Tikal It is one of the largest archaeological sites and urban centers of the pre-Columbian Maya civilization. It is located in the archaeological region of the Petén Basin in what is now northern Guatemala.
You will be picked up at your hotel in Antigua Guatemala early in the morning and transfer to Guatemala International Airport - La Aurora, to take your flight to Flores.
Upon arrival at Mundo Maya Airport you will be meet your local guide an expert in the área and be transfer to Tikal archaeological site sometimes yor transfer will be via Island of Flores.
At your arrival to the park we will meet with our local guide and expert in the área to start the walking through the jungle to admire the many species of local flora and fauna. Here, discover the impressive splendor of Tikal, which means “place of voices”. The park, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1979, spans 576km squared.
Continue to The Major Plaza of the Archaeological Park of Tikal, surrounded by impressive buildings such as Temples I and II, called the North and Central Acropolis. Also, there is a range of wakes and altars that play a part of the dynamic history of the Mayan Civilization in Tikal.
The Temple of the Grand Jaguar (Temple I) and the Temple of the Masks (Temple II) loom like a pair of colossal bookends on opposite sides of the Great Plaza, a vast expanse ringed by terraces, palaces and ball courts.
Temple I rise some 50 meters above the plaza's eastern end. A stone stairway leads up the pyramid's nine tiers, corresponding to the nine levels of the Mayan underworld.
The central part of the ancient city alone contains 3,000 buildings and covers about 16 square kilometers. Tikal is also part of the one-million-hectare Maya Biosphere Reserve created in 1990 to protect the dense forests of the Petén.
At the end of our adventure through the jungle we will have time for lunch (Included).
We will return to Mundo Maya Airport in Flores to take our flight back to Guatemala City.
Upon arrival in Guatemala City, you will be transfer to your hotel in.