6 days in Guatemala Itinerary

6 days in Guatemala Itinerary

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6 days in Guatemala Itinerary

San Jose
+3
Fly + bus + foot + bus:  3​h
Antigua
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
Izabal
— 1 night
taxi + bus:  4​h 45​min
Flores
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Tikal National Park
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  7​h 45​min
San Jose

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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.
To see photos and other tourist information, use the Antigua vacation builder site .

San Jose, Costa Rica to Antigua is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Jose in February, plan for slightly colder nights in Antigua, with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Izabal.

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Caoba Farms ©
Caoba Farms
Palacio de los Capitanes Generales ©
Palacio de los Capitanes Generales
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Izabal

Izabal
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You can drive from Antigua to Izabal in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Antigua in February; daily highs in Izabal reach 38°C and lows reach 24°C. On the 26th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Flores.

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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 27th (Tue): delve into the distant past at Ruinas de Uaxactun.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Flores vacation maker tool .

Traveling by combination of taxi and bus from Izabal to Flores takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Tikal National Park.

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Ruinas de Uaxactun ©
Ruinas de Uaxactun

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Tikal National Park

Tikal National Park ©
On the 28th (Wed), delve into the distant past at Tikal.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Tikal National Park trip planner .

Getting from Flores to Tikal National Park by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

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