32 days in Guatemala & Mexico Itinerary

32 days in Guatemala & Mexico Itinerary

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Start: Tel Aviv, Israel
Fly:  21 h 30 min
1
Mexico City, Mexico
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
San Juan Teotihuacan, Mexico
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Tula de Allende Municipality, Mexico
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
4
Cuernavaca, Mexico
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
5
Toluca, Mexico
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
6
Taxco, Mexico
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  8 h 30 min
7
Guatemala City, Guatemala
— 1 night
Fly:  2 h 45 min
8
Flores, Guatemala
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
9
Tikal National Park, Guatemala
— 1 night
Shuttle + Ferry:  7 h 15 min
10
Livingston, Guatemala
— 2 nights
Drive:  6 h 45 min
11
Izabal, Guatemala
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
12
Quirigua, Guatemala
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
13
Antigua, Guatemala
— 1 night
Shuttle:  1 h
14
Panajachel, Guatemala
— 1 night
Taxi:  15 min
15
Solola, Guatemala
— 1 night
Drive:  45 min
16
Chichicastenango, Guatemala
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
17
San Lucas Toliman, Guatemala
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
18
San Pedro La Laguna, Guatemala
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  23 h 30 min
End: Tel Aviv, Israel

3
nights
Mexico City, Mexico

Mexico City ©
Breathtakingly large, Mexico City provides a home for almost 9 million people living in nearly 1,700 distinct neighborhoods.
Floating Gardens of Xochimilco has been added to your itinerary. Next up on the itinerary: get a new perspective on nature at Museo Nacional de Antropologia, don't miss a visit to Zocalo, take in the spiritual surroundings of Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana), and examine the collection at Museo Frida Kahlo.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Mexico City day trip planner.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Mexico City is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. You'll gain 8 hours traveling from Tel Aviv to Mexico City due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Tel Aviv in January: highs in Mexico City hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 7°C. On the 3rd (Mon), you'll travel to San Juan Teotihuacan.

Things to do in Mexico City

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Museo Nacional de Antropologia ©
Museo Nacional de Antropologia
Museo Frida Kahlo ©
Museo Frida Kahlo
Palacio de Bellas Artes ©
Palacio de Bellas Artes

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San Juan Teotihuacan, Mexico

San Juan Teotihuacan
Home to perhaps the most impressive of Mexico's archaeological sites, San Juan Teotihuacan provides easy access to the World Heritage-listed "City of Gods," the largest pre-Columbian urban center in the Americas.
To see traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our San Juan Teotihuacan day trip tool.

You can drive from Mexico City to San Juan Teotihuacan in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. You'll set off for Tula de Allende Municipality on the 3rd (Mon).

Things to do in San Juan Teotihuacan

Parks Historic Sites Museums
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Tula de Allende Municipality, Mexico

Tula de Allende Municipality
Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): make a trip to Tula Toltec Archaeological Ruins.

To find where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Tula de Allende Municipality trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from San Juan Teotihuacan to Tula de Allende Municipality takes 1.5 hours. On the 4th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Cuernavaca.

Things to do in Tula de Allende Municipality

Historic Sites
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Cuernavaca, Mexico

Cuernavaca ©
Cuernavaca is the capital and largest city of the state of Morelos in Mexico. Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Espacio Cultural "Aqui estuvo Zapata", let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, and then delve into the distant past at Archaeological Zone of Xochicalco. Here are some ideas for day two: gain insight at Spanish Language Institute - Day Course, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parroquia de San Jose El Calvario, and then admire the striking features of Palacio de Cortes.

For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Cuernavaca trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Tula de Allende Municipality to Cuernavaca takes 3 hours. In February, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can go by car to Toluca.

Things to do in Cuernavaca

Adventure Tours Outdoors
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Spanish Language Institute - Day Course ©
Spanish Language Institute - Day Course
Archaeological Zone of Xochicalco ©
Archaeological Zone of Xochicalco
River Rafting & Tubing

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Toluca, Mexico

Toluca ©
Toluca, officially called Toluca de Lerdo, is the state capital of State of Mexico as well as the seat of the Municipality of Toluca. Venture out of the city with trips to Zona Arqueologica Malinalco (in Malinalco) and Ixtapan de la Sal (Plaza Maclovia & Parque Acuatico). And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Cosmovitral Jardin Botanico, pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Toluca, engage your brain at Modelo Museum of Science and Industry, and admire the striking features of Los Portales de Toluca.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Toluca online vacation planner.

