18 days in San Pedro & Guatemala Itinerary

18 days in San Pedro & Guatemala Itinerary

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18 days in San Pedro & Guatemala Itinerary

Start: Ljubljana, Slovenia
Fly + Drive:  21​h 30​min
1
San Pedro, Belize
— 7 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Tikal National Park, Guatemala
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Peten, Guatemala
— 2 nights
shuttle:  7​h 15​min
4
Lanquin, Guatemala
— 1 day
5
Antigua, Guatemala
— 5 nights
Fly + shuttle:  20​h
End: Ljubljana, Slovenia

7
nights
San Pedro, Belize

San Pedro ©
San Pedro evolved from small fishing village and now represents one of the most visited locations in Belize.
Let the collections at Belizean Arts and The Gallery of San Pedro capture your imagination. You'll get in some beach time at Secret Beach Belize and The Split. Venture out of the city with trips to Caye Caulker (Cooper's Art Gallery, Turneffe Reef, & more) and Zipline (in Belize City). Next up on the itinerary: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, identify plant and animal life at Hol Chan Marine Reserve, explore the striking landscape of Bacalar Chico National Park and Marine Reserve, and explore the gorgeous colors at Shark Ray Alley.

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Ljubljana, Slovenia to San Pedro is an approximately 21.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Ljubljana to San Pedro is minus 7 hours. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Ljubljana in November: high temperatures in San Pedro hover around 34°C and lows are around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can travel to Tikal National Park.

Things to do in San Pedro

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Caye Caulker, Ambergris Caye, Zipline
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Hol Chan Marine Reserve ©
Hol Chan Marine Reserve
Shark Ray Alley ©
Shark Ray Alley
Turneffe Reef ©
Turneffe Reef

1
night
Tikal National Park, Guatemala

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 13th (Wed): examine the collection at Centro de Conservacion e Investigaction and then delve into the distant past at Tikal.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Tikal National Park trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from San Pedro to Tikal National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can go by car to Peten.

Things to do in Tikal National Park

Parks Historic Sites Nature
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Tikal ©
Tikal

2
nights
Peten, Guatemala

Peten ©
Start off your visit on the 14th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Jorge's Rope Swing, then explore the ancient world of Yaxha National Park, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Flores. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get outside with Actún Can, see the interesting displays at Museo del Islote Santa Barbara, and then explore the ancient world of Sitio Arqueologico Tayazal.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Peten trip planner .

Getting from Tikal National Park to Peten by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Lanquin.

Things to do in Peten

Historic Sites Outdoors Museums

Side Trip

Flores
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Yaxha National Park ©
Yaxha National Park
Museo del Islote Santa Barbara ©
Museo del Islote Santa Barbara
Catedral de Flores ©
Catedral de Flores

1
day
Lanquin, Guatemala

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 16th (Sat): explore the fascinating underground world of Parque Nacional Grutas de Lanquin and then take in the dramatic scenery at Monumento Natural Semuc Champey.

For photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Lanquin trip itinerary builder website .

Traveling by shuttle from Peten to Lanquin takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In November, daily temperatures in Lanquin can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Antigua.

Things to do in Lanquin

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Parque Nacional Grutas de Lanquin
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Monumento Natural Semuc Champey ©
Monumento Natural Semuc Champey

5
nights
Antigua, Guatemala

Antigua ©
The former capital of Guatemala and a World Heritage Site, Antigua retains its colonial charm and remains one of the most visited destinations in the country.
Step off the beaten path and head to Arco de Santa Catalina and Casa Santo Domingo Museums. Visit Iglesia de San Francisco El Grande and Cathedral de Santiago for their historical value. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Antigua: Guatemala City (Museo Ixchel del Traje Indigena, Iglesia Santo domingo, & more) and Santo Tomas Church (in Chichicastenango). There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of La Azotea, view the masterpieces at Belfinart, make a trip to Cerro de la Cruz, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de La Merced.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Antigua tour itinerary planning site .

You can drive from Lanquin to Antigua in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Lanquin in November; daily highs in Antigua reach 27°C and lows reach 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Antigua

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Guatemala City, La Azotea, Santo Tomas Church
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Arco de Santa Catalina ©
Arco de Santa Catalina
Casa Santo Domingo Museums ©
Casa Santo Domingo Museums
Iglesia de San Francisco El Grande ©

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