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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!
  • Duration: 15 hours
  • Duration: 15 hours
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Tikal Day Trip by Air from Antigua with Lunch

Experience one of the ancient world’s most incredible archaeological sites at Tikal, a celebrated Mayan city deep in the Guatemalan jungle, on this convenient 10-hour trip by air from Antigua. Enjoy a bird’s eye view of the Guatemalan jungle on your flight to this UNESCO World Heritage-listed Mayan site, spending the day exploring this incredible city’s steep temples and beautiful plazas with the help of your guide. Your day trip from Antigua to Tikal also includes round-trip transportation from your Antigua hotel, lunch, and all entrance fees.
  • Duration: 16 hours
  • Duration: 16 hours
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2-Day Trip to Tikal and Yaxha by Air from Guatemala City

Uncover the ancient mysteries of the Mayan empire on a 2-day trip to Tikal and Yaxha including round-trip flights from Guatemala. Arrive from Guatemala City by air and travel to the ancient archaeological site of Yaxha to marvel at colossal monuments like Calzada de los Peregrinos and Complejo Astronómico Menor. Spend a luxurious night in the 5-star Camino Real Tikal and then delve into the Mayan wonders of Tikal the following morning. Listen to the atmospheric sounds of the surrounding rainforest as you visit colossal pyramids like Templo I and listen to expert commentary from your guide. Return to Guatemala City by air in the afternoon.
  • Duration: 2 days
  • Duration: 2 days
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Iximché Ruins and Antigua City Tour from Guatemala City

Take a tour from Guatemala City that showcases the mix of Spanish and Mayan traditions that have influenced this incredible nation. Journey into the Iximche ruins—one of Guatemala’s most famous archeological sites—and then make your way to the iconic Spanish colonial town of Antigua. Follow your expert guide to all of the local sites, including churches, plazas and shops—before making your way back to Guatemala City after this exciting day trip.
  • Duration: 9 hours
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  • Duration: 9 hours
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Tikal From Guatemala

Visit one of the largest and most important Mayan places in Central America. Your day will start very early; Remember, your flight leaves at 6 in the morning so try to get to the airport an hour and a half before. After an hour of flight you'll arrive at Flores International Airport. Your Tour Guide will be waiting for you at the departure of the flights with a Tikal Go sign. We'll wait for the other people that will go to the tour and at 8 we'll be ready to start our tour to the Tikal National Park.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Duration: 8 hours
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Copán Day Trip from Guatemala City

This Copan day trip from Guatemala City takes travelers back in time on a tour of the UNESCO World Heritage-listed site of the Mayan Empire. Your full-day journey from the nation’s capital city includes comfortable coach transportation to Honduras and a guided tour of the ruins. Gain a deeper understanding of the Tax Kuk Mo dynasty as you explore the temples and monuments and take a closer look at the hieroglyphics that decorate the site.
  • Duration: 14 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 14 hours
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Iximché Ruins and Antigua City Tour

Explore the fascinating Spanish and Mayan history of Guatemala on this family-friendly 8-hour tour to Iximché and colonial Antigua. Wander the atmospheric archaeological site of Iximché to discover the history of the Mayans. Then head to Antigua, former colonial capital, where you’ll visit the San Francisco Church, Calle del Arco, La Merced Church and the central plaza. Your excursion also includes round-trip transportation from your hotel, a guide and all entrance fees.
  • Duration: 8 hours
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  • Duration: 8 hours
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Full-Day Tour of Antigua Guatemala

Explore the beautiful Spanish-colonial architecture and beautiful setting of Antigua during this 8-hour day trip. This UNESCO World Heritage-listed city offers a wealth of historic monasteries, churches and monuments to explore, all set among a landscape of towering volcanoes and cobblestone streets. During your trip you’ll visit a number of town’s most important buildings, check out some of the surrounding villages and have time to shop for souvenirs inspired by the ancient Maya. Your Antigua day trip also includes a guide and round-trip hotel transport.
  • Duration: 8 hours
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  • Duration: 8 hours
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Iximche Ruins Tour from Antigua

