(included at your hotel) you will go on a guided tour of Tikal,
starting at 9:15 a.m. from your hotel’s lobby. Tikal is the most impressive
of all Maya Ceremonial centers, due to its magnificent monumental architecture
and the abundance of structures that have been excavated and restored
at the site. Lunch included at your hotel. After lunch, you may visit the Sylvanus
Morley Museum on your own, where you will find the pieces that the University of
Pennsylvania discovered during 13 years of research at the site. You
will have some time to see more of the site in the afternoon on your
own or you may also go on an optional bird watching or sunset tour in Tikal. There are 410 resident bird species in our park... If you prefer to go on a light adventure you may do the zipline or Canopy Tour this afternoon instead... This is an exciting adventure in the jungle's tree tops... Overnight in Tikal's Inn or Jungle Lodge.
Early morning transfer to the airport at 5:45 a.m. for your flight back to Cancun via Belize City on board TROPIC AIR 4401 at 8:30 am. You will enjoy breakfast
at Flores' Mundo Maya
International Airport Cafe (included) Your arrival into Cancun is at 2:15 p.m. local time.
PLEASE NOTE THAT STARTING ON MARCH 25th, 2013 flights with TROPICAL Airlines started serving the route from Cancun to Flores via Belize City. All flights to Flores from Cancun are being routed via Belize City, where you may consider a stopover at no additional cost.
We may also help you with a more budget friendly option using ground transportation to get you to Flores and Tikal from Belize City or from Chetumal (please see itinerary below).
Prices start at US$ 286 per person in double occupancy without air tickets or US$ 1057.70 per person including the round trip flights.
6:30 a.m. leave Chetumal City from the bus terminal to Flores, Petén in a collective bus. Brief stop in El Cruce Ixlú and transfer to Tikal National Park.
Check in at your hotel: Jungle Lodge, Tikal Inn or Jaguar Inn. Dinner on your own.
Day 2 After
breakfast, go on a guided tour of Tikal with a professional guide. Park and museum entrance fees and lunch
included. After lunch, visit the Sylvannus G. Morley Museum.
The Morley’s museum is a small building, close to the parking area where
some of Tikal's most valuable treasures are kept.Sunset position on your own on Temple IV. Overnight at Jungle
Lodge, Tikal Inn or Jaguar Inn.
early morning start for bird watching with a professional guide is optional.
(Packed breakfast will be provided for those interested in this tour).
There are 410 bird species in the Tikal National Park. Tikal is the
largest excavated site in the American continent. It is Guatemala's
most famous cultural and natural preserve. After breakfast *this refers
to a regular breakfast at your hotel, for those not interested in going
birding*, free day to wander around The Tikal National Park on your own. Transfer to the island city of Flores for overnight. (Alternatively, you may do a 3 day 2 night tour and leave fromTikal very early on this day -instead of having this free extra day in the park- and you may also leave to catch the early morning bus from Tikal directly. Let us know which option you would prefer).
You will leave your hotel very early to catch a bus transfer directly to Chetumal,
Mexico, which leaves from Flores at 7:30 a.m.