6 days in Guatemala Itinerary

6 days in Guatemala Itinerary

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6 days in Guatemala Itinerary

Start: Houston
Fly:  7​h
1
Guatemala City
— 3 nights
Fly + shuttle:  5​h 15​min
2
Tikal National Park
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  14​h 15​min
End: Houston

3
nights
Guatemala City

Guatemala City ©
The largest city in Central America and the country's capital, Guatemala City contains historic sights and modern businesses.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Guatemala City: Antigua (Casa Santo Domingo Museums, Volcán Pacaya, & more). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Museo Ixchel del Traje Indigena, don't miss a visit to Quauhquechollan, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Catedral Metropolitana.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Guatemala City tour planning tool .

Houston, USA to Guatemala City is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Houston in December, expect nights in Guatemala City to be about the same, around 55°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 74°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Tikal National Park.

Things to do in Guatemala City

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Antigua
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Casa Santo Domingo Museums ©
Casa Santo Domingo Museums
Cerro de la Cruz ©
Cerro de la Cruz
Arco de Santa Catalina ©
Arco de Santa Catalina

2
nights
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 29th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Centro de Conservacion e Investigaction and then delve into the distant past at Tikal.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Tikal National Park trip builder .

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Guatemala City to Tikal National Park takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tikal National Park

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Tikal ©
Tikal

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