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Yaxha Ruins Day Tour from Flores:
Discover the fascinating Mayan structures of Yaxha on a day trip from Flores!
Embark on an adventure through time and explore the wonders of the ancient world when you join a guided day tour to Yaxha!
Admire intricate Mayan structures, find out about the city’s mysterious past, and uncover the secrets of this remote archaeological site with your knowledgeable guide.
During the tour, your guide will provide detailed facts about Yaxha’s history and archaeology.
Get insight into why and how the city was constructed, when it was inhabited by Mayans, and the reason for its eventual abandonment.
You can see evidence of ancient astronomical studies or explore temples dedicated to Mayan gods.
The Yaxha Archaeological Site is located in the Maya Biosphere Reserve.
This park includes some important archaeological sites: Yaxhá, Nakum, Naranjo, and Topoxte. In addition, the breathtaking Yaxhá Lagoon is one of the reserve’s most unique aquatic systems.
The environment here is extraordinarily well preserved and provides an essential glimpse into the ancient Maya culture.
Moreover, Yaxha park boasts a fantastic variety of flora and fauna. It has been documented to include 150 species of birds, forty types of mammals, fourteen amphibious animals, forty-five reptiles, and twenty-two species of fish!
- Destination: Yaxha Park
- Duration: 1 Day
- Group Size: Minimum 2
- Difficulty: Moderate
- Comfort Level: Standard to Luxury
Yaxha Archaeological & Nature Tour
Join us on the Yaxha One-Day Tour to explore one of Guatemala’s most fascinating Maya cities.
Exploring Yaxha Ruins – A Perfect Day Trip
Beginning at 8:00 am, our experienced and knowledgeable tour guide will pick you up from your hotel and transport you approximately 1.5 hours towards Yaxha.
Discover the North Acropolis, North-East Acropolis, Maler group, twin pyramid complex, East acropolis, and the highest building known as Temple of the Red Hands or “building 216”.
You will also have a chance to witness spectacular views of Lake Sacnab and Yaxha while admiring the local wildlife like howler and spider monkeys, butterflies, and tropical birds.
After an incredible exploration of the site, we proceed to a local restaurant for lunch before returning to your hotel in the Flores area or Mundo Maya International Airport.
Book This Tour
From US$.130.00 P/P
- Private transportation from Flores to Yaxha Park (Round trip)
- Entrance fee
- Guided Nature & Archaeology Tour
- Bilingual professional tour guide
- Other services not mentioned
What to Bring
- Small backpack
- Hat or cap
- Camera and memory cards.
- Mosquito repellent
- Sun cream
- Hiking shoes
- Drinking water