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 1 : Arrive in Antigua / Tikal National Park Day 2 : Tikal / Guatemala City Day 3 : Return Home
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.
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
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.
Everything was amazing! The planning with Adventure Life went smoothly. The actual trip was fantastic! One of the best trips I have experienced. The cruise staff members were knowledgeable and attentive. I will be writing more about this on the blog!
When to Go
Good to ideal period to travel, and many people choose to visit at this time.
Chance for unpredictable weather but with fewer visitors.