• Location: Flores, Guatemala
  • Duration: 8 hours (approx.)
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See one of Guatemala’s most incredible archeological sites and climb through ancient ruins at the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Tikal National Park (Parque Nacional Tikal). Your expert guide will lead you on a tour through the jungle—and through history, and share stories about old world cultures and traditions that date back all the way to the Mayans. This full-day tour from the city of Flores, Santa Elena Peten or Mundo Maya International Airport includes an up-close look at the temples and plazas of Tikal, a traditional Guatemalan lunch and roundtrip transportation to your hotel or airport.


  • Full-day tour of Tikal from Flores, Santa Elena Peten or Mundo Maya International Airport
  • Visit UNESCO World Heritage-listed Tikal National Park
  • See the ancient Mayan pyramids and plazas of Tikal with an expert guide
  • Explore the vast archaeological ruins of the pre-Colombian civilization
  • Round-trip transport, lunch and entrance fee included

What You Can Expect

Tikal Day Tour from Flores

Explore Tikal in Guatemala

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.

Customer Reviews

otieno o

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2018

Our tour was definitely one of he best that I have been on during my travels and use of guided tours. The transit was comfortable both in the vehicle outfitting and in the driver's care for the road. With that beautiful setting to watch as we drove it was quite an almost therapeutic drive. The monuments and what was been uncovered of the ancient city is breathtaking. The works of the Mayan people leave me inspired and filled with reverence. Guatemala has done a fabulous job of restoration. Finally, our tour guide, Wilson, was absolutely the best ever. He were the only English speakers in a Spanish speaking tour group. He graciously performed bilingual narrative throughout. During the tour he gave us lots of time to walk and enjoy the setting. No rushing from here to there. And he has a passion and a deep knowledge about what he shared with us. He was informative, charming, and quite enjoyable to listen to. I have been on a dozen or so guided day trips in different parts of the world and Wilson was so far the best I have experienced. Great guide. Great tour.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2017

Tikal is absolutely amazing and you simply cannot go to Guatemala without seeing this jewel. The programme of the tour, the organisation and the tour guide were all great and this tour was worth every single penny paid.

Phoebe H C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2017

Tikal was a year ago. It was my second time there. This time I took my adult son. The tour was quite interesting as I remember. It did not cover several structures I covered the first time, but we were on an OAT tour with our own guides. This tour covered a good bit....probably enough fir most people.

Haylie S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2016

The tour was amazing, it was made super special because we had a great tour guide! Erdozain was so knowledgeable and had such a great energy! He taught us about the vegetation, wildlife and also the ruins! Highlights for us we and #39;re seeing all the birds, animals and taking short cuts through the jungle

Keegan R

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2016

We loved this tour! Erdo, our tour guide, was super friendly, funny, and knowledgeable. We learned so much on this tour we were sad to say goodbye at the end. It's worth the money. Lunch was great, and Erdo does his best to explain as many aspects about Tikal as possible. He's also super flexible so of you want to do something, you can ask!

Elliot K

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2016

Erdo was an AMAZINGLY knowledgable tour guide. His excitement about Mayan civilization was palpable and I was totally invested in the history of the area. The tour itself is totally worth every penny. You get so much for you money, including a great lunch at a cafe in the rainforest and an opportunity to connect with people from all over there to enjoy the tour as much as you are. Do it!

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5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Loved the tour and our guide. Instead of following the road he took us on trails through the jungle. His english was excellent! They picked us up promptly and made the trip fun and interesting. Lunch was great. Don't hesitate on this one. Super value!

John D

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

Excellent tour. Pickup was on time and well organized. We had ample time to explore all parts of Tikal while learning very interesting facts about the history of the ancient city and seeing a variety of wild animals throughout the park. The lunch was very good as well at the end. I highly recommend going on this tour! Thanks again!


5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2016

All was perfect, the only thing I disagree is to call the Tour Operator the day before to arrange pick up and time location, it would be easier to fill out the form directly when you make the reservation in Viator and all set. But the tour was awesome and the guide explained everything and lunch was ok.

david k

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2016

Everything worked out quite well on this tour. We were picked up on time at our hotel. On the way to Tikal a stop was strategically provided for coffee and snacks. The itinerary was very organized and well thought out. The guide was very knowledgeable, professional and interesting. He provided an appropriate amount of free time to explore the area. The lunch that was included was excellent. I recommend this day tour of Tikal.

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