The ancient city of Tikal is located in the north of Guatemala, in the center of the department of Peten, and is known as the “Place of the Voices.” Time has immortalized this place as a religious and cultural center, transmitting the messages of the ancient Maya through the sculpted hieroglyphs in calcite stone, the unique architecture, and remains of multicolored painted ceramics.
In 1955 Tikal was declared a National Park and later acquired the rank of National Monument for its extraordinary cultural richness and the immense variety of flora and fauna species.
8:00 am Meet and Greet for the uninformed tour guide, and driver at Mundo Maya International Airport, Belize border or even your Hotel.
Then we will travel to Tikal National Park, at the arrival you will have an introduction to Tikal and our adventure through the archaeological site.
Following a starting presentation and here we are at use services, we are going to continue our Tikal one day excursion going through the most well-liked plazas and buildings of Tikal.
Take a look at the twin pyramid complex, the central plaza, core archaeological site which includes, the central, south and north acropolis, the great Jaguar Temple and Temple II.
Following a description of Tikal historic past and particular events through the occupation of this exceptional World Heritage Site, you will have plenty of time to ascend some temples and also time for pictures.
Then we continue walking through historical causeways looking at Tikal Temple III (also known as Temple of the Jaguar Priest), Bat Palace, Twin pyramid complex “N” and finally get through the spectacular temple IV
Templo Four also was referred to as Double Headed Snake Temple is the highest ancient building still standing within Tikal. From the top, you will discover a fantastic view of the natural surroundings as well as the upper portion of the main temples within the Park.
After experiencing the breathtaking view from Temple 4, we move through paths on this exotic forest, exploring the Lost World, Seven Temples, and Temple Five, then we will head in the direction of eating place area to have a delicious meal.
15:00 hrs. The transfer is going back to your hotel.
An exceptional helicopter tour that will transfer across the fantastic and millenarian Mayan rainforest looking for the lost city of El Mirador, a natural wonder proposed as a UNESCO cultural and natural heritage site, on the basis of its exuberant jungle and the great wide variety of wildlife that inhabit as well as the archeological value of the most significant city of the Mayan world.
Our knowledgeable tour guide will take us on a journey through history visiting El Tigre complex, Los Monos Group, The Jaguar’s Claw Temple which displays significant decorated masks of over three meters of height by two in width, where the name of this pyramid, The Tiger, is taken.