Las Guacamayas, has been a center for research and conservation of wildlife, the San Pedro River is one of the best places for fishing and you will be visiting the two Mayan cities being Tikal and Waka Peru.
Day 1: Guatemala - Flores - Las Guacamayas (EBG)
Departure from Guatemala City in AVIANCA or TAG flight at 6:30 am, arrive at 7:30 am upon arrival our representative will meet you at the Mundo Maya airport and transfer to Paso Caballos community. 2hrs approx.
After a short ride to the biological station you will have the rest of the morning at leisure to enjoy nature in the banks of the river. After lunch we walk along paths where we learn about the flora and fauna of the area, ending the tour at the lookout "Scarlet Macaw" where we will appreciate the sunset and a view of the wetlands in the area.
In the evening we will be taking a guided boat tour on the Sacluc river where we will be seeing a variety of nocturnal creatures who live here, including the Peten crocodile (Crocodylus Morelet), bats, owls and more.
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Day 2: Las Guacamayas – Trek to Wak’a Peru – Flores
Sunrise in the jungle, then after breakfast our guide will be accompanying you to wak'a Peru Mayan site. During the trip we will enjoy the lush nature offered by the Petén jungle. We then return to EBG for lunch and later transfer to Flores.
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Day 3. Flores - Tikal - Guatemala
Today guests transfer to Tikal National park (approx. 1hr) to explore the amazing UNESCO protected Mayan Temple site of Tikal where huge Mayan temples rise above the jungle canopy and monkeys and tropical birds are abundant in the surrounding rainforest. Visiting the Temples of the great jaguar, the masks, and the palace of the nobles. From temple IV you will have the great view of Tikal and the dense rainforest that surrounds it. Tikal boasts more than 300 structures and is regarded as the most excavated Mayan Site to date. Lunch in the Park then transfer to airport then take a flight to Guate City.
Fly with TAG; 06:30 PM Departure from Flores, Arriving Guatemala City at 07:30 pm.
Fly with AVIANCA 07:10 pm departure from Flores, Arriving Guatemala City at 08:10 pm.
Our recommended accommodation options:
The time with less rain and suggested best dates to travel is from November to April. The rainy season is from June to October, the rains are sporadic a couple of hours a day, and our trips are normal, considering the possibility of a shower. The Petén region the climate is generally warm throughout the year. December and January are the coolest months, ideal for traveling with blue skies and sunny days’ time.
Good to know
Petén is quite hot most of the year, we recommend:
- Light clothing.
- Comfortable footwear.
- Cap or hat.
- Camera, batteries, memory cards.
- Insect repellent.
- Raingear (June to Nov.)
To make your reservation please note we will need the following information:
- Date interested in traveling
- Names of travelers
- Pre-payment of trip
- Domestic flight Guatemala – Flores – Guatemala
- Comfortable transportation with A/C
- 1 night at Las Guacamayas
- Full Meals at las Guacamayas (lunch, dinner, breakfast)
- Local Community Guide
- 1 night at Flores
- American Breakfast
- Tikal shared tour (Bilingual guide, Transportation, Entrance fee, Lunch at Tikal)
- Purified water
- Tips & Gratuities
- Dinner’s day 2 and 3.
- Transfers Guatemala airport