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Exploring Tikal

Tikal Experience

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Experience the magnificent temples of Tikal on this 3-day extension in the region of Peten. A fascinating introduction to the towering jungle ruins, this tour treats you to a private archaeology guide and numerous wildlife viewing opportunities. The perfect extension to begin or end your Guatemala tour, Tikal is a must-see.

Day-by-Day Summary

Day 1 : Arrive in Antigua | Tikal National Park
Day 2 : Free Morning | Return to Guatemala City
Day 3 : Return Home

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Activities

Trip Type

  • Independent

Activity Level

Relaxed

Trip Snapshots

Exploring Tikal Guatemala City Cathedral-built after captial moved from Ant Antigua Central Plaza View the process of turning wool into colorful garments A Tikal Tower appearing above the jungle canopy Locals getting ready for the market

Day 1 Arrive in Antigua | Tikal National Park

Arrive in Antigua and transfer to the airport in Guatemala City. Fly to Flores and transfer to Tikal. At the ruins, encounter the towering pyramids which rise above the thick jungle canopy, and learn how the city thrived as an important religious, scientific, and political center for 1500 years. The forest which engulfs the city is home to howler and spider monkeys, white lipped peccary, brocket deer, coati-mundis, toucans, scarlet macaws, parrots, ocelots and the seldom seen jaguar. In the evening, enjoy the Jungle Lodge in Tikal National Park and settle in to your new surroundings, which are ideal for your Guatemala adventure.

Day 2 Free Morning | Return to Guatemala City

Spend an unguided morning in the ruins of Tikal before transferring to Flores for your flight back to Guatemala City. The evening is yours to explore this capital city.

Day 3 Return Home

  • 1 Breakfast
Enjoy breakfast at your hotel before heading to the airport for your journey home. Alternatively, head off to meet the rest of your tour! Note: transfer to the airport is not included, but can be arranged at an additional cost.

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Jungle Lodge

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$395

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Included

  • 2 Breakfasts, 1 Lunch
  • 2 Nights Accommodations
    • 1 Night Hotel
    • 1 Night Lodge
  • 1 Day Private Guide Service

Excluded

  • Internal Flights
    • $280 Guatemala City-Flores-Guatemala City
    • Flight cost is subject to change
  • Both International Arrival and Departure Transfers are excluded.
  • International Flights

Recommended Budgeting

  • $60 Meals not Included
  • $30 Airport Departure Tax
    • Normally included in the price of your airfare.
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The trip might have been the absolute best of our lifetime (thus far). We particularly want to commend our guide Peter in the Guilin area-he was so incredibly attentive, energetic, enthusiastic-and absolutely dedicated to ensuring that our meals were 100% vegetarian.
Jack Charney

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Chance for unpredictable weather but with fewer visitors.

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