14 days in Guatemala Itinerary

14 days in Guatemala Itinerary

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14 days in Guatemala Itinerary

Start: Miami
Fly:  11​h 45​min
1
Flores
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
2
Quirigua
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
3
Puerto Barrios
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
4
Lanquin
— 1 night
5
Coban
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
6
San Juan la Laguna
— 2 nights
taxi + bus:  2​h 15​min
7
Antigua
— 4 nights
+2
shuttle + Fly + tram:  7​h 15​min
End: Miami

2
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 Ixpanpajul Nature Park and Cultural Triangle Yaxha-Nakum-Naranjo National Park. Do some cultural sightseeing at Parque arqueologico uaxactun and Tikal.

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Miami, USA to Flores is an approximately 12-hour flight. Traveling from Miami to Flores, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In October, daytime highs in Flores are 86°F, while nighttime lows are 72°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can go by car to Quirigua.

Things to do in Flores

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Tikal
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Parque arqueologico uaxactun ©
Parque arqueologico uaxactun
Tikal ©
Tikal
Ixpanpajul Nature Park ©
Ixpanpajul Nature Park

1
night
Quirigua

Quirigua ©
On the 30th (Wed), contemplate the long history of Archaeological Park and Ruins of Quirigua.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Quirigua trip planner .

Drive from Flores to Quirigua in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can travel to Puerto Barrios.

Things to do in Quirigua

Historic Sites
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1
night
Puerto Barrios

Puerto Barrios
Puerto Barrios is a city in Guatemala, located within the Gulf of Honduras. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Sand Bay and then kick back and relax at Punta de Palma.

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Traveling by car from Quirigua to Puerto Barrios takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 87°F in October, and nighttime lows around 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to travel to Lanquin.

Things to do in Puerto Barrios

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Playa Sand Bay
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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 1st (Fri): head outdoors with Aventura Grande and then contemplate the waterfront views at Monumento Natural Semuc Champey.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Lanquin trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Puerto Barrios to Lanquin in 5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 90°F in October, and nighttime lows around 74°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can catch the shuttle to Coban.

Things to do in Lanquin

Outdoors Nature Parks
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Monumento Natural Semuc Champey ©
Monumento Natural Semuc Champey
Aventura Grande ©
Aventura Grande

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.
On the 2nd (Sat), Head underground at Parque Nacional Grutas de Lanquin and then identify plant and animal life at Orquigonia.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Coban trip itinerary website .

You can take a shuttle from Lanquin to Coban in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Lanquin in November; daily highs in Coban reach 71°F and lows reach 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to San Juan la Laguna.

Things to do in Coban

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Orquigonia ©
Orquigonia

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 3rd (Sun): stop by Casa Flor Ixcaco, then explore and take pictures at Finca Xetuc, then examine the collection at Cojolya Museum and Store, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Colonial Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the exciting artwork at Galeria Imox, look for all kinds of wild species at Cerro Tzankujil Nature Reserve, then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia Catolica de San Juan La Laguna.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our San Juan la Laguna trip itinerary planning tool .

Getting from Coban to San Juan la Laguna by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of shuttle and ferry. Traveling from Coban in November, San Juan la Laguna is a bit cooler at night with lows of 48°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to travel to Antigua.

Things to do in San Juan la Laguna

Wildlife Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Santiago Atitlan, San Marcos La Laguna
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Cerro Tzankujil Nature Reserve ©
Cerro Tzankujil Nature Reserve
Colonial Church ©
Colonial Church
Casa Flor Ixcaco ©
Casa Flor Ixcaco

4
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.
Shop till you drop at Jade Maya - The Original Jade factory and Museum and Caoba Farms. You'll explore and learn at Casa Santo Domingo Museums and La Azotea Cultural Center. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at ChocoMuseo, pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de La Merced, delve into the distant past at Arco de Santa Catalina, and make a trip to Cerro de la Cruz.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Antigua road trip site .

Traveling by combination of taxi and bus from San Juan la Laguna to Antigua takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Traveling from San Juan la Laguna in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Antigua, with lows of 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Antigua

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

La Azotea, Valhalla Experimental Station
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Casa Santo Domingo Museums ©
Casa Santo Domingo Museums
Arco de Santa Catalina ©
Arco de Santa Catalina
Convento Santa Clara ©
Convento Santa Clara

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