Tikal Mayan Ruins



Tikal national park is located in Guatemala, 75 miles west from San Ignacio or 2 hrs 30mins drive. Tikal is the most magnificent of all mayan archaeological sites. Tikal has its beginnings around 600 BC and in the late classic period the architecture excelled all world capitals, the population was of 100,000.The site is dominated by 5 enormous steepside limestone temples that rise over 200 ft from the forest floor; only 2 are allowed for climbing. 3000 structures have been identified and 20% has been excavated. The park has an area of 222 sq miles and has had no human settlement for the past 1000 yrs. It is home to 300 species of birds, 5 species of felines, 3 species of primates, deer, anteaters, and snakes making it a true  tropical rainforest experience.


Departure: 7:00am to 5:00pm

Distance: 2 hrs 30mins drive from San Ignacio

Duration: Full day

Difficulty: Moderate

What to wear: long or short pants & protective footwear.

What to bring: Passport, hat, sunscreen, water, insect repellant, & camera.

Minimum of 2 persons


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