15 days in Guatemala Itinerary

15 days in Guatemala Itinerary

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15 days in Guatemala Itinerary

Brussels
Fly:  26​h
Livingston
— 2 nights
ferry + shuttle:  8​h
Tikal National Park
— 3 nights
+2
shuttle + Fly + shuttle:  5​h 30​min
Antigua
— 7 nights
shuttle:  2​h
Chichicastenango
— 1 night
Fly:  19​h 45​min
Brussels

1
day
Livingston

Livingston ©
The largely Garifuna town of Livingston sits at the mouth of a river flowing out into the sea.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): admire the sheer force of Seven Altars and then kick back and relax at Playa Blanca.

To see where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Livingston trip itinerary planner.

Brussels, Belgium to Livingston is an approximately 26-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 7 hours traveling from Brussels to Livingston. Traveling from Brussels in May, expect Livingston to be warmer, temps between 36°C and 27°C. On the 12th (Sat), you'll travel to Tikal National Park.

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Playa Blanca ©
Playa Blanca
Seven Altars ©
Seven Altars

2
days
Tikal National Park

Tikal National Park ©
Take a trip to Tikal National Park and discover an ancient city in the thick tropical jungle.
On the 13th (Sun), explore the striking landscape of Tikal. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Cerro Biotope Cahui and then delve into the distant past at Yaxha.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Tikal National Park journey maker .

Getting from Livingston to Tikal National Park by combination of ferry and shuttle takes about 8 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Antigua.

Things to do in Tikal National Park

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Side Trips

Yaxha National Park, Cerro Biotope Cahui, Parque arqueologico uaxactun
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Tikal ©
Tikal
Yaxha National Park ©
Yaxha National Park
Parque arqueologico uaxactun ©
Parque arqueologico uaxactun

7
days
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.
Get some historical perspective at Iglesia de La Merced and Palacio Nacional. Get a sense of the local culture at Casa Santo Domingo Museums and Volcán Pacaya. Change things up with these side-trips from Antigua: Guatemala City (La Aurora Zoo, National Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, & more). And it doesn't end there: delve into the distant past at Arco de Santa Catalina, make a trip to The Plaza Central Park, push the limits with an extreme tour, and steep yourself in history at Church of San Francisco.

To see where to stay and other tourist information, refer to the Antigua tour planner.

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Tikal National Park to Antigua takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and shuttle; or drive. In May, daytime highs in Antigua are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to take a shuttle to Chichicastenango.

Things to do in Antigua

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Guatemala City
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Casa Santo Domingo Museums ©
Casa Santo Domingo Museums
Arco de Santa Catalina ©
Arco de Santa Catalina
Iglesia de La Merced ©
Iglesia de La Merced

1
day
Chichicastenango

Chichicastenango ©
Sitting in a scenic spot among towering mountains, Chichicastenango has a large indigenous population and displays its cultural heritage in a burst of color when hosting its long-established market.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Parque Ecologico Los Senderos del Abuelo, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Chichi Cemetery, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Santo Tomas Church.

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Getting from Antigua to Chichicastenango by shuttle takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Antigua in May: high temperatures in Chichicastenango hover around 26°C and lows are around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

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Santo Tomas Church ©
Santo Tomas Church
Chichi Cemetery ©
Chichi Cemetery

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