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Yaxha Sunset Guided Tour from Flores

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  • Pass by Mundo Maya International Airport
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    Stop: 4 hours - Admission included
    axha was the third largest city in the region and experienced its maximum power during the Early Classic period, Yaxha had a long history of occupation with the first settlement being founded sometime in the Middle Preclassic period. Yaxha It is a Mesoamerican archeological site located in the northeast of the Petén Basin region within the Department of Petén. It is approximately 30 km southeast of Tikal, between the Yaxha and Sacnab Lake. Located in the modern-day department of Petén, northern Guatemala, it is approximately 30 kilometers southeast of Tikal, Yaxha is situated on the north shore of Lake Yaxha. Yaxha is the third largest ruin in Guatemala, with only Tikal and El Mirador being larger. The centre of the city consisted of a number of plazas and architectural groups, with outlying groups and the lake shore linked by causeways. The main architectural groups are the Maler Group to the north, linked to the central area by the Blom Causeway, the South (or Main) Acropolis, the West Group, the Northeast Acropolis, the East Acropolis and a number of plazas and lesser groups make up the site core. The city was linked to the shore of Lake Yaxha by the Lake Causeway. Yaxha is notable for the unique survival of its toponym from the classical period. The name of the city is of ancient origin, literally meaning blue-green (Yax) water (ha). A thriving ceremonial center in it´s heyday, it has over 500 structures, including 40 stelae, 13 Altars, 9 Temple Pyramids, and 2 Mesoamerican ball courts. At the afternoon we will have time to appreciate the beautiful landscape that offers the park from the top of one of the highest temple to delight yourself admiring the sunset.
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Traveler pickup is offered
  • National Park fees
  • Local guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)
  • Entry/Admission - Yaxha
  • Lunch
  • Drinks
  • Gratuities
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  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travelers
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By: Gray Line Guatemala
194 reviews
Certificate of Excellence
Cali, Colombia
Knowledgable, Flexible, Willing Guides
The site was obviously beautiful. The tour used very good Guides. Punctual, comfortable transportation.
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A must!
The most difficult, rewarding and beautiful tour by a spectacular tour company! Wow. Just do it! Don't take the
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Houston, Texas
Booked 3 Tours - only 1 Glitch
Prior to coming from Guatemala, I booked 3 Day tours on the Gray Line website. All of them were group tours. 1)
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Forestville, California
This is a must for first timers
Charming city with a lot to see. Very Warm to Hot with the occasional cooling breeze. Friendly town with history
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Forestville, California
Informative, engaging and fun
We had a great day driving around in a van with 6 other passengers. seeing the sites and eating in a decent
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Larry J
Charged for trip I did not take
I had requested to cancel this trip several weeks before the scheduled date due to an injury sustained by a member
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Portland, Oregon
Great tour...could have skipped Lake Atitlan
Everything was great about this trip...from the drive, tour guide Juan Pablo, their service, and place we had
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Tulsa, Oklahoma
Antigua Review
It was just so busy on a Saturday during a flower festival that it was hard to keep our group on 18 together.
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Brisbane, Australia
Excellent Tour
We did a 6 day tour in Guatemala which Gray Line specialised for us and we could not fault it. Accommodations was
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Amazing Antigua
We did a shore excursion from the Port. It was a great way of getting into Antigua and seeing it from a local's
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A'Kya A
Girlfriends trip!
This excursion was absolutely amazing. I enjoyed God’s masterpiece (Pacaya). The hot springs was much needed after
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Asheville, North Carolina
Beautiful place with great tour guide!
My cousin and I were picked up on time. The tour group was nice and cozy! Therefore we were able to learn a lot
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We were picked up right on time at a hotel near ours in Flores. Our guide, Erdo, was excellent. He spoke flawless
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Kayla B
I absolutely loved this! Would 100% recommend. The scenery was stunning, and our guide Giovanni was extremely
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Camyll H
Better than I expected
From the description of this tour, I thought that we would just be going to outdoor hot springs somewhere on the
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  • Duration: 6h
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  • Languages Offered: English, Spanish
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