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Tikal Tours from San Ignacio

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Tikal Tours from San Ignacio
Located in western Belize near the Guatemalan border, San Ignacio is within easy day-tripping distance not only of the ancient Maya ruins at Caracol in Belize, but also from the jungle-set Tikal National Park in Guatemala, one of Central America’s most impressive Maya sites. Here’s what you need to know about Tikal tours from San Ignacio. 

Highlights
  • Climb up the huge Tikal temples, which rise high above the surrounding jungle canopy at this UNESCO World Heritage Site. 
  • From the top of the Temple of the Masks, admire views of the Temple of the Great Jaguar, the centerpiece of Tikal’s Great Plaza.
  • Learn about the advanced Maya civilization and their sophisticated use of mathematics and astronomy from a tour guide. 
  • Hear howler monkeys screeching in the trees above as you make your way along jungle trails that weave through the archaeological site.
  • Examine stone carvings etched with ancient glyphs. 

Things to Know 
  • Tikal is about 96 miles (115 kilometers) from San Ignacio. The drive normally takes 2.5 hours, though it may be longer depending on border-crossing times. 
  • Bring a passport as you’ll be passing through immigration at the border between Belize and Guatemala. 
  • Most organized Tikal day trips from San Ignacio are full-day tours, lasting upward of nine hours.
  • Round-trip transport, lunch, and entrance fees are typically included on Tikal day tours from San Ignacio. 
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Tikal Day Trip with Local Lunch from San Ignacio

Tikal Day Trip with Local Lunch from San Ignacio

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Visit the incredible ancient city of Tikal on this day trip from San Ignacio. Once a powerful city center during the Mayan period, today Tikal is a UNESCO World Heritage Site that draws scores of visitors each year. Your professional guide takes you across the border into Tikal National Park in Guatemala, and leads you on a fascinating tour of the archaeological complex. Round-trip transport from your San Ignacio hotel and all park fees are included.
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  • 9 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$145.00
Price varies by group size
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US$145.00
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Private Tikal Mayan City Tour with Lunch

Private Tikal Mayan City Tour with Lunch

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Visit Central America's most legendary ancient Mayan site on a private day trip to Tikal, located across the border from Belize in Guatemala. Get help crossing the border for a stress-free entrance to the archaeological site, and spend the day exploring the mighty and mysterious ruins of temples, plazas, royal apartments, and more with a guide. Look for wildlife like howler monkeys and toucans while trekking through the rainforests that surround the UNESCO-listed site, and recharge with included lunch at a restaurant inside the park.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$184.62
Price varies by group size
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US$184.62
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Day Trip to Tikal Maya Ruins Including Lunch

Day Trip to Tikal Maya Ruins Including Lunch

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Explore Guatemala’s most stunning Maya city on a full day trip from San Ignacio with lunch at a nearby restaurant. Travel back in time as you follow your guide through the remarkable ceremonial center, where weathered stelae, sweeping plazas and imposing temples tell dramatic stories about this ancient civilization. Spot wild turkeys, monkeys and tropical birds within the ruins, and stop to browse Maya crafts and souvenirs at a nearby shop before returning to Belize—don’t forget your passport.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$167.18
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