Tikal is a beautiful Mayan tourist place located in the north of Guatemala (Petén). It is a place that is visited for many tourists. It has many ancient pyramids; it is called “The cradle of the Mayan empire”. This place is surrounded of the lush vegetation.
Tikal is characterized for being the major Pre-Columbian political, economic and military center, is one of the most important archaeological complexes left by the Maya civilization. It has an outstanding example of the art and human genius of the Maya. Its wealth of architectural and artistic expressions also contains important symbolic elements. This magic place has many walking trails. During the walk to ruins, you can see the monkeys in the trees.
In respect to lodging places, there are two good options of hotels in Tikal National Park, they are called Jungle Lodge and Jaguar Inn Hotel they both are ecological, have restaurants and are four stars. One hour from the National Park is Flores Island, it is a place close to the international airport where you can find other hotels options.
Besides, Tikal has a big resting area where you can have picnics with your family. You can bring your own snacks or meals. Most of the hotels can arrange your tours with a professional guide person. During the tour, people are able to learn pretty much about the Mayan Culture.
In conclusion, Tikal is one of the most important cities to visit in Guatemala, it was declared as World Heritage Center by UNESCO. It is a protected area from the country due to the diversity of vegetation and animals. It has the great advantage of having international airport for visitors. It is one of the most important archeological sites from western hemisphere.