Explore the vast ruins of Tikal during this one-day tour. You’ll visit Tikal’s temples and pyramids, learn about Mayan culture, and walk along short trails through the jungle.
- 7 hrs
- Available Days:
- Every day
- 4:00 AM
- Hotel Transport Included
- Mobile Ticket Included
- Offered in English, Spanish
This tour departs Flores at 8:00 AM. The drive to Tikal takes about an hour along a paved road that gives you good looks at the surrounding countryside.
The Tikal National Park was created in 1956 and covers 222 square miles (575 sq. km) of primary tropical forest. A vast number of Mayan ruins fall under the protection of the park. Tikal is undoubtedly one of Guatemala’s most impressive sites.
While here, you’ll explore the park on foot. Photograph yourself beside Temple I, the most iconic of Tikal’s structures, or climb to the top of Temple II for views of the surrounding area. The trails that lead between ruins offer travelers good looks into the jungle—you might spot any number of birds as you make your way along these paths.
Your bilingual guide will teach you about the history, culture, and natural heritage of Tikal. Throughout the tour, you’ll visit the Q and R complexes, Great Plaza, Temples 1–4, the Central Acropolis, North Acropolis, and Lost World Complex.
After a day spent exploring the wonders of Tikal you will return to Flores around 3:30 PM.
Your flight leaves at 18:30PM arrives Guatemala at 19:30PM.
Set within the northern reaches of Guatemala’s Petén department is the incredible Mayan site of Tikal. With its massive Mayan temples, steep limestone pyramids and thick green jungles, Tikal is undoubtedly one of the top attractions in Guatemala. The ruins and surrounding forest are located within the Tikal National Park.
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What to Bring
Camera, sunscreen, insect repellent, comfortable shoes, and money for drinks.
Land transportation, entry fee, lunch, and guide.
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