Tikal Day Trip Including Round Trip Flights from Antigua with Lunch
Discover the beauty and ancient history of the Mayan ruins of Tikal on this air tour from Antigua! Enjoy a scenic flight to Tikal and spend the day exploring this incredible archaeological site in the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Tikal National Park, located in the heart of the Guatemalan jungle. Tour the ruins with your expert guide and learn about the history behind the steep-sided temples and plazas. This full-day tour gives you the opportunity to see one of Guatemala's most beautiful ruins in an easy and convenient way!Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this productStop At:
Tikal National Park, Tikal National Park, Peten Department
Upon arrival at Flores Airport, you'll be driven to Tikal National Park (Parque Nacional Tikal), a UNESCO World Heritage Site. With an area of more than 341 square miles (550 sq km), this national park contains thousands of separate ruin structures scattered around, each full of fascinating history.
Visit the Mayan ruins with your expert guide and explore everything from the Central Acropolis, a maze of courtyards and small temples, to Complex Q and R, where you'll see twin pyramid complexes with altars set in front of the temples. Visit the massive Temple I, the Temple of the Grand Jaguar. Across the way, visit the equally beautiful Temple II, the Temple of the Masks.
Next, enjoy a delicious lunch at Tikal National Park before having some free time. Then, head back to the Flores airport to begin your transfer back to Antigua.
Duration: 4 hoursStop At:
Temple I, Tikal National Park Guatemala
Your guide will show you Temple I, located in the Great Plaza, it is also known as the Temple of the Gran Jaguar because of a lintel that represents a king sitting upon a jaguar throne. Temple I is a typically Petén-styled limestone stepped pyramid structure that is dated to approximately 732 AD.
Duration: 20 minutesStop At:
Temple II, Tikal National Park Guatemala
Visit Temple II or the Temple of the Masks, "Los Mascarones". The temple was built in the Late Classic Period in a style reminiscent of the Early Classic. Temple II is located on the west side of the Great Plaza, opposite Temple I.
Duration: 30 minutesStop At:
Temple IV, Tikal National Park Guatemala
Tikal Temple IV was one of the tallest and most voluminous buildings in the Maya world. The pyramid was built around 741 AD. Temple IV is located at the western edge of the site core. Enjoy mystical and stunning views from the top of the 65-metre-high structure.
Duration: 30 minutes
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Infants must sit on laps"
"The flights from Guatemala City are at the following time: Guatemala - Flores Departure: 6:30am - Arrival: 7:30am Flores - Guatemala Departure: 8:15pm - Arrival: 9:10pm *Schedule may vary subject to airline."
"Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level"
"*Change fee applies."
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 18 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"
Duration: 17 Hours
Traveler pickup is offered
Departure Point: Tour departs from most Antigua hotels. Pick up time will be within 15 minutes of the established departure time in your confirmation.
Return point: Returns to original departure point
Cancellations and refunds:
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.