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Nestled among the tropical rainforests Tikal is one of the largest archaeological sites and urban centers of the pre-Columbian Maya civilization.

Nestled among the tropical rainforests Tikal is one of the largest archaeological sites and urban centers of the pre-Columbian Maya civilization and was declared UNESCO world heritage site in 1979. Dating back to the 4th century BC, Tikal demonstrates the architectural brilliance of the Mayans. The 64 metre climb up Temple IV rewards visitors with fantastic views across the jungle, it is also a wonderful place to watch the sun go down over this incredible park.

Excursions available: 

  • Ceibal Archaeological Site 
  • Tikal Archaeological Site
  • Yaxha & Nakum Archaeological Site
  • El Mirador Archaeological Site (by helicopter) 
  • Lake Peten-Itza & Rainforest

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Tikal

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