On this unusual trip, focused on the local people and nature, we pick you up at the Mundo Maya airport or at your hotel near Flores if you are already staying localy and take you to Flores Island, where we take a boat to cross Lake Petén Itzá until we reach the Tayasal Peninsula , where we walk to the archeological site of Tayasal and climb a Mayan mound that in its highest part has the Rey Cañek Lookout, from where you get a beautiful view of Flores Island. Then we walk to cross San Miguel Village and visit the Mundo Maya Regional Museum where our driver waits for us and takes us to Las Lagunas Boutique Hotel where we take another boat to visit The Monkeys Island, where you can feed spider monkeys that were rescued of predators and now this is their new home. Upon returning to Las Lagunas Boutique Hotel we will visit the hotel's museum which is the best private collection of Mayan archaeological objects in the country. Finally we move to the Flores Island where the tour ends.
The activity starts at 07:06 or 7:25 when your flight arrives at the Mundo Maya International Airport (FRS) where our driver will be waiting for you with a sign of your name or at your hotel near Flores if you are already staying localy
The tour ended at 12:00 noon when we left them at the Isla de Flores for lodging or to take another activity.
Things to bring
The best walking shoes
The best clothes for hot weather
Professional tour guide who knows a lot about history, flora and fauna.
Transfers with air conditioning
Boat to cross from Flores to Tayasal Peninsula
Tickets to the Island of Monkeys US$15 p/p
The US$15 of the Island of Monkeys can pay by credit card, in cash with dollars or in quetzales
*) Bring enough water and sunscreen. Petén has a tropical climate similar to the rest of the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico.
**) There are ATMs available only when we are in Flores Island
A FloresB Tomamos el boteC Península de TayasalD Mirador Del Rey CanekE San Miguel VillageF Museo Regional Mundo MayaG Las Lagunas Boutique HotelH Isla de MonosI Museo de Las Lagunas Boutique HotelJ Terminamos en La Isla de Flores
07:06 Upon the arrival of your flight, our driver will be waiting at the Flores Airport with a sign of your name or at your hotel near Flores if you are already staying localy to transfer it to the Raíces Restaurant on the Isla de Flores.
07:30 We take a boat to cross from the Isla de Flores to the Tayasal Peninsula
07:45 We begin our walk in the archaeological site of Tayasal, this site is not restored and its highest pyramid looks like a hill under the forest, we will climb it and get a wonderful view of the lake
08:30 We continue walking through the forest to reach San Miguel Village, which is a very quiet place and a good opportunity to see how local people live, the village has the largest regional museum
09:00 Visit of the Mundo Maya Regional Museum, they have a large collection of pieces found in excavations in the main Mayan sites of Peten.
09:30 Transfer to Las Lagunas Resort to take a boat tour to two islands where we can see and feed spider monkeys, it is a wonderful experience
10:00 Tour to the Monkey Islands
11:15 Arrival back to Las Lagunas and quick visit of its museum, it is the best colection of Guatemalan archaeological pieces
11:45 Transfer back to Flores
12:00 We will leave you at Isla Flores