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Tikal Yaxha Nakum By Air

The Tikal Yaxha Nakum By Air Tour is a 5-day tour which departs from Cancun Airport, Mexico.  This tour requires medium physical demand. This tour is a fantastic journey to the Mayan archeological sites.  

The moment you arrive in Cancun Mexico, you will take a flight directly to the lush Mayan jungle of Guatemala; this is where your incredible 5-day journey will begin.  

We will spend a wonderful night in the Tikal National Park exploring the famous Mayan ruins. Then after that we will start on a 2-day camping adventure which will take us deeper into the jungle into the remote Mayan site called “Nakum” through a bicycle or horseback.  Then we will climb the tallest pyramid in Yaxha, Guatemala at the end of the tour.  From the top you will have a great opportunity to see and enjoy a picturesque view of the setting sun over two jungle lakes.

Day 1: Flight Cancun – Flores. Transfer from Flores to Tikal. Stay at hotel in Tikal.

From Cancun international airport we fly to Flores, Guatemala; this is where you will meet your guide upon your arrival.  We will take you to Tikal National Park through a private transportation where The Jaguar Inn is.  We will spend the rest of the night in Jaguar Inn which is just a minute's walk away from the entrance of the Tikal archeological site.

On the first day of your tour you will get to see the park at sunset and sunrise.  This will offer you an unforgettable experience of beautiful colors and abundant wild life.

Day 2: Guided tour of Tikal, transfer to Yaxha, night walk, camp at Lake Yaxha.

We will have a fascinating guided tour in the ruins of Tikal and National Park.  We will climb the highest pyramid of Tikal and from the top you will surely take pleasure in the vast Mayan jungle’s spectacular views.   Moreover, at the top of these high temples in the park, we will have the best opportunity to see exotic wildlife in abundance.  You can see toucans, coatis and monkeys.

We will be taken to Yaxha, Guatemala in the afternoon by a private transportation.  It is where our bicycle adventure will start.  There will be an optional horseback riding for the next day.

You can find a comfortable campsite in Yaxha and it is found by the banks of its lake.  We will have camp here and enjoy a tasty local meal.  We set up an activity for the night; we will have a guided night walk wherein we will explore nocturnal flora and fauna.

Day 3: Cycle or horseback riding* to Nakum, visit ruins in Nakum, camp at Nakum.

On this day we will have off road bicycle tour.  We will follow a jungle road hiking trails that lead us 17 km or 11 miles deeper into the jungle on the way to another archaeological site, Nakum, Guatemala.  This is going to be an enjoyable and challenging ride for those who have off-road cycling experience.  Horseback riding will be another option in case the road is too muddy for cycling to reach this amazing destination.  Experience is not need in horseback riding.  Soon after arriving to the beautiful campsite of  Nakum we explore the secluded Mayan ruins hidden deep inside its protected jungle.

Excavations of these ruins still continue today.  Only a few people have reached this ancient Mayan site.
Off-road cycling option is only available during dry season when conditions allow this activity.  Hiking or horseback riding will be the alternative when roads are too muddy for cycling.

Day 4: Cycle or horseback riding* to Yaxha, visit ruins in Yaxha, stay at eco-lodge.

On the fourth day of the tour, we will leave Nakum back to Yaxha through our bicycles or horseback where we will take a refreshing break at the lake prior to exploring the tall Mayan temples.  We will climb the highest temple of Yaxha where we will be rewarded with a magnificent sunset view over the lakes and jungle of the Yaxha National Park. After we climb down the tallest temple of Yaxha we climb down and spend the night at the comfortable eco-lodge, "El Sombrero"

Day 5: Transfer to Flores Airport, flight back to Cancun.

We will have a debriefing at the last day of the tour and we will accompany you to Flores airport for your return flight to Cancun.

Tikal Yaxha Nakum By Air is an amazing tour especially for all adventure seekers out there. So if you want a tour that is filled with outdoor adventure and something that will let you travel back to the Mayan times then Tikal Yaxha Nakum By Air is the best tour to take.

Tikal Yaxha Nakum By Air Tour Pictures

These amazing pictures are taken from our Tikal Yaxha Nakum By Air Tour. Enjoy!
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