4.5 star rating: Recommended 33 Reviews

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  • Location:Guatemala City, Guatemala
  • Duration:15 hours (approx.)

Tikal Day Trip by Air from Guatemala City with Lunch

Discover the ancient ruins of TIkal and gain a deeper understanding of Mayan culture and traditions on this TIkal day trip by air from Guatemala City with lunch. Take a scenic flight from the nation’ capital and make your way to the UNESCO World Heritage-listed 
archeological park in the comfort of an air-conditioned coach. Wander the jungle with your expert guide who will offer up facts, stories and history about the temples that surround you. Get the most of your time in Guatemala with this truly memorable day trip!

Highlights

  • Day trip to the Mayan Tikal ruins by air from Guatemala City
  • Visit the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Tikal National Park to discover the ancient Mayan ruins
  • Explore one of the pre-Colombian civilization’s largest archaeological sites with your expert guide
  • Round-trip airfare, lunch and all entrance fees included

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What You Can Expect

Tikal Day Trip by Air from Guatemala City with Lunch

Tikal National Park

This extraordinary day trip from Guatemala City showcases the best of Mayan architecture, culture and tradition. Enjoy a scenic flight over lush countryside as you make your way to the jungles of Guatemala and the ancient ruins of Tikal. 

Your friendly guide will collect you from your Guatemala City hotel  and transport you to the local airport where you’ll head out on a small plane bound for the UNESCO World Heritage-listed site of Tikal National Park. The 341-square mile (550 sq km) park is home to thousands of ancient structures and plenty of Mayan history.

Your expert guide will take you through Tikal’s major highlights including the Central Acorpolis, maze of courtyards and dozens of small temples. You’ll see the impressive twin pyramid complexes and temples that were once used for Mayan rituals. You’ll enjoy a local lunch I the park with fellow travelers and have additional time to explore at your leisure before returning to the Flores airport and making your way back to Guatemala City.

Customer Reviews

y_kchin

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2016

Must go in Guatemala

Anonymous

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

Amazing day trip from Guatemala city to Tikal. Our driver picked up us nice and early from our hotel to the airport. At Mundo Maya Airport our guides were waiting for us to start the tour. It was a day full of history, archaeology, a lot of walking and fun!! It rained for few hours in the afternoon but this place is still amazing under the rain. I highly recommend it. Sandra C.

Andres A

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

Well designed tour. We had 2 elder persons who were taken in a car to the main plaza.
Flights were o.k Lunch was o.k.
Spectacular place, everyone should visit this place when coming to Guatemala.

John M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

We had a great day trip to Tikal. Our guide, Juan Sandoval, was fantastic! He made the day extremely enjoyable. He was knowledgeable and presented all of the information he shared in a fun and entertaining way. It is a long day since you have to get up at the crack of dawn, but well worth the investment. If you have more time, you could definitely spend more time, but if you only have one day, it's well worth doing. And if you are physically able, definitely climb to to the top of the temples that you are allowed to, especially Temple 5. The view from there is surreal!

Dan

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

Awesome!

Gary H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Our guide was great! Personal, and observant. We so birds and ant highways in the jungle that I don't know if any other guide could of spotted. He was amazing. Love the trip. Lunch pork chops were delicious.

Lane L

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Tikal offered one of the most awe-inspiring days of my life! A powerful experience combining an expert Mayan guide with the sheer majesty of history, culture, architecture, nature and astronomy rpresented by this World Heritage site.This city was on my bucket list for many years, and, now, I only hope I am able to travel again through the Peninsula to sites in Mexico, Guatemala, Belize and Hinduras. Tikal amd Peten are not to be missed on any journey to Guatemala!

David P

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2015

Superó mis espectativas / more than.i explected, strongly suggested. A must! In central america.

Erin W

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2015

Great tour. Great driver. Great guide. All went smoothly.

Tyler H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2014

Our tour guide, Vinny was extremely informative and comprehensive. The site itself is the most impressive I've ever seen. Transportation was smooth except for the fact that our 3-person party was split between two airplanes, which wasn't ideal. I would highly recommend this particular tour to anyone.

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