Tikal and El Petén , Guatemala

Tikal and El Petén, Guatemala travel itineraries and places to stay.

Flores is a beautiful island town surrounded by Lake Peten and connected to the mainland by a short causeway.

The city’s architecture has a colonial feel – with its narrow cobblestone streets, historic church, and Spanish plaza – mixed with a new, colorful flair.

Lake Petén

Many travelers visit Flores for its close proximity to Tikal, the most famous Mayan ruins in Guatemala.

Itineraries in Tikal and El Petén

Guatemala Highlights

Duration: 11 days, 10 nights
From: $2,797.00
A cultural and natural circuit of Guatemala: colonial Antigua, the Chichicastenango Market, volcanic Lake Atitlan and the Mayan ruins of Tikal, Yaxha and Topoxte.

Antigua & Tikal

Duration: 5 days, 4 nights
From: $1,559.00
This short 4-night trip includes 2 nights in Antigua and 2 nights in the Flores area and features a coffee tour and day tour of the Tikal ruins.

Maya Magic & Mystery

Duration: 8 days, 7 nights
From: $2,519.00
This trip combines the highlights of Guatemala with two nights each in Antigua, at Lake Atitlan and Flores/Lake Peten Itza.

Guatemala With Copan

Duration: 12 days, 11 nights
From: $3,460.00
Antigua, Lake Atitlan, local markets and Mayan ruins on a 12-day circuit of Guatemala.
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