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One of the best trips of my life (so far) has been to Tikal. Loved the views from Temple II - which look over the grand plaza. Need several hours to really explore all there is to see but definitely worth the visit.
Just kidding! But this temple has a nice easy (safe) staircase up the back of it to awesome views of temple 1 and the courtyard, jungle. Totally worth the climb. But hydrate first. And stay a while at some of the seats on top.
Do not forget do climb the temple. You can then admire from top beautiful Temple 1 in front of and whole Great Plaza. Temple II today stands 38 metres high and is the most thoroughly restored of the major temples at Tikal.
Tikal is a very large, expansive jungle space filled with the remains of buildings from different periods of the Mayan habitation. The signage describing the buildings and wildlife were excellent. There are lots of rest areas with shelters, restrooms, and food and drink available for...More
It is absolutely worth to climb this temple.View are stunning and it gives you better perception of park size. Count with lots of tourists on top, which is obvious,everybody wants a photo, sadly,some people process the visiting of ruins while engaged in loud conversation,or on...More