Camino Real Tikal
Travel Blogs from Peten
We arrived in Rio Dulce, which is on the only river that has two lakes within it and is also connected to the Atlantic Ocean. It was a beautiful spot in the jungle right on the river. Scott got up early (5am) to go on a 2 hour monkey sunrise kayak. While he found fantastic, it was unfortunately too cloudy to see the sunrise. The howler monkeys were in full ...
... so we packed the remainder of our things up without aircon and by
head torch light. The walk to the bus was fun too, all the roadside cafes and
bbq’s had lit candles and people were dining by the light of the coal and
candles, it was quite romantic really.
The bus was interesting, the seats we had bought were the
reclining ones on the lower deck, we both took it in turns to have Indi lie
next to us on the ...
... Itza connected to the mainland via a short causeway. Flores is a central base town for the area and I plan to stay here tomorrow, check a a site or two and relax (hiking up all those Mayan temples is a work out). After a day here, hop on an 8hr shuttle bus south to Semuc Champey, which is a series of limestone pools/swimming holes that has been described the most beautiful spot in Guatemala. I had ...
... right under our feet. We even climbed to the top of a Mayan temple to eat our lunch. Next stop - Semuc Champey
Positive - impressive structures / historical significance / beautiful park
Negative - overpriced food and bev./ other additional charges
Our recommendation -
(Dayna) If you're near the area go see it. Hire a guide to help you get the most out of ...
... covered an area greater than 16 square kilometres, with more than 3,000 structures. Today the main centre covers an area of approximately two and a half square kilometres. Several tall mounds which are temples have not yet been excavated. ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking