Tikal is an ancient ruin called Yax Mutal. It is one of the largest archaeological sites located 19 miles north of Lake Petén Itza in the Northern Region of El Petén, Guatemala. Tikal forms part of Guatemala's Tikal National Park which was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1979.The Tikal Tour takes you back in time where you get to observe and experience the architectural features of the ruins and learn about the daily lives and practices of the Mayans.
MINIMUM 2 persons
per adult from
Hotel pickup available
What's included :
- Air-conditioned vehicle
- Lunch - Local cuisine and vegan and vegetarian dishes.
- Border Fees
- Entry/Admission - Tikal
What's excluded :
- This is a typical itinerary for this product
Stop At: Selva Tropical 100 Flores, Departamento de El Petén, Tikal National Park 17013 Guatemala
The Tikal Tour allows visitors to experience and observe a unique opportunity of the awesome architectural features of the ruins and also ponder the nature of the prehistoric human utilization. The tour starts at 7:30am, each person will be picked up at their hotel in San Ignacio or meet on 29 Burns Avenue, Venus Hotel or Midas Resort Belize on Branch Mouth Road in the receptionist area. You will be driven to the Western Border and assisted with crossing the Guatemala border safely. You will then meet with your guide (who speaks fluent English) and driven for another 1.5 hours of beautiful scenery of villages, farms, rainforests and lake. When you arrive at Tikal National Park, you will explore for 4 hours the most important Mayan site with over 3000 structures that has been excavated so far. Your guide will take you back in time of the daily life and practices of the ancient Mayas while you wander through the maze of magnificent ceremonial temples, twin pyramids, ball courts and climb the 44 meter Temple of The Grand Jaguar. Along the tour you will see wild life such as howler monkeys, coatis and birds. After the tour, you will enjoy lunch at a local restaurant which offers a wide option of food for you to choose from. Before heading back across the border to Belize, you will have time to shop for souvenirs and crafts to take back to your love ones.
This tour is a full day tour that start at 7:30am.
Things to know:
Don't forget to bring along your passport.
Estimated time of tour: Approx. 9hrs
Tour Package includes:
Tour of Tikal Mayan Ruins
Things to Bring:
Extra cash (to purchase souvenirs)
Snacks and extra water
Sturdy walking shoe
Duration: 4 hours
Departure Point :1: Venus Hotel, 29 Burns Avenue, San Ignacio, Belize
2: Midas Belize, Branch Mouth Road, San Ignacio, Belize
Traveler pickup is offered
We do pick ups from hotels in San Ignacio, Cayo.Additional cost for hotels not within town limit. Minimum 2 persons for tour.
Departure Time :7:30 AM
Return Detail :Returns to original departure point
Hotel Pickup :
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 12 hours of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability
- Wheelchair accessible
- Stroller accessible
- Service animals allowed
- Infant seats available
- Minimum 2 persons
- Most travelers can participate
- This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
- This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
- You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
- For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.