Two very different, but splendid archaeological sites ready for your two-day adventure. Tikal (or Tik'al, according to the modern Maya spelling) is the biggest archaeological site and ancient urban centers of pre-Columbian Maya civilization. It is located in the Peten region in the present territory of Guatemala, part of the Tikal National Park which was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1979. Yaxhá is a Classic Maya site, located between the lagoons of Sacnab and Yaxhá, near the Topoxté, the post-classic site in Petén, Guatemala. The Yaxhá-Nakum-Naranjo circle is considered the "best-kept secret of the Maya World", it covers a total area of 37.160 ha and is part of the Reserve Maya Biosphere. To the west is the Tikal National Park, and north is the Biological Corridor Tikal-Mirador-Rio Azul. Connections: Flight from Guatemala city arrives at 7.30 a.m.