Maya Ruins Tour

3 day Tour Package

Embark on a Captivating Journey with Our Maya Ruins Tour

Experience the Heart of the Mayan Civilization

Embark on a 3-day journey through Guatemala’s rich history and culture with our Maya Ruins Tour. This expertly curated package takes you to three of Guatemala’s most significant archaeological sites, offering a deep dive into the Mayan world.

Explore Tikal and Yaxha by Car

Tikal National Park: A UNESCO World Heritage Site

Your adventure begins with a drive to the renowned Tikal National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site known for its impressive Mayan structures and historical significance. Here, you’ll explore the ancient ruins and learn about the Mayan civilization’s rich history.

Yaxha Archaeological Site: A Hidden Gem

Next, we journey by car to the splendid Yaxha Archaeological Site. Yaxha, less known but equally fascinating, offers a unique glimpse into the Mayan culture set against a lush rainforest.

Soar Above the Rainforest to El Mirador

El Mirador: A Helicopter Adventure

The pinnacle of our tour is an exhilarating helicopter ride to the enigmatic El Mirador. Soar above the verdant rainforests of Central America and land at this remote site, where you’ll experience the mystery and grandeur of one of the most significant Mayan ruins.

Immerse in Culture, History, and Nature

Our tour is more than just an exploration of ruins; it’s an immersive experience in Mayan culture and history, surrounded by the rich biodiversity of Guatemala’s rainforests. Ideal for various travelers, our tour offers a mix of private and collective experiences, including comfortable accommodations, delicious meals, and insightful guided explorations.

Adventure and Eco-Tourism: A Unique Experience

Join us for an unforgettable adventure and eco-tourism experience, with wildlife encounters and birdwatching opportunities. Whether you’re a history buff, a nature enthusiast, or an adventure seeker, our Maya Ruins Tour promises an unforgettable experience in the vibrant heart of Central America.

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Tikal National Park – Guatemala

Maya Ruins Tour

 

  • Highlights: Tikal – Yaxha – El Mirador by Helicopter
  • Activities: History – Culture – Nature – Archaeology
  • Difficulty: Easy to Moderate
  • Holiday Type: Set-departure
  • You will visit Tikal – Yaxha – El Mirador
  • Trip Style: Couples – Small Groups – Families – Lonely Traveler
  • Comfort level: Standard
  • Transportation: Minibus/Airplane
  • Length: 3 Day
  • Physical demand: Trip may include activities like walks
  • Group size: Minimum 2
  • Departure / Return Location: At the hotel or lodging address provided in your tour confirmation (apply restrictions)

Included

  • Collective tour to Tikal
  • Collective tour to El Mirador by Helicopter
  • Private tour to Yaxha
  • 3 Lunches & Soft Drink
  • 2 breakfast
  • 2 Night of lodging in Flores (Double Occupancy)
  • Entrance fees for Tikal & Yaxha

Not Included

  • Airport fee
  • Tips
  • Other services not mentioned

Book This Tour

From US$.1,050.00 P/P

    Itinerary

    Day 1: Tikal One Day Tour:

    8:00 am Meet and greet the tour guide and driver at Mundo Maya International Airport, the Belize border, or your hotel.

    Then, you board the minivan and will travel to the Tikal National Park. You will introduce Tikal and our adventure through the archaeological site upon arrival.

    After an initial presentation, we will continue our excursion, passing through Tikal’s most famous squares and buildings.

    The complex of the twin pyramids, the central plaza includes the main Acropolis, south and north, the great Jaguar Temple, and Temple II.

    After a description of the historical past of Tikal and the particular events through the occupation of this exceptional archaeological site, you will have time to climb some temples and take pictures.

    Day 2: El Mirador Helicopter Tour:

    An exceptional helicopter tour will move through the ancient Mayan jungle in search of El Mirador, a natural treasure proposed as a UNESCO cultural and natural heritage, based on its natural and archaeological value as the most significant city in the Mayan world.

    Our guide will take you on a journey through history, visiting the El Tigre complex, Grupo Los Monos, and The Temple of the Jaguar’s Claw, which displays decorated masks.

    Then, you will visit the central Acropolis, where Structure 313 shows five stages of the building. Finally, we will find test pieces of the canals the Maya used to transport water on its back.

    Inside this building, we can find a carved panel with the design of the twin brothers, Hunahpu and Ixbalanque, mythical creatures from the sacred book of the Mayans, the Popol Vuh. Finally, to conclude our Helicopter Adventure in El Mirador, we will visit the fantastic pyramid of “La Danta.”

    Day 3: Yaxha One Day Tour:

    At 8:00 am, pick you up at your hotel to board the minivan and start the journey of approximately 1:30 hours to the archaeological site of Yaxha.

    Upon arrival, you will visit the North Acropolis, the Northeast Acropolis, the Maler group, the Twin Pyramid complex, the Eastern Acropolis, and the tallest pyramid, Building 216, where it is possible to have a 360-degree view of the site and the lakes Sacnab and Yaxha respectively.

    In addition to the cultural experience, this fantastic destination offers the opportunity to discover the local fauna, including spider monkeys and tropical bird species.

    After the tour, then we returned to a local restaurant for lunch. After that, we will take a transfer back to your hotel, Mundo International Airport, or the Belize border.

    Have Any Questions?

    Do not hesitate to give us a call. We are happy to talk to you.
     

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    Maya Ruins Tour