Join us in this expedition to the ruins of Kohunlich and admire one of the most studied sites in the area. Walk through the ruins of this ancient Maya ceremonial center and climb its spectacular temple dedicated to the Sun God. We'll explore one of the most outstanding sites in the area and discover the intricate decoration of one of its temples consisting of stucco masks that are part of a symbolic decoration system loaded with cosmic elements that reflect the importance of the cosmos for the ancient Maya. Kohunlich consists of mainly residential complexes and palaces that present a very elaborated architecture, evidence of the sophistication, importance and status of the families that once lived there. During this guided tour you'll learn about the Maya social, political and religious organization and will be transported back to the glorious days of this old Maya city. Inclusions: Round transportation in air conditioned van, travel insurance, English speaking guide, entrance tickets, guided tour at ruins, bottled water during the tour and box lunch turkey sandwich, fruit, juice or soda, bag of chips or granola bar.
Guatemala has many Maya ruins you can tour with local guides. In every region of Guatemala you can visit a Maya site that used to be hub of commerce or political power. Guided tours make it easy to get to these sites, which are often located deep in the jungle. Eventually you will come to a clearing, scattered with the stony ruins of Mayan temples and palaces.
Let your imagination fly, leaving behind concrete jungles, the noise of cars and the stress of big cities. Go in search of tranquility and the grandeur of an ancient civilization. Discover, among the thick tropical forests of El Peten, the legacy of the Mayas: temples and palaces, hidden for centuries by jungle growth. Tikal, Quirigua and Copan, names as exotic as the Mayan cities or the toucans and Spider Monkeys which guard the secrets learned from the stars and the gods. This personal encounter with the Lost World shall be a truly unforgettable experience.
Help keep our prices low: Tell a friend about this vacation! Visit the grand colonial cities of Veracruz, Campeche and Merida. Arrive in Mexico City, the capital of this fascinating country with exotic indigenous and international cultures, close yet breathtakingly foreign. Caravan provides a taxi transfer from the Mexico City airport for a two night stay at your centrally located hotel. Rooms are available for check in after p.