11 days in Guatemala Itinerary

11 days in Guatemala Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Guatemala vacation planner

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Fly
1
Guatemala City
— 4 nights
Fly to Flores, Shuttle to Tikal National Park
2
Tikal National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Lanquin
— 1 night
Drive
4
Panajachel
— 2 nights
Drive to La Aurora Airport, Fly to Indira Gandhi International Airport

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4
nights
Guatemala City

Guate

The largest city in Central America and the country's capital, Guatemala City contains historic sights and modern businesses.
Explore Guatemala City's surroundings by going to Antigua (Volcán Pacaya, Cerro de la Cruz, &more). The adventure continues: get to know the resident critters at La Aurora Zoo, make a trip to Plaza Espana, contemplate the long history of Palacio Nacional, and buy something for everyone on your list at Centro Comercial Majadas Once.

For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Guatemala City tour planner.

New Delhi, India to Guatemala City is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. Traveling from New Delhi to Guatemala City, you'll gain 11.5 hours due to the time zone difference. In January, Guatemala City is somewhat warmer than New Delhi - with highs of 27°C and lows of 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Tikal National Park.

Things to do in Guatemala City

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trip

2
nights
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 15th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Tikal.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Tikal National Park tour itinerary builder tool.

Getting from Guatemala City to Tikal National Park by combination of flight and shuttle takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. You'll have a few hours on the 16th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Lanquin.

Things to do in Tikal National Park

Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip

1
night
Lanquin

San Agustín Lanquín, often referred to simply as Lanquín, is a municipality in the Guatemalan department of Alta Verapaz. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sun): head outdoors with Aventura Grande, contemplate the waterfront views at Monumento Natural Semuc Champey, and then Head underground at Grutas Las Marias.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Lanquin trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Tikal National Park to Lanquin in 8.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and shuttle; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. In January in Lanquin, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 23°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Panajachel.

Things to do in Lanquin

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Atitlan, look for all kinds of wild species at Reserva Natural Atitlán, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Hotel Atitlan Gardens.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Panajachel day trip site.

You can drive from Lanquin to Panajachel in 5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Lanquin in January: high temperatures in Panajachel hover around 27°C and lows are around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Panajachel

Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trip

Guatemala travel guide

4.5
Landmarks · Volcanos · Ruins
Land of Eternal Spring
Offering a chance to discover a rich history, remarkable landscapes, and a vibrant culture, a holiday in Guatemala remains a great choice for a wide range of travelers. The heart of the Maya civilization, Guatemala boasts stunning ancient ruins and traditional villages that blend with the Spanish heritage of the colonial-era and its stately cathedrals and town halls. While the cities boast splendid architecture and cultural heritage, they make up a small percentage of the mountainous Guatemalan landscape. Adventurous travelers and nature lovers will have plenty of things to do in Guatemala, from boating on the rushing rivers and scenic lakes, to exploring caves, picturesque beaches, and lush national parks.