8 days in Guatemala Itinerary

8 days in Guatemala Itinerary

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Coban
— 1 night
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Antigua
— 6 nights

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Coban

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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.
On the 9th (Mon), look for all kinds of wild species at Orquigonia and then identify plant and animal life at Biotopo del Quetzal.

To find where to stay and tourist information, go to the Coban tour itinerary builder site.

Tampa, USA to Coban is an approximately 13-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Tampa to Coban is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 76°F in March, and nighttime lows around 55°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to catch the shuttle to Antigua.

Things to do in Coban

Wildlife · Parks
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Wildlife Area
Biotopo del Quetzal
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Wildlife Area
Orquigonia
4.7

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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.
Iglesia de La Merced and Iglesia de San Francisco El Grande will appeal to history buffs. Museum-lovers will get to explore Casa Santo Domingo Museums and Museo Casa del Tejido Antiguo. Change things up with these side-trips from Antigua: Guatemala City (Catedral Metropolitana, Museo Popol Vuh, &more). Next up on the itinerary: get impressive views of Volcán Pacaya, delve into the distant past at Arco de Santa Catalina, relax in the rural setting at Caoba Farms, and see the interesting displays at ChocoMuseo.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Antigua trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by shuttle from Coban to Antigua takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March in Antigua, expect temperatures between 79°F during the day and 53°F at night. You will have some time to spend on the 15th (Sun) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Antigua

Side Trip

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Must see
Volcán Pacaya
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