Tikal (Tik’al in modern Mayan orthography) is one of the largest archaeological sites and urban centres of the Pre-Columbian Maya civilization. It is located in the archaeological region of the Petén Basin in what is now northern Guatemala.
Despite my fear of heights, I made it to the top! Tikal Temple 1 or Temple of the Great Jaguar, Guatamala . This is an entire city and you can climb most of the pyramids - very narrow steps - don't fall there isn't a hospital anywhere near
Join our Tikal tours from Guatemala City and book your air tickets to Flores with us! Come on our Tikal One Day tour from Guatemala or spend some time discovering nature and archaeology with our Tikal guides!
Ayutthaya, Thailand- A couple hours outside of Bangkok, there are these old ruins of ancient temples, perhaps once the country's capital? The history and stories behind the ruins and remaining statues was incredible.
Top 10 stops for Central America first-timers: 'The green cufflinks between North and South America, these seven compact countries would be easy to skip on a map. Yet they represent a complex web of cultures, ancient ruins, tropical wildlife and adventure