In the heart of the jungle, surrounded by lush vegetation, lies one of the major sites of Mayan Civilization. Designated a UNESCO World Heritage in 1979, Tikal became an important ceremonial center inhabited from 6th century BC to the 10th Century AD. It comprehends of great plazas, pyramids, palaces, hieroglyphic writing and complex systems of time counting. Numerous stelea date from 3rd century CE until 9th century. The diverse ecosystems and habitats harbour wide species of flora and fauna. Five cats, including Jaguar and Puma, several species of monkeys and anteaters and more than 300 species of birds, great for birdwatching.
- Breakfast at Hotel
- Transfer to Tikal
- Tikal Tour
- Lunch (included)
- Transfer back to hotel
What to Wear:
Tikal tour is hot and humid (we are in the jungle) so bring light clear color clothes (black absorbs the heat), but also long sleeves and longs pats protect you from mosquito bites if you are to sensible. Shorts and insect repellant are also an option.
Central Acropolis, North Acropolis has a Mask, make sure to see it. Climbing Temple IV and seeing the view. Walking in the Jungle and hearing the Chicharras, spotting howler monkeys and hearing their roar.
Central Plaza and Temple IV. In front of any Stelea with it Mayan Glyphs. Find a Mayan arch and pose under it. South Acropolis has the governor rooms, you may sit in the room like a member of the elite. With one of the giant tropical leaves of the jungle.
After a delightful breakfast at yout hotel Your guide will pick you at the lobby of your hotel and transfer you to Tikal National Park.
Tour from one of the hotel in Tikal:
After breakfast your guide and driver will transfer you to Tikal archaeological site for a private tour. Visit the main plaza with its south and North acropolis. Lunch will be held at a private restaurant in the middle of the jungle. After lunch your driver and guide will transfer you to Flores Airport on time for your flight to Guatemala City and transfer you back to Antigua
Today you will have an early transfer to the airport on time for your flight to Tikal. You might want to make sure your hotel gives you a boxbreakfast or arrange that with us. The flight takes 45 minutes. On arrival to Mundo Maya airport a representative of Viajero Global will pick you up and take you to Tikal for your Tour. Lunch will be held at a private restaurant in the middle of the jungle. After lunch your driver and guide will transfer to Mundo Maya Airport on time for your flight to Guatemala City and transfer back to Antigua.
The tour lasts for 12:00 hours, starting at 5:30 a.m.