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Tikal National Park Campground

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The camp-site offers basic accommodation and amenities. The camping ticket must be bought at the National park entrance for Q50 then another Q50 if you need to rent hammock. There is no safe drinking water but there is “comedor” to buy and have a basic...More

Thank duhoz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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. The ruins lie among the tropical rain forests of northern Guatemala that...More

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Reviewed March 1, 2018 via mobile

Camping at Tikal was part if our group tour and not something I would necessarily have booked myself. However I'm glad we did as it is pretty cool! The tents are a reasonable size and came with all the bedding needed. You need a torch,...More

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Reviewed February 20, 2018 via mobile

We opted to stay in campground at Tikal (This is the basic camping and cheapest option on site) Myself and my girlfriend have quite divergent views on it which I think reflects people’s comments here You need camping ticket bought at gate one (extra 50q...More

1  Thank Gearailt O
Reviewed February 10, 2018 via mobile

We rented a tent for 100qs. We were happy to pay it as the guard was very friendly and put it up straight away. We chose not to use the facilities onsite but had a beer at a nearby bar to use wifi and bathroom....More

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At 70q a night for a tent, this is by far the most affordable option within the Tikal park. Hard to reserve in advance, but show up early and ask for the campground.
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July 30, 2016|
Response from Cindy O | Reviewed this property |
No we did not
May 22, 2016|
Response from Harmony P |
i know a number of overlanders have camped there in their own vehicles.
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"No rooms! In the high seasons, there might be more of a demand, but we arrived at 10AM and there were..."
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"this is a camping grounds in tikal."
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"If you really like to explore and see lots of wildlife stay over night, can cost as little as a few dollars..."
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"it is gonna be a bit noisy! esp at dusk. it is pretty cool tho. I will sleep when I am dead....lol"
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