At 05:00 a.m., you will be picked up at your hotel for transfer to the airport to board the flight to Flores, Petén (Due to the worldwide increase in the cost of fuel, an additional charge per person will have to be paid at the airline counter upon check-in and Local Airport Tax). On arrival, our representative transfer to Ceibal, the Mayan Archaeological site situated in Sayaxché, near the banks of La Pasión River where you can see crocodiles and exotic birds. The Ceibal Stelae is among the finest and best preserved sculptures of the late Classic Period. Because of the hardness of the local stone, which has withstood centuries of rain, root penetration, and falling trees, it is often called the “Maya Art Gallery”. One of its most important structures is a round stone, which is considered very rare in the Mesoamerican area. Overnight accommodations at hotel.
Today you will go back more than 2,000 years in time when you visit the Tikal National Park. You will be picked up at your hotel for transfer to the Mayan City, which is located in the center of the National Park that bears its name, and has an extension of 222 square miles. Tikal was inhabited from 600 BC., till 869 AD. Its highlight was between 690 till 850 AD., a time period known by archaeologists as the Late Classic. Visit the Twin-Pyramid Complexes “Q” and “R”, Lost World Complex where the Great Pyramid and Temple 5C-49 are the most important. Also, visit Temple III and the Palace of the Windows, the Great Plaza, squared off with the pyramids of the Grand Jaguar and the Masks, the Palace of the Nobles, and Pyramid IV. This one is the highest of the Mayan pyramids, from its top a complete view of Tikal and its surrounding jungle can be enjoyed. In the afternoon transfer to Santa Elena’s Airport, in Flores, Petén, to board the flight to Guatemala City.
Transfers to and from the airport, transfers between Flores and Tikal, entrance fees, lunch on both days, guided visit of the site, overnight accommodations, American breakfast & passengers insurance.
Guide & Driver tips, personal expenses, surcharge and local airport tax.
Operating Days: Daily.
Duration: Two days.
Service: Seat Basis.