The Tikal Tour is just one of the best ways to explore the magnificence of the Mayan history and civilization. In hand with your highly trained travel experts, Duende Tours offer a full serviced tour with the best travel deals around Guatemala, Belize and Copan Honduras.
Guatemala was considered the focus of the Mayan civilization. Located in the in the heart of Central America, between the Caribbean and Pacific coast, it is a home to one of the greatest cultures in the world – the Mayan culture.
Guatemala is surrounded by natural and historical beauty. It is a destination worth seeing because of its nice topography - a combination of flat lands, mountains, and volcanoes. Moreover, it holds impressive archaeological sites, a home to 720 different species of birds a diverse eco system with warm and moderate weather.
The Mayan ruins in Guatemala are a living testimony of long lasting, dynamic cultural tradition that once flourished between 700 BC to 900 AD. The Tikal ruins are one of the most breathtaking archaeological sites of the Maya World. The temples in Tikal paid tribute to the rulers of the past; it has inscriptions inside that tell stories about dynasties and conquests, alliance and raids.
Tikal was once one of the largest and most powerful cities of the Classic Period and was hastily and mysteriously deserted over 1000 years ago and vanished over the centuries into the abundant jungle.
The Tikal tours offer the chance to climb the magnificent Temple of Tikal known as Temple IV. After climbing the magnificent temple and looking out over the open site to see the outlying temples can make visitors get a sense of the power and immensity of Tikal. Being on top of the lost world will offer you the chance to view the area’s inhabitants such as the spider and howler monkeys, listen to the sounds and music of brought on by countless species of birds such as toucans. Reliefs and stellae which have survived the centuries can be found in the ruins of Tikal.
The Tikal tours offer you the chance to wander through the ancient streets of Tikal and ponder its mysterious desertion, climb above the jungle and see the immensity of Tikal, experience the beauty and magic of the rainforest and see a many species of birds that brings music to the lost world.
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