Tikal Day Trip From Antigua Guatemala

The Tikal trip from Antigua Guatemala by plane is a fantastic opportunity for travelers who have little time or prefer to return to their base hotel on the same day.

Visit one of Central America’s most spectacular ancient sites, The Mayan Ruins at Tikal! Begin your journey today and soak up the mystery and fascinating culture that surrounds this unique destination.

Take a trip back in history and explore the splendor of the Ancient Mayans ruins! Join us on a trip from Antigua to discover the wonders at Tikal.

The Mayan city of Tikal, located in a dense subtropical forest in the center of the state of Petén in northern Guatemala, was one of the most important cities in the Mayan lowlands.

Its first permanent inhabitant settled in the area around 900 BC. It saw its most remarkable growth between 700-800 AD. Many of the structures you will explore today were built during that time.

The forest of the Tikal National Park supports a great variety of animal species. During your day trip to Tikal, you may encounter ocellated turkeys, parrots, toucans, howlers, and spider monkeys, among others.

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Tikal National Park – Guatemala

  1. Why Choose a Tikal Day Trip from Antigua?

    Antigua, a city known for its well-preserved Spanish Baroque-influenced architecture, is the perfect starting point for your Tikal adventure. The city’s rich history and vibrant culture make it a must-visit destination in Guatemala.

  2. Getting to Tikal from Antigua

    There are several ways to reach Tikal from Antigua, including by bus, plane, or private transfer. We’ll discuss the pros and cons of each option to help you make the best decision for your trip.

  3. Exploring the Tikal National Park

    Tikal National Park is home to one of the most significant archaeological sites of the Mayan civilization. From the towering Temple of the Great Jaguar to the intricate Palace of the Nobles, we’ll guide you through the must-see spots in Tikal.

  4. What to Pack for Your Tikal Tour

    From comfortable walking shoes to a reliable rain jacket, we’ll provide a comprehensive packing list to ensure you’re well-prepared for your Tikal tour.

  5. Staying Safe and Responsible

    We’ll share essential safety tips and guidelines to help you have a safe and responsible visit to this UNESCO World Heritage Site.


  • Highlights: Tikal National Park
  • Activities: History – Culture – Nature – Archaeology
  • Difficulty: Easy to Moderate
  • Holiday Type: Set-departure
  • You will visit: Tikal National Park
  • Trip Style: Couples – Small Groups – Families – Lonely Traveler
  • Comfort level: Standard
  • Transportation: Minibus/Airplane
  • Length: 1 Day
  • Physical demand: Trip may include activities like walks
  • Group size: Minimum 1 – Maximum 20
  • Departure / Return Location: At the hotel or lodging address provided in your tour confirmation (apply restrictions)


  • Shared transportation from your hotel in Antigua Guatemala to La Aurora International Airport (Round trip)
  • Airline ticket Guatemala city – Flores – Guatemala City
  • Transfer from Mundo Maya International Airport to Tikal (Round trip)
  • Entrance fee to Tikal National Park
  • Lunch
  • Bilingual Professional Tour Guide

Not Included

  • Airport Fees
  • Gratuity
  • Other services not mentioned

Book This Tour

From US$.360.00 P/P


    4:00 am

    You will have an early transfer from Antigua Guatemala to La Aurora airport terminal for taking a short flight to Flores, Mundo Maya international airport. After a 45 minutes flight, you will arrive at Mundo Maya International Airport

    A representative of our company will be waiting for you, having a sign with your name for a convenient encounter. Then, you will be transferred to Tikal Park (60 minutes approx).

    After arrival time to start the Tikal day tour exploring plazas and complexes, which includes twin pyramid complex, the main square consisting of the central, south and north acropolis, Great Jaguar Temple, and Temple II, among others. Then you will continue walking through old causeways, visiting temple III, Bat palace, complex N, and finally reach the remarkable temple IV.

    On top, you will have an outstanding view of the forest and the top main temples of Tikal.

    In the way heading back, you are going to visit the lost world, seven temples, and temple V, then toward the picnic area to experience a delicious meal.

    The opportunity of watching wildlife like howler and spider monkeys, coatis, and several birds, reptiles, and insects occurs through the trip which enhances the experience

    15:30 hrs approximately

    You’re going to be transferred to Mundo Maya flight airport terminal to take a flight to Guatemala City.


    Have Any Questions?

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

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    Tikal Day Trip From Antigua Guatemala