Experience Tikal to its fullest by staying the night

Posted by Fodor's Editors on July 18, 2011 at 1:00:00 AM EDT | Post a Comment
The best way to experience the incomparable Maya ruins is to get up just before the birds do, from a hotel within the park, and head toward the deserted plaza with a guide. From the top of one of the scalable pyramids the well-trained guards can show you an enormous array of wildlife that disappears from the park during the day. It is unbelievably breathtaking. See our Guatemala Travel Guide.

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  • Tonygarcia on Dec 3, 12 at 01:43 AM

    Definitely Tikal is the most beautiful Mayan city. Maya events and ceremonies to take place at Tikal on December 21st, 2012, for Baktun 13.You should not miss the beginning of a new era announced by the Mayans.

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