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Zotz – Tikal

El Zotz - Tikal Jungle Tour - Martsam Travel

3 Days 2 Nights

A fantastic trip filled with green forests and mystic nights, carried out during three days and two nights among the Protected Biotope El Zotz and Tikal National Park, "The Capital of the Mayan World"

We visit: Protected Biotope El Zotz, Archaeological site El Zotz, Pyramid of the Devil, El Yesal Camp Site, Tikal National Park

Characteristic of the route:

Effort: Half moderateRoute: Mixed, first part in vehicle, walks

Characteristics of the traveler: People with excellent physical condition

Condition of the land: soft wavy land

Daily distances: 20 Km. (5 hrs. Approximate)Humidity average: 85%

Temperature average: 35 degrees centigrade

Size of the group: 12 people maximum

Includes:

  • Private transportation and professional chauffeur
  • 2 nights of lodging in camp sites (Includes hammocks, mosquito nets and blankets)
  • All meals (2 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 2 dinners, purified water)
  • Trip according to the program
  • Indigenous communitarian guide and support during the whole journey (don't speak English)
  • Horses to carry the stuff
  • First aid kit
  • Entrance to Tikal National Park

Description

Day one:

Departure time: 8:00 a.m. We pick you up at your hotel.Arrival at Cruce Dos Aguadas: 9:00 a.m. It is 45 km away from Flores.Jungle walk to El Zotz: after unpacking we will meet with our tour guide and start towards El Zotz; horses will be there to carry our luggage. This is a 20 km walk, 6 hours.Country style lunch: we will do lunch on the way to the site.Site exploration: upon arrival at the site we will set up our camp and explore the bat caves before the sunset.Dinner: will be served at El Zotz camp site.Good night.

Day two:

Jungle morning wake up call.We will observe sunrise and the entrance of the bats into the caves.Breakfast will be served at El Zotz camp site.

Site exploration: we will visit the pyramid of El Diablo and admire the nature of the medicinal plants and animals that roam around.Lunch will be served at El Zotz camp site.In the afternoon we will walk 18 km or 4 hrs to El Yesal.

Dinner will be served at El Yesal and then we will set camp.

Good night.

Day three:

Jungle morning wake up call.

Breakfast will be served at El Yesal camp site.

Jungle walk to Tikal: we will leave El Yesal and start walking towards Tikal National Park i.e. another 4 hours or 18 km.

Lunch will be done at a restaurant at Tikal National Park.

Site exploration: After lunch we will admire the archeological sites in Tikal until sunset.

Return to your hotel: after sunset we will board our minibus and head back to your hotel in Flores or Santa Elena.

 

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