Tikal Sunrise Tour

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Activity Level



Nature and Wildlife, Hiking and Walking, Day Trip / Out of Town


Kid Friendly: Yes. I have kids all the time in my groups and they enjoy it a lot... Some of them precisely because doing the early morning walk on their father's back.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 2



English (advanced), Spanish (fluent)

Enjoy spectacular views of this amazing archaeological site!

Tikal was officially discovered in 1848. Since then, the multiple investigations of Guatemalan scientists and archaeologists and of many countries around the world make it possible to narrate the history of the society that inhabited Tikal, as well as that of neighboring sites.

Around the year A. D 600 Tikal was one of the most important cities of the Mayan area, with about sixty thousand inhabitants. The Chol group inhabitants of Tikal were large merchants, farmers and astronomers. They developed an extensive network of commercial contacts in the Mesoamerican area, mainly selling raw materials for textiles of the time, ceramics, technology, science and agricultural production.

The sunrise tour is not only going to see the rising sun, this is one of the best moments of the day (my favorite to be honest) to fully enjoy the experience of visiting Tikal.


3:00am ¡¡Leaving time¡¡
Keep sleeping on the ride to Tikal.
4:30am Arrival to Tikal.
4:30am - 5:45am Walking to Temple IV.
5:45am - 6:45am Timelapse to enjoy the morning sounds and the awakening of the forest.
6:45am - 9:00am We keep on going to visit: The Lost World Complex, Seven Temples Square, Temple V,
Main Square betwen temple I and II.
9:00 to 9:30 ending the tour up at the visitor centre of the site and leaving back to Flores.
11:00am 11:30am Arrival to Flores.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: I will meet you at your hotel or agreed upon location.

End location: Your hotel or the airport of Flores.

Duration: 9 hours

Duration of this tour is usually affected by breakfast time. Bringing box-breakfast or at least fruits or snacks with you helps to have a better experience.


1999 Mitsubishi Montero
5 Passengers.
Air conditioned.
All the tour at the site is by walking.

What’s Included

My services as your private tour guide
Private transportation by modern, air conditioned vehicle
Boxed breakfast or lunch in the site
Entrance fees
Botle Water

Estimated Local Cash Needed

250 Quetzales - Only in case of visiting tipical shops.

What’s Extra

Drinking water.
Any personal purchases or souvenirs.


As a licensed guide, I have no restrictions.

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