Archeological Tours in Guatemala

Guatemala is peppered with Mayan ruins and archeological sites. Tours of these sites exposes travelers to the ancient Mayan culture that flourished in Guatemala prior to the arrival of the Spanish. On a visit to one of these sites, you’ll learn about Mayan traditions, beliefs, lifestyles, and power structures. The tours are fun and provide travelers with an up-close look at some of Central America’s most impressive archeological finds.

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Mayan Cosmology and Archaeology Tour, Guatemala
Mayan Cosmology and Archaeology TourAntigua

This tour brings travelers to the Postclassic Mayan site of Iximché. Iximché was once a Kaqchikel capital and today it’s still used in many Mayan ceremonies.

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Ruins
El Mirador 5-day Trail, Guatemala
El Mirador 5-day TrailFlores and Santa Elena

This tour offers you the opportunity to hike to the archaeological site El Mirador, which is one of the best Mayan sites in Guatemala. You'll explore the tropical jungle as you make your way along a trail towards El Mirador.

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Archeology
Guided Tours
Hiking
Multi-Day
Yaxhá One Day , Guatemala
Yaxhá One Day Flores and Santa Elena

Yaxhá is the third largest Mayan site in Guatemala, but due to its seclusion, it tends to lack large crowds. Enjoy a visit to Yaxhá during this one-day tour.

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Historic
Ruins
Iximché Ruins and Surrounding Towns Tour, Guatemala
Iximché Ruins and Surrounding Towns TourAntigua

This tour explores the Mayan ruins of Iximché and a few surrounding towns in the area.

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Cultural
Guided Tours
Historic
San Felipe Castle and Río Dulce, Guatemala
San Felipe Castle and Río DulceLake Izabal, Izabal

Explore both the San Felipe Castle and the Río Dulce during this tour. The castle, which is set at the mouth of the Río Dulce, dates back to the 17th century and has fantastic views of Lake Izabal.

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Boat Tours
Guided Tours
Ruins
Birding Tour at Tikal, Guatemala
Birding Tour at TikalTikal

On the first day of your journey, you’ll start your exploration of the area’s wildlife on a trail through the jungle of the Tikal National Park. Eventually you will come to a clearing, scattered with the stony ruins of Mayan temples and palaces. You have arrived at Tikal, home to one of the most prominent dynasties during the Mayan classic period. OPTIONAL only Professional Bird guide, lunch ,entrance fee to site.

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Bird Watching
Naturalist Guide
Nature Walk
Ruins
Quiriguá One Day, Guatemala
Quiriguá One DayLake Izabal, Izabal

Come explore the fascinating Mayan ruins of Quiriguá during this one-day tour. Quiriguá is home to the Izabal region’s tallest stelae, and you'll be able to admire them on this tour.

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Guided Tours
Historic
Ruins
Copán and Quiriguá Overnight, Guatemala
Copán and Quiriguá OvernightCopan Ruinas (Honduras)

This 1-night, 2-day tour visits some of the best Mayan archeological sites in Guatemala and Honduras. Explore the temples, pyramids, and stelae at Copán and Quiriguá.

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Guided Tours
Multi-Day
Night Tour
Ruins
Collective Yaxha and Topoxte, Guatemala
Collective Yaxha and TopoxteYaxhá

Yaxha its the most amazing area for one of the Mayan cities and Topoxte is and extraordinary Island of the ancient civilization.

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Guided Tours
Nature Walk
Ruins
Yaxhá & Topoxté One Day, Guatemala
Yaxhá & Topoxté One DayFlores and Santa Elena

Yaxhá and Topoxté are ancient Mayan sites in Petén, Guatemala. During this tour, you’ll enjoy a guided tour of Yaxhá and Topoxté and also experience the sights and sounds of the jungle.

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Guided Tours
Ruins
Tikal One Day, Guatemala
Tikal One DayTikal

Tikal National Park is the most amazing tour where you will be taken back thousands of years to the seat of the Maya Culture.

Archeology
Guided Tours
Nature Walk
Ruins
Ceibal One-Day Tour, Guatemala
Ceibal One-Day TourSayaxche

This full-day tour explores the Mayan site of Ceibal, which is near Sayaxché in Guatemala’s Petén department. Ceibal was once one of the largest cities in Guatemala's southern lowlands.

Archeology
Bird Watching
Naturalist Guide
Dos Pilas Tour, Guatemala
Dos Pilas TourSayaxche

This tour visits the Mayan site of Dos Pilas, which is located in Petén. Dos Pilas was a Mayan capital and has several interesting structures still standing.

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Guided Tours
Nature
Ruins
Tikal by Bus, Guatemala
Tikal by BusTikal

Be at the bus station for departure from Guatemala at 9:00 pm luxury bus hostess service, snack, video and bathroom.

Archeology
Guided Tours
Ruins
Yaxhá Tour, Guatemala
Yaxhá TourTikal

Come explore the fantastic Mayan site of Yaxhá on this tour. Yaxhá is the third-largest Mayan site in Guatemala, and hosts an impressive collection of plazas and structures.

Archeology
Guided Tours
Nature Walk
Ruins
Collective Tikal, Guatemala
Collective TikalFlores and Santa Elena

This tour takes visitors to one of the most incredible Maya sites in the world. Tikal was one of the most powerful city-states that the Maya ever established, and it was occupied between the 6th and the 10th centuries.

Archeology
Guided Tours
Ruins
Walking
Collective Yaxha and Topoxte, Guatemala
Collective Yaxha and TopoxteFlores and Santa Elena

On this tour you’ll get to visit Maya sites on Lake Yaxhá. Yaxhá is a ruin on the edge of the lake, and Topoxté is a site spread out over a few of the lake’s tiny islands.

Archeology
Guided Tours
Ruins
Collective Ceibal, Guatemala
Collective CeibalSayaxche

On this tour, you'll see the city of Ceibal, which served as an important hub for trade among ancient Maya cities.

Archeology
Guided Tours
Nature Walk
Ruins
Collective Tikal, Guatemala
Collective TikalTikal

On this visit to Tikal, you’ll visit the Great Plaza, Temple I, II, III and IV, and the astronomical observation complex.

Archeology
Guided Tours
Ruins
Uaxactún Tour, Guatemala
Uaxactún TourTikal

This tour takes you to Uaxactún, one of the oldest Maya cities in Guatemala. Uaxactún is notable for its astronomical observatory, and is thought to be the place where Mayans began developing their calendar.

Archeology
Nature Walk
Ruins




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