Expand your Antigua holiday to include a visit to the ruins of Iximche on a 6-hour group tour. Skip the stress of public buses and relax in round-trip transportation from your hotel. Enjoy a detailed tour around the ruins of the former Mayan civilization, including its two ball courts and ceremonial plazas, with ample opportunity to ask questions. Afterwards, take time to explore on your own, then unwind during the return journey.
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Duration: 6 hours
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Tikal and Yaxha Overnight Trip by Air from Guatemala City

Make the most of your travel time and get an up close look at the history and culture of the ancient Mayan world on this Tikal and Yaxha overnight trip by air from Guatemala City. You’ll venture into the jungle with your expert local guide during this 2-day adventure that includes stops at the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Tikal National Park and the Mayan ceremonial site of Yaxha. Enjoy sunning views, ancient history and incredible insights as you savor delicious meals and experience the convenience of round-trip airfare to and from Guatemala City on this memorable tour of Mayan ruins.
  • Duration: 2 days
  • Duration: 2 days
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UNESCO JEWELS: Tikal One Day Tour from Guatemala City by air

Uncover the ancient mysteries of a Mayan monument on a full-day trip to the Tikal Ruins from Guatemala City. The towering temples of the Tikal Ruins reign solemnly over the dense rainforest: alongside your guide, you’ll explore the archaeological site and observe exotic flora and fauna along the way. Learn about Tikal’s historical significance from culture-rich commentary and admire prominent architectural features such as the iconic Temple I and the Central Acropolis.  Lunch and round-trip transport from your Guatemala City hotel are included in the tour.
  • Duration: 15 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 15 hours
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Tikal and Yaxha Overnight Trip by Air from Antigua

Discover northern Guatemala’s most incredible Mayan ruins as you explore the sites of Tikal and Yaxha on this 2-day, overnight adventure from Antigua by air. Uncover the mysteries of the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Tikal, perhaps the most elaborate of the ancient Mayan cities, on day 1 before continuing on to Yaxha, a sacred Mayan center situated along the shores of the Yaxha and Sacnab lakes. Your exploration of Tikal and Yaxha includes round-trip transport from your Antigua hotel, all flights, overnight accommodation, a guide, 2 lunches and breakfast on the second day.
  • Duration: 2 days
  • Duration: 2 days
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Copán Day Trip from Antigua

Visit Copán, one of the most important cities of the Mayan empire and a UNESCO World Heritage site, on this 14-hour, full-day trip from Antigua. Enjoy a comfortable ride into neighboring Honduras by coach, before taking time to explore the site’s wealth of temples, underground tunnels, ball courts, stone sculptures and altars with your guide. Along the way you’ll learn about the history of this fascinating civilization and its unique hieroglyphic writing system. Your daylong excursion also includes breakfast, all entrance fees and round-trip transportation from your Antigua hotel.
  • Duration: 16 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 16 hours
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8-Day Best of Guatemala Tour: Antigua, Pacaya Volcano, Lake Atitlan and Tikal Ruins

Experience Guatemala’s top attractions, marveling at its stunning natural beauty and exploring its fascinating ancient history, on this 8-day tour. Discover the colonial architecture of charming Antigua before chilling out along the stunning shores of Lake Atitlán and its idyllic villages. Then dive into ancient Mayan history at the ruins of Tikal and Yaxha before capping the trip off with a hike to the summit of the country’s Pacaya Volcano. This all-inclusive tour also includes 7 nights of accommodation, transport between all sites by private vehicle, entrance fees and meals as per the itinerary.
  • Duration: 8 days
  • Duration: 8 days
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Copan and Quirigua Overnight Trip from Guatemala City

This two-day tour of Copan and Quirigua transports travelers back in time on a historic journey through stunning Mayan ruins. Travel through picturesque countryside to Copan, Honduras and spend a day touring the sites with your expert guide. Enjoy an evening in a local hotel before making your way to Quirigua—home of the tallest stela in the Mayan world—for a second UNESCO World Heritage Site-filled day before returning to Guatemala City.
  • Duration: 2 days
  • Duration: 2 days
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Antigua Guatemala City Tour

