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.
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.
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.
This tour explores the Mayan ruins of Iximché and a few surrounding towns in the area.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Tikal National Park is the most amazing tour where you will be taken back thousands of years to the seat of the Maya Culture.
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.
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.
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.
On this tour, you'll see the city of Ceibal, which served as an important hub for trade among ancient Maya cities.
On this visit to Tikal, you’ll visit the Great Plaza, Temple I, II, III and IV, and the astronomical observation complex.
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.
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.
Yaxha its the most amazing area for one of the Mayan cities and Topoxte is and extraordinary Island of the ancient civilization.
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.
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.
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.
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.