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Tikal & The Peten Region of Guatemala

Mystical archeology & breathtaking natural beauty


This natural treasure of incalculable value is in the northernmost part of the country. Its extensive territory is considered one of the planet's life-lungs due to its exuberant vegetation. The department has several protected areas such as the Maya Biosphere Reserve, whose area includes over 50,000 square kilometers of subtropical rain forest. In addition, here you will experience some of the greatest archeological wonders in the world. The famous Tikal Ruins, declared a UNESCO World Heritage site, and its neighboring ruins such as Yaxha, Uaxactum, Ceibal, El Mirador and dozens of others, are monumental Classical Mayan archeological cities. Their towering pyramids stretch towards the heavens beyond the highest jungle canopy, providing a mystical view of the areas rich flora and teeming fauna, and a feel for the mysteries of this ancient culture.




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MAJESTIC TIKAL


The Maya chose the sub-tropical jungles of El Peten to be their homeland. This region is the birthplace of the Maya and witnessed the rise and fall of entire civilizations in cities such as El Mirador, Tikal and Aguateca. Thousands of years later, these cities still protect many of the mysteries of the Maya civilization… For more on the ruins of Tikal, please click below link.

Mayan Ruins Tikal Guatemala The Heart of the Mayan Civilization The “men of corn” settled in this majestic land over 13000 years ago. It is here that they came to raise their spirits to the stars, bathe in their light, under... >>
Mayan Ruins Tikal Guatemala The Heart of the Mayan Civilization


PETEN REGIONAL ATTRACTIONS


The Peten region holds some of the greatest archeological wonders in the world. The famous Tikal Ruins, declared a UNESCO World Heritage site, and its neighboring ruins such as Yaxha, Uaxactum, Ceibal, El Mirador and dozens of others, are monumental Classical Mayan archeological cities. For information on the main attractions in the region, please click below link.

The Peten Region, Guatemala Paradise for animal lovers and bird watchers Petén is the largest department of Guatemala and the least populated. The area is predominantly covered in jungle, where an exuberant amount of tropical vegeta... >>
The Peten Region, Guatemala Paradise for animal lovers and bird watchers


PETEN SUGGESTED TOURS


Aside from Tikal national Park, Petén has many other archaeological sites that can be visited using Flores, the department’s capital, as a starting point. Petén is also the largest protected tropical forest area in Central America, whose areas amazing fauna and flora, lakes, rivers, lagoons, caves, cenotes, etc., make it a perfect place to engage in all sorts of adventurous activities. For more information, please click on the link below.

Tours In Peten Guatemala Mayan Ruins, Nature, Adventure The Peten jungles are teeming with approximately 300 species of birds, howler monkeys, spider monkeys, toucans, foxes, deer, pumas, wild turkeys, jaguars, and w... >>
Tours In Peten Guatemala Mayan Ruins, Nature, Adventure


TIKAL SELECT ACCOMMODATIONS


We have carefully chosen the most exquisite accommodations that have met our highest standards for comfort and style to assure your stay in the Peten Region is an unforgettable one:

Hotel del Patio From $60/night Santa Elena, Flores Discerning travelers in search of unique accommodations will appreciate the elegance of the Hotel Del Patio. Located on Santa Elena Petén, the Del Patio provides guests with a colonial atmos... >>
Hotel del Patio From $60/night Santa Elena, Flores

Hotel Jungle Lodge From $135/person, Complete Package Tikal National Park, Petén The Jungle Lodge Hotel was established in 1956 by Mr. Antonio Ortiz Contreras, who discovered the Temple of the Inscriptions in 1951. Just a 10 minute walk from the ceremonial center of Tika... >>
Hotel Jungle Lodge From $135/person, Complete Package Tikal National Park, Petén

Hotel Villa Maya From $95/night Lake Peten Itza, Tikal Villa Maya is an open invitation to adventure! Just 15 minutes away from Santa Elena Airport and 45 minutes from Tikal National Park, the hotel is located in a vast natural private reserve, ... >>
Hotel Villa Maya From $95/night Lake Peten Itza, Tikal

Hotel La Lancha Resort From $149/night Lake Peten Itza, Tikal Located in Guatemala’s Peten Region near the wonderful archaeological site of Tikal, La Lancha is a deluxe jungle resort overlooking the beautiful and unspoiled Lake Peten Itza. The Main Lod... >>
Hotel La Lancha Resort From $149/night Lake Peten Itza, Tikal

Hotel Peten Esplendido From $95/night Santa Elena, The Hotel Peten Esplendido is conveniently located on the lakeside in front of the island of Flores. Only 50 minutes from Tikal National Park, heart of the Mundo Maya, and Yaxha National Par... >>
Hotel Peten Esplendido From $95/night Santa Elena,

Bahia Taitza Hotel From $95/night Lake Petén Itza, Tikal Located in the rainforest region of Petén in Guatemala, and on the shores of lake Petén Iztá in San José, Hotel Bahía Taitzá is an ideal place to appreciate the beauty of a natural environme... >>
Bahia Taitza Hotel From $95/night Lake Petén Itza, Tikal

Hotel Camino Real Tikal From $150/night Lake Peten Itza, Tikal Camino Real Tikal is a tropical five star retreat, set in the heart of the Petén jungle with all the comfort and facilities to assure an unforgettable experience. Camino Real Tikal will be t... >>
Hotel Camino Real Tikal From $150/night Lake Peten Itza, Tikal

Chimino, s Island Lodge Hotel From $110/person/night Punta Chimino, Sayaxché, Petén Enjoy the most pristine jungle, as natural as it gets! Your senses flow by the overwhelming nature all around. “The Last Mayan Outpost” is a fortified artificial island built by the ancient ... >>
Chimino, s Island Lodge Hotel From $110/person/night Punta Chimino, Sayaxché, Petén

Hotel Ni, tun Eco Lodge From $180/night Lake Peten Itza, Tikal Nitun Lodge is the true definition of what a deluxe jungle eco-lodge should be. It is located in the most pristine area of enchanting Lake Peten Itza, right in the heart of the Peten jungle,... >>
Hotel Ni, tun Eco Lodge From $180/night Lake Peten Itza, Tikal





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