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.

Guatemala Archeology Tours, Things to Do

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Yaxhá & Topoxté One Day

5-in-1 combo|8 hours

Flores and Santa Elena

5.0 / 5.0
Starting At$112
Yaxhá & Topoxté One Day

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...

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Copán and Quiriguá Overnight

5-in-1 combo|8 hours

Copan Ruinas (Honduras)

5.0 / 5.0
Starting At$175
Copán and Quiriguá Overnight

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...

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Mayan Cosmology and Archaeology Tour

5-in-1 combo|7 hours

Antigua

4.9 / 5.0
Starting At$95
Mayan Cosmology and Archaeology Tour

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.

4.9 / 5.0
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Collective Yaxha and Topoxte

4-in-1 combo|8 hours

Flores and Santa Elena

4.8 / 5.0
Starting At$72
Collective Yaxha and Topoxte

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...

4.8 / 5.0
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Yaxhá One Day or SUNSET

5-in-1 combo|4 hours

Flores and Santa Elena

4.7 / 5.0
Starting At$96
Yaxhá One Day or SUNSET

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 (including both the ruins and...

4.7 / 5.0
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El Mirador 5-day Trail

5-in-1 combo|5 hours

Carmelita Village

4.5 / 5.0
Starting At$600
El Mirador 5-day Trail

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...

4.5 / 5.0
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Dos Pilas Tour

4-in-1 combo|7 hours

Sayaxche

4.5 / 5.0
Starting At$203
Dos Pilas Tour

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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Semuc Champey, Copán, Quiriguá & Río Dulce 4-day Tour

5-in-1 combo|Multi-Day

Guatemala City

4.5 / 5.0
Starting At$400
Semuc Champey, Copán, Quiriguá & Río Dulce 4-day Tour

This tour takes travelers to the top natural and cultural attractions in the southeastern portion of Guatemala. In total, you'll visit Semuc Champey, the Lanquín...

4.5 / 5.0
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Birding Tour at Tikal

4-in-1 combo|3 hours

Tikal

4.5 / 5.0
Starting At$150
Birding Tour at Tikal

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...

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Ceibal One-Day Tour

5-in-1 combo|7 hours

Sayaxche

4.5 / 5.0
Starting At$120
Ceibal One-Day Tour

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...

4.5 / 5.0
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Uaxactún One Day

5-in-1 combo|6 hours

Flores and Santa Elena

4.5 / 5.0
Starting At$88
Uaxactún One Day

Uaxactún is a remote Mayan site in Petén that’s notable for its astronomical observatory. This one-day tour allows you to explore the lesser-visited ruins of...

4.5 / 5.0
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Tikal One Day

6-in-1 combo|8 hours

Tikal

4.4 / 5.0
Starting At$83
Tikal One Day

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

4.4 / 5.0
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Aguateca One-Day Tour

5-in-1 combo|7 hours

Sayaxche

4.0 / 5.0
Starting At$127
Aguateca One-Day Tour

Spend a day exploring the Mayan ruins at the Aguateca Archeological Site in Guatemala. Aguateca is found on a limestone bluff above the Petexbatún Lagoon in the...

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Takalik Abaj Olmec Archeological Site

Archeology|5 hours

Retalhuleu

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Starting At$85
Takalik Abaj Olmec Archeological Site

Come explore the Mayan site of Takalik Abaj, which is notable for its Olmec-influenced structures.

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Tikal by Bus

3-in-1 combo|Multi-Day

Tikal

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Starting At$228
Tikal by Bus

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

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From Antigua to Tikal National Park

3-in-1 combo|8 hours

Antigua

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Starting At$400
From Antigua to Tikal National Park

This tour takes you on a day-trip to Tikal from Antigua. You'll fly into and out of Santa Elena, and experience Guatemala's most famous Mayan ruins.

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Yaxhá Tour

4-in-1 combo|8 hours

Tikal

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Starting At$150
Yaxhá Tour

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...