Getting from Cuernavaca to Toluca by car takes about 2 hours. Traveling from Cuernavaca in February, you will find days in Toluca are a bit cooler (25°C), and nights are colder (2°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can go by car to Taxco.

Things to do in Toluca

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Ixtapan de la Sal, Zona Arqueologica Malinalco
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Catedral de Toluca ©
Catedral de Toluca
Cosmovitral Jardin Botanico ©
Cosmovitral Jardin Botanico
Zona Arqueologica Malinalco ©
Zona Arqueologica Malinalco

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Taxco, Mexico

Taxco ©
Taxco de Alarcón is a small city and administrative center of a Taxco de Alarcón Municipality located in the Mexican state of Guerrero. Taxco is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Prisca de Taxco, head outdoors with Las Pozas Azules, make a trip to Plaza Borda, and Head underground at Parque Nacional Grutas de Cacahuamilpa.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Taxco sightseeing planning website.

Drive from Toluca to Taxco in 2.5 hours. When traveling from Toluca in February, plan for somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in Taxco: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 16°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel to Guatemala City.

Things to do in Taxco

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Parque Nacional Grutas de Cacahuamilpa
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Parque Nacional Grutas de Cacahuamilpa ©
Parque Nacional Grutas de Cacahuamilpa
Santa Prisca de Taxco ©
Santa Prisca de Taxco
Zocalo ©
Zocalo

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Guatemala City, Guatemala

Guatemala City ©
The largest city in Central America and the country's capital, Guatemala City contains historic sights and modern businesses.
On the 13th (Thu), get to know the resident critters at La Aurora Zoo, thenlearn more about the world around you at National Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Catedral Metropolitana.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Guatemala City sightseeing planning app.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Taxco to Guatemala City. Traveling from Taxco in February, expect nights in Guatemala City to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel to Flores.

Things to do in Guatemala City

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums
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La Aurora Zoo ©
La Aurora Zoo
National Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology ©
Catedral Metropolitana ©
Catedral Metropolitana

1
night
Flores, Guatemala

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.
To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Flores road trip planning site.

Getting from Guatemala City to Flores by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Guatemala City in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Flores, with lows of 21°C. On the 14th (Fri), you're off to Tikal National Park.

Things to do in Flores

Tours Parks Wildlife
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Tikal National Park, Guatemala

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 14th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Centro de Conservacion e Investigaction.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Tikal National Park trip planner.

Drive from Flores to Tikal National Park in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. You will leave for Livingston on the 15th (Sat).

Things to do in Tikal National Park

Museums
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Livingston, Guatemala

Livingston ©
The largely Garifuna town of Livingston sits at the mouth of a river flowing out into the sea.
On the 16th (Sun), stroll through Playa Blanca and then admire the sheer force of Seven Altars.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Livingston sightseeing planner.

Traveling by combination of shuttle and ferry from Tikal National Park to Livingston takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. In February, daily temperatures in Livingston can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. On the 17th (Mon), you'll travel to Izabal.

Things to do in Livingston

Parks Beaches Nature
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Seven Altars ©
Seven Altars
Playa Blanca ©
Playa Blanca

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Izabal, Guatemala

Izabal
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): take in the natural beauty of Hot Springs.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Izabal visit planner.

Traveling by car from Livingston to Izabal takes 7 hours. When traveling from Livingston in February, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Izabal: temperatures range from 38°C by day to 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can drive to Quirigua.

Things to do in Izabal

Parks Nature
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Quirigua, Guatemala

Quirigua ©
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Archaeological Park and Ruins of Quirigua.

To see reviews and more tourist information, use the Quirigua itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Izabal to Quirigua in an hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Antigua.

Things to do in Quirigua

Historic Sites
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Archaeological Park and Ruins of Quirigua ©
Archaeological Park and Ruins of Quirigua

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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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): explore the ancient world of Arco de Santa Catalina, thendon't miss a visit to Cerro de la Cruz, thenexplore the world behind art at Casa Santo Domingo Museums, and finally make a trip to San Jose El Viejo.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Antigua day trip app.