Located in the central highlands of Guatemala, this famous ancient city was once the capital of this diverse and colorful nation. Spend the day exploring the historic streets of this picturesque city and get an up-close look at the ruins of colonial churches and Spanish Baroque-influenced architecture. Your friendly, professional guide will unlock the history, culture and traditions of this popular destination and take you to all the top Antigua landmarks.
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 6 hours
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Tikal Day Tour From GUA CITY or ANTIGUA

Experience Tikal in a single day from Guatemala City. The comprehensive day-tour begins with convenient pickup from your hotel.  Avoid uncomfortable transportation and unreliable roads with round trip airfare. Upon arrival at the UNESCO World Heritage Site, tour the Mayan ruins with a private guide going at your own pace. Enjoy a complimentary lunch with vegetarian options, before returning to Guatemala City.
  • Duration: 16 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 16 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Copan and Quirigua Overnight Trip from Antigua

Explore the mysteries of the Mayan civilization at two of the culture’s most important archaeological sites on this 2-day overnight trip to Copán and Quirigua from Antigua. First stop at Copán, a UNESCO World Heritage site, spending the first day visiting one of the biggest Mayan cities of the ancient world. Then head to Quirigua, site of the Mayan world’s tallest stela. Along the way your guide will provide details about the history of these amazing sites. Your excursion also includes round-trip transportation from your hotel, breakfast, all entrance fees and standard overnight accommodation.
  • Duration: 2 days
  • Duration: 2 days
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From Antigua. IXIMCHE MAYAN RUINS TOUR

Get a glimpse of pre-Columbian life with a visit to archaeological site Iximche. Just 90 minutes from Antigua, this site was once capital of the Kaqchikel Maya Kingdom. Thanks to excellent restoration you can visit former palaces, temples, plazas, ball courts, murals, and a small museum of artifacts. Your guide will share background and point out historical details, such as signs of human sacrifice that linger at the site.
  • Duration: 6 hours
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  • Duration: 6 hours
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Chichicastenango Market from GUA CITY or ANTIGUA Private Service

Billed as the largest outdoor market in Central America, the Chichicastenango Market is a must for Guatemala visitors with any interest in Guatemalan textiles or Mayan culture. Visiting as part of a guided tour eliminates the multiple bus transfers you’d need to visit on your own while giving you insight into Chichicastenango’s rich Mayan history and attractions.
  • Duration: 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 13 hours
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Walking Tour of Antigua pm

Get a glimpse of Guatemala’s colonial past with this walking tour of Antigua. This former capital is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, beloved for its cobblestone streets and majestic church ruins. Meet your guide in the Central Plaza and visit sites like a jade factory, City Hall Palace, and Santo Domingo, an elegant hotel and cultural center. As you walk, your guide will share information on Antigua’s history and architecture.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours
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Mixco Viejo Tour from Guatemala City

Spend the day exploring the city-like fortress of Guatemala's Mixco Viejo. You'll learn about the ancient Poqomam Kingdom as you venture through the crags and rolling landscapes stationed some 80 miles outside of Guatemala City.
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours
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Mixco Viejo Day Trip from Antigua

Discover the mysteries of the ancient Maya civilization on this full-day tour to the archeological site of Mixco Viejo, including hotel pick-up and round-trip transport from Antigua. Follow your guide around the vast Mayan ruins and learn how the city was once the capital of the Poqomam Maya kingdom as you marvel over temples, palaces and ball courts. After lunch (own expense), you’ll enjoy free time to explore independently, before heading back to Antigua.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
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Cultural Antigua Guatemala

When visiting Antigua, a walking tour is the way to go. Admire views of colonial structures and colorful churches as you wander down the city's cobbled streets with your guide. As you walk, your guide shares a local perspective on top sights like La Merced and Plaza Mayor.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
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