9 days in Guatemala City, Antigua & San Marcos La Laguna Itinerary

9 days in Guatemala City, Antigua & San Marcos La Laguna Itinerary

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Fly
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Guatemala City
— 3 nights
Shuttle
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Antigua
— 3 nights
Shuttle to Panajachel, Taxi to San Marcos La Laguna
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San Marcos La Laguna
— 2 nights
Drive to La Aurora Airport, Fly to Indianapolis International Airport

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Guatemala City

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The largest city in Central America and the country's capital, Guatemala City contains historic sights and modern businesses.
Guatemala City is known for shopping, zoos & aquariums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: meet the residents at La Aurora Zoo, steep yourself in history at Palacio Nacional, learn more about the world around you at National Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Catedral Metropolitana.

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Indianapolis, USA to Guatemala City is an approximately 10-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In March, Guatemala City is much hotter than Indianapolis - with highs of 79°F and lows of 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can take a shuttle to Antigua.

Things to do in Guatemala City

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums
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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.
Antigua is known for historic sites, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Casa Santo Domingo Museums, examine the collection at ChocoMuseo, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de La Merced, and don't miss a visit to Cerro de la Cruz.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Antigua trip planner.

Traveling by shuttle from Guatemala City to Antigua takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Antigua can reach 79°F, while at night they dip to 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to travel to San Marcos La Laguna.

Things to do in Antigua

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks
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San Marcos La Laguna

San Marcos La Laguna is a village on the western shore of Lago Atitlán in the Sololá Department of Guatemala. Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): take in the awesome beauty at Indian Nose, look for all kinds of wild species at Cerro Tzankujil Nature Reserve, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and finally stop by Xocolatl.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our San Marcos La Laguna trip planning website.

You can do a combination of shuttle and taxi from Antigua to San Marcos La Laguna in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Expect slightly colder evenings in San Marcos La Laguna when traveling from Antigua in March, with lows around 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Marcos La Laguna

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Spas

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