Tikal was become one of the most powerful kingdoms of the ancient Maya. Tikal reached its apogee during the Classic Period, 200 to 900 AD. The city has been completely mapped and covered an area greater than 16 square kilometres that included about 3000 structures.
The best and cheapest option is to take a minibus with San Juan. Two way tickets cost Q 50 and are available at this hostel. You can leave from Flores to Tikal at 4:00, 5:00, 6:00, 7:00, 8:00, 9:00, 10:00 am and at 14.00 pm. It is recommendable to book your ticket one day before to make sure you have a seat on the bus. The bus to Tikal leaves from the office of San Juan which is located on the front of the island at 50 meters distance of the bridge across the street of ¨El gran Hotel de La Isla¨. You can come back from Tikal the same day or any other day at 12:30, 14:00, 15:00, 16:00, 17:00 and 18:00. You can just choose between any of these times by showing up at the parking lot. The ride from Flores to Tikal takes around 1 hour and 15 minutes. The entrance fee to Tikal is Q 50. Make sure you get the official entrance ticket so your money doesn`t go into the wrong pocket (straight away).
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