Tikal, Tikal National Park

Explore one of the most important centers of the Mayan civilization at Tikal. Declared a World Heritage Site in 1979, the ancient Mayan city was inhabited from 6th century BC to the 10th century. On a tour of the park, you can view thousands of ancient ruins sprawled across the verdant jungle. Hike the tropical forest trails in between the grand ruins. In addition to culture, pay attention to the natural gems here too--you'll pass through a canopy of lush green trees inhabited by howler monkeys, toucans, coatimundis, and other jungle creatures. For Tikal and beyond, use our Tikal National Park online trip itinerary builder to get the most from your Tikal National Park vacation.
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  • We went on a trip leaving Flores 6 am to enjoy Tikal. I was a perfect thing to do and really awesome out there. We booked with a guide - cost for guide and transportation was 150q person then you'll.....  more »
  • Definitely come to the park and see the ruins of Tikal. There are lots of animals and birds to see as well. Keep to the main tracks through the jungle as you wouldn’t want to get lost. Make the most.....  more »
  • This place is amazing. I recommend staying in the hotels within the park or renting your own car, especially during the low season.
  • Beautiful monuments in the middle of the forest. That is something to know that people have been able to dream and build such a city!!!
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