10 days in Guatemala Itinerary

10 days in Guatemala Itinerary

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Santiago Atitlan
— 1 night
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Lanquin
— 1 night
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Flores
— 3 nights
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Guatemala City
— 4 nights

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Santiago Atitlan

Santiago Atitlan ©
Santiago Atitlán is a municipality in the Sololá department of Guatemala. Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): explore the activities along Lake Atitlan, see the interesting displays at Cojolya Museum and Store, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Colonial Church.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Santiago Atitlan trip itinerary planning website.

Washington DC, USA to Santiago Atitlan is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from Washington DC in January, with highs in Santiago Atitlan at 74°F and lows at 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) to allow time to drive to Lanquin.

Things to do in Santiago Atitlan

Nature · Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

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Lake Atitlan ©
Lake Atitlan
Colonial Church ©
Colonial Church
Cojolya Museum and Store ©
Cojolya Museum and Store

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Lanquin

Lanquin ©
San Agustín Lanquín, often referred to simply as Lanquín, is a municipality in the Guatemalan department of Alta Verapaz. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): Head underground at Lanquin Caves and then admire the sheer force of Monumento Natural Semuc Champey.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Lanquin tour planner.

Traveling by car from Santiago Atitlan to Lanquin takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of ferry and shuttle. In February, Lanquin is a bit warmer than Santiago Atitlan - with highs of 91°F and lows of 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to take a shuttle to Flores.

Things to do in Lanquin

Nature · Parks
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Monumento Natural Semuc Champey ©
Monumento Natural Semuc Champey
Lanquin Caves ©
Lanquin Caves

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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.
Flores is known for historic sites, wildlife, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Parque arqueologico uaxactun, pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Flores, look for all kinds of wild species at Estacion Biologica Las Guacamayas, and make a trip to Jorge's Rope Swing.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Flores online tour itinerary maker.

Traveling by shuttle from Lanquin to Flores takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Lanquin in February, you will find days in Flores are a bit cooler (81°F), and nights are about the same (65°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to travel to Guatemala City.

Things to do in Flores

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks
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Parque arqueologico uaxactun ©
Parque arqueologico uaxactun
Estacion Biologica Las Guacamayas ©
Estacion Biologica Las Guacamayas
Jorge's Rope Swing ©
Jorge's Rope Swing

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Guatemala City

Guatemala City ©

Guate

The largest city in Central America and the country's capital, Guatemala City contains historic sights and modern businesses.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Guatemala City: Antigua (Iglesia de La Merced, Cerro de la Cruz, &more). There's much more to do: get to know the resident critters at La Aurora Zoo, make a trip to Relief Map, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Catedral Metropolitana, and walk around Cerrito del Carmen.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Guatemala City trip itinerary planning site.

Fly from Flores to Guatemala City in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Flores in February; daily highs in Guatemala City reach 76°F and lows reach 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Guatemala City

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

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Arco de Santa Catalina ©
Arco de Santa Catalina
Cerro de la Cruz ©
Cerro de la Cruz
Iglesia de La Merced ©
Iglesia de La Merced

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