14 days in Guatemala Itinerary

14 days in Guatemala Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Guatemala holiday planner

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Guatemala City
— 1 day
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Panajachel
— 2 nights
Shuttle
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Antigua
— 2 nights
Shuttle
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Coban
Drive
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Lanquin
— 2 nights
Drive
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Las Cruces
Drive
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Flores
Drive
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Tikal National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
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Puerto Barrios
— 3 nights
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Guatemala City
— 1 night
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Guatemala City

— 1 day

Guate

The largest city in Central America and the country's capital, Guatemala City contains historic sights and modern businesses.
On the 3rd (Thu), make a trip to Plaza Espana, then stroll around Cerrito del Carmen, and then don't miss a visit to Iglesia Santo domingo.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Guatemala City trip itinerary planning app.

Toronto, Canada to Guatemala City is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Toronto to Guatemala City is minus 1 hour. In June, daily temperatures in Guatemala City can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time for the shuttle ride to Panajachel.

Things to do in Guatemala City

Parks

Panajachel

— 2 nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): examine the collection at La Galeria and then browse the different shops at Mayanke, Ceramica Pintada a Mano.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Panajachel driving holiday planner.

Getting from Guatemala City to Panajachel by shuttle takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. June in Panajachel sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 19°C at night. On the 5th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Antigua.

Things to do in Panajachel

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip

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.
Volcan de Agua has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercado de Artesanias El Carmen, make a trip to San Jose El Viejo, get impressive views of Volcan de Agua, then delve into the distant past at Arco de Santa Catalina, then see the interesting displays at ChocoMuseo, and finally make a trip to The Plaza Central Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Sun): make a trip to Mayan Creations Arts & Crafts, get impressive views of Volcán Pacaya, and then stop by Los Colores de la Tierra.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Antigua day trip planner.

Take a shuttle from Panajachel to Antigua in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In June, daytime highs in Antigua are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. On the 7th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Coban.

Things to do in Antigua

Nature · Parks · Shopping · Museums

Coban

Imperial City

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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): take in the dramatic natural features at Grottes de la Candelaria.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Coban route app.

Getting from Antigua to Coban by shuttle takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In June in Coban, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 19°C at night. On the 7th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Lanquin.

Things to do in Coban

Nature · Parks

Lanquin

— 2 nights
San Agustín Lanquín, often referred to simply as Lanquín, is a municipality in the Guatemalan department of Alta Verapaz. On the 7th (Mon), Head underground at Grutas Las Marias. Keep things going the next day: Head underground at Lanquin Caves, then head outdoors with Aventura Grande, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Monumento Natural Semuc Champey.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Lanquin day trip tool.

Traveling by car from Coban to Lanquin takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Traveling from Coban in June, expect Lanquin to be a bit warmer, temps between 39°C and 28°C. You'll have a few hours on the 9th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Las Cruces.

Things to do in Lanquin

Nature · Parks · Outdoors

Las Cruces

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Las Cruces trip itinerary planning app.

Drive from Lanquin to Las Cruces in 5.5 hours. You'll set off for Flores on the 9th (Wed).

Things to do in Las Cruces

Nature · Parks

Flores

An island town, capital of the landlocked region of Peten, attractive Flores features pleasant architecture that complements the shimmering appearance of the surrounding lake.
Before you visit Flores, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can drive from Las Cruces to Flores in 1.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Flores are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. On the 9th (Wed), you'll travel to Tikal National Park.

Things to do in Flores

Tours · Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors

Tikal National Park

— 2 nights
Take a trip to Tikal National Park and discover an ancient city in the thick tropical jungle.
To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Tikal National Park trip itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Flores to Tikal National Park in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. On the 11th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Puerto Barrios.

Things to do in Tikal National Park

Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip

Puerto Barrios

— 3 nights
Puerto Barrios is a city in Guatemala, located within the Gulf of Honduras. Your day by day itinerary now includes Castillo de San Felipe de Lara as well as Hot Springs. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Punta de Palma and Belgian Cemetary. Step out of Puerto Barrios with an excursion to Rio Dulce in Livingston--about 1h 20 min away. The adventure continues: stroll through Playa Sand Bay.

To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Puerto Barrios trip planner.

Getting from Tikal National Park to Puerto Barrios by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle and bus; or take a bus. June in Puerto Barrios sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 27°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 14th (Mon) before leaving for Guatemala City.

Things to do in Puerto Barrios

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Guatemala City

— 1 night

Guate

Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): wander the streets of La Canada, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia Yurrita, and then walk around Cerrito del Carmen.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Guatemala City trip builder website.

Drive from Puerto Barrios to Guatemala City in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of car and flight. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Puerto Barrios in June; daily highs in Guatemala City reach 29°C and lows reach 19°C. On the 15th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Guatemala City

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Parks

Guatemala travel guide

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Landmarks · Volcanos · Ruins
Land of Eternal Spring
Offering a chance to discover a rich history, remarkable landscapes, and a vibrant culture, a holiday in Guatemala remains a great choice for a wide range of travelers. The heart of the Maya civilization, Guatemala boasts stunning ancient ruins and traditional villages that blend with the Spanish heritage of the colonial-era and its stately cathedrals and town halls. While the cities boast splendid architecture and cultural heritage, they make up a small percentage of the mountainous Guatemalan landscape. Adventurous travelers and nature lovers will have plenty of things to do in Guatemala, from boating on the rushing rivers and scenic lakes, to exploring caves, picturesque beaches, and lush national parks.