Mexico & Central America Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

  • How do you plan your trips?
  • Please help us learn by participating in a brief survey.
View all Mexico & Central America activity »
  1. 1 http://www.usaonlineshop.org/zytek-xl/
  2. 2 best AI Adult in Cancun and the Riviera
  3. 3 San Jose to Puerto Viejo Costa Rica and Hostel in San Jose
  4. 4 Guanajuato to Mexico City and Butterfly Sanctuary
  5. 5 Returning home
  6. 6 White hair in Valladolid....
  7. 7 Family trip to Costa Rica in December.
  8. 8 Please help with my Yucatan itinerary
  9. 9 Uber in Panama
  10. 10 Costa Rica in summer (end July/early August) with kids
  11. 11 Our CR Itinerary & a Spider Question
  12. 12 Shuttle Bus Service in Costa Rica
  13. 13 Mexico (Yucatan Peninsula) Non AL suggestions
  14. 14 4 days in Belize
  15. 15 Trip Report Belize trip report-April 3-10th
  16. 16 Belize in Aug 25-Sep3
  17. 17 Luxury hotel off the beaten path?
  18. 18 Trip Report An Afternoon In Guadalajara
  19. 19 Sayulita in September
  20. 20 Trip Report Tulum Ruins
  21. 21 5 day belize itinerary
  22. 22 2 weeks in Costa Rica: Go North or South?
  23. 23 Copper Canyon
  24. 24 Azul five, Grand Velas or Grand Palladium resorts??
  25. 25 JW Marriott Rio Hto
View next 25 » Back to the top

Help with Tikal portion of our Belize/Guatemala trip

Jump to last reply

This coming February, we'll be traveling to Belize and Guatemala. The first three (San Ignacio, including Caracol) and the last three (Lamanai Outpost Lodge) will be spent in Belize, with the middle three in Guatemala.

Here's how our schedule breaks down in terms of what we know:

Day 4: Transport from Cahal Pech resort to Tikal Inn (arranged already), with estimated arrival around 11:00 am. Spend night at Tikal Inn

Day 5: Spend night at Tikal Inn.

Day 6: Catch 2:00 pm shuttle from Tikal Inn to Flores, check into Hotel Santana.

Day 7: 9:45 flight from Flores Int'l to BZE.

Besides seeing wildlife and ruins, our only other agenda item is a zipline.

Our very, very rough plan for our time there is this:

Day 4: Check into Tikal Inn upon arrival, do a zipline after lunch, and then check out the park after 3 pm so we can use the admission for the next day.

Day 5: Sunrise tour of the ruins, lunch and pool time during the afternoon, then returning to the park for the late afternoon.

Day 6: Go to park again? Wander trails? Hire a naturalist, as opposed to an archaeological, guide? Then, spend afternoon in Flores in some down time, wandering, shopping, relaxing.

Or would it make more sense to to the zipline on the morning of day six and spend the first afternoon relaxing by the pool?

Would it be worth it for us to spend the $$ for admission for another day to see the ruins after getting a tour the previous day?

We're really unsure how to proceed here, so we're open to suggestions of any and all kinds (well, except for the mule train to El Mirador--maybe another time).

16 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement