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El Mirador

Truly unique and remarkable experience spending 5 days in the jungle and discovering a hidden Mayan... read more

Reviewed October 2, 2017
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We booked a 5-day El Mirador trip with Oscar and Anabil from Reino Kan, and also booked a day trip... read more

Reviewed April 20, 2017
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This ancient Mayan city flourished from 200 BCE to 150 CE, but is largely unseen due to its inaccessibility in the jungle.
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Reviewed October 2, 2017 via mobile

Truly unique and remarkable experience spending 5 days in the jungle and discovering a hidden Mayan city! Just be on your game in Flores as there are many folks out there ripping off and cashing in on the tons of tourists coming through for Tikal....More

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Reviewed April 21, 2017

I'll start by saying the the overall experience of doing the hike and seeing the ruins was great. The ruins are nothing like you can see at Tikal or other more developed places, but it's still cool to see them in their more "natural" state...More

2  Thank Juergen G
Reviewed April 20, 2017

We booked a 5-day El Mirador trip with Oscar and Anabil from Reino Kan, and also booked a day trip to Tikal once we got to Flores. We had a million and one tourist questions before we even got to Guatemala about what to bring,...More

5  Thank Adam X
Reviewed April 13, 2017

This was definitely the most intense trip we've ever taken, but that's why I loved it so much! We organized the trip through Antonio Centeno of Dinastia Kan, who I highly recommend. He was very attentive to details and ensured we had a great time....More

8  Thank Morgan H
Reviewed March 9, 2017

I can't say enough positive about the service provided by this group. Antonio is a first class organizer of this adventure. Though he does not speak a lot of English, he is incredibly responsive, very honest and did everything possible to make our trip safe...More

4  Thank andrew h
Reviewed March 7, 2017

I can not say enough good things about Antonia and Abel, two brothers, one who organized and the other to guide our trip. The hike in to Mirador is an adventure, camping under the stars, watching sunsets and sunrise, having the food carried and prepared...More

1  Thank Mac C
Reviewed March 7, 2017

For something way "out there" and as an alternative to Tikal, go here. It's a mostly unexcavated site but more mysterious than Tikal. Go with a nice group of friends and enjoy the walk there, which is half the fun. Watch out for which company...More

1  Thank Joseph A
Reviewed March 2, 2017 via mobile

Myself, an American anand one other american man, a man from germany, and a man from Denmark treed into El Mirador after staying at El Carmeleta in Nov 1999. We had a guide and two mules for three days in the rainy season. There was...More

2  Thank Thomas H
Reviewed February 17, 2017 via mobile

My husband and I just completed El Mirador in 4 days. The trip was incredible and on the first day arriving at El Mirador ruins we had them to ourselves. Totally magical. We went through Dinastia Kan which is run by Antonio. From beginning to...More

2  Thank Claudia B
Reviewed February 7, 2017

My boyfriend loves trekking. Me? Not so much. However, visiting a ruin fewer than 3,000 get to each year on probably our only trip to Guatemala meant that I was also happy to do the trip. We read all the reviews beforehand (and some nightmareish...More

4  Thank BryonyS
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