- 2 days (Approx.)
- Hotel pickup offered
- Mobile ticket
Spend the night in northern Guatemala and discover the Mayan ruins of Tikal and Yaxha! This 2-day adventure takes you from Antigua to the jungle of Guatemala. Admire the temples in the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Tikal National Park and visit Yaxha, a large classic Mayan ceremonial site overlooking the Yaxha and Sacnab lakes. Enjoy overnight accommodation in Tikal or Flores with breakfast, lunch and round-trip airfare to and from Antigua included. This is the perfect way to discover the great Mayan ruin sites of Guatemala!
- Breakfast included
- Family friendly
- Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
- Informative, friendly and professional guide
- Multi-Day Trip
- 2x Lunch
- Accommodation included: 1 night
- 1 breakfasts
- 2 lunches
- Overnight accommodation
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- Professional English- and Spanish-speaking guide
- Entry/Admission - Tikal National Park
- Entry/Admission - Yaxha
- Departure tax from Mundo Maya Airport US$ 3.00 per person
Tour departs from most Antigua hotels
Returns to original departure point
Day 1: Antigua Guatemala - GUA Airport - Tikal National Park
Stop At: Peten, Tikal National Park Guatemala
You'll be picked up bright and early from your Antigua hotel and taken to the Guatemala City airport to begin your overnight adventure. Hop on a small plane and set off toward the northern Guatemalan town of Flores. After landing, head straight to the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Tikal National Park (Parque Nacional Tikal) to begin your tour!
Spread out over 341 square miles (550 sq km), Tikal National Park contains thousands of separate ruin structures. Visit the central area of the once great Mayan city with your expert guide and explore various parts of the park, including visit the Central Acropolis, which consists of a maze of courtyards, small rooms and temples. You'll also see Complex Q and R, featuring twin-pyramid complexes with altars set in front of the temples at both complexes.
Then, visit Temple I, the Temple of the Grand Jaguar. Built to honor and bury King Moon Double Comb, this 144-foot (44-meter) temple is a small enclosure of three rooms with exterior stairs leading to the top of the steep temple. Near here, visit the equally beautiful Temple II, also known as the Temple of the Masks.
After exploring Tikal, enjoy a delicious lunch before heading to your hotel.
Duration: 4 hours
• Lunch: Drinks are not included.
Accommodation included: Overnight at Hotel Camino Real Tikal or Similar
Day 2: Yaxha National Park - GUA Airport - Antigua Guatemala
Stop At: Yaxha, National Park, Peten Guatemala
On your second day, enjoy breakfast at your hotel before heading southeast to the Mayan archeological site, Yaxha. While here, enjoy the scenic jungle landscape of this unique area overlooking the Yaxha and Sacnab lakes. As you follow your knowledgeable guide around Yaxha, learn about the history of this ceremonial Mayan site, which features more than 500 ancient structures. Spend time visiting various sections of the site, including pyramid temples, ball courts and elevated plazas. After touring the ruins, enjoy lunch before beginning your journey back to Antigua.
Duration: 3 hours
• Lunch: Drinks not included
No accommodation included on this day.
Hotel pick-up is offered for this tour. Note: if you are booking within 24 hours of the tour/activity departure time, we cannot guarantee hotel pick-up. Once your purchase is complete, we will send you complete contact information (phone number, email address, etc.) for our local operator to organize pick-up arrangements.
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
If you cancel at least 3 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.