Itineraries

Three Itinerary Ideas for Guatemala

Guatemala has a lot going on. Check out some ideas below for a rough idea:

Seven-Night Trip

Tikal / TausP / Flickr / Commercial Use Allowed

  • Day 1. Arrive at the airport and transfer to Antigua.
  • Day 2. Spend today exploring Antigua.
  • Days 3.Hike one of the volcanoes that surround Antigua.
  • Day 4. Transfer to Lake Atitlan via a stop in Chichicastenango and its market.
  • Day 5. Spend today exploring Lake Atitlan.
  • Day 6. Transfer back to Guatemala City and take a flight to Tikal.
  • Day 7. Explore the Mayan ruins of Tikal.
  • Day 8. Fly back to Guatemala City and connect with your flight home.

Ten-Night Trip

Lake Atitlan / John Hurd / Flickr / Commercial Use Allowed

  • Day 1. Arrive at the airport and transfer to Guatemala City.
  • Day 2. Spend today touring Guatemala City.
  • Day 3. Transfer to airport and take a flight to Tikal.
  • Day 4. Explore the Mayan ruins of Tikal.
  • Day 5. Fly back to Guatemala City and transfer to Antigua.
  • Day 6. Spend today exploring Antigua.
  • Day 7.Hike one of the volcanoes that surround Antigua.
  • Day 8. Transfer to Lake Atitlan via a stop in Chichicastenango and its market.
  • Days 9-10. Spend today exploring Lake Atitlan.
  • Day 11. Transfer to airport.

Fourteen-Night Trip

Chichicastenango / Corrado Scropetta / Flickr / Commercial Use Allowed

  • Day 1. Arrive at the airport and transfer to Guatemala City.
  • Day 2. Spend today touring Guatemala City.
  • Day 3. Transfer to airport and take a flight to Tikal.
  • Day 4. Explore the Mayan ruins of Tikal.
  • Day 5. Fly back to Guatemala City and transfer to Antigua.
  • Days 6-7. Spend today exploring Antigua.
  • Day 8. Hike one of the volcanoes that surround Antigua.
  • Day 9. Transfer to Chichicastenango.
  • Day 10. Spend today exploring Chichicastenango (hopefully it’s market day!).
  • Day 11. Transfer to Lake Atitlan.
  • Days 12-13. Spend today exploring Lake Atitlan.
  • Day 14. Transfer to Antigua for final night.
  • Day 15. Transfer to airport.