Sunset Yaxha

Listing Type
Tour/Activity
Tour Type
Inland, Nature, Sunset
Departs From
San Ignacio Town
Intensity Level
Moderate
Attraction(s)
Yaxha
$
66
-
$
132
/ Person
Trusted Provider
  • Secure Online Payment
  • 100% Fraud Protection
  • No Booking Fees
No Foreign Transaction Fee for USA customers.
Carlos C
Response rate: 
95%
Response time:
11 minutes
Location Information
Departure:
San Ignacio
About Listing
Features:
Archaeological Reserve, Nature Trails
Highlights
  • One of the largest urban centers
  • Fascinating Ruins
Description
Step back in time to explore the mysteries of the Maya during this 8-hour visit to Yaxha, one of the largest urban centers of this ancient culture.

Spend the day wandering through the fascinating ruins of this sprawling ceremonial complex on the shores of Lake Yaxha, occupying a total area of 92 square miles (237 square kilometers). During your exploration, you’ll check out the Big Astronomical Complex, Avenue of the Pilgrims and Twin Pyramid Complex, plus much more.

Highlights:

Explore the Mayan archaeological site of Yaxha Visit the wealth of ancient structures like the Big Astronomical Complex situated on a 92 square mile (237 square kilometer) site Discover the different epochs of Mayan culture and buildings, including its early classic period from AD 250 – 600 Learn about Mayan ceremonial practices and building techniques What You Can Expect Yaxha View The city was located on a ridge overlooking Lake Yaxha. The name of the city derives from the Mayan for “blue-green water”. It is a notable survival of a Classic period place-name into the modern day.

The Yaxha kingdom is estimated to have covered an area of 237 square kilometers (92 sq mi) and to have had a peak population of 42,000 in the Late Classic period. The Yaxhá-Nakum-Naranjo circle is considered the “best kept secret of the Maya World”, it covers a total area of 37.160ha and is part of the Reserve Maya Biosphere. To the west is the Tikal National Park, and north is the Biological Corridor Tikal-Mirador-Rio Azul. Arrival at the Interpretation Centre Yaxhá.

The tour includes the visit of Astronomical Minor Complex, Avenue of the Pilgrims, Square Columns, Patio IV of the South Acropolis, Big Astronomical Complex, Residential Group, Watery Avenue, group Maler, North Acropolis, Plaza of The Birds, The Causeway, Twin Pyramid Complex and the Temple of the Red Hand (structure 216).
 
Suitable for:
Teens
Adults
Families
Groups
Couples
Seniors
Recommended Age Range:
11 - 20
21 - 30
31 - 40
41 - 50
Over 50
What is Included?
Things the supplier includes without any extra cost.
  • Entrance fees
  • National Park fees
  • Professional guide
  • Pickup and drop-off from you hotel in San Ignacio
  • Walking tour
  • Transport by air-conditioned coach
What to bring?
Recommended items to bring on the trip.
  • Short or long pants
  • Sturdy footwear
  • Long sleeve shirt (optional)
  • Bug spray, sunscreen
  • Water
Rates
The base rates charged by the provider. This includes all taxes and applicable fees.
Minimum:
1 person
Minimum number of people.
Price
Unless otherwise indicated, prices are in US dollars.
Per
Price
Unless otherwise indicated, prices are in US dollars.
Description
Person
$
132
2 persons
Person
$
104
50
3 persons
Person
$
88
4-6 persons
Person
$
77
7-10 persons
Person
$
66
Over 10 persons
Activities
Hiking
Sightseeing
Walking
Nature Walk
Transportation
Is Transportation provided?:
Yes
Availability
Schedule
Dates
Daily
Provider
Premier Provider
Tikal Go is an innovative and dynamic tour operator specialized in unique tours into the Mayan route and especially in the ancient Tikal national park.... more

We believe that to have the best experience clients must feel like part of our culture, that’s why we love to see our customers as friends and we want them to have the real Mayan experiences by feeling, breathing and living our country.

Come to Guatemala, we are going to take you to the Mayan World, we do have the best standards of transportation and the best guides, comfortable and luxury accommodations.

Travel with us we will take you to the Mayan World…
Tagline:
Tikal Tour from Belize
Account Type:
Tour Operator
Languages:
English, French, Spanish
Destinations
Payment & Cancellation
Cancellation Policy
Flexible
  • Cancellations made 15 days before will be fully refunded except for a service fee of 3%.
  • Cancellations made 7 days before will be refunded 70% of the amount paid.
  • Cancellations made at a later date will not be refunded.
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