Yaxha One-Day Tour

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    • Duration:1 Day
    • Destination:Guatemala

    Embark on the Yaxha One-Day Tour

    Embark on the “Yaxha One Day Tour,” where the ancient Maya city unveils its secrets amidst lush, exotic forests and a serene lagoon. Yaxha, translating to “green water,” is not merely an archaeological site but a journey through a monumental city, rich with over 500 structures and sprawling across 3 kilometers from east to west.

    Exploring the Architectural Marvels of Yaxha

    As you navigate through the vibrant causeways, the howler monkeys create a unique, lively ambiance, their howls echoing through the lush exotic forest. Moreover, the ascent to the temples, especially the towering Temple 216, offers photographers stunning panoramic views, culminating your day at the highest point in the area.

    Yaxha: A Biodiverse Tropical Jungle

    Yaxha, a symbol of rich botanical species, nestles within the tropical jungles, benefiting from the region’s abundant water and diverse wildlife. Furthermore, Yaxha Park, part of the Maya Biosphere Reserve, hosts four pivotal archaeological sites: Yaxhá, Nakum, Naranjo, and Topoxte, each narrating tales of the ancient Maya culture.

    Preserving Culture and Nature

    Yaxha, now emerging as a crucial area for understanding ancient Maya culture, boasts well-preserved jungles and the significant Yaxhá Lagoon. Additionally, it documents a rich biodiversity, including 150 bird species, 40 mammal types, and numerous amphibians, reptiles, and fish, offering a blend of historical and natural exploration on your one-day tour.

    What to Bring

    • Small backpack
    • Hat or cap
    • Binoculars
    • Camera, memory cards and spare batteries
    • Mosquito repellent
    • Sun cream
    • Hiking shoes
    • Raincoat
    • Drinking water

    What's Included

    • Private transportation Hotel – Yaxha – Hotel
    • Entrance fee to Yaxha National Park
    • Lunch
    • Bilingual Professional Tour Guide

    What's Not Included

    • Beverages
    • Tip
    • Other services not mentioned

    Itinerary of the trip

    Dive on an Enchanting Yaxha One-Day Tour

    Venture on the “Yaxha One Day Tour,” where the ancient, mystical world of the Maya civilization unfolds before your eyes amidst the lush, vibrant backdrop of Guatemala’s jungles. Your journey begins at 8:00 a.m., as our expert guide welcomes you, ensuring a seamless journey towards the enchanting realms of Yaxha.

    Morning Exploration: Unveiling Yaxha’s Secrets

    Upon arrival, immerse yourself in the rich history and architectural marvels of Yaxha. Explore the North Acropolis, North-East Acropolis, and the Maler Group, each structure whispering tales of a bygone era. Furthermore, the Twin Pyramid Complex and East Acropolis await to mesmerize you with their ancient allure and architectural complexity.

    Breathtaking Views and Vibrant Wildlife

    Next, ascend to Building 216, the site’s highest structure, where panoramic views of Lake Sacnab and Yaxha unfold. Moreover, the lush surroundings offer a vibrant display of local wildlife, from playful howlers and spider monkeys to fluttering butterflies and exotic birds, enhancing your exploration of nature’s lively tapestry.

    Culinary Delights: A Taste of Local Cuisine

    Post-exploration, indulge in a delightful lunch at a local restaurant, where flavors of the region tantalize your palate. Savor the culinary delights as you reminisce about the morning’s adventures, preparing yourself for a leisurely return journey.

    Concluding the Journey: Return and Reflect

    Finally, as the tour concludes, we ensure a comfortable return to your hotel in the Flores or Mundo Maya International Airport. The “Yaxha One D”y Tour” promises a”journey through ancient ruins and a day where history, nature, and local flavors intertwine to create memories that will linger in your heart and mind.


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