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Guatemala Helicopter Adventure
El Mirador Helicopter tour is the best seller in our helicopter adventures in Guatemala. This helicopter trip delivers spectacular aerial sights of the lake Peten Itza, the island of Flores, El Mirador archaeological site, as well as the exotic Maya jungle.
Also, travelers will experience a landing within the lost city of El Mirador along with a guided tour of the famous Maya site. On arrival, our visitors will have time to explore the awe-inspiring magnificence which is El Mirador.
Guatemala Helicopter Adventure
Tikal A World Heritage Site in Guatemala
This archaeological and nature excursion can get you through the paths of the ancient metropolis of Tikal, discovering imponent temples, pyramids, and palaces, of what one time it entirely was an incredible metropolis within the Mayan world.
Besides the archaeological wealth of this outstanding destination, stated as World Heritage Site by UNESCO, you could enjoy the wonder of the unique environment in which Tikal bloomed, an incredible ecosystem that inhabits abounding types of vegetation and wildlife that undoubtedly will improve your trip to Tikal.
Day 1: Tikal One Day Tour – itinerary:
8:00 am Meet and Greet for the uninformed tour guide, and driver at Mundo Maya International Airport, Belize border or even your Hotel.
Then we will travel to Tikal National Park, at the arrival you will have an introduction to Tikal and our adventure through the archaeological site.
Following a starting presentation and here we are at use services, we are going to continue our Tikal one day excursion going through the most well-liked plazas and buildings of Tikal.
Take a look at the twin pyramid complex, the central plaza, core archaeological site which includes, the central, south and north acropolis, the great Jaguar Temple and Temple II.
Following a description of Tikal historic past and particular events through the occupation of this exceptional World Heritage Site, you will have plenty of time to ascend some temples and also time for pictures.
Then we continue walking through historical causeways looking at Tikal Temple III (also known as Temple of the Jaguar Priest), Bat Palace, Twin pyramid complex “N” and finally get through the spectacular temple IV
Templo Four also was referred to as Double Headed Snake Temple is the highest ancient building still standing within Tikal. From the top, you will discover a fantastic view of the natural surroundings as well as the upper portion of the main temples within the Park.
After experiencing the breathtaking view from Temple 4, we move through paths on this exotic forest, exploring the Lost World, Seven Temples, and Temple Five, then we will head in the direction of eating place area to have a delicious meal.
15:00 hrs. The transfer is going back to your hotel.
Day 2: El Mirador Helicopter Tour:
An exceptional helicopter tour that will transfer across the fantastic and millenarian Mayan rainforest looking for the lost city of El Mirador, a natural wonder proposed as a UNESCO cultural and natural heritage site, on the basis of its exuberant jungle and the great wide variety of wildlife that inhabit as well as the archeological value of the most significant city of the Mayan world.
Our knowledgeable tour guide will take us on a journey through history visiting El Tigre complex, Los Monos Group, The Jaguar’s Claw Temple which displays significant decorated masks of over three meters of height by two in width, where the name of this pyramid, The Tiger, is taken.
Then we will visit the central Acropolis where the structure 313 shows five stages of the building as well as in its back we are going to find shreds of proof of the canals that the Mayas of these times were utilized to transport water.
Within this building, we can look for a carved panel with the design of twin brothers, Hunahpu and Ixbalanque, mythic creatures from the holy book of the Mayas, the Popol Vuh. To conclude our Helicopter Adventure in El Mirador, we are going to visit the fantastic pyramid of “La Danta.”
El Mirador Heli-Adventure – Itinerary:
- Hotel Pick-Up: 7:45 am
- Estimated departure time: 8.30 am
- Flight time: 35 minutes
Time on site: 5 hours
Yaxha is a place that displays around five hundred buildings conditioned by leveling terraces in descending order of East to the West.
On-site there is archeological evidence of constructive monumental activity, dated for the classical terminal period, same as the main building of the East Acropolis. Besides this building, the most remarkable examples found in the Maler group.
Inside the best samples of the architecture of the late classical period, it is pertinent to mention two ball games, several Acropolis, temples, palaces, several causeways and a complex of twin pyramids.
This element is relatively scarce and interesting in architecture. Combine two pyramids truncated of four stairs with stelae and altars, an enclosed area by walls, very characteristic and, in front construction with nine doors.
The tropical forest of Yaxha and the bodies of water that surround have done of this destination a tropical paradise that contains 40 species of mammals, 45 of reptiles, 22 of fish, 14 of amphibians, and 150 species of birds.
The flora of this region located in transitional vegetation between the subtropical humid and dry forest. According to the researchers accomplished on the plant life of Yaxha, the area has zones of tall forests and zones of low forests.
The zones of the tall forests are humid, and characterize themselves for the presence of plants with over 30metros of height. The zones of low forests constituted for mast low-height. However, the main difference consists in the existence of an edaphic association in which the ground is more impermeable, permitting the water storage, in depressions
Day 3: Yaxha One Day Tour – Itinerary:
8:00 am our tour guide will pick you up at your hotel to take transportation about 1:30 hours towards Yaxha archaeological site.
At our arrival, we will visit North Acropolis, Nort- East Acropolis, Maler group, twin pyramid complex, East acropolis ant the highest pyramid known as building 216 where is possible to have a 360-degree view of the site and lakes Sacnab and Yaxha respectively.
Besides the archeological experience, this fantastic destination offers the opportunity of an encounter with the wildlife of the region including howler and spider monkeys, butterflies, and tropical birds.
After the tour we return to a local restaurant for lunch, then we will take a transfer back to your hotel, Mundo Maya international airport or Belize border.
- Two nights of lodging at the island of Flores
- Transfers & Land transportation during the mentioned tours
- Two breakfast at the hotels
- Three lunch (boxed lunch at El Mirador, Lunch at Tikal & Yaxha)
- Entrance fee to the parks
- Bilingual guidance during the tours (El Mirador – Tikal – Yaxha)
- Round trip helicopter transportation for El Mirador Helicopter Tour
- Airport fee on flights and El Mirador Helicopter Tour (US$.3.00 or Q.20.00 each)
- Other destinations not specified in the itinerar