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10 day itinerary for Guatemala with kids- comments please?

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We will be visiting Guatemala in April (the 10 days before Easter) with our kids aged 9,11, and 13. Upon arrival we are planning to travel immediately to Antigua for 2 days, during which we hope to climb up Volcan Pacaya. Then we are thinking to go to Panajachel for two or three days and visit the lake towns. Then we'd like to fly up to Flores (from Antigua, I guess) for two days at Tikal and maybe visit the Biotopo Cerro Canui. Then we were thinking of taking a comfortable bus down to the Rio Dulce area (Livingston and Puerto Barrios and Siete Allares) and stay for a couple of days. Then another bus to bring us back to Guatemala City for our flight home.

We are faced with a similar challenge to many in this forum: we can't fly directly from Flores to GC on the final day of our trip---that would be cutting it too close. Do you think we can make our flight at 12:30 pm from GC if we take the bus that morning from Livingston?

What do you think of the bus idea? How difficult do you think accomodations/travel will be during the settemana santa? What activities do you think the kids would enjoy? They like a little adventure...that's why I thought of the volcano. Also, do you have any suggestions (books, movies) that might spark the kids interest before we go?
All your thoughts on this itinerary are greatly appreciated. Thank you all so much.

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