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Yaxhá was founded circa 800 BC along the shores of Laguna Yaxhá, and was home to more than 40,000 people at its peak, around AD 250. Though overshadowed by Tikal, this ancient city is Guatemala’s third largest archaeological site. And since it’s less visited than its famous sibling, Yaxhá offers a peaceful, introspective experience—especially for birders and Maya aficionados.

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Yaxha VIP Private Day Tour All-Inclusive

Yaxha VIP Private Day Tour All-Inclusive

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What sets our tours apart from others is our dedication and love for our work and our empathetic approach towards guests. We strive to ensure that our tours exceed your expectations in every way, but especially in terms of experience and value. Tikal VIP Tours is aptly named for the importance of our clients—we strive to provide a VIP experience for everyone and hope that your time in Guatemala will be an experience of a lifetime. Private day tour of Yaxha National Park with round-trip transportation from the airport or hotels near Tikal & Flores. You will learn about Mayan and Guatemalan history and culture, archaeology, and the region's flora and fauna.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$115.00
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Yaxha VIP Private Sunset Tour All-inclusive

Yaxha VIP Private Sunset Tour All-inclusive

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What sets our tours apart from others is our dedication and love for our work and our empathetic approach towards guests. We strive to ensure that our tours exceed your expectations in every way, but especially in terms of experience and value. Tikal VIP Tours is aptly named for the importance of our clients—we strive to provide a VIP experience for everyone and hope that your time in Guatemala will be an experience of a lifetime. Private sunset tour of Yaxha National Park with round-trip transportation from hotels in Flores and Tikal. You'll learn about Mayan history and culture, archaeology, flora and fauna, and see the sun set from the top of a temple.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$115.00
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Yaxha Day Tour:

Yaxha Day Tour:

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. Your Yaxha visit also covers entrance fees, a guide, lunch and round-trip transport from a central meeting point.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$102.57
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8-Day Best of Guatemala Tour: Antigua, Pacaya Volcano, Lake Atitlan and Tikal Ruins

8-Day Best of Guatemala Tour: Antigua, Pacaya Volcano, Lake Atitlan and Tikal Ruins

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Experience Guatemala’s top attractions, marveling at its stunning natural beauty and exploring its fascinating ancient history, on this 8-day tour. Discover the colonial architecture of charming Antigua before chilling out along the stunning shores of Lake Atitlán and its idyllic villages. Then dive into ancient Mayan history at the ruins of Tikal and Yaxha before capping the trip off with a hike to the summit of the country’s Pacaya Volcano. This all-inclusive tour also includes 7 nights of accommodation, transport between all sites by private vehicle, entrance fees and meals as per the itinerary.
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  • 8 days
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Tikal and Yaxha Overnight Trip by Air from Antigua

Tikal and Yaxha Overnight Trip by Air from Antigua

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Discover northern Guatemala’s most incredible Mayan ruins as you explore the sites of Tikal and Yaxha on this 2-day, overnight adventure from Antigua by air. Uncover the mysteries of the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Tikal, perhaps the most elaborate of the ancient Mayan cities, on day 1 before continuing on to Yaxha, a sacred Mayan center situated along the shores of the Yaxha and Sacnab lakes. Your exploration of Tikal and Yaxha includes round-trip transport from your Antigua hotel, all flights, overnight accommodation, a guide, 2 lunches and breakfast on the second day.
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  • 2 days
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Tikal Day Tour with Lunch from Flores

Tikal Day Tour with Lunch from Flores

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See one of Guatemala’s most incredible archeological sites and climb through ancient ruins at the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Tikal National Park (Parque Nacional Tikal). Your expert guide will lead you on a tour through the jungle—and through history, and share stories about old world cultures and traditions that date back all the way to the Mayans. This full-day tour from the city of Flores, Santa Elena Peten or Mundo Maya International Airport includes an up-close look at the temples and plazas of Tikal, a traditional Guatemalan lunch and roundtrip transportation to your hotel or airport.
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  • 8 hours
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$85.00
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Tikal and Yaxha Overnight Trip by Air from Guatemala City

Tikal and Yaxha Overnight Trip by Air from Guatemala City

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Make the most of your travel time and get an up close look at the history and culture of the ancient Mayan world on this Tikal and Yaxha overnight trip by air from Guatemala City. You’ll venture into the jungle with your expert local guide during this 2-day adventure that includes stops at the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Tikal National Park and the Mayan ceremonial site of Yaxha. Enjoy sunning views, ancient history and incredible insights as you savor delicious meals and experience the convenience of round-trip airfare to and from Guatemala City on this memorable tour of Mayan ruins.
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  • 2 days
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$573.08
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2-Day Mayan Ruins Tour of Tikal and Yaxha from Flores

2-Day Mayan Ruins Tour of Tikal and Yaxha from Flores

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Unravel the mysteries of the ancient Mayas on a 2-day journey from Flores, including 5-star overnight accommodation and some meals. Venture into the UNESCO-listed Tikal National Park for a half-day guided tour of the park’s Mayan ruins, including the fascinating Central Acropolis, the Temple of the Grand Jaguar and the memorable Temple of the Masks. Then, explore the pre-Columbian ruins of Yaxha, where the ballcourts, temples and plazas boast a dramatic location, hidden in the jungle above the Yaxha Lake.
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  • 2 days
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$301.71
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2-Day Trip to Tikal and Yaxha by Air from Guatemala City

