19 days in Guatemala Itinerary

19 days in Guatemala Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Flores
— 4 nights
2
Puerto Barrios
— 1 night
3
Quirigua
— 1 night
4
San Juan la Laguna
— 2 nights
5
Chichicastenango
— 2 nights
6
Antigua
— 8 nights

4
nights
Flores

Flores ©
An island town, capital of the landlocked region of Peten, attractive Flores features pleasant architecture that complements the shimmering appearance of the surrounding lake.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Parque arqueologico uaxactun and Cultural Triangle Yaxha-Nakum-Naranjo National Park. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Ixpanpajul Nature Park and Jorge's Rope Swing. Change things up with these side-trips from Flores: Cerro Biotope Cahui (in El Remate) and Centro de Conservacion e Investigaction (in Tikal National Park). Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Flores and see the interesting displays at Museo del Islote Santa Barbara.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Flores trip itinerary planning app.

Charlotte, USA to Flores is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Charlotte to Flores due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Charlotte in June, expect a bit warmer with lows of °F in Flores. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel to Puerto Barrios.

Things to do in Flores

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Cultural Triangle Yaxha-Nakum-Naranjo National Park, Cerro Biotope Cahui, Centro de Conservacion e Investigaction
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Ixpanpajul Nature Park ©
Ixpanpajul Nature Park
Parque arqueologico uaxactun ©
Parque arqueologico uaxactun
Catedral de Flores ©
Catedral de Flores

1
night
Puerto Barrios

Puerto Barrios
Puerto Barrios is a city in Guatemala, located within the Gulf of Honduras. On the 20th (Sat), tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Sand Bay and then enjoy the sand and surf at Punta de Palma.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Puerto Barrios tour itinerary website.

You can drive from Flores to Puerto Barrios in 5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °F in June, and nighttime lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel to Quirigua.

Things to do in Puerto Barrios

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Playa Sand Bay
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1
night
Quirigua

Quirigua ©
On the 21st (Sun), steep yourself in history at Archaeological Park and Ruins of Quirigua.

For maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Quirigua trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Puerto Barrios to Quirigua in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to drive to San Juan la Laguna.

Things to do in Quirigua

Historic Sites
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Archaeological Park and Ruins of Quirigua ©
Archaeological Park and Ruins of Quirigua

2
nights
San Juan la Laguna

San Juan la Laguna ©
San Juan La Laguna is a municipality on the southern shore of Lago de Atitlán, Sololá, Guatemala. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): head outdoors with Parque Ecologico Chuiraxamolo. On the 23rd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: relax in the rural setting at Cafe La Voz, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia Catolica de San Juan La Laguna, thenlook for gifts at Casa Flor Ixcaco, and finally view the masterpieces at Galeria Imox.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read San Juan la Laguna trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Quirigua to San Juan la Laguna takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In June, daily temperatures in San Juan la Laguna can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to drive to Chichicastenango.

Things to do in San Juan la Laguna

Shopping Outdoors Museums

Side Trip

Parque Ecologico Chuiraxamolo
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Casa Flor Ixcaco ©
Casa Flor Ixcaco
Galeria Imox ©
Galeria Imox
Iglesia Catolica de San Juan La Laguna ©
Iglesia Catolica de San Juan La Laguna

2
nights
Chichicastenango

Chichicastenango ©
Sitting in a scenic spot among towering mountains, Chichicastenango has a large indigenous population and displays its cultural heritage in a burst of color when hosting its long-established market.
On the 24th (Wed), browse the eclectic array of goods at Solola Market, thenidentify plant and animal life at Parque Ecologico Los Senderos del Abuelo, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Laguna Lemoa. On the next day, contemplate the long history of Pascual Abaj, thensee the interesting displays at Museo de Mascaras Ceremoniales, thenstroll the grounds of Chichi Cemetery, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Santo Tomas Church.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Chichicastenango trip maker app.

Traveling by car from San Juan la Laguna to Chichicastenango takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. When traveling from San Juan la Laguna in June, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Chichicastenango: temperatures range from °F by day to °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to drive to Antigua.

Things to do in Chichicastenango

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Laguna Lemoa, Solola Market
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Santo Tomas Church ©
Santo Tomas Church
Solola Market ©
Solola Market
Laguna Lemoa ©
Laguna Lemoa

8
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.
Head to Nim Po't Centro de Textiles Tradicionales and Zona Vivafor plenty of shopping. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Spas & Wellness and Caoba Farms. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Antigua: Panajachel (Mayanke, Ceramica Pintada a Mano, Museo Arqueologico Azul Maya, &more), Pintando Santa Catarina Palopo (in Santa Catarina Palopo) and Guatemala City (Catedral Metropolitana, Museo Ixchel del Traje Indigena, &more). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Casa Santo Domingo Museums, delve into the distant past at Convento de las Capuchinas, examine the collection at Museo Casa del Tejido Antiguo, and make a trip to San Jose El Viejo.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Antigua travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Chichicastenango to Antigua takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Chichicastenango in June: high temperatures in Antigua hover around °F and lows are around °F. You'll have a few hours on the 3rd (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Antigua

Shopping Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Guatemala City, Panajachel, Pintando Santa Catarina Palopo
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Casa Santo Domingo Museums ©
Casa Santo Domingo Museums
Convento Santa Clara ©
Convento Santa Clara
Iglesia de La Merced ©
Iglesia de La Merced

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