5 days in Guatemala Itinerary

5 days in Guatemala Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Guatemala trip itinerary planner

This plan was created by another inspirock user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

5 days in Guatemala Itinerary

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

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.
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

Trails Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

La Ruta del Yalu
Find places to stay Mar 23 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Casa Santo Domingo Museums ©
Casa Santo Domingo Museums
Convento Santa Clara ©
Convento Santa Clara
Iglesia de La Merced ©
Iglesia de La Merced

1
night
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

Outdoors Wildlife Parks
Find places to stay Mar 25 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Ixpanpajul Nature Park ©
Ixpanpajul Nature Park
Parque arqueologico uaxactun ©
Parque arqueologico uaxactun
Catedral de Flores ©
Catedral de Flores

Similar Plans

9 days in Guatemala BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, teens, kids, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: April, teens, kids, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 9 days in Guatemala BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, shopping, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: April, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 9 days in Guatemala BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, teens, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: April, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 9 days in Guatemala BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: April, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 9 days in Guatemala BY A USER FROM BRAZIL March, popular sights PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 7 days in Guatemala BY A USER FROM GUATEMALA March, popular sights PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 9 days in Guatemala BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, popular sights PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 9 days in Guatemala BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM April, outdoors, relaxing, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: April, outdoors, relaxing, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 9 days in Guatemala BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, popular sights PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 9 days in Guatemala BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, popular sights PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 7 days in Guatemala BY A USER FROM GUATEMALA April, popular sights PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 7 days in Guatemala BY A USER FROM GUATEMALA March, popular sights PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
View more plans
Request travel agent in Guatemala
TRAVEL AGENT