14 days in Guatemala Itinerary

14 days in Guatemala Itinerary

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14 days in Guatemala Itinerary

Start: Miami
tram + Fly:  5​h 45​min
Guatemala City
— 1 night
Fly + taxi:  3​h 30​min
Peten
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Tikal National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 45​min
Lanquin
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
Panajachel
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
Guatemala City
— 6 nights
Fly + tram:  5​h 45​min
End: Miami

1
night
Guatemala City

Guatemala City ©
The largest city in Central America and the country's capital, Guatemala City contains historic sights and modern businesses.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Wed): delve into the distant past at Kaminaljuyu, then explore the world behind art at Museum of Modern Art Carlos Merida, and then shop like a local with La Noria. On the 12th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Union Church of Guatemala and then take in the dramatic scenery at Hot waterfall.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Guatemala City trip builder tool .

Miami, USA to Guatemala City is an approximately 6-hour combination of tram and flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Miami to Guatemala City, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Miami in July, things will get slightly colder in Guatemala City: highs are around 77°F and lows about 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Peten.

Things to do in Guatemala City

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Parks

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Hot waterfall
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Kaminaljuyu ©
Kaminaljuyu
Museum of Modern Art Carlos Merida ©
La Noria ©
La Noria

1
night
Peten

Peten ©
You've now added Yaxha to your itinerary.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Peten trip planner .

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Guatemala City to Peten in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Tikal National Park.

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#Historic Sites
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Yaxha National Park ©
Yaxha National Park

1
night
Tikal National Park

Tikal National Park ©
Take a trip to Tikal National Park and discover an ancient city in the thick tropical jungle.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Cerro Biotope Cahui. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Cerro Biotope Cahui.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Tikal National Park trip planner .

You can drive from Peten to Tikal National Park in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to drive to Lanquin.

Things to do in Tikal National Park

#Parks, #Nature, #Historic Sites

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Cerro Biotope Cahui
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Tikal ©
Tikal
Cerro Biotope Cahui ©
Cerro Biotope Cahui

2
nights
Lanquin

Lanquin ©
San Agustín Lanquín, often referred to simply as Lanquín, is a municipality in the Guatemalan department of Alta Verapaz. On the 15th (Sun), take in the dramatic scenery at Monumento Natural Semuc Champey and then Head underground at Grutas Las Marias. Keep things going the next day: get outside with Aventura Grande.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Lanquin tour itinerary planner .

You can drive from Tikal National Park to Lanquin in 8 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and shuttle; or do a combination of bus and taxi. July in Lanquin sees daily highs of 78°F and lows of 61°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Panajachel.

Things to do in Lanquin

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

2
nights
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 17th (Tue): hike along Reserva Natural Atitlán and then delve into the distant past at Iximche. On your second day here, take in nature's colorful creations at Hotel Atitlan Gardens, then examine the collection at Museo Arqueologico Azul Maya, then explore the activities along Lake Atitlan, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St Francis.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Panajachel trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Lanquin to Panajachel by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a shuttle. In July, Panajachel is little chillier than Lanquin - with highs of 71°F and lows of 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can drive to Guatemala City.

Things to do in Panajachel

#Parks, #Tours, #Outdoors

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Lake Atitlan
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Reserva Natural Atitlán ©
Reserva Natural Atitlán
Lake Atitlan ©
Lake Atitlan
Iximche ©
Iximche

6
nights
Guatemala City

Guatemala City ©
ChocoMuseo has been added to your itinerary. Do some cultural sightseeing at Zona Viva and Museo Ixchel del Traje Indigena. Enjoy Guatemala City some more: admire nature's wide array of creatures at La Aurora Zoo, find something for the whole family at Mundo Petapa Irtra, tour the pleasant surroundings at Plaza Mayor de la Constitucion, and explore the world behind art at Palacio Nacional.

For ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Guatemala City trip planning site .

Drive from Panajachel to Guatemala City in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Panajachel in July, with highs in Guatemala City at 77°F and lows at 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Guatemala City

#Shopping, #Museums, #Parks

Side Trips

ChocoMuseo, San Antonio Palopo
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Zona Viva ©
Zona Viva
ChocoMuseo ©
ChocoMuseo
La Aurora Zoo ©
La Aurora Zoo

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