2-Day Trip to Tikal and Yaxha by Air from Guatemala City

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Uncover the ancient mysteries of the Mayan empire on a 2-day trip to Tikal and Yaxha including round-trip flights from Guatemala. Arrive from Guatemala City by air and travel to the ancient archaeological site of Yaxha to marvel at colossal monuments like Calzada de los Peregrinos and Complejo Astronómico Menor. Spend a luxurious night in the 5-star Camino Real Tikal and then delve into the Mayan wonders of Tikal the following morning. Listen to the atmospheric sounds of the surrounding rainforest as you visit colossal pyramids like Templo I and listen to expert commentary from your guide. Return to Guatemala City by air in the afternoon.
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  • 2 days
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$487.18
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11-Day Mayan Ruins Tour: Guatemala and Copán

11-Day Mayan Ruins Tour: Guatemala and Copán

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Experience the magnificence of Guatemala’s Mayan ruins on an 11-day tour led by a knowledgeable guide. Be seduced by the dramatic landscapes of the Western Highlands as you visit San Tomas Church and discover the history behind Iximche, Guatemala’s first capital. Marvel at the natural splendor of Lake Atitlan; cross the border to Honduras to see the UNESCO-listed Copan archaeological site; and travel to the Caribbean Coast to absorb the ancient majesty of Tikal and Yaxha. Enjoy 10 nights of comfortable accommodation, meals indicated by the itinerary and transportation by air-conditioned minivan.
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  • 11 days
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2-Day Tour to Tikal and Yaxhá from Flores Island

2-Day Tour to Tikal and Yaxhá from Flores Island

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In our tour, our certified guides will lead you through trails inside the jungle to make your visit an unforgettable experience, which will give you information on flora, fauna, archeology and Mayan worldview. On board the bus you will find a cooler with drinks filled with purified water and snacks. Our transportation units have passenger insurance and authorization from the Guatemalan Tourism Institute, we became creditors of the Tourist Bioseguity and Safe Travel Seals, granted by the World Travel Tourism Council
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$220.00
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Private Tour: Yaxha One Day from Flores

Private Tour: Yaxha One Day from Flores

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Explore the ancient ruins of the Yaxha Archaeological Park with the benefit of a full-day tour from Flores. Yaxha is the third largest Mesoamerican ruin in Guatemala, yet less popular than nearby Tikal, making it a fascinating archaeological site to visit without the crowds. Your guide leads you through the ruins, then concludes with a lunch of typical Guatemalan fare before your return to Flores.
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  • 6 hours
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$125.00
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2- Day Tour: Yaxha Sunset & Tikal from Antigua Guatemala

2- Day Tour: Yaxha Sunset & Tikal from Antigua Guatemala

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Explore the deep and mysterious jungles of Petén, where a great many ruins lay hidden within it's thick canopies. You will explore 2 of the great ancient Maya cities that held a great influence during the Classic Era of Mesoamerica, and constitute one of the most iconic locations in Guatemala
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  • 2 days
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Yaxha Sunset Tour

Yaxha Sunset Tour

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Watch the sunset from the top of a Mayan pyramid in the Cultural Triangle Yaxha-Nakum-Naranjo National Park on this tour from Flores. This tour takes you through the jungle to the Yaxha archaeological site—it's close to Tikal, but unlikely to have the crowds. Tour the main areas of the complex with your guide before climbing 216 steps to the top of the pyramid to watch the sunset.
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  • 7 hours
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$96.16
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2-Day Trip to Tikal and Yaxha Ruins

2-Day Trip to Tikal and Yaxha Ruins

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Discover the history of the ancient Mayan civilization during this trip to the archaeological sites of Tikal and Yaxha spanning two days. These two incredible Mayan cities are among the most important building centers from the culture’s Classic period, offering an unparalleled opportunity to experience the architecture and religious traditions of this Pre-Columbian people. Explore the diverse range of temples, royal palaces and monuments at Tikal on day one before checking out Yaxha on day two. This Tikal and Yaxha trip also includes a guide and round-trip hotel transport on each day.
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  • 2 days
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$90.00
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Yaxha National Park Sunset Tour

Yaxha National Park Sunset Tour

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Trekking Staircase to temples Observation of flora and fauna Lagos observation from the top of a temple. Yaxha is an archeological site approximately one hour from Tikal National Park and one hour from Flores. It is a place where you can enjoy nature and water, since the Park is between two lakes that can be seen from the top of some temples. Yaxha is located in the Maya Biosphere Reserve which is the second largest preserved jungle in the Americas.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
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Enjoy The Sunset On Top Of A Mayan Pyramid In Yaxha - Private Tour From Flores

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Enjoy The Sunset On Top Of A Mayan Pyramid In Yaxha - Private Tour From Flores

