7 days in Guatemala Itinerary

7 days in Guatemala Itinerary

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San Marcos La Laguna
— 1 night
2
Zunil
— 1 night
3
Chiantla
— 1 day
4
Coban
— 1 night
5
Flores
— 1 night
6
Tikal National Park
— 1 night

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San Marcos La Laguna

San Marcos La Laguna ©
San Marcos La Laguna is a village on the western shore of Lago Atitlán in the Sololá Department of Guatemala. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Indian Nose, stop by Lema Association, explore the galleries of Galeria Imox, thenidentify plant and animal life at Cerro Tzankujil Nature Reserve, and finally look for gifts at Asociacion de Mujeres en Colores Botanico.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read San Marcos La Laguna holiday planner.

Guatemala City to San Marcos La Laguna is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. In September in San Marcos La Laguna, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to drive to Zunil.

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Parks Wildlife Nature

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San Juan la Laguna
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Indian Nose ©
Indian Nose
Cerro Tzankujil  Nature Reserve ©
Cerro Tzankujil Nature Reserve
Galeria Imox ©
Galeria Imox

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Zunil

Zunil ©
Zunil is a municipality in the Quetzaltenango department of Guatemala with a surface area of 92km2. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): explore the striking landscape at Fuentes Georginas.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Zunil day trip site.

You can drive from San Marcos La Laguna to Zunil in 2 hours. Traveling from San Marcos La Laguna in September, expect Zunil to be little chillier, temps between °C and °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can go by car to Chiantla.

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Parks Nature
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Fuentes Georginas ©
Fuentes Georginas

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Chiantla

Chiantla ©
Chiantla is a municipality in the Guatemalan department of Huehuetenango. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): get great views at Mirador Juan Dieguez Olaverri, explore the ancient world of Ruinas de Zaculeu, and then explore by horseback at Unicornio Azul.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Chiantla trip itinerary planning app.

Getting from Zunil to Chiantla by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Zunil in September, things will get a bit warmer in Chiantla: highs are around °C and lows about °C. On the 12th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Coban.

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Huehuetenango
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Mirador Juan Dieguez Olaverri ©
Mirador Juan Dieguez Olaverri

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Coban

Coban
Located at the center of one of the country's primary coffee growing areas, the affluent city of Coban offerss a scattered few cultural attractions, a relaxed and welcoming vibe, and proximity to a wealth of natural highlights.
To find reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Coban trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Chiantla to Coban takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in September, and nighttime lows around °C. You will have some time to spend on the 13th (Thu) before leaving for Flores.

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Parks Nature
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Parque Nacional Grutas de Lanquin
Parque Nacional Grutas de Lanquin

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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 13th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Flores.

To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Flores holiday planner.

Drive from Coban to Flores in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. Traveling from Coban in September, things will get a bit warmer in Flores: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Tikal National Park.

Things to do in Flores

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Peten, Actún Can
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Actún Can ©
Actún Can
Actún Can ©
Actún Can
Catedral de Flores ©
Catedral de Flores

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Tikal National Park

Tikal National Park
Take a trip to Tikal National Park and discover an ancient city in the thick tropical jungle.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): examine the collection at Centro de Conservacion e Investigaction.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Tikal National Park tour builder site.

Traveling by car from Flores to Tikal National Park takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. You will have some time to spend on the 15th (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Tikal National Park

Museums
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