Tikal Tour from Belize City

5 (6 Reviews)
Belize Tours, Fort Street, Belize City, Belize
From: $265.00
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10 Hours

Tour Type

Daily Tour

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English, Espanol

About this tour

Tikal Tour from Belize City

Tour Overview

Embark on an extraordinary journey with our Tikal Tour from Belize a full-day adventure that takes you across the border into Guatemala to explore one of the most magnificent Maya archaeological sites in the world. Tikal, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, offers an unparalleled glimpse into the ancient Maya civilization with its towering temples sprawling plazas and rich historical significance. This 12-hour tour begins with a scenic drive from Belize City crossing lush landscapes and the border into Guatemala. As you travel you’ll enjoy the picturesque countryside and learn about the region’s history and culture from our knowledgeable guide.

Upon arrival at Tikal National Park, you’ll be awed by the sheer grandeur of this ancient city. Once a powerful political, economic and military center Tikal is now an impressive testament to the ingenuity and architectural prowess of the Maya. Our guided tour will take you through the most iconic structures including Temple I (Temple of the Great Jaguar), Temple II, and the Central Acropolis. As you stand beneath these towering pyramids and explore the remnants of royal palaces, ceremonial platforms, and residential complexes you’ll gain a deeper appreciation for the Maya’s sophisticated urban planning and astronomical knowledge.

The tour also includes a delightful lunch break, allowing you to savor the flavors of local cuisine while absorbing the natural beauty of the area.  The journey back to Belize City offers a chance to reflect on the day’s experiences and the incredible historical and cultural insights gained from visiting Tikal. This Tikal Tour from Belize is not just a visit to an archaeological site; it is a voyage through time that brings the ancient Maya world to life.

Detailed Itinerary of our Tikal tour from Belize City

Pickup in Belize City (5:00 AM)

  • We will pick you up from your hotel or Airbnb in Blize City
  • Enjoy a scenic drive to the Guatemala border, approximately 2 hours.

Border Crossing and Drive to Tikal (7:30 AM)

  • Cross the border into Guatemala with assistance for a smooth transition.
  • Continue the journey to Tikal National Park, another 1.5-hour drive.

Arrival at Tikal National Park (9:00 AM)

  • Begin your guided tour of the Tikal ruins.
  • Explore iconic structures such as Temple I (Temple of the Great Jaguar), Temple II, and the Central Acropolis.
  • Learn about the history, culture, and significance of Tikal from our expert guide.

Lunch Break (1:30 PM)

  • Enjoy a delicious Guatemalan lunch (included)

Return to Belize City (2:30 PM)

  • Depart from Tikal and drive back to Belize City.
  • Arrive in Belize City by approximately 6:00 PM.

What’s Included with our Tikal tour from Belize City

  • Round-trip transportation from Belize City
  • Professional and knowledgeable guide
  • Entrance fees to Tikal National Park
  • Assistance with border crossing
  • Guatemalan lunch and beverages

What to Bring on your Tikal tour from Belize City

  • Passport (required for border crossing)
  • Comfortable clothing and walking shoes
  • Hat and sunglasses
  • Sunscreen and insect repellent
  • Camera (optional)
  • Personal medications (if any)
  • Cash for souvenirs and tips (optional)

Pickup Locations and Times for our Tikal tour form Belize City

  • Hotels and Airbnbs in Belize City: 5:00 AM

Pricing and Capacity for our Tikal tour from Belize City

  • Price per Adult: $265 USD
  • Tour Capacity: Minimum 2 guests, maximum any size group!

What to Expect on our Tikal tour from Belize City

  • Moderate physical activity, including walking and climbing.
  • Opportunities for wildlife sightings and scenic views.
  • Cultural and historical insights from our expert guides.
  • A full day of exploration, learning, and adventure.

Additional Info

  • Confirmation: You will receive confirmation of your booking immediately after reservation.
  • Required Information: Please provide the full names, ages, and any dietary restrictions or medical conditions of all participants.
  • Service Animals: Service animals are not allowed.
  • Wheelchair Accessibility: This tour is not wheelchair accessible due to the nature of the activities.

Join Us for an Unforgettable Adventure!

Experience the magic and mystery of the ancient Maya civilization with our Tikal Tour from Belize. Explore towering pyramids, walk in the footsteps of Maya kings, and immerse yourself in the rich history and natural beauty of Tikal National Park. Book your tour today and embark on a journey through time!

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  • Air Conditioned Transfer
  • Licensed Tour Guide
  • All Entrance Fees
  • Complementary Lunch
  • Departure Tax (Currently USD20 per person)
  • Souvenirs/Gifts
  • Alcoholic Beverages
  • Gratuity


Full day (7+ hours)



Tour's Location

Belize Tours, Fort Street, Belize City, Belize


(6 Reviews)
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Tikal tour from Belize
Nicole from Dallas, TX

Magical Trip to Tikal Made Perfect by Belize Fun Tours!

Taking the Tikal tour with Belize Fun Tours was the best decision of our entire trip. The depth of history, combined with the natural beauty of the site, was expertly conveyed by our guide. An enriching and enjoyable experience.
Tikal tour from Belize
Angela from Philadelphia, PA

Epic Adventure at Tikal Thanks to Belize Fun Tours!

Belize Fun Tours provided an unforgettable tour of the Tikal Ruins. The guide was excellent, offering rich historical narratives that brought the ancient city to life. This tour was a highlight of our Belize trip and is highly recommended.
Tikal tour from Belize
Emily from Houston, TX

Truly a once in a lifetime experience!!

I highly recommend Belize Fun Tours for their Tikal tour. The guide was passionate and very knowledgeable, making the history resonate with all of us. The whole experience was well organized and truly memorable.
Tikal tour from Belize
Michael from Chicago, IL

Echoes of the Past

Exploring the Tikal Ruins with Belize Fun Tours was a highlight of our Belize adventure. The ruins are mesmerizing, and the guide was incredibly informative, providing a deep dive into the Mayan culture. A must-do for history buffs!
Tikal tour from Belize
Sarah from Los Angeles, CA

Mysteries Unveiled

Our journey to the Tikal ruins with Belize Fun Tours was nothing short of spectacular. The breathtaking views and detailed historical insights provided by our guide exceeded all expectations. It was a perfect blend of adventure and learning.
Tikal tour from Belize
John from New York, NY

Stepping Back in Time

Belize Fun Tours did an outstanding job with our Tikal Mayan Ruins tour. The guide's enthusiasm and depth of knowledge made the ancient stories come alive. An educational and adventurous experience I highly recommend!

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