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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  • I went with Pacz Tours out of San Ignacio, this was a full day excursion to Guatemala and the Tikal ruins and totally worth it. Our Belize guide had dual citizenship so he was with our group the whole...  more »
  • Tikal is one of those places that you must see like the pyramids or Ankor Watt. It is one of the largest Mayan ruins. We visited as a day trip from Belize with Pacz tours but if we came again we would...  more »
  • Absolutely amazing Place surrounded by Mayan culture, mystery and spectacular structures. Light rain throughout the day meant sunrise was obscured during our visit but the experience was nevertheless "bucket list material"
  • One of the jewels of the Mayan world, a must visit place if you're in Guatemala.
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