This important archaeological site is placed by the lagoon identified with the identical name, and it is linked to Flores in the east by way of 80 km road which 70 kilometers are paved while the last 10 kilometers are sandy roads. Yaxha signifies “green water.”
Yaxha is a Maya city of monumental magnitude with more than 500 buildings. Positioned on a hillside, northern of the lagoon, it occupies from eastern till west 3 kilometers.
The site is characterized by significant human-made platforms, causeways, and paths linking different architectural complexes of the metropolis and also the lake.
Here you are going to walk-through their causeways under an exuberant exotic forest, in which howler monkeys flood the ambiance with their howls to impress the females or move away from an intruding male within their group.
You are going to ascend some temples, which are the photographers’ accomplices because they provide stunning sights. You will finish your day on top of the higher section of the temple 216 (also known as Temple of the Red Hands), the most elevated structure within the area.
The tropical jungles are the spots with a more substantial wealth of botanical species on the planet and Yaxha is representative of these woodlands and favors the large quantity of water in the region the excellent diversity of the wildlife.
Yaxha Park belongs to the Maya Biosphere Reserve. Within the Park, there are four important archaeological sites: Yaxhá, Nakum, Naranjo, and Topoxte.
The city of Yaxha becoming an essential area to the ancient Maya culture and also the jungles inside of are exceptionally well-preserved, and the Yaxhá Lagoon is among the most significant water systems inside the Maya Biosphere.
Yaxha has documented 150 birds’ species, forty type of mammals, fourteen amphibious, forty-five reptiles, and 22 variety of fish.
Our representative is going to pick you up at your hotel between 7:30 and 8:00 am approximate, (take note that there is no exact time as we pick up more travelers at their hotels), then you will be transported to Tikal Park (60 minutes).
At your arrival, you’ll have an introduction about Tikal; then you will start this tour visiting the main plazas and complexes including twin pyramid complex, the main square which includes, the central, south and north acropolis, The Great Jaguar Temple and Temple II among other.
Then you will continue your nature and archaeological adventure in Tikal taking walks by age-old causeways traveling to temple III, Bat palace, complex N and lastly arrive at the extraordinary temple IV, on the top you’ll have a superb look at the forest and the top of the main temples of Tikal.
In the way returning, you will visit the lost world, seven temples, and temple V, then towards the picnic place to have a delicious meal.
The possibility of observing wildlife such as howler and spider monkeys, coatis, and a variety of birds, reptiles, and insects is present throughout the tour which improves the experience
15:30 hrs approx. You’re going to be transported to Mundo Maya flight terminal or your hotel.
Note: in a private service you should have all enough time to experience as far as possible the park, museums, and also the opportunity to experience a sunrise and sunset tour. Inquire your travel advisor for information.