5 days in Guatemala Itinerary

5 days in Guatemala Itinerary

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5 days in Guatemala Itinerary

San Jose
+3
Fly + bus + foot + bus:  5​h 15​min
Antigua
— 2 nights
shuttle + Fly:  3​h
Flores
— 1 night
Drive:  17​h 15​min
San Jose

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): trek along with La Ruta del Yalu. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Casa Santo Domingo Museums, then delve into the distant past at Convento Santa Clara, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de La Merced, and finally don't miss a visit to The Plaza Central Park.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Antigua trip builder tool .

Washington DC, USA to Antigua is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also do a combination of flight, car, and shuttle; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Washington DC in March, expect nights in Antigua to be a bit warmer, around 56°F, while days are much warmer, around 78°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can travel to Flores.

Things to do in Antigua

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La Ruta del Yalu
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Casa Santo Domingo Museums ©
Casa Santo Domingo Museums
Convento Santa Clara ©
Convento Santa Clara
Iglesia de La Merced ©
Iglesia de La Merced

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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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Ixpanpajul Nature Park and then delve into the distant past at Ruinas de Uaxactun.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Flores online holiday planner .

Do a combination of shuttle and flight from Antigua to Flores in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Flores

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Actún Can ©
Actún Can
Parque arqueologico uaxactun ©
Parque arqueologico uaxactun
Catedral de Flores ©
Catedral de Flores

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