7 days in Guatemala Itinerary

7 days in Guatemala Itinerary

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Start: Guatemala City
Bus:  1 h
1
Antigua
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Santiago Atitlan
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h 45 min
3
Lanquin
— 1 day
Drive:  8 h 15 min
4
Tikal National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
End: Guatemala City

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de La Merced, make a trip to Cerro de la Cruz, explore the world behind art at Casa Santo Domingo Museums, look for gifts at La Casa del Algodon, thendon't miss a visit to The Plaza Central Park, and finally delve into the distant past at Arco de Santa Catalina. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Mon): contemplate the geological forces at Volcán Pacaya and then don't miss a visit to San Jose El Viejo.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Antigua trip planning app.

Guatemala City to Antigua is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Antigua are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Santiago Atitlan.

Things to do in Antigua

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Volcán Pacaya ©
Volcán Pacaya
Casa Santo Domingo Museums ©
Casa Santo Domingo Museums
Cerro de la Cruz ©
Cerro de la Cruz

1
night
Santiago Atitlan

Santiago Atitlan ©
Santiago Atitlán is a municipality in the Sololá department of Guatemala. For photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Santiago Atitlan online holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Antigua to Santiago Atitlan takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In February, daytime highs in Santiago Atitlan are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Lanquin.

Things to do in Santiago Atitlan

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Lake Atitlan
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Lake Atitlan ©
Lake Atitlan
Colonial Church ©
Colonial Church
Cojolya Museum and Store ©
Cojolya Museum and Store

1
day
Lanquin

Lanquin ©
San Agustín Lanquín, often referred to simply as Lanquín, is a municipality in the Guatemalan department of Alta Verapaz. Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Parque Nacional Grutas de Lanquin and then admire the sheer force of Monumento Natural Semuc Champey.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Lanquin online trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Santiago Atitlan to Lanquin by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of ferry and shuttle. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Santiago Atitlan in February, with highs in Lanquin at 38°C and lows at 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Tikal National Park.

Things to do in Lanquin

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Parque Nacional Grutas de Lanquin
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Monumento Natural Semuc Champey ©
Monumento Natural Semuc Champey
Parque Nacional Grutas de Lanquin
Parque Nacional Grutas de Lanquin

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nights
Tikal National Park

Tikal National Park
Take a trip to Tikal National Park and discover an ancient city in the thick tropical jungle.
On the 20th (Thu), examine the collection at Centro de Conservacion e Investigaction.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Tikal National Park trip itinerary app.

Drive from Lanquin to Tikal National Park in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and bus; or take a bus. On the 21st (Fri), you're off to home.

Things to do in Tikal National Park

Museums
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