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Guatemala Helicopter Adventure

$.1,050.00 Per/Person

Guatemalan Helicopter Adventure:

Set out on an enthralling adventure that unveils the grandeur of Guatemala’s most prominent Mayan landmarks.

These iconic sites are nestled amidst lush tropical forests, teeming with diverse plant life and wildlife emblematic of the tropical realm.

Day 1: Ground Exploration of Tikal

Dive deep into history with a guided exploration of the unparalleled Tikal. Recognized in 1979 as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Tikal is a testament to its archaeological and natural significance. Delve into the tales of the Mayan civilization and soak in panoramic views atop the ancient pyramids. As you traverse this open-air museum, anticipate delightful encounters with indigenous wildlife, such as spider and howler monkeys, coatis, and many avian species.

Day 2: Aerial Odyssey to El Mirador

Prepare for an exhilarating helicopter journey offering breathtaking views of Peten’s diverse landscapes, including the enchanting Flores Island, the serene Lake Peten Itzá, and the expansive Mayan rainforest. As you touch down on the helipad of the archaeological park, you’ll embark on a guided expedition of El Mirador, a site renowned for its monumental Mayan edifices. Here, you’ll gain insights into the latest archaeological findings and the invaluable contributions of researchers who have dedicated their efforts to this site.

Day 3: Land-based Exploration of Yaxha

Accompanied by our knowledgeable guide, venture into the archaeological wonder of Yaxha, ranking third in prominence after Tikal and El Mirador. Located a short drive from the island of Flores and nestled between the Yaxha and Sacnab lagoons, Yaxha offers a harmonious blend of ancient Mayan structures and verdant tropical landscapes. Savor the region’s culinary delights at a local eatery, where you’ll be introduced to dishes inspired by the bounties of the jungle. Concluding your adventure, we’ll escort you to the Mundo Maya Airport, setting the stage for your onward journey.


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.

Discover imponent temples, pyramids, and palaces, which once entirely were 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.

This incredible ecosystem 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. On arrival, you will have an introduction to Tikal and our adventure through the archaeological site.

Following a presentation and here we are at use services, you will continue our Tikal one-day excursion going through the most well-liked plazas and buildings of Tikal.

Look at the twin pyramid complex, the central plaza, a core archaeological site including the central, south, and north acropolis, the great Jaguar Temple, and Temple II.

Then a presentation of Tikal’s historical past and particular events through this exceptional World Heritage Site occupation.

You will have plenty of time to ascend some temples and also time for pictures.

White-nosed Coati
On top of a Maya temple


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 to the classical terminal period, the same as the main building of the East Acropolis.

Besides this building, the most remarkable examples are 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 four stairs with stelae and altars, an enclosed area by walls, very characteristic and, in front construction with nine doors.

The Rainforest

The tropical forest of Yaxha and the bodies of water surrounding it have made this destination a tropical paradise that contains 40 species of mammals, 45 reptiles, 22 fish, 14 amphibians, and 150 species of birds.

The flora of this region is 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 characterized by the presence of plants over 30 meters in height.

On the contrary, the zones of low forests constituted for mast low-height.

However, the main difference consists of an edaphic association in which the ground is more impermeable, permitting 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 for about 1:30 hours towards Yaxha archaeological site.

On arrival, you will visit North Acropolis, Nort- East Acropolis, Maler group, twin pyramid complex, East acropolis, and the highest pyramid known as building 216.

From here, it 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 to encounter the region’s wildlife, including howler and spider monkeys, butterflies, and tropical birds.

After the tour, you will return to a local restaurant for lunch, then we will take a transfer back to your hotel, Mundo Maya international airport, or the Belize border.

Guatemala Helicopter Adventure
Howler Monkey

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 called Double Headed Snake Temple, is the highest ancient building still within Tikal.

From the top, you will discover a fantastic view of the natural surroundings and the upper portion of the main temples within the Park.

After experiencing the breathtaking view from Temple 4, we move through paths in this exotic forest, exploring the Lost World, Seven Temples, and Temple Five.

Then we will head to the eating 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

This natural wonder is proposed as a  UNESCO cultural and natural heritage site, based on 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 the El Tigre complex, Los Monos Group.

Also, the Jaguar’s Claw Temple displays significant decorated masks of over three meters in height by two in width, where the name of this pyramid, The Tiger, is taken.

Then we will visit the central Acropolis, where structure 313 shows five stages of the building as well.

As in its back, you will find shreds of proof of the canals that the Mayas of these times 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.

Finally, to conclude our Helicopter Adventure in El Mirador, you will visit the fantastic pyramid of “La Danta.”

Yaxha Sunset

Bookt This Tour

Rates & Departures:
  • $.1,050.00 Per/Person/Double Occupancy
  • Departures: throughout the year
  • Departures: are confirmed to run having a minimum of 2 people.
  • Two nights of lodging at the island of Flores
  • Transfers & Land transportation during the mentioned tours
  • Two breakfast at the hotels
  • Three lunch (boxed lunch at El Mirador, Lunch at Tikal & Yaxha)
  • Entrance fee to the parks
  • Bilingual guidance during the tours (El Mirador – Tikal – Yaxha)
  • Round trip helicopter transportation for El Mirador Helicopter Tour
Not Included:
  • Airport fee on flights and El Mirador Helicopter Tour (US$.3.00 or Q.20.00 each)
  • Other locations and services not specified by the itinerary

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