Journals Tikal

Magical Maya Mystery

Created by Koentje3000 on September 23, 2008 Best of IgoUgo

5 Reviews

With civilization far away and hidden deep into the lush jungle, the greatest Maya ruins ever have everything to be top on each traveller's list.

Survivor Guatemala

Created by britgirl7 on September 8, 2005 Best of IgoUgo

5 Reviews
2 Stories

Once we realized how safe Belize really was, then maybe, just maybe, Guatemala would be okay too. Join me as I adventure into the jungle and explore Flores and Tikal.

Side-Trip to Tikal

Created by ShannonBrooke on July 25, 2003 Best of IgoUgo

4 Reviews
2 Stories

My January visit to the UNESCO heritage site, Tikal, was fraught with difficulties and it was still well worth it.

Guatemala: Tikal

Created by kylebarber on November 29, 2000 Best of IgoUgo

6 Reviews

An adventure to the ruins of Tikal hidden in the jungle of Guatemala's El Peten region

Quick Trip to Tikal

Created by KellySenn on March 19, 2006

4 Reviews

From Belize, we took a 3-day trip over to Tikal, staying 1 night in Peten Itza and 1 night in Flores.



Update on My Favorite Place

Created by Ngibson on February 5, 2006

2 Reviews
4 Stories

I have been visiting Tikal for 8 years. I know the owners of the hotels and restaurants. I know the guides and the drivers, and really how to get around.

Tikal in Guatemala

Created by Philly_Girl on July 25, 2005

1 Review

We took a wonderful 1-day trip to Tikal from mainland Belize. It was one of the most incredible tours we have ever taken, and it was interesting to see this great Mayan city.

To Tikal from Belize

Created by paulnag on January 21, 2005

4 Reviews
1 Story

We spent a couple of days in Belize before realizing we wanted to see some serious Mayan ruins. We just never realized how adventurous the trip would be.

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Spirit of Place

Created by Ngibson on November 26, 2002

4 Reviews
1 Story

Tikal and the Peten region of Guatemala are frequently done via a day trip from Belize and/or Cancun. This area is well worth more than part of a day at Tikal and a flight back to Cancun.

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Camping on the Temples of Tikal

Created by Milie on November 8, 2002

1 Review

The amazing thing about Tikal is how it got so hidden. It is an incredible place. Once home to over 100,000 people, which the Maya began building around 600 bc, it was a huge power base for over 1500 years.

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