Tikal With Kids: Is It Worth It? 23 Images That Say Yes

Here are 23 images from our time at the temples of Tikal that will show you why Tikal with kids is definitely worth it.

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A ginormous spider (possibly a tartantula) that we found on the floor at Tikal

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The Sacred Ceiba is Guatemala's national symbol. In Maya times it provided cotton to make adequate and fresh clothes to wear in the hot and steamy jungle

Whilst we were visiting Tikal ruins with our children, we stayed at Zapote Tree Inn. We found Guatemala to be a welcoming and safe country.

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Tikal Central Acropolis

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Tortoise at tikal

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Tikal with kids

Head over to our other post for our top tips &  recommendations on how to spend the day at Tikal with your children.

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Kids walking through the jungle at Tikal

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Walking up to Tikal IV

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The view over to Tikal III

A day trip to Tikal National Park is easy with kids, just take a picnic and plent of water.

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Tikal With Kids: Admiring the view over to Tikal III

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Wild Turkey at Tikal

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The view over Tikal

Getting to Tikal from Flores took just over an hour in a minibus and we booked a Tikal Maya tour through Crasborn Travel Agency

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Panorama from Tikal

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Tikal with kids

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Tikal II



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Tikal II

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Tikal II. Tikal with kids

I don’t recommend the tikal sunrise tour as your chances of seeing the actual sun rise are as low as 20%. Plus you have to get up at 3am. If you’re looking for ideas on what to do in Tikal, head to our other post with loads of suggestions.

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Our kids admiring the view over Tikal II

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Tikal with kids

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A bird at Tikal

Getting to Flores, Guatemala was simple and we caught a bus from Belize City.

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A giant ant on the jungle floor at Tikal

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A lizard on the floor at Tikal

Tikal with kids

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