We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Gem Trips

Features Animals

Gem Trips
Booking unavailable on TripAdvisor

Want similar options you can book now?
All photos (269)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent95%
  • Very good2%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“his knowledge”(25 reviews)
“private tour”(21 reviews)
“perfect guide”(6 reviews)
Our mission is to provide personalized small group tours and private tours in Guatemala with excellence, customer service, security, responsiveness and competitive prices. We are based near Tikal, we offer in Tikal and the surrounding areas day and...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Tikal National Park 17003, Guatemala
+502 4214 9514
Reviews (344)
Filter reviews
293 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviewshis knowledgeprivate tourperfect guideflora and faunagreat tourlocal historyknowledgeable guidetikal tripbelize bordernature surroundingair conditioned vanguiding servicesanswered all my questionshis customersenglish skillsmayan cultureexcellent english
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 293 reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago

Our large group did the sunrise tour of Tikal with Marlon. It was the BEST! I have found that tours can be hit or miss in my experience so I wasn't sure what to expect. Marlon was one of the best tour guides I've ever...More

Thank D9754RLcarolynw
Reviewed 5 days ago

Gem Trips and Jose Moreno were wonderful! We scheduled a last minute, early morning small group tour, and Gem Trips met all expectations--picking us up, guiding us the whole way, and giving us great insights into Mayan civilization, writing, modern practices, buildings, etc. We got...More

Thank Dustin P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our group of 9 had a great time with Marlon! He is so intelligent and patient for our very distracted group! We did the sunrise tour to Tikal and spent the whole day with him learning about the Mayans and all the animals! 100% recommend!

Thank Adriana T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tikal & Yaxhal weekend trip! We stayed at the June Lodge in Tikal from where Narlin picked us up on Saturday to start our Tikal track. This weekend in Tikal and Yaxha was amazing! We spend two days discovering not only the Mayan sides but...More

Thank Gabrielwude
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Jose Moreno met us at 4.30am at Jungle Lodge. He kept us and our 3 kids entertained with information about Tikal history and some great bird watching. Jose was the right mix of informative, friendly, helpful and knew when to stay silent aswell. He knows...More

Thank 324alan
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Marlon is as wonderful a guide as the other reviewers have already described. He has an incredible depth of information regarding the Maya ruins and he points out numerous things that I would have missed including animals and plants. Marlon was also a great help...More

Thank ngsilvis
Reviewed 15 August 2018

I can't believe I survived a 6-hour sunset tour in the hot Jungle of Tikal!!! Marlon made it all worthwhile, with his fascinating stories of the ancient Mayans, and his patience with my physical needs and with all my questions!!

Thank silivalleygirl
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

We did a visit Tikal with Omar as tours guide in Gem Trips. We all enjoy this experiencie. We recomender go with Gem Trips even better if you get Omar as Tours Guide.

Thank Julio P
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

Through positive reviews online, I found Marlon Diaz from Gem Trips. He absolutely lived up to his excellent reputation and my expectations. I went on a sunset tour to Yaxha and the other two ladies on the tour wanted to stop for lunch on the...More

Thank thegirlwithitchyfeet
Reviewed 9 August 2018

Marlon is the sweetest of the sweet. We went on a 7:30am tour with only one other person and he was cracking jokes the whole way. Our day was filled with knowledge that he's picked up over the years along with his keen eyesight- he...More

Thank Willa V
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 2 nearby hotels
Del Patio Tikal
13 reviews
1.61 km away
Green World Hotel
96 reviews
2.80 km away
Hotel Casona del Lago
249 reviews
2.80 km away
Hotel Mayab
6 reviews
2.81 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 5 restaurants in Tikal National Park
Restaurant La Villa del Chef
560 reviews
2.90 km away
150 reviews
2.91 km away
Terrazzo Ristorante & Bar
399 reviews
2.92 km away
Raices Bar and Grill
582 reviews
2.74 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 12 attractions in Tikal National Park
Jorge's Rope Swing
80 reviews
4.38 km away
Green Global Tour Operator
10 reviews
2.96 km away
Catedral de Flores
92 reviews
2.99 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Andres P
11 May 2018|
Response from De Marlon D | Property representative |
Estimado Andres! Me podría proporcionar su dirección de correo electrónico para enviarle una cotización? El dominio de mi correo es marlondiazrevolorio de Gmail punto com. Muchos saludos. Marlon
Google Translation
24 February 2018|
Response from De Marlon D | Property representative |
Dear dmtbBostonma! Can you provide your email address to send the quote? My email domain is marlondiazrevolorio of Gmail Kind regards Marlon
Google Translation
2 January 2018|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from De Marlon D | Property representative |
Dear Adampigott1! Thanks a lot for your question, I will be happy to send you a quote, please click on the 'send email' button, we use our partners for transfers in Antigua and Guatemala City. Kind regards. Marlon