Museums ©
Casa Santo Domingo Museums
Volcán Pacaya ©
Volcán Pacaya
Cerro de la Cruz ©
Cerro de la Cruz

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