7 days in Guatemala Itinerary

7 days in Guatemala Itinerary

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7 days in Guatemala Itinerary

Guadalajara
Fly:  16​h
Tikal National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Flores
— 1 night
Fly + shuttle:  3​h
Antigua
— 3 nights
shuttle + Fly:  8​h 30​min
Guadalajara

1
day
Tikal National Park

Tikal National Park ©
On the 25th (Sun), explore the striking landscape of Tikal.

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Guadalajara, Mexico to Tikal National Park is an approximately 16-hour flight. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can drive to Flores.

Things to do in Tikal National Park

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Tikal ©
Tikal

2
days
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.
On the 26th (Mon), look for all kinds of wild species at Ixpanpajul Nature Park, delve into the distant past at Ruinas de Uaxactun, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Flores. On the 27th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Cerro Biotope Cahui.

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You can drive from Tikal National Park to Flores in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Antigua.

Things to do in Flores

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Side Trip

Cerro Biotope Cahui
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Cerro Biotope Cahui ©
Cerro Biotope Cahui
Parque arqueologico uaxactun ©
Parque arqueologico uaxactun
Catedral de Flores ©
Catedral de Flores

3
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Convento Santa Clara and Iglesia de La Merced. Step off the beaten path and head to JADES ANTIGUA and Spas & Wellness. Take a break from Antigua with a short trip to Zona Viva in Guatemala City, about 1 hour away. The adventure continues: get impressive views of Volcán Pacaya, delve into the distant past at Arco de Santa Catalina, admire the masterpieces at Casa Santo Domingo Museums, and don't miss a visit to Cerro de la Cruz.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Antigua online trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Flores to Antigua in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or drive. In March, daytime highs in Antigua are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Antigua

#Historic Sites, #Parks, #Nature

Side Trip

Zona Viva
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Zona Viva ©
Zona Viva
Volcán Pacaya ©
Volcán Pacaya
Arco de Santa Catalina ©
Arco de Santa Catalina

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