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Tikal Private Day Tour from Flores with transportation provided by Tikal VIP Tours

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Temperature checks for tour participants upon arrival
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Updated 18/09/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 18/09/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Private day tour of Tikal National Park with round-trip transportation from the airport and hotels in Flores. You can expect to learn about Mayan and Guatemalan history and culture, archaeology, and the region's flora and fauna. What sets our tours apart from others is our dedication and love for our work and our empathetic approach towards guests. We strive to ensure that our tours exceed your expectations in every way, but especially in terms of experience and value. Tikal VIP Tours is aptly named for the importance of our clients—we strive to provide a VIP experience for everyone and hope that your time in Guatemala will be an experience of a lifetime. Because of his passion for guiding, Elmer Alvarado has become one of the “Most Recommended” guides certified by the Guatemalan Tourism Institute (INGUAT) since 2011. “I am living my dream,” says guide and founder, Elmer Omar Alvarado. “If you do what you love, you will never work a day in your life and you will always be happy.”
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Linea Dorada
    Or, you can also get picked up
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    Tikal
    Stop: 4 hours - Admission excluded
    Tikal National Park is the most excavated (Mayan?) archaeological site in Central America and one of the most excavated (archaeological) sites in the world. It covers some 57,600 hectares of wetlands and forests and encompasses architectural remains of the Mayan civilization dating from 600 BC to 900 AD. Tikal is the only natural and cultural UNESCO World Heritage site in Central America and one of few in the world with both designations. As such, Tikal is considered one of the top 20 tourist sites in the world and a must-see during your visit to Guatemala. ITINERARY 7:00 or 7:30 a.m. – We’ll meet you and pick you up at the airport or at your hotel in Flores or El Remate, etc. 8.30 a.m. – Arrive at Tikal National Park and begin our walk through the park visiting the most impressive sites. 1:30 p.m. – Tour ends at the parking lot and we’ll head out to eat lunch at a restaurant near the park. 2:30 p.m. - Lunch ends and we drive to Flores to have a walk by yourself. 5:00 p.m. – Arrive back in Flores to drop you at the airport or your hotel. ​ ADMISSIONS & TICKETS You will have to buy your entrance tickets ahead of time using your government-issued ID (Guatemalans) or passport (foreigners). ​ You will need to purchase a general admission entrance ticket, valid from 6: 00 a.m.-6:00p.m. (Q.25 for locals and Q.150 for foreigners per person). Kids under 10 years old are free. ​ Museum tickets are sold separately and must be purchased in advance (Q.30 per person). Tickets are valid for both museums. ​ Tickets are sold at any Banrural Bank and at the main entrance of the park. The Banrural Bank (in Santa Elena ) is opened from 10 a.m.-7 p.m. in the supermarkets. The park is open from 6 a.m.-6 p.m. ​ We can also buy tickets for you ahead of time and then you can pay us back when meeting. ​ IMPORTANT INFORMATION Only cash in the local currency is accepted for entrance tickets (no debit or credit cards). There is no ATM in Tikal, so please withdraw enough cash in Flores. If arriving at the airport, we will have a sign with your name after you come through baggage claim and exit the airport. THINGS TO BRING • Water and water bottle • Snacks • passports • Hiking or tennis shoes • Rain jacket • Outdoor clothing • Bug spray • Sunscreen • Personal medications INCLUDED • English/Spanish tour guide • We can take photographs of you or your group • Round-trip transportation with A/C from the Belize border NOT INCLUDED • Meals • Park entrance tickets
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  • You'll end at
    Linea Dorada
    Flores, Guatemala
    Across the Street, at the Taxi Parking lot of Flores.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Linea Dorada, Flores, Guatemala
Duration
7–8 hours
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Private transportation
  • Bottled water
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Tour guide
Exclusions
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Lunch
  • Entry/Admission - Tikal
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Infant seats available
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Matthew W wrote a review May 2020
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My friend had arranged a private tour to visit Tikal during our visit to Guatemala. The private tour was terrific led by Elmer. He was very knowledgeable about providing the history of Tikal and would go at a great pace to match the group. Elmer was a terrific guide as he
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from tikalviptours, General Manager at Tikal Private Day Tour from Flores with transportation
Responded 3 Jul 2020
You are welcome Matt, was nice to have guided the group and im very glad that all went ok, thanks to have come from Hong Kong and from the other parts of the world and to have trusted on tikalviptours to visit Tikal national park.
