7 days in Guatemala Itinerary

7 days in Guatemala Itinerary

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Panajachel
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Lanquin
— 1 night
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Guatemala City
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Santa Catarina Palopo Church. Keep things going the next day: glide peacefully along the water with guateSUP, get impressive views of Lake Atitlan, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Reserva Natural Atitlán.

To find photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Panajachel sightseeing planning app.

Orlando, USA to Panajachel is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Orlando to Panajachel. Expect a daytime high around 74°F in December, and nighttime lows around 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to drive to Lanquin.

Things to do in Panajachel

Parks · Tours · Adventure · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Lake Atitlan ©
Lake Atitlan
Reserva Natural Atitlán ©
Reserva Natural Atitlán
guateSUP ©
guateSUP

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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. On the 13th (Sun), head outdoors with Aventura Grande, then admire the sheer force of Monumento Natural Semuc Champey, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Grutas Las Marias.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Lanquin vacation maker site.

You can drive from Panajachel to Lanquin in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. In December, Lanquin is a bit warmer than Panajachel - with highs of 88°F and lows of 69°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Guatemala City.

Things to do in Lanquin

Nature · Parks · Outdoors
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Monumento Natural Semuc Champey ©
Monumento Natural Semuc Champey
Grutas Las Marias ©
Grutas Las Marias
Aventura Grande ©
Aventura Grande

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Guatemala City

Guatemala City ©

Guate

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 (Volcán Pacaya, Casa Santo Domingo Museums, &more) and Xtrema Bungee (in Jocotenango). And it doesn't end there: admire nature's wide array of creatures at La Aurora Zoo, buy something for everyone on your list at Paseo Cayala, and steep yourself in history at Palacio Nacional.

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Guatemala City visit planner.

You can drive from Lanquin to Guatemala City in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Lanquin in December: high temperatures in Guatemala City hover around 74°F and lows are around 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Guatemala City

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Nature

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Volcán Pacaya ©
Volcán Pacaya
Iglesia de La Merced ©
Iglesia de La Merced
La Aurora Zoo ©
La Aurora Zoo

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