9 days in Guatemala & Belize Itinerary

9 days in Guatemala & Belize Itinerary

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9 days in Guatemala & Belize Itinerary

Start: Montreal, Canada
+4
Fly + Foot + Bus + Foot + Bus:  11​h 30​min
1
Antigua, Guatemala
— 2 nights
+4
Bus + Foot + Bus + Foot + Fly:  4​h 30​min
2
Peten, Guatemala
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Tikal National Park, Guatemala
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  3​h
4
Belize City, Belize
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
San Pedro, Belize
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h
End: Miami, United States

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Antigua, Guatemala

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.
On the 20th (Fri), admire the masterpieces at Casa Santo Domingo Museums and then delve into the distant past at Arco de Santa Catalina. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Catedral Metropolitana, then contemplate the geological forces at Volcán Pacaya, and then don't miss a visit to Cerro de la Cruz.

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Montreal, Canada to Antigua is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Montreal to Antigua. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Montreal in March: high temperatures in Antigua hover around 30°C and lows are around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to travel to Peten.

Things to do in Antigua

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Catedral Metropolitana
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Arco de Santa Catalina ©
Arco de Santa Catalina
Volcán Pacaya ©
Volcán Pacaya
Casa Santo Domingo Museums ©
Casa Santo Domingo Museums

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Peten, Guatemala

Peten ©
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): head outdoors with Actún Can, then delve into the distant past at Yaxha National Park, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Flores.

To see other places to visit, maps, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Peten trip maker app .

Do a combination of bus and flight from Antigua to Peten in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can drive to Tikal National Park.

Things to do in Peten

Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

Flores
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Yaxha National Park ©
Yaxha National Park
Catedral de Flores ©
Catedral de Flores
Actún Can ©
Actún Can

1
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Tikal National Park, Guatemala

Tikal National Park
Take a trip to Tikal National Park and discover an ancient city in the thick tropical jungle.
On the 23rd (Mon), see the interesting displays at Centro de Conservacion e Investigaction and then stroll through Tikal.

To see reviews, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Tikal National Park itinerary maker.

Getting from Peten to Tikal National Park by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can travel to Belize City.

Things to do in Tikal National Park

Museums
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Belize City, Belize

Belize's biggest urban center, Belize City is a culturally diverse seaside destination.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then delve into the distant past at Altun Ha, and then pause for some photo ops at The Belize Sign Monument. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Museum of Belize, learn more about the world around you at St John's Cathedral, and then get to know the resident critters at The Belize Zoo.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Belize City trip itinerary builder tool .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Tikal National Park to Belize City in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or drive. In March, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to drive to San Pedro.

Things to do in Belize City

Museums Tours Historic Sites

Side Trip

The Belize Zoo
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River Rafting & Tubing
St John's Cathedral ©
St John's Cathedral
Museum of Belize ©
Museum of Belize

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San Pedro, Belize

San Pedro ©
San Pedro evolved from small fishing village and now represents one of the most visited locations in Belize.
On the 26th (Thu), stroll through Hol Chan Marine Reserve, then look for gifts at Caye Coffee Roasting Co., and then take in the exciting artwork at Belizean Arts.

To see other places to visit, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the San Pedro trip planner.

Traveling by car from Belize City to San Pedro takes 2.5 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Pedro

Parks Wildlife Shopping
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Hol Chan Marine Reserve ©
Hol Chan Marine Reserve
Belizean Arts ©
Belizean Arts
Caye Coffee Roasting Co. ©
Caye Coffee Roasting Co.

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