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Gabriela F wrote a review May 2020
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I had the pleasure to work with Elmer, as I organized two tours for friends visiting Guatemala! My friends were so impressed by Elmer. He was so friendly and his knowledge about the history, flora and fauna is really impressive! You can always rely on Elmer. He is very
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from tikalviptours, General Manager at Tikal Private Day Tour from Flores with transportation
Responded 3 Jul 2020
Gabriela thanks soo much to have contacted me from Germany and to work with me organazing tours from your friends. im happy to know that your friends told you about the tour and experience they had with tikalviptours in tikal and with me and thanks to have taken the time to describe it here on tripadvisor, it is satisfactory to know it. thanks Gabriela and please take care.
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ChrisInCampbell71 wrote a review Apr 2020
Campbell, California8 contributions4 helpful votes
Elmer was an amazing tour guide. He is flexible, knowledgeable and friendly. We communicated using WhatsApp and he provided great info on the trip and what we should bring. I'm so glad I went with him.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from tikalviptours, General Manager at Tikal Private Day Tour from Flores with transportation
Responded 6 Sep 2020
Thank you so much Mr Campbell and family to have trusted on Tikalviptours and me (Elmer) as your guide, was great to meet you and give you a tour hoping was an experience of a liftime.
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Tim B wrote a review Mar 2020
Calgary, Canada23 contributions4 helpful votes
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Elmer was awesome . You will not be disappointed with the enthusiasm he brings and extent of Elmer's knowledge of the area including geography flora fauna wildlife history of the Mayans etc etc. Wonderful day! Keep up the good work Elmer.
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Response from tikalviptours, General Manager at Tikal Private Day Tour from Flores with transportation
Responded 6 Sep 2020
Thank you so much, i really apreciate honestly your words, thanks to have come to Tikal and to have trusted on Tikalviptours and me (Elmer) as your guide. Im happy you met your expectations and had and experience of a liftime.
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Eric C wrote a review Mar 2020
Los Angeles, California5 contributions1 helpful vote
Elmer was awesome, I was not expecting too much when I first arrived, and I have to say I was truly impressed and honored to have spent time visiting Tikal. Elmer was on top of everything, like travel, water, hiking, and I cannot say enough about his passion for the Tikal ruins
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from tikalviptours, General Manager at Tikal Private Day Tour from Flores with transportation
Responded 6 Sep 2020
Eric was a pleasure to be part of your adventure, im preatty happy you decided to Visit tikal and that you trusted on me, im happy i like my job and the my guest have a great experience of a liftime. Thanks and please Take care.
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Very passionate guide, informative trip.
One of the things that make your journey in a foreign land memorable is how a local passionately tells the story ab
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Ramzi R
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Tikal trip with Kids
Elmer was incredible! This was the highlight of our Guatemala trip. We had three kids (7,5,2) that we took on the t
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C803MWjessa
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Tikal Group Tour of 4 with Ride included
I just want to say this tour was absolutely wonderful. More than what my boyfriend and I expected. The guide was su
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flaka78
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Great experience with Elmer
My husband and I booked the sunset tour in Yaxha with Elmer (our guide) and we had a great experience. Elmer picked
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viajeros2230
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Excellent Tour
We were a group of 11 Persons. Omar took us to to Tempel IV to see the sunrise. Great experience!!! He knows
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julianyepesmesa
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Nice vip sunrise tour
The tour was not done by Elmer but a friend called Celvin. He was very punctual at the pickup and had a car in good
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duanegrady
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Good learning in Tikal
Elmer is an exceptionally good tour guide. From picking us on time to providing constant helpful information and co
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Yaxha Sunset/Tikal Sunrise
Our experience with VIP Tours was AMAZING! Fidias was our driver and he was very friendly and fun to talk to as we
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Annie C
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Absolute best tour ever!
Elmer was supposed to be our guide but he could not make it so Jovani was our guide for this tour. Elmer was still
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Haley R
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Jungle Trek to El Mirador - MAGICAL!
This was the second time I booked a tour with Elmer because my first experience to Tikal and Yaxha was so great. On
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CMLDXB
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Absolut worth to get up early!
As your hotel to help arrange a guide for that private tour. You will have to buy the tickets the day before and on
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GeorgeFTL
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Probably the best guide, tour and transfer service we ever experienced anywhere
We were very fortunate to entrust Elmer from Tikal VIP Tours with organizing our time in the Flores/Tikal area and
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Chewie_Toffee
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Unforgettable Experience, Truly Amazing!
Elmer was fantastic from the moment we were in contact. We were on a tight schedule and he did everything to help u
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295corinnab
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EXCELLENT TOUR
We did the sunrise tour and it was a beautiful day (despite constant rain). Elmer, the guide, picked us up on time
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Kristinasin
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If you want the best experience of Tikal
If you want the best experience and a person who knows his history, then you should book Elmer. Elmer texted me ri
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Key Details
  • Duration: 7–8 hours
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Pickup offered
  • Languages Offered: English, Spanish
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