Tikal National Park

Tikal National Park

The name “Tikal” means “Place of Voices” or “Place of Tongues” in Maya.

The ancient city of Tikal is located in the department of Petén. Tikal was declared a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1979. Tikal was the capital of a conquest state that became one of the most powerful kingdoms of the ancient Maya. Though monumental architecture at the site dates back as far as the 4th century, Tikal reached its apogee during the Classic Piriod ca. 200 to 900 AD. During this time, the city dominated much of the Maya region politically, economically, and militarily. It is our pleasure to take you to one of the most beautiful archaeological sites of Guatemala.

Tikal National Park, A great Mayan Wonder

Tikal National Park, A great Mayan Wonder

This is one of the largest, most magnificent archaeological sites in the world. To visit Tikal, you need to take a plane from Guatemala City to Flores. It is approximately a one and a half hour flight. Upon arriving in Flores we will have an additional one and a half hour drive to the park.

During our tour we will be visiting the Central Acropolis, The Great Plaza, a Maya soccer stadium and also the North Acropolis. We will also explore of one of the most famous temples of Tikal, El Gran Jaguar (The big Jaguar). We will also climb temple ll. After a rest, we will climb the largest and tallest temple of Tikal, which is temple lV. To finish the tour, we will visit Mundo Perdido (Lost World). It’s a nice tour that can be done in one day, but if you have the time I would recommend that you take two days to explore this amazing site. You will not be disappointed.

We will provide you personalized service, offering you different tour options concentrating on Cultural Tours, Adventure Tours or Combinations Tours. You will enjoy exploring these magnificent places. In addition to visiting the archeological sites in Tikal, you can also take a tour of the nature reserve of Petensito, Tour Lake Peten Itxa, go zip lining or shopping.

El Gran Jaguar - Tikal National Park

El Gran Jaguar – Tikal National Park

Tikal is located in the northern department of Peten and due to it is location we recommend that you bring with you a long sleeve shirt, sunscreen, sun glasses, insect repellent, comfortable pants for hiking, walking shoes, a hat and of course a camera. Come and visit Tikal, one of the wonders of the world. You will leave with memories that will last a lifetime.

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