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3 days / 2 nights


Crocodile Adventures are intermediate to hard adventures to seldom visited Maya sites within the Maya Biosphere Reserve. Each adventure is 3 days and 2 nights long. Wildlife observation is highly rewarding on our Crocodile Adventures, departing from the Yaxha Lagoon. Horse back riding, boat trips and wild jungle drives are what sets these options apart from the rest of the tours we offer, as well as the fact that your hostess has had very close encouters with crocodiles...

What's included?

Hotel-airport-hotel in Guatemala City if starting your tour there. Domestic flight when supplement is added. Ground transfer to and from El Sombrero Ecolodge starting at Santa Elena International Airport. Meals while out on high adventures... Overnight at El Sombrero Ecolodge. Permanent access to purified water and first aid kit.

What's not included?

Park entrance fees, alcoholic beverages, personal expenses, tips to porters and drivers, meals at El Sombrero Ecolodge.

 

CROCODILE ONE: TOPOXTE, YAXHA AND NAKUM

Degree of difficulty: medium to hard/ Type of accommodations: 2 nights camping/ Focus: Maya Archaeology and Nature Trekking, birdwatching and horseback riding/

See the archaeological sites of Yaxha, Topoxte and Nakum... This tour starts in Tikal or in the Flores airport, alternatively you may also start at the Belize-Guatemala border.

DAY 1

  • Shuttle from Tikal, the Flores airport or the Belize border to our Ecolodge in the Yaxha Lagoon
  • Boat ride to the Island of Topoxté to visit the archeological site
  • Horse ride across "La Justa Lowland" and visit the site of Yaxha

DAY 2

  • Horse ride to the Nakum archeological site
  • Explore the ruins of Nakum
  • Overnight at campsite in Nakum

DAY 3

  • Horse ride back to Ecolodge
  • Shuttle to the Flores Airport or the Guatemala-Belize border

 

CROCODILE TWO: TOPOXTE, YAXHA, NAKUM & TIKAL

Degree of difficulty: medium to hard/ Type of accommodations: 2 nights camping/ Focus: Maya Archaeology and Nature Trekking, birdwatching and horseback riding/

See the archaeological sites of Yaxha, Topoxte and Nakum... Continue on a wild path to the Tikal National Park, where you may stay and spend more time on your own... This tour starts in Tikal or in the Flores airport, alternatively you may also start at the Belize-Guatemala border.

DAY 1

  • Shuttle from Tikal, the Flores airport or the Belize border to our Ecolodge in the Yaxha Lagoon
  • Boat ride to the Island of Topoxté, visit the archeological site
  • Horse ride across "La Justa Lowland" and visit the site of Yaxha

DAY 2

  • Horse ride to the Nakum archeological site
  • Explore the ruins of Nakum
  • Overnight at campsite in Nakum

DAY 3

  • Continue by horse in a path which connects Nakun and the great city of Tikal
  • Visit the archaeological site
  • Shuttle to the Flores Airport or the Guatemala-Belize border

 

CROCODILE THREE: YAXHA, TOPOXTE, NAKUM & POZA MAYA

Degree of difficulty: medium to hard/ Type of accommodations: 2 nights camping/ Focus: Maya Archaeology and Nature Trekking, birdwatching and jungle drives/

See the archaeological sites of Topoxte and Nakum... Visit the site of Poza Maya... Explore the fabulous Yaxha... This tour starts in Tikal or in the Flores airport, alternatively you may also start at the Belize-Guatemala border.

DAY 1

  • Shuttle from Tikal, the Flores airport or the Belize border to our Ecolodge in the Yaxha Lagoon
  • Boat ride to the Island of Topoxté, visit the archeological site
  • Continue by the Ixtinto river and by horse to the archaeological site which bears the same name
  • Explore the site
  • Return to Ecolodge

DAY 2

  • Shuttle by jeep to the Nakum archaeological site and Poza Maya
  • Explore the sites
  • Back to Ecolodge

DAY 3

  • Visit the Yaxha archaeological site
  • Shuttle to the Flores Airport or the Guatemala-Belize border

 

CROCODILE FOUR: RIO AZUL & KINAL

Degree of difficulty: medium to hard/ Type of accommodations: 2 nights camping/ Focus: Maya Archaeology and Nature Trekking, birdwatching and jungle drives/

See the archaeological sites of Rio Azul and Kinal... This tour starts in Tikal or in the Flores airport, alternatively you may also start at the Belize-Guatemala border.

DAY 1

  • Shuttle from Tikal, the Flores airport or the Belize border to our Ecolodge in the Yaxha Lagoon
  • During the trip we will cross The Tikal National Park, The Dos Lagunas Biotope and The Rio Azul/Kinal National Park
  • Set up camp

DAY 2

  • Visit the Rio Azul archeological site
  • Explore the archeological site of Kinal
  • Back to camp

DAY 3

  • Shuttle to the Flores Airport or the Guatemala-Belize border
  • We may return very late, so a night in a Flores hotel may be arranged for you...