Traveling by car from Quirigua to Antigua takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in February, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to catch the shuttle to Panajachel.

Things to do in Antigua

Museums Historic Sites
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Casa Santo Domingo Museums ©
Casa Santo Domingo Museums
Cerro de la Cruz ©
Cerro de la Cruz
Arco de Santa Catalina ©
Arco de Santa Catalina

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Panajachel, Guatemala

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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St Francis and then delve into the distant past at Iximche.

To plan Panajachel vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Getting from Antigua to Panajachel by shuttle takes about an hour. Other options: drive. In February, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to go by car to Solola.

Things to do in Panajachel

Historic Sites
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Iximche ©
Iximche
Church of St Francis ©
Church of St Francis

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Solola, Guatemala

Solola ©
Sololá is a city in Guatemala. For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Solola trip itinerary tool.

Solola is just a stone's throw from Panajachel. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Panajachel in February since evenings lows in Solola dip to 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can go by car to Chichicastenango.

Things to do in Solola

Parks Wildlife Shopping

Side Trip

Tzantizotz Nature Reserve
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Solola Market ©
Solola Market

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Chichicastenango, Guatemala

Chichicastenango ©
Sitting in a scenic spot among towering mountains, Chichicastenango has a large indigenous population and displays its cultural heritage in a burst of color when hosting its long-established market.
Get out of town with these interesting Chichicastenango side-trips: Santa Cruz del Quiche (Laguna Lemoa & Q'umarkaj). The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at Santo Tomas Church, identify plant and animal life at Parque Ecologico Los Senderos del Abuelo, stroll the grounds of Chichi Cemetery, and see the interesting displays at Museo Arqueologico Rossbach.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Chichicastenango trip itinerary builder app.

Drive from Solola to Chichicastenango in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Solola in February: highs in Chichicastenango hover around 25°C, while lows dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Tue) to allow time for travel to San Lucas Toliman.

Things to do in Chichicastenango

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Santa Cruz del Quiche
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Santo Tomas Church ©
Santo Tomas Church
Pascual Abaj ©
Pascual Abaj
Museo de Mascaras Ceremoniales ©
Museo de Mascaras Ceremoniales

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San Lucas Toliman, Guatemala

San Lucas Toliman ©
San Lucas Tolimán is a municipality in the Sololá department of Guatemala. Start off your visit on the 26th (Wed): contemplate the geological forces at Volcan Atitlan, take in the spiritual surroundings of Colonial Church, and then explore the activities along Lake Atitlan.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the San Lucas Toliman online vacation planner.

Drive from Chichicastenango to San Lucas Toliman in 2 hours. Traveling from Chichicastenango in February, San Lucas Toliman is a bit warmer at night with lows of 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel to San Pedro La Laguna.

Things to do in San Lucas Toliman

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lake Atitlan, Colonial Church
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Lake Atitlan ©
Lake Atitlan
Volcan Atitlan ©
Volcan Atitlan
Colonial Church ©
Colonial Church

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San Pedro La Laguna, Guatemala

San Pedro La Laguna
Sitting at the base of the volcano of the same name, San Pedro La Laguna has a particularly lively and international atmosphere, attracting tourists from across the world with its lakeside and volcanic scenery, nightlife, and wealth of budget accommodations.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around San Pedro La Laguna: Parque Ecologico Chuiraxamolo (in Santa Clara La Laguna), Cerro Tzankujil Nature Reserve (in San Marcos La Laguna) and Indian Nose (in San Juan la Laguna). The adventure continues: contemplate the geological forces at Volcan San Pedro, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St Peter, and stop by Asociacion de Mujeres en Colores Botanico.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the San Pedro La Laguna trip itinerary maker app.

You can drive from San Lucas Toliman to San Pedro La Laguna in 1.5 hours. Traveling from San Lucas Toliman in February, San Pedro La Laguna is little chillier at night with lows of 7°C. You'll set off for home on the 1st (Sun).

Things to do in San Pedro La Laguna

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

San Juan la Laguna, San Marcos La Laguna, Parque Ecologico Chuiraxamolo
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Volcan San Pedro
Volcan San Pedro
Church of St Peter ©
Church of St Peter
Tzunun' Ya' ©
Tzunun' Ya'

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