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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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Tikal Maya Ruins Full Day Tour from Guatemala City

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 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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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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Day Trip to Tikal from Flores

The massive grounds and temple structures of Tikal are brought to life on a guided tour, which tells the stories behind this UNESCO World Heritage-listed Mayan ruin that you might otherwise miss. After pickup from your Flores hotel, visit top Tikal sites like the Great Plaza, Temple IV, and Lost World Complex before eating lunch and returning to your accommodation.
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 7 hours
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Iximché Ruins and Antigua City Tour from Guatemala City

Take an 8-hour 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. You’ll 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: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
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Tikal Ruins Day Tour from Flores

Visiting Tikal without a guide can be intimidating: the site is just so huge. This tour takes you to Tikal’s most impressive temples, pyramids, and monuments alongside a guide who tells you the stories behind each. Plus, this tour includes transportation from Flores, so you have a smooth and informative journey.
  • Duration: 5 hours
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  • Duration: 5 hours
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Day Trip Tikal National Park from Flores

Uncover the mysteries of the ancient Mayas with a full-day tour of the Tikal archeological site from Flores. Venture into the UNESCO-listed Tikal National Park for a guided tour of the park’s Mayan ruins, including the fascinating Central Acropolis, the grand Temple II and the Lost World. Finish your adventure tucking into a 3-course lunch of typical Guatemalan cuisine. This small-group tour includes pick-up and drop-off from the Mundo Maya International Airport in Flores.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 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 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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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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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

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
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
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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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Chichicastenango Market from GUA CITY or ANTIGUA

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
  • Free Cancellation
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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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Day Trip to Uaxactun Community from Flores

Visit one of Guatemala’s most enigmatic Mayan sites on this full-day tour of the Uaxactún community from Flores. Discover the archeological gems scattered among a modern village and witness how the preservation of the ruins is combined with efforts to sustain the local community. Learn how Uaxactún is thought to be the birthplace of the Mayan calendar and writing system from your expert guide; see the world’s oldest Mayan arch; and admire ancient artworks. This private tour includes lunch and round-trip transport from the Mundo Maya International Airport or your Flores hotel.
  • Duration: 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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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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2-Day Trip to Tikal and Yaxha Ruins

Discover the history of the ancient Mayan civilization during this trip to the archaeological sites of Tikal and Yaxha spanning two days. These two incredible Mayan cities are among the most important building centers from the culture’s Classic period, offering an unparalleled opportunity to experience the architecture and religious traditions of this Pre-Columbian people. Explore the diverse range of temples, royal palaces and monuments at Tikal on day one before checking out Yaxha on day two. This Tikal and Yaxha trip also includes a guide and round-trip hotel transport on each day.
  • Duration: 2 days
  • Duration: 2 days
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Day Trip Yaxha Archaeological Site from Flores

Trace the history of one of humanity’s earliest civilisations on this full-day tour of the Yaxha Archaeological Site from Flores. After a scenic cruise across Lake Yaxha, follow your guide to the spectacular Mayan city of Yaxha, hidden in the jungle above the lake. Lookout for tropical birds and howler monkeys as you tour the ancient temples, pyramids and plazas; learn more about Mayan life from your expert guide; and enjoy impressive views over the lake. This private or small-group tour includes pick-up and drop-off from the Mundo Maya International Airport or your Flores hotel.
  • Duration: 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 11 hours
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Mixco Viejo Day Trip from Guatemala City

This Mixco Viejo day trip from Guatemala City highlights you will see a moderate sized ruined city of the Poqoman Maya civilization. Learn about the temples, pyramids and plazas that make up this archeological site as you explore the grounds with your expert guide. Gain insight into the history and lifestyle of Guatemala’s oldest inhabitants and learn about this destination that was once the capital of the Poqomam Maya kingdom.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
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11-Day Mayan Ruins Tour: Guatemala and Copán

Experience the magnificence of Guatemala’s Mayan ruins on an 11-day tour led by a knowledgeable guide. Be seduced by the dramatic landscapes of the Western Highlands as you visit San Tomas Church and discover the history behind Iximche, Guatemala’s first capital. Marvel at the natural splendor of Lake Atitlan; cross the border to Honduras to see the UNESCO-listed Copan archaeological site; and travel to the Caribbean Coast to absorb the ancient majesty of Tikal and Yaxha. Enjoy 10 nights of comfortable accommodation, meals indicated by the itinerary and transportation by air-conditioned minivan.
  • Duration: 11 days
  • Duration: 11 days
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