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Tecpan, Chimaltenango, Guatemala, Panajachel 07010, Guatemala
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived here in the early morning and were excited we were the only ones here! 50 Quetzal per person which wasnt bad. We explored without a guide and since I did some research I was our mini guide. The ruins are amazing and very...More

Thank peter f
Reviewed August 5, 2018

This was a nice stop from Guatemala City to Lake Atitlan. It's ancient grounds where we witnessed people praying. Great walking around the place.

Thank Grace E
Reviewed July 6, 2018 via mobile

Without the long drive to Tikal or Copan, Iximche gives you a look at the Mayan culture. There are signs located near most points of interest but most of them are in Spanish. Make sure to visit the back of the site where you might...More

2  Thank Barry H
Reviewed July 1, 2018

We hired a private driver to take our family of 5 from Antigua to Panajachel (on Lake Atitilan). Since our trip wasn't long enough to take in the more popular Mayan ruins in Guatemala, we hoped Iximche would give us a decent taste. We were...More

1  Thank wordgirl2013
Reviewed June 24, 2018

If you’ve experienced some of the larger ruins in Mexico and Guatemala, you might be disappointed with Iximchè. It’s definitely smaller and less built up than some of the more famous sites. But, it’s still worth seeing. All the tour guides seem to do an...More

1  Thank HappyPenny
Reviewed May 27, 2018 via mobile

Iximche is not far from Guatemala City, also easy to reach from Lake Atitlan. It's not reconstructed like Tikal but has its own beauty. There are less crowds, so you have more space to view the ruins themselves along with the natural setting. It was...More

Thank Ammanfamily
Reviewed May 19, 2018

By the time I visited Iximche, I had already seen Tikal and Yaxha in the Peten region of Guatemala. Those sites were incredibly ancient compared to Iximche, which was explained to us as one of the last Mayan sites to be built and inhabited before...More

1  Thank Haley R
Reviewed May 17, 2018

Nice ruin and interesting town. Visited with a tour off the Cruise ship and in the mountain a lot cooler that the coast. Our guide was excellant and knew a lot about the Mayan Culture.

Thank bruce r
Reviewed May 14, 2018 via mobile

Spent several hours here with a couple of friends. Thoroughly enjoyed every minute of the trip. No crowds, nice ruins and not far from Antigua or Lago Atitlan. We hired a private driver for 300Q r/t in Antigua who got us here in under 2...More

Thank smokemon
Reviewed May 12, 2018

Stopped here on my way from Guatemala City to Lago Atitlan. It is always remarkable when there is NO ONE at a tourist attraction and you are able to take photos of the ruins without obstructions that you'd see in traveler magazines/post cards or on...More

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February 25, 2018|
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Response from janetwD4656GQ | Reviewed this property |
I don't know the timing from Pana, as we came from Guatemala City. I'd suggest a half a day at Iximche.
January 19, 2018|
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Response from DudesAdrift | Reviewed this property |
Contact Agencia de Viajes, Antiqua, Guatemala. As of last summer transport to Iximche was $45 per person through them.