15 days in Guatemala Itinerary

15 days in Guatemala Itinerary

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Santiago Atitlan
— 2 nights
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Chichicastenango
— 1 night
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Lanquin
— 1 night
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Flores
— 3 nights
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Antigua
— 7 nights

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Santiago Atitlan

Santiago Atitlan ©
Santiago Atitlán is a municipality in the Sololá department of Guatemala. On the 10th (Sun), view the masterpieces at Galeria Imox, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Atitlan, then see the interesting displays at Cojolya Museum and Store, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Colonial Church. On the 11th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stop by Casa Flor Ixcaco, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St Peter, and then get impressive views of Volcan San Pedro.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Santiago Atitlan itinerary planning app.

Hartford, USA to Santiago Atitlan is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of car and flight. Traveling from Hartford to Santiago Atitlan, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In January, Santiago Atitlan is much warmer than Hartford - with highs of 74°F and lows of 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can drive to Chichicastenango.

Things to do in Santiago Atitlan

Nature · Parks · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Colonial Church ©
Colonial Church
Cojolya Museum and Store ©
Cojolya Museum and Store
Church of St Peter ©
Church of St Peter

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Chichicastenango

Chichicastenango

Chichi

Sitting in a scenic spot among towering mountains, Chichicastenango has a large indigenous population and displays its cultural heritage in a burst of color when hosting its long-established market.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santo Tomas Church, then stroll the grounds of Chichi Cemetery, and then see the interesting displays at Museo de Mascaras Ceremoniales.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Chichicastenango trip builder website.

Drive from Santiago Atitlan to Chichicastenango in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Santiago Atitlan in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Chichicastenango, with lows of 40°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can go by car to Lanquin.

Things to do in Chichicastenango

Historic Sites · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Chichi Cemetery
Chichi Cemetery
Santo Tomas Church ©
Santo Tomas Church
Museo de Mascaras Ceremoniales ©
Museo de Mascaras Ceremoniales

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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 13th (Wed): head outdoors with Aventura Grande, admire the sheer force of Monumento Natural Semuc Champey, and then Head underground at Grutas Las Marias.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Lanquin trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Chichicastenango to Lanquin takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. When traveling from Chichicastenango in January, plan for a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in Lanquin: temperatures range from 88°F by day to 68°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) to allow time to take a shuttle to Flores.

Things to do in Lanquin

Nature · Parks · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Monumento Natural Semuc Champey ©
Monumento Natural Semuc Champey
Grutas Las Marias ©
Grutas Las Marias
Aventura Grande ©
Aventura Grande

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Flores

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.
Get in touch with nature at Ixpanpajul Nature Park and Estacion Biologica Las Guacamayas. Explore hidden gems such as Parque arqueologico uaxactun and Cerro Biotope Cahui. Next up on the itinerary: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Cultural Triangle Yaxha-Nakum-Naranjo National Park, pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Flores, and see the interesting displays at Museo del Islote Santa Barbara.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Flores holiday maker app.

Traveling by shuttle from Lanquin to Flores takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Lanquin in January, things will get a bit cooler in Flores: highs are around 75°F and lows about 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Antigua.

Things to do in Flores

Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Ixpanpajul Nature Park ©
Ixpanpajul Nature Park
Parque arqueologico uaxactun ©
Parque arqueologico uaxactun
Estacion Biologica Las Guacamayas ©
Estacion Biologica Las Guacamayas

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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.
Let the collections at La Azotea and Museo Popol Vuh capture your imagination. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Volcán Pacaya and Convento Santa Clara. Get out of town with these interesting Antigua side-trips: Guatemala City (National Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Museo Ixchel del Traje Indigena, &more). Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de La Merced, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, explore the ancient world of La Recoleccion, and see the interesting displays at ChocoMuseo.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Antigua trip planner.

You can fly from Flores to Antigua in 4 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or drive. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Antigua when traveling from Flores in January, with lows around 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Antigua

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Volcán Pacaya ©
Volcán Pacaya
Convento Santa Clara ©
Convento Santa Clara
Casa Santo Domingo Museums ©
Casa Santo Domingo Museums

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