Head into the thick of the Guatemalan jungle on this full-day tour of Tikal National Park. The UNESCO World Heritage Site is one of the largest—and most important—archeological sites in the Mayan world.
Your friendly guide will collect you from your hotel or airport arrival and transport you back in time to the ruins of Tikal. Begin your day tour from Flores with an exploration of the archeological ruins. Your guide will lead you through the 341-square-mile (550-square-km) park, where thousands of temples and other Mayan structures dot the landscape.
Spend some time exploring the maze of courtyards and smaller temples known as the Central Acropolis before walking to the twin Q and R pyramids You’ll discover sacrificial altars and towering temples. Climb the steep stairway that leads to the top of the impressive Temple I and look out across the lush green horizon at nearby Temple II.
Your guide will help you uncover the mysteries of Mayan civilization and point out the significant structures that surround you. Since you’ll be in the jungle, there’s plenty of opportunity to spot birds and other wildlife, too.
Complete the journey with a savory lunch at Tikal National Park with your new friends an explore at your leisure before heading out in the late afternoon for an airport or hotel transfer.