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Ruinas de Uaxactun

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Address: Al Norte de Tikal 23 km, Flores 17001, Guatemala
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Temples amazing

Worth the long drive, guide was very informative, historical facts and the local people of the nearby village were friendly

Reviewed March 13, 2017
Belmopan, Belize
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Belmopan, Belize
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Reviewed March 13, 2017

Worth the long drive, guide was very informative, historical facts and the local people of the nearby village were friendly

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Santa Barbara, California
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Reviewed March 2, 2017

The original excavations in the 20s and 30s were left for later attention. Major excavations were a part of the 1980s Guatemala expedition. The E group is famous and that is south of the old airstrip while major monuments are to the north. I have not been there recently but know it is an important site.

Thank Anabel-2013
Delft, The Netherlands
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Reviewed February 21, 2017

The entrance fee to Tikal National Park is 150 quetzal + 50 quetzal for Uaxactun. In my opinion, it is not worth to go to Uaxactun (+20$ p.p. for transfer). The only plus is absence of tourists.The road is not good and you spend 1 hour just for the trip to Uaxactun + 1 hour back. You do not need... More 

Thank Shimnik
Edmonton, Canada
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Reviewed February 12, 2017

This is the second time I have been to Uaxactun and I simply love it. It is a very special place. Very laid back with good ruins. The village is in the center of the site and on each side are the excavations. It is about a 40 minute drive on a rough road from Tikal. We did it with... More 

Thank LeisureZootLarry
Truro, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed December 23, 2016

These ruins 23 kilometers north of Tikal are small but really interesting and you will almost certainly have them to your self. A bonus is the small Maya village you set out from, good signage just park near either sign for the 2 main groups and walk up a slight incline through the village. sites on both sides of the... More 

Thank Matheu M
Copenhagen, Denmark
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Reviewed October 29, 2016

went for the sunset tour was a 170 to get in and paid 75 for the tour. The guide was perfect and know the questions to 90 % If he's still working there his name is José

Thank Nicholas N
Houston, Texas
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Reviewed October 14, 2016

My wife and I along with a hired guide from our hotel drove our rental car along a long, bumpy road to Uaxactun. A jeep or similar vehicle is necessary because of the potholes, puddles, mud, and rocky road conditions along the way. It was worth it, though. Our guide took us through Uaxactun Village to the first Mayan site... More 

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New York City, New York
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Reviewed September 21, 2016

If you go there just make sure your guide name is not Jose! He was so disrespectful and racist plus he was running all the way and people almost lost him! This is not the way to lead a tour!

Thank maliboo2016
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Reviewed August 5, 2016

walked straight from our bungalow hotel to the sunrise tour. excellent tour guide, very informative!

Thank mary o
Sturbridge, Massachusetts
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Reviewed July 26, 2016

A life altering experience. You should not miss the sunset because it is simply stunning. Bring plenty of water.

Thank kelly p

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