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Tikal Tour

6-in-1 combo|7 hours

Flores and Santa Elena

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Starting At$385
Tikal Tour

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...

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Copán and the Guatemalan Carribean (from Antigua)

3-in-1 combo|4 hours

Antigua

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Starting At$390
Copán and the Guatemalan Carribean (from Antigua)

This tour takes you through the Pacific paradise of Maya territory. Your tour begins with a 4 AM departure from Antigua. The first stop is Copán, one of the most...

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Colorful Guatemala

8-in-1 combo|Multi-Day

Quetzaltenango

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Starting At$270
Colorful Guatemala

This 4-night, 5-day tour takes you to some of Guatemala's most colorful and cultural sites. You'll explore the markets of Chichicastenango and San Francisco el...

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Collective Yaxha and Topoxte

4-in-1 combo|8 hours

Yaxhá

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Starting At$72
Collective Yaxha and Topoxte

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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Ceibal and La Pasión River

4-in-1 combo|8 hours

Sayaxche

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Starting At$150
Ceibal and La Pasión River

During this tour, you'll take a boat down the La Pasión River to the Mayan site of Ceibal. It's a nice mixture of nature and history.

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Birding at Tikal and Yaxhá

6-in-1 combo|Multi-Day

Tikal

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Starting At$1013
Birding at Tikal and Yaxhá

Over three days and two nights, you'll get to explore two of the most influential cities in the Maya kingdom. Both Tikal and Yaxhá offer ancient, intriguing...

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Uaxactún Tour

3-in-1 combo|8 hours

Tikal

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Starting At$170
Uaxactún Tour

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...

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Iximché Ruins and Surrounding Towns Tour

3-in-1 combo|5 hours

Antigua

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Starting At$75
Iximché Ruins and Surrounding Towns Tour

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

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Guatemala Highlights

8-in-1 combo|Multi-Day

Guatemala City

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Starting At$1315
Guatemala Highlights

This 2-week tour hits the Guatemalan highlights. You'll explore a new place each day and make visits to Antigua, Lake Atitlán, Todos Santos Cuchumatán, Semuc...

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Guatemala Express

7-in-1 combo|Multi-Day

Guatemala City

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Starting At$810
Guatemala Express

This tour explores a wide range of cultural, natural, and historical destinations in Guatemala. Over the course of a week you'll visit Chichicastenango, Lake...

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The Guatemalan Explorer

5-in-1 combo|a day

Guatemala City

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Starting At$804
The Guatemalan Explorer

This tour combines a fascinating range of activities and destinations. Over the course of a week you'll visit Chichicastenango, Lake Atitlán, Santiago Atitlán,...

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Tour Through Guatemala City

5-in-1 combo|6 hours

Guatemala City

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Starting At$67
Tour Through Guatemala City

This tour explores some of the most important and interesting attractions in Guatemala City.

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El Mirador 5-day Trail

5-in-1 combo|5 hours

Flores and Santa Elena

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Starting At$650
El Mirador 5-day Trail

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...

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The Mayan Express

7-in-1 combo|Multi-Day

Guatemala City

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Starting At$846
The Mayan Express

This weeklong tour exposes travelers to a variety of places in Guatemala. Among other things, you'll see the Mayan ruins of Tikal, the colonial buildings in...

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Quetzaltenango Cultural Walk

4-in-1 combo|6 hours

Quetzaltenango

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Starting At$27
Quetzaltenango Cultural Walk

This 3-hour walking tour explores the charming city of Quetzaltenango. You'll learn about the history, culture, and architecture of Guatemala's second largest city.

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Quiriguá One Day

4-in-1 combo|8 hours

Lake Izabal

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Starting At$41
Quiriguá One Day

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...

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Río Dulce, Quiriguá and Copán Overnight

5-in-1 combo|Multi-Day

Guatemala City

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Starting At$264
Río Dulce, Quiriguá and Copán Overnight

This tour includes visits to wonderful mixture of cultural and historical sites. Over the course of 3 days you'll visit the San Felipe Castle, Lívingston, Río...

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