14 days in Guatemala Itinerary

14 days in Guatemala Itinerary

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14 days in Guatemala Itinerary

Start: Miami
Fly:  12​h
1
Flores
— 3 nights
shuttle:  5​h
2
Lanquin
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Coban
— 1 night
bus:  3​h 30​min
4
Antigua
— 2 nights
bus + taxi:  2​h 15​min
5
San Juan la Laguna
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
6
Retalhuleu
— 1 night
taxi + bus:  2​h 30​min
7
Guatemala City
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h
End: Miami


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3
nights
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 Cultural Triangle Yaxha-Nakum-Naranjo National Park and Cerro Biotope Cahui. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Sitio Arqueologico Tayazal and Actún Can.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Flores trip maker site .

Miami, USA to Flores is an approximately 12-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Miami to Flores is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Miami in April, expect nights in Flores to be about the same, around 71°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 92°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a shuttle to Lanquin.

Things to do in Flores

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Actún Can, Cerro Biotope Cahui, Cultural Triangle Yaxha-Nakum-Naranjo National Park
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Actún Can ©
Actún Can
Cerro Biotope Cahui ©
Cerro Biotope Cahui

1
night
Lanquin

Lanquin ©
San Agustín Lanquín, often referred to simply as Lanquín, is a municipality in the Guatemalan department of Alta Verapaz. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): explore the fascinating underground world of Grutas Las Marias and then explore the fascinating underground world of Lanquin Caves.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Lanquin online trip itinerary planner .

You can take a shuttle from Flores to Lanquin in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Flores in April, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Lanquin: temperatures range from 99°F by day to 75°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Coban.

Things to do in Lanquin

Nature Parks
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Lanquin Caves ©
Lanquin Caves
Grutas Las Marias ©
Grutas Las Marias

1
night
Coban

Coban ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): take in the dramatic natural features at Grottes de la Candelaria and then explore the striking landscape at Grutas del Rey Marcos.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Coban trip planner .

Drive from Lanquin to Coban in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Traveling from Lanquin in April, things will get little chillier in Coban: highs are around 81°F and lows about 59°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to catcht the bus to Antigua.

Things to do in Coban

Nature Parks
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Grutas del Rey Marcos ©
Grutas del Rey Marcos

2
nights
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.
Acatenango Volcano has been added to your itinerary. On the 9th (Thu), contemplate the geological forces at Acatenango Volcano. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Fri): contemplate the geological forces at Volcan de Agua, stroll through Finca El Pilar, and then delve into the distant past at Convento Santa Clara.

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You can take a bus from Coban to Antigua in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In April in Antigua, expect temperatures between 81°F during the day and 58°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel to San Juan la Laguna.

Things to do in Antigua

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Convento Santa Clara ©
Convento Santa Clara
Volcan de Agua ©
Volcan de Agua
Finca El Pilar ©
Finca El Pilar

2
nights
San Juan la Laguna

San Juan la Laguna ©
San Juan La Laguna is a municipality on the southern shore of Lago de Atitlán, Sololá, Guatemala. Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): get outside with Parque Ecologico Chuiraxamolo, pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia Catolica de San Juan La Laguna, then get a taste of the local shopping with Galeria Imox, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of St Peter. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Sun): stop by Aj Toooneel Ixoq, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Cerro Tzankujil Nature Reserve.

For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the San Juan la Laguna trip maker app .

Traveling by combination of bus and taxi from Antigua to San Juan la Laguna takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Antigua in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in San Juan la Laguna, with lows of 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Retalhuleu.

Things to do in San Juan la Laguna

Shopping Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

San Marcos La Laguna, Church of St Peter, Parque Ecologico Chuiraxamolo
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Galeria Imox ©
Galeria Imox
Cerro Tzankujil  Nature Reserve ©
Cerro Tzankujil Nature Reserve
Church of St Peter ©
Church of St Peter

1
night
Retalhuleu

Retalhuleu ©
The city of Retalhuleu is in south-western Guatemala. On the 13th (Mon), make a splash at Xocomil, examine the collection at XULIK Parque Museo, and then explore the ancient world of Tak'alik Ab'aj.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Retalhuleu trip maker website .

You can drive from San Juan la Laguna to Retalhuleu in 3 hours. Traveling from San Juan la Laguna in April, you will find days in Retalhuleu are somewhat warmer (94°F), and nights are much hotter (72°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to travel to Guatemala City.

Things to do in Retalhuleu

Theme Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Tak'alik Ab'aj, XULIK Parque Museo
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XULIK Parque Museo ©
XULIK Parque Museo

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Museo de los Ninos de Guatemala and Iglesia Yurrita. Get in touch with nature at Volcan de Fuego and Canyoning & Rappelling Tours. And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Museum of Modern Art Carlos Merida, don't miss a visit to Iglesia Santo domingo, take a stroll through La Canada, and see the interesting displays at Museo del Ferrocarril.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Guatemala City trip itinerary planning app .

Traveling by combination of taxi and bus from Retalhuleu to Guatemala City takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Retalhuleu in April, things will get a bit cooler in Guatemala City: highs are around 81°F and lows about 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Guatemala City

Museums Outdoors Tours
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Museo de los Ninos de Guatemala ©
Museo de los Ninos de Guatemala
Iglesia Yurrita ©
Iglesia Yurrita
Museum of Modern Art Carlos Merida ©
Museum of Modern Art Carlos Merida

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