5 days in San Marcos La Laguna & Antigua Itinerary

5 days in San Marcos La Laguna & Antigua Itinerary

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Fly to La Aurora Airport, Drive to San Marcos La Laguna
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San Marcos La Laguna
— 2 nights
Taxi to Panajachel, Shuttle to Antigua
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Antigua
— 2 nights
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San Marcos La Laguna

— 2 nights
San Marcos La Laguna is a village on the western shore of Lago Atitlán in the Sololá Department of Guatemala. Explore San Marcos La Laguna's surroundings by going to San Pedro La Laguna (Volcan San Pedro & Church of St Peter) and Xunah Kaab (in San Juan la Laguna). There's still lots to do: relax and rejuvenate at Venga Atitlan Outdoor Adventures, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Indian Nose, pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia Catolica de San Juan La Laguna, and stop by Casa Flor Ixcaco.

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Miami, USA to San Marcos La Laguna is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of car and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Miami to San Marcos La Laguna. Traveling from Miami in October, things will get little chillier in San Marcos La Laguna: highs are around 76°F and lows about 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Antigua.

Things to do in San Marcos La Laguna

Parks · Tours · Nature · Shopping

Side Trips

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Antigua

— 2 nights
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.
On the 11th (Sun), see Old Town Outfitters, then make a trip to The Plaza Central Park, then explore the world behind art at Casa Santo Domingo Museums, and finally make a trip to Cerro de la Cruz.

For other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Antigua trip site.

Getting from San Marcos La Laguna to Antigua by combination of taxi and shuttle takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a shuttle. October in Antigua sees daily highs of 76°F and lows of 61°F at night. You will have some time to spend on the 12th (Mon) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Antigua

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Museums
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Lake Atitlan travel guide

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Nature & Parks · Bodies of Water · Gift & Specialty Shops
Lake Atitlan, a large volcanic lake, provides the setting for a wealth of interesting Mayan towns and villages. Surrounded by imposing and scenic mountains, the lake forms part of a sprawling national park, rich in wildlife and cultural attractions. The main towns and villages range from touristy gateways to authentic realms of tradition and culture, with charming local markets, rustic architecture, and a laid-back feel. Many of the towns can only be reached by boat, with trips on the lake high on most visitors' Lake Atitlan itineraries.