On this visit to Tikal, you’ll visit the Great Plaza, Temple I, II, III and IV, and the astronomical observation complex.
- 8 hrs
- Available Days:
- Every day
- 7:00 AM
- Inquire for Transportation
- Mobile Ticket Included
- Offered in English, Spanish
In the morning we pick you up at your hotel or airport for the trip to the largest Mayan archaeological site of the classical period. It has approximately 4000 structures, and one of them is the highest of ancient Americas. It was declared by UNESCO as a cultural and natural heritage of humanity in 1979.
Most of the hike takes place in the shady forest. At 1:30 PM you'll get to have lunch at a restaurant called El Meson. Next, you'll visit the Museum of Ceramics. Afterward, you'll return back to the hotel or airport, returning by 4:00 PM.
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
Bring mosquito repellent, water bottle, raincoat and the best walking shoes. Note: The terrain is relatively flat; some temples are good options to climb.
Roundtrip transfers from airport or hotel, entrance fee to the site and museum, bilingual guide, lunch and passenger insurance. NOT INCLUDED: Driver and guide gratuities, drinks and personal expenses.
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The landscape surrounding Tikal changes dramatically as the sun begins to set. This tours lets you see the beginnings of the evening creep in, as nocturnal animals begin their daily routines, between 6 and 8 pm. Best of all, the angle of the setting sun illuminates parts of the canopy that you can’t fully appreciate during full daylight.