Flores Tour Ideas
The ruins of Yaxha comprise one of the largest Mayan complexes of northern Guatemala. A knowledgeable guide will lead you on a tour of the archeological site, including its remarkable temples and impressive pyramids. You'll learn about the pre-Columbian Mayan culture that constructed this classic ceremonial site, which overlooks the Yaxha and Sacnab lakes. Lunch plus round-trip transport from Flores and Santa Elena Peten hotels, or Mundo Maya International Airport, is included. Enjoy personal attention on this small-group tour, limited to 20 people.
Aguateca is a Maya site located in northern Guatemala's Petexbatun Basin, in the department of Petén. <br><br>The first settlements at Aguateca date to the Late Preclassic period (300 BC - AD 350). Aguateca sits on top of a 90 meters (300 ft) tall limestone bluff, creating a highly defensible position. This steep escarpment overlooks Petexbatun Lagoon in the Southwestern Guatemalan lowlands and is accessible by boat.<br>There is an extensive system of defensive walls that surrounds the city, reaching over 3 miles (4.8 km) in length. Its center consisted on the Palace Group, which was probably a royal residential compound, and the Main Plaza.
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