Tikal And Yaxha Overnight Trip By Air From Guatemala City

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Duration: 2 Days
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    4:30 AM
  • Departure Details :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Pick up time will be within the 15 minutes of your established departure time. Please wait at the lobby of your hotel.
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    This activity is non-refundable Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

Discover the Mayan ruins of Tikal and Yaxha on this overnight tour from Guatemala city! Head to the jungle of Guatemala on this 2-day adventure and admire the temples in the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Tikal National Park. Spend the night Tikal or Flores before visiting Yaxha, a large classic Mayan ceremonial site overlooking the Yaxha and Sacnab lakes. With breakfast, lunch and round-trip airfare to and from Guatemala City included, this is the perfect way to discover the great Mayan ruin sites of Guatemala!

Highlights

  • Breakfast included
  • Close encounter with wildlife
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Round-trip airfares

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Day 1:
Visit the Mayan ancient ruins of Tikal and Yaxha on this 2-day trip from Guatemala City! After early-morning pickup from your hotel, head to the Guatemala City airport, hop on a small plane, and set off toward the northern Guatemalan town of Flores. When you arrive, head straight to the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Tikal National Park (Parque Nacional Tikal) to begin your adventure!

Covering more than 341 square miles (550 sq km), Tikal National Park is home to 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, consisting of a maze of courtyards, rooms and temples.

Visit Complex Q and R, featuring twin-pyramid complexes fronted by altars, and tour 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, where you can explore the city at your leisure.

Overnight: Camino Real Tikal or similar


Day 2:
Enjoy complimentary breakfast at your hotel before heading southeast to Yaxha, a Mayan archeological site. Take in 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, and spend time visiting different sections of the site, including pyramid temples, ball courts and elevated plazas. After this incredible historical tour, enjoy lunch before beginning your journey back to Guatemala City.

Inclusions

1x Breakfast

2x Lunch

Accommodation included: 1 night

Overnight accommodation (Hotel Villa Maya or similar)

1 Breakfast

English- and Spanish-speaking guide

Hotel pickup and drop-off

Entry/Admission - Yaxha

Exclusions

Drinks

Gratuities

Departure tax from Mundo Maya Airport US$ 3.00 per person

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Not wheelchair accessible

Infants must sit on laps

Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level

This tour/activity will have a maximum of 9 travelers

Face masks required for travelers in public areas

Face masks required for guides in public areas

Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff

Social distancing enforced throughout experience

Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas

Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized

Guides required to regularly wash hands

Regular temperature checks for staff

Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival

Traveler Reviews

  • 08-Jun-2022

    Great tour! TransportIon was dependable and tour guide Alex did an amazing job of combining the facts about the areas ( Tikal and Yaxha)with his own personal knowledge and stories. Hotel Villa Maya is nice but you are kind of trapped there as the closest restaurants and bars are 6km away. Tag airline was 2 hours behind on return trip!!! Meals included were the best we has on our entire trip to Guatemala.

  • 07-Oct-2019

    Everything went according to plan. I'm glad I did Yaxha. Whereas Tikal is covered with tourists, I almost had Yaxha to myself. Guides were very knowledgeable and I learned alot about the civilization and architecture.

  • 05-Oct-2019

    Everything went according to plan. I'm glad I did Yaxha. Whereas Tikal is covered with tourists, I almost had Yaxha to myself. Guides were very knowledgeable and I learned alot about the civilization and architecture.

  • 17-Mar-2018

    Tykal è un luogo magico: i templi maya e le rovine immerse nella giungla creano un'atmosfera fantastica . Siamo stati in un giorno feriale quindi con pochi visitatori ed è stata un'esperienza emozionante che ti riportava indietro nel tempo. Pappagalli multicolori svolazzanti sulle altissime chiome degli alberi completavano il paesaggio.

