9 days in Guatemala Itinerary

9 days in Guatemala Itinerary

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9 days in Guatemala Itinerary

Start: Aberdeen
Fly:  30​h
1
Tikal National Park
— 1 night
+4
shuttle + Fly + shuttle + foot + bus:  8​h
2
Panajachel
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Guatemala City
— 3 nights
Fly:  21​h 30​min
End: Aberdeen

1
night
Tikal National Park

Tikal National Park ©
Take a trip to Tikal National Park and discover an ancient city in the thick tropical jungle.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): stroll through Tikal.

For other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Tikal National Park road trip site .

Aberdeen, UK to Tikal National Park is an approximately 30-hour flight. Traveling from Aberdeen to Tikal National Park, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. On the 5th (Thu), you're off toPanajachel.

Things to do in Tikal National Park

#Historic Sites, #Parks, #Nature
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Tikal ©
Tikal

2
nights
Panajachel

Panajachel ©
A little town with a thriving tourism industry, Panajachel sits on the northern shore of scenic Atitlan Lake, one of Guatemala's major vacation destinations.
On the 6th (Fri), examine the collection at La Galeria, trek along Reserva Natural Atitlán, and then identify plant and animal life at Reserva Natural Atitlan. Keep things going the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Hotel Atitlan Gardens and then contemplate the geological forces at Lake Atitlan.

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Getting from Tikal National Park to Panajachel by combination of shuttle, flight, and bus takes about 8 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In April in Panajachel, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to drive to Guatemala City.

Things to do in Panajachel

#Parks, #Tours, #Adventure

Side Trip

Lake Atitlan
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Reserva Natural Atitlán ©
Reserva Natural Atitlán
Lake Atitlan ©
Lake Atitlan
Hotel Atitlan Gardens ©
Hotel Atitlan Gardens

3
nights
Guatemala City

Guatemala City ©
The largest city in Central America and the country's capital, Guatemala City contains historic sights and modern businesses.
Get in touch with nature at Volcán Pacaya and La Aurora Zoo. Explore Guatemala City's surroundings by going to Antigua (Casa Santo Domingo Museums, The Plaza Central Park, & more). And it doesn't end there: get a taste of the local shopping with Zona Viva, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Catedral Metropolitana, and get a new perspective on nature at Museo Popol Vuh.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Guatemala City journey planner.

You can drive from Panajachel to Guatemala City in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Panajachel in April, things will get a bit warmer in Guatemala City: highs are around 31°C and lows about 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Guatemala City

#Parks, #Museums, #Nature

Side Trip

Antigua
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Zona Viva ©
Zona Viva
Volcán Pacaya ©
Volcán Pacaya
La Aurora Zoo ©
La Aurora Zoo

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