Your friendly local guide will collect you from your Flores or Santa Elena Peten hotel, or the Mundo Maya International Airport and transport you to Yaxha for a memorable tour of one of the largest Mayan complexes in northern Guatemala. Follow your guide through impressive ruins as you learn about this ancient culture and its unique ceremonies. You’ll learn about the Teotihuacan influence on Yaxha as you wander past temples and pyramids. You’ll see ball courts and plazas. Get an up close look at the only Twin Pyramid Complex that exists outside Tikal and visit a breathtaking shrine that is the highest building in Yaxha.
Venture into Plaza C, where you’ll find the causeway to the center of the city. You’ll pay a visit to the North Acropolis and the E-Group complex of pyramids. Your expert guide will share plenty of details about the stages of construction and ways these structures were once used by the Mayans.
You’ll enjoy jungle views as you explore the archaeological site, as well as impressive landscapes surrounding Lake Yaxha from the top of one of the towering temples. Once the tour has concluded you’ll enjoy a typical Guatemalan lunch before heading back to your hotel or airport in air-conditioned comfort.