4 days in Guatemala Itinerary

4 days in Guatemala Itinerary

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4 days in Guatemala Itinerary

Start: Antigua
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Antigua
— 1 day
bus:  1​h
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Guatemala City
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
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Izabal
— 1 night
taxi + shuttle:  6​h 45​min
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Tikal National Park
— 1 night
shuttle + Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Antigua


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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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): contemplate the geological forces at Volcán Pacaya, then look for gifts at Joyeria C'Santos Antigua, and then admire the masterpieces at Casa Santo Domingo Museums.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Antigua tour itinerary builder site .

If you are flying in from Denmark, the closest major airport is La Aurora Airport. In July, daily temperatures in Antigua can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can take a bus to Guatemala City.

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Volcán Pacaya ©
Volcán Pacaya
Casa Santo Domingo Museums ©
Casa Santo Domingo Museums

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Guatemala City

Guatemala City ©
The largest city in Central America and the country's capital, Guatemala City contains historic sights and modern businesses.
You've now added Guatemala Destination Tours to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): explore the world behind art at Palacio Nacional and then push the limits with Guatemala Destination Tours.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Guatemala City online trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by bus from Antigua to Guatemala City takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In July, daily temperatures in Guatemala City can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to drive to Izabal.

Things to do in Guatemala City

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Guatemala Destination Tours
Palacio Nacional ©
Palacio Nacional

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Izabal

Izabal
Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): take in the dramatic scenery at Cascada de Agua Caliente and then witness a stunning natural landmark at Hot Springs.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Izabal road trip tool .

Getting from Guatemala City to Izabal by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Guatemala City in July: high temperatures in Izabal hover around 39°C and lows are around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Tikal National Park.

Things to do in Izabal

Nature Parks

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Tikal National Park

Tikal National Park ©
Take a trip to Tikal National Park and discover an ancient city in the thick tropical jungle.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): delve into the distant past at Tikal.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Tikal National Park trip maker website .

You can do a combination of taxi and shuttle from Izabal to Tikal National Park in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

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Tikal ©
Tikal