Yaxha is an impressive city located near Tikal. This city is less known but it certainly has a lot to offer. During your visit, you will walk in the middle of the jungle and will see a good number of Mayan constructions, squares, and stelae. The Yaxha and Sacnab lagoons surround this place, and from the top of one of the Yaxha pyramids, you can see a sister city called Topoxte. Undoubtedly, one of the greatest attractions of this site is to see the sunset over the "Temple of the Red Hands". This temple is so-called because at its top there is a red two-handed painting dating from the classical period when this city was booming. If you are looking for a unique tour and want to return with memories of moments that you will remember forever, then this is your chance. Enjoy the archeology, history, culture, and nature that this place offers. We will also give you a bottle of water and snacks so that this is an experience that you enjoy from start to finish. We will wait for you!
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  • 6 hours 30 minutes
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Archeology Tour Yaxha National Park

Archeology Tour Yaxha National Park

BRIEF OVERVIEW: Yaxha is an archeological site approximately one hour from Tikal National Park and one hour from Flores. It is a place where you can enjoy nature and water, since the Park is between two lakes that can be seen from the top of some temples. Yaxha is located in the Maya Biosphere Reserve which is the second largest preserved jungle in the Americas. In order to visit Yaxha, it is taking the route to Frontera Melchor-Belize arriving at the La Maquina Community, we take the detour at a junction and we enter a road without pavement only has dirt road we travel 11 km to reach the Park and the Tour lasts of approximately 3 hours since it is a very small place but its beauty is unique in the place.
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  • 4 to 6 hours
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Private Tikal and Yaxha Exclusive Tour

Private Tikal and Yaxha Exclusive Tour

TIKAL NATIONAL PARK It covers 575 square kilometers of jungle and thousands of structures in ruins. Only the central part of the old city contains 3,000 buildings and covers about 16 square kilometers. Tikal is also part of the Mayan Biosphere Reserve of one million hectares created in 1990 to protect the dense forests of Petén, which began to disappear at an alarming rate due to population pressures, illegal logging and agricultural practices of felling and burning. Archaeologists estimate that the Maya settled in the area now known as Tikal in approximately 900 BC. BRIEF OVERVIEW: Yaxha is an archeological site approximately one hour from Tikal National Park and one hour from Flores. It is a place where you can enjoy nature and water, since the Park is between two lakes that can be seen from the top of some temples.
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  • 8 to 10 hours
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$170.00
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El Mirador And Yaxha Tour From Flores City 2d / 1 N

El Mirador And Yaxha Tour From Flores City 2d / 1 N

Visit El Mirador Archeological Site by Helicopter!, , El Mirador is a Late Pre-classic Maya city located in the Mirador Basin, Petén, Guatemala, dating from 600 BC and was partially abandoned around year 150 AD. day 2; visitday 2; visit the archaeological site of Yaxhá is considered as a cultural and natural monument. It holds a complex system of wetlands and woods. It’s located in the north part of Guatemala, between the Flores and Melchor de Mencos municipalities, in the department of Petén. IMPORTANT: 3 passengers are required as a minimum
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
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2 Day Tour: Yaxha Sunset & Tikal from Guatemala City

2 Day Tour: Yaxha Sunset & Tikal from Guatemala City

Explore the deep and mysterious jungles of Petén, where a great many ruins lay hidden within it's thick canopies. You will explore 2 of the great ancient Maya cities that held a great influence during the Classic Era of Mesoamerica, and constitute one of the most iconic locations in Guatemala
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  • 2 days
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$555.99
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Yaxha Sunset Guided Tour from Flores

Yaxha Sunset Guided Tour from Flores

You will be pick up at your hotel and transfer to the park to start an adventure inside on the jungle surrounded by local vegetation and fauna of the area, we can admire the majesty of the pyramidal complexes and the awesome landscape that offer to you Yaxha.
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  • 6 hours
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$99.17
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El Mirador And Yaxha Tour From Guatemala City 2d / 1n

El Mirador And Yaxha Tour From Guatemala City 2d / 1n

Flight from Guatemala city by plane and Visit El Mirador Archeological Site by Helicopter!, , El Mirador is a Late Pre-classic Maya city located in the Mirador Basin, Petén, Guatemala, dating from 600 BC and was partially abandoned around year 150 AD. day 2; visit the archaeological site of Yaxhá is considered as a cultural and natural monument. It holds a complex system of wetlands and woods. It’s located in the north part of Guatemala, between the Flores and Melchor de Mencos municipalities, in the department of Petén. IMPORTANT: 3 passengers are required as a minimum
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
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2-Day Tikal & Yaxha Overnigh Tour from Antigua Guatemala

2-Day Tikal & Yaxha Overnigh Tour from Antigua Guatemala

Explore the deep and mysterious jungles of Petén, where a great many ruins lay hidden within it's thick canopies. You will explore 2 of the great ancient Maya cities that held a great influence during the Classic Era of Mesoamerica, and constitute one of the most iconic locations in Guatemala
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  • 2 days
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$538.97
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Should I book Yaxhá tickets in advance?
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Yaxhá can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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How much does it cost to visit Yaxhá 2021?
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Yaxhá costs USD 61.54. Guided Yaxhá tours start around USD 61.54 per person.
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