Ceibal is a Classic Period archaeological site of the Maya civilization located in the northern Petén Department of Guatemala, It was the largest city in the Pasión River region.
On this tour, you will be visiting and exploring the best spots in Ceibal at the same time that you will be learning the importance of this city back in the days as well as the traditions and culture of this interesting ancient civilization, all this of course while admiring the beautiful buildings that still today remain surrounded by beautiful landscapes.
08:00 AM: Departure to Sayaxché, the nearest city to get to Ceibal.
10:00 AM: Upon arrival we will take a boat to cross "La Pasión” river to get to the site of Ceibal. Ceibal comes from the name of the national tree "La Ceiba” a huge tree which was considered sacred for the Mayas. This place was considered the largest Maya settlement of the Late Classic Period. You´ll have a very entertaining walk through the rainforest to reach the main plaza where you can appreciate its beautifully preserved temples and stelae.
01:30 AM: Lunch.
02:30 PM: We begin the return to Sayaxche and then to your hotel in Flores or Tikal.
Hotel Pick-Up from your Hotel in Flores, Peten.
Starting Time : 08:00 am
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