  • 09-Dec-2017

    The first day Yaxha was really disappointing. Even though I had booked for an English-speaking tour, I was in a group with 3 Spanish-speakers and myself. Obviously, the guide spent much more time explaining things in Spanish, and often forgot to repeat the information in English. Yaxha itself was amazing! If you have the time, you should definitely visit this site and, best to go before Tikal, if possible. We had the whole site almost entirely to ourselves! The hotel was average, but the bird life waking up on Sunday morning was spectacular. I had a toucan right outside my bedroom window! Tikal was excellent! We had a great group, and a very knowledgable guide. Although it rained and poured! intermittently throughout the day, our little group accepted the situation with good humor, and ended up having a wonderful day. Take rain gear, especially in November raincoat, not an umbrella -- you'll want your hands free to climb!. Wear waterproof shoes if you have them. Tikal is a lot of walking, but there is something fantastic to see around every corner.... Climb every pyramid and temple that you can!

  • 09-Dec-2017

    The first day Yaxha was really disappointing. Even though I had booked for an English-speaking tour, I was in a group with 3 Spanish-speakers and myself. Obviously, the guide spent much more time explaining things in Spanish, and often forgot to repeat the information in English. Yaxha itself was amazing! If you have the time, you should definitely visit this site and, best to go before Tikal, if possible. We had the whole site almost entirely to ourselves! The hotel was average, but the bird life waking up on Sunday morning was spectacular. I had a toucan right outside my bedroom window! Tikal was excellent! We had a great group, and a very knowledgable guide. Although it rained and poured! intermittently throughout the day, our little group accepted the situation with good humor, and ended up having a wonderful day. Take rain gear, especially in November raincoat, not an umbrella -- you'll want your hands free to climb!. Wear waterproof shoes if you have them. Tikal is a lot of walking, but there is something fantastic to see around every corner.... Climb every pyramid and temple that you can!

  • 15-Dec-2015

    This trip was amazing. We were in Guatemala for 12 days and this was probably the highlight of the trip. The guide was great and seemed to really be enthusiastic about what he did. He was very knowledgeable about bird species, plants, animals, and the history of the sites. All of the tour buses were very clean, the food was excellent, the flight was great on a regional carrier.

    The hotel we stayed at was unbelievable! It was located on the shore of a large lake in the jungle and seemed like the type of place James Bond would stay. There were howler monkeys, birds, etc. right near the premises so you really felt like you were on an adventure.

    The ruins themselves are worth a trip to Guatemala alone. Tikal was great, but we really liked Yaxha as there were only a few other tourists there and it felt very, very adventurous. The views were the best there as well.

  • 15-Dec-2015

    This trip was amazing. We were in Guatemala for 12 days and this was probably the highlight of the trip. The guide was great and seemed to really be enthusiastic about what he did. He was very knowledgeable about bird species, plants, animals, and the history of the sites. All of the tour buses were very clean, the food was excellent, the flight was great on a regional carrier.

    The hotel we stayed at was unbelievable! It was located on the shore of a large lake in the jungle and seemed like the type of place James Bond would stay. There were howler monkeys, birds, etc. right near the premises so you really felt like you were on an adventure.

    The ruins themselves are worth a trip to Guatemala alone. Tikal was great, but we really liked Yaxha as there were only a few other tourists there and it felt very, very adventurous. The views were the best there as well.

  • 13-Dec-2015

    The guide, the food, and all the people was great, I am from Guatemala and is my 4th time to Tikal but I learned so much from Alex and Marlon our guides, They accommodate my husband to see the magnificent temples since he fell at the airport and couldn't walk that well. Great Job, I will give 10 stars but you only have 5. I will recommend and this trip 100, THANK YOU GUYS

  • 13-Dec-2015

    The guide, the food, and all the people was great, I am from Guatemala and is my 4th time to Tikal but I learned so much from Alex and Marlon our guides, They accommodate my husband to see the magnificent temples since he fell at the airport and couldn't walk that well. Great Job, I will give 10 stars but you only have 5. I will recommend and this trip 100, THANK YOU GUYS