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Roxy Ortiz Tikal Tours - Private Day Tours

Parque Nacional Tikal, Tikal National Park, Guatemala
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Highly Recommended

My wife and I took a sunrise tour with Roxy. She was very knowledgeable about the site and about... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Robert55229
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Nashville, Tennessee
Professor Roxy

She knew EVERYTHING about Tikal and Mayan history. She is an anthropologist by training and it... read more

Reviewed May 2, 2018
Lyndsey B
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“sunset tour” (23 reviews)
“mayan culture” (18 reviews)
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Parque Nacional Tikal, Tikal National Park, Guatemala
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I took a sunrise tour with Roxy. She was very knowledgeable about the site and about Mayan history in general. She also knew quite a bit about the wildlife in the area and helped us find a big group of coatimundis after...More

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Reviewed May 2, 2018 via mobile

She knew EVERYTHING about Tikal and Mayan history. She is an anthropologist by training and it shows. Went out of her way to show us spider monkeys, toucans, parrots and all the amazing jungle life. Worth every penny and more!

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Reviewed April 30, 2018

Roxy was incredible. She was so knowledgeable about the history and the natural surroundings. She brought the whole experience to Life with so much enthusiasm and passion. She really lives and breathes what she does. My husband and I do not normally enjoy organised tours...More

Thank Maria Piedad F
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Reviewed April 29, 2018

Our tour with Roxy was one of the highlights of our trip to Central America. She was informative and her stories made the culture and history come alive. We did the sunrise tour, and on the way to the main viewing temple she showed us...More

Thank Nancy H
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Reviewed April 3, 2018 via mobile

What a woman! A walking encyclopedia. She adds an whole other dimension the the tour. The knowledge she has as an archeologist about the Mayan culture and history is incredible. Every temple, stone and artifact has a meaning and she explains it with so much...More

Thank Geert S
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Reviewed February 20, 2018

I cannot recommend Roxy enough. We booked her for a sunrise tour of Tikal and it was well-worth the early morning. She was incredibly knowledgeable about the park, the ruins, and the wildlife. You can tell she really has a passion for the Mayan culture...More

Thank GV0488
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Reviewed February 18, 2018

We did the sunrise tour with Roxy in December, 2017 (in English). It was an amazing tour well worth the early wake up call. We had the park almost to ourselves and managed to avoid all the lines (heads up, if you want to visit...More

Thank aespanajera
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Reviewed February 2, 2018

I have never had a better guide than Roxy, and I've had excellent guides in a number of countries. Roxy's knowledge of everything related to Tikal -- including the Maya and associated groups, the archaeological history of the site (which she participated in), the glyphs,...More

Thank dennisfr
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Reviewed January 17, 2018 via mobile

Roxy is the bomb! She is extremely knowledgeable of the history of Tikal as well as the wildlife and Guatemala in general. She is humble and kind and made us feel right at home! ...Highly recommended!

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Reviewed January 16, 2018

Roxy was a fantastic tour guide and our visit to TIkal was the highlight of our trip. We booked a private tour with Roxy, and it was well worth the money. We felt like we got a real education. She talked not only about Mayan...More

Thank canoeberry
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JoAnne M
March 8, 2018|
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Response from dennisfr | Reviewed this property |
As a previous responder suggested, email communications are not one of Roxy's strong points -- but if you try her again, she's likely to respond eventually. As for price, here's a quote from an email I received from Roxy... More
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rfitz537
April 2, 2017|
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Response from hopefulist | Reviewed this property |
The website and email links on her review page here on Trip Advisor work for me. This question/answer system doesn't allow me to post contact info or websites in my answer but if you google 'Tikal Roxy's Tours' you should... More
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WinChurchill
December 7, 2016|
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Response from hopefulist | Reviewed this property |
You can also search this site for her Trip Advisor page; there's a link to her website below the map on the right.
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