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The Maya site of Tikal


Visit the most famous Mayan site in Guatemala: Tikal. Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1979, this archaeological site is nestled in the heart of a lush jungle endowed with an incredible and dense fauna and flora. Take a day trip to the site of Tikal from your luxury retreat in San Ignacio, in Belize. Accompanied by a historian guide, learn the many anecdotes related to this ancient Mayan city that used to be the capital of a powerful kingdom. While visiting Tikal, you will discover Mayan pyramids dating back to the 6th century BC and you can climb the highest of them to watch the sunrise or sunset. 

Tikal's history, architecture and extraordinary dimensions make it an exceptional place of history and culture, and a must during your stay in the region. 

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