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Get your travel plans sorted quickly and easily with our Guatemala Holiday Packages. Expedia has 1436 Guatemala hotels starting at AU$114 a night, but if you bundle your flights and hotel bookings you can save even more. Discounts and perks are just clicks away! You can also add extras like car rental and activities to your package. Hungry for adventure? Explore the former capital Antigua from an easy-to-ride all-terrain vehicle.
Day 1: Touchdown at La Aurora International Airport and start your adventure in the capital, Guatemala City. Check out this sprawling city’s landmarks like the National Palace, Constitution Square and Catedral Metropolitana.
Day 2-4: Hop in your rental car and head northwest for around three hours to Panajachel. This town is the perfect location from which to explore beautiful Lake Atitlan and the colourful Chichicastenango Market.
Day 5-7: Head back to Guatemala City and catch a flight north to explore the amazing Tikal National Park. In the heart of the jungle, this major site of Mayan civilization features thousands of ruins including temples, palaces and ceremonial platforms.
Guatemalans celebrate Independence Day on September 15 each year with much pride. Celebrations, festivities and parades are held throughout the country.
If you’re using the capital as your base to explore, browse our Guatemala City Holiday Packages and build your ideal getaway.
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