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Tikal – A nature lovers guide

Tikal – A nature lovers guide

Tikal is surrounded by jungle making it not only a great site for archaeology but also nature. Dating back to around 1000 BC Tikal wasn’t a thriving city until fairly recently in 700AD. It was one of the most powerful cities in the Americas with…

How to get from San Ignacio to Tikal – Stay in Tikal overnight

How to get from San Ignacio to Tikal – Stay in Tikal overnight

Staying overnight in Tikal is a great way to beat the crowds and experience the Jungle that the ancient city is surrounded by. In our first couple of hours in the area we saw coatis, spider monkeys, howler monkeys and many birds. But what are…