Yaxha Nakum Tikal Jungle Tour

Jungle Tour
Jungle Tour

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    • Duration:3 Days
    • Difficulty:Moderate
    • Group Size:Minimum 2
    • Comfort Level Standard to Luxury

    The park is a refuge that allows the visitor to enjoy a balanced combination of pre-Hispanic cultural patrimony and biodiversity. Due to the presence of impressive lagoons and wetlands that are of the main migratory birds’ routes, the park has been recognized as a wetland of worldwide importance. The Yaxha and Sacnab lagoons can be seen from the top of several archaeological monuments, giving the area a unique scenic beauty.

    In the area, there are four main cities:

    • Yaxha
    • Nakum
    • Topoxte
    • Naranjo

    They played a very important role in the social and political organization of the Central Lowlands during more than 1,500 years. It is possible to visit the three first cities, with Yaxha being the most accessible one, and from where you may begin the park’s visit.


    Pick up / Drop off locations

    Flores island



    4 x 4

    Physical demand

    Trip may include activities like walks and hikes

    Please note

    Prices based in double occupancy, and not valid for peak season like Christmas, New Year, Holy Week, Thanksgiving. Please inquire for more information.

    What's Included

    • Scenic views
    • Birdwatching
    • Hikes
    • Nature


    • Yaxha
    • Nakum
    • Tikal

    Itinerary of the trip

    Day 1Yaxha – Nakum

    Departure time: 8:00 a. m. We pick you up at your hotel.


    Arrival at Yaxha National Park: 9:00 a.m. (80 km away from Flores)

    Site exploration: We will go inside the site and visit the archaeological area for a couple of hours.

    Jungle walk to Nakum: We will be toured by a local guide expert in Flora and Fauna. The walk is 17 km far i.e. 4 hours to Nakum site.

    Country style lunch: We will have lunch at Nakum.

    Prepare Camp: After lunch, we will set up our hammocks and camp so we can rest for a little while.

    Surrounding exploration: Before sunset, we will visit the archeological site of Nakum.

    Dinner: Will be served at Nakum campsite.

    Good night.

    Day 2Nakum – El Carmen

    Jungle morning wake up call.

    Breakfast: will be served at Nakum site.

    Jungle walk to El Paso del Carmen.

    We will continue our journey to Tikal. After 17 km of walking, we come to El Paso del Carmen site where we will set up camp for the night.

    Lunch will be done on the way.

    Dinner: Will be served at El Paso del Carmen campsite.

    Good night.

    Day 3Tikal – Transfer out

    Jungle morning wake up call.

    Breakfast: will be served at El Paso del Carmen campsite.

    Jungle walk to Tikal National Park: After breakfast, we will start our walk towards Tikal, which is 17 km away or three hours walk in the jungle, the horses will leave us there so we will carry our backpacks from there onward.

    Lunch: will be held at one of Tikal restaurants.

    Site exploration: After lunch, we will admire the archeological site in Tikal until sunset.

    Return to your hotel: After sunset, we will board our minibus and head back to your hotel in Flores or Santa Elena.


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