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$74.99 Day Trips & Excursions

Tikal Day Tour from Flores

Located in the heart of the Guatemalan jungle, the ruins of Tikal stand amid Tikal National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This ancient city is considered one of the largest and most monumental of all sites discovered in the Mayan world.After airport or hotel pickup, you’ll be transferred to Tikal to begin your full-day tour of the archeological ruins. Follow your guide as you explore the 341-square-mile (550-square-km) park, which contains thousands of separate Mayan structures. Visit the Central Acropolis—a maze of courtyards and small temples—and walk to the twin pyramids of Complex Q and R, where you'll find fascinating altars in front of the temples. Learn about the impressive Temple I, the Temple of the Grand Jaguar, built to honor and bury a Mayan king. View the 144-foot (44-meter) temple, which encompasses three rooms and contains a steep stairway leading to its peak. Marvel at the neighboring Temple II, the Temple of the Masks, which proves equally stunning.Your guide will share knowledge about the Mayan civilization and the significance of each structure as you enjoy the natural surroundings. Keep an eye out for birds and other wildlife that inhabit the magnificent rainforest.Next, eat a delicious lunch at Tikal National Park before having some free time to explore the ruins on your own. In the late afternoon you’ll be transferred to the airport or your hotel.

$67.99 Outdoor Activities

Ixpanpajul Natural Park Zipline and Eco-Adventure Tour from Flores

Begin your eco-adventure with pickup from your hotel or the airport in Flores at 8am, and head to Guatemala's Ixpanpajul Natural Park, an approximate 20-minute drive away. This 1,110-acre (450-hectare) forest, located in the cradle of the Mayan civilization, is home to more than 200 species of trees, 150 species of birds and around 40 species of mammals. Upon arrival, enjoy a tour of the skyway, walking along six amazing suspension bridges. Your guide will point out the unique flora and fauna from up high—a wonderful way to bird watch! At 10:30am, take a 30-minute break at Miramás Hill. Rest in a comfortable hammock and enjoy 360-degree views of the majestic jungle of Petén.Next, gear up for your zipline adventure on a 1.5-hour canopy tour through the treetops. Your journey covers nine daring platforms along a crossed-cable system, placed in the highest leafy trees. Soar through the jungle on an unforgettable ride as you take in the landscape below. Keep an eye out for birds and other magnificent wildlife as you fly. Your guide will ensure your comfort and safety at all times.When you descend to level ground, hop on a horse or a tractor (your choice) for a fun ride around a pathway that encircles a plantation of fruit trees. Afterwards, there’s plenty of time for lunch (own expense) and free time before you’re transported back to your hotel or the airport around 2:30pm.

$145 Cultural & Theme Tours

2-Day Trip to Tikal and Yaxha Ruins

Day 1: Flores - Tikal Our Local bus will meet you at hotel reception to transfer you in Tikal Park at 4:30am. The transfer will take approximately 1-hour. Once we are there, you will meet a local expert guide who will accompanied you on your half day tour. You will hear interesting and educational experiences of Ruins Temples Palace by such Mayan Remains. Later we'll go back to Flores island. Day 2: Flores - Yaxha Ruins Today at 9am our local private Taxi/van will pick you at your hostel and transfer you in Yaxha Park Ruins for 1.5 hours where you will explore a the amazing ruins in Yaxha archeological site with a local guide

$70 Day Trips & Excursions

Tikal Day Tour

Upon arrival a representative will be waiting for you to transfer you to the Tikal National Park. You will have the option to get breakfast on the way.Tikal (or Tik'al, according to the modern Maya spelling) is the biggest archaeological site and ancient urban centers of pre-Columbian Maya civilization. It is located in the Peten region in the present territory of Guatemala, part of the Tikal National Park which was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1979.Tikal National Park is located approximately 45 minutes away. We'll visit the following locations: Complex Q, The Central Acropolis, South Acropolis, Great Plaza, Temple IV and finally the Lost World Complex. After our sightseeing, we'll go to the restaurant within the park to take the lunch at approximately 1:30pm. Lunch includes 1 drink per person.At 3:30pm the tour departs from the park to the airport. If time permits we will visit the Island of Flores.At 5:30pm we return to the Mundo Maya Airport, bus station or hotel accommodation.

$99.99 Day Trips & Excursions

Yaxha Day Tour from Flores

Upon pickup at the airport or your hotel, transfer to Yaxha for your guided tour of the complex, one of the most significant archeological sites of Guatemala. Your experienced guide will lead your group around the excavated ruins and offer insight about the Mayan civilization that used many of the 500 structures for ceremonial purposes. Listen as your guide discusses the influence of Teotihuacan on the architecture of Yaxha, including its pyramid temples, ball courts and elevated plazas. Discover the Twin Pyramid Complex (the only one outside of Tikal), also known as the Stelae Plaza. At the East Acropolis you’ll come upon Structure 216, a 100-foot (30-meter) tall pyramid where remains of a temple shrine still stand on its base, making it the highest building at Yaxha.When you reach the astronomical complex within Plaza C, you’ll find Early Classic stelae and a causeway to the city center. Visit the North Acropolis, which dates back to the Late Pre-classic and includes an impressive pyramid in the E-Group complex. Your guide will enlighten you about the various stages of construction and tell about the multiple functions these structures performed. As you explore, marvel at the vast jungle surroundings and views of Lake Yaxha, seen from the summit of one of the temples. After touring the ruins, enjoy lunch on site before beginning your journey back to Santa Elena Peten or Flores, with drop-off at your hotel or the airport in the late afternoon.

$80 Outdoor Activities

Tikal National Park Birding Day (Peten)

We invite you to come at the National Park of Tikal, the most known archaeological site  in the mayan world and a birding  hotspot to observe large list of birds among endemic, resident and migratory birds.    We pick you up at your hotel in Flores or el remate to transfer to the National Park of Tikal. If you are thinking about a birding day and this tour is specially for that. We have a larg list over 400 hundred species of birds. This area of peten you can find  Yucatan endemics species because near of the yucantan area of Mexico. The guide goes to share with you to birding in the trails and to be up on the templo lV of tikal, from the top of the temple you will have the oportunity to observe the spot of the orange breasted falcon such as more species of birds like  Great Curassow, Ocellated Turkey, White-fronted Parrot, Mealy Parro, Crested Eagle, Orange-breasted Falcon, Slaty-tailed Trogon, Keel-billed Toucan, Chestnut-colored Woodpecker, Sulphur-bellied Flycatcher, White-bellied Wren, Yucatan Flycatcher ,  Gray-throated Chat,  Agami Heron, Ruddy Crake, Lesser Yellow-headed Vulture and etc. We are sure that you will have a good experience to birding in Tikal and see the palace, temples and every building of the mayan archaeological site . After our day of bird watching. The guide will share the checklist with you to your email address and if you use the basic data (ebird)

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