10 days in Guatemala Itinerary

10 days in Guatemala Itinerary

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10 days in Guatemala Itinerary

Start: Guatemala City
Drive:  4​h 30​min
1
Coban
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Antigua
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h
3
Panajachel
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Guatemala City
— 1 night
End: Guatemala City

1
night
Coban

Coban ©
Located at the center of one of the country's primary coffee growing areas, the affluent city of Coban offerss a scattered few cultural attractions, a relaxed and welcoming vibe, and proximity to a wealth of natural highlights.
To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Coban road trip planning tool .

Guatemala City to Coban is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. You can also take a shuttle; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Coban are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to take a bus to Antigua.

Things to do in Coban

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Lanquin
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Monumento Natural Semuc Champey ©
Monumento Natural Semuc Champey
Lanquin Caves ©
Lanquin Caves

3
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.
On the 29th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get impressive views of Volcán Pacaya.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Antigua road trip planning site .

Traveling by bus from Coban to Antigua takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In December, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 15°C. On the 31st (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Panajachel.

Things to do in Antigua

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Convento Santa Clara ©
Convento Santa Clara
Volcán Pacaya ©
Volcán Pacaya
Arco de Santa Catalina ©
Arco de Santa Catalina

4
nights
Panajachel

Panajachel ©
A little town with a thriving tourism industry, Panajachel sits on the northern shore of scenic Atitlan Lake, one of Guatemala's major vacation destinations.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Circus Bar as well as Simoneta Mixology Cantina. Start off your visit on the 31st (Tue): join in the after-dark buzz at Circus Bar and then join in the after-dark buzz at Simoneta Mixology Cantina.

Discover how to plan a Panajachel trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Take a bus from Antigua to Panajachel in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or drive. In December, daytime highs in Panajachel are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. On the 2nd (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Guatemala City.

Things to do in Panajachel

Nightlife
Highlights from your plan
Circus Bar ©
Circus Bar
Simoneta Mixology Cantina ©
Simoneta Mixology Cantina

1
night
Guatemala City

Guatemala City
The largest city in Central America and the country's capital, Guatemala City contains historic sights and modern businesses.
To find where to stay, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Guatemala City day trip tool .

Traveling by car from Panajachel to Guatemala City takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. January in Guatemala City sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 13°C at night. On the 3rd (Fri), you'll travel back home.

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