Yaxhá and Topoxte

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Yaxhá and Topoxte-1 day

Yaxhá is a Mayan site of the Classic period, is located between the lagoons of lagoons and Yaxhá. On the opposite side of the latter is Topoxté, the largest Post classic Petén site, Guatemala.

The Mayan name of the city is seen in its emblem glyph (which represents the head of a parrot) and is read as Yax (green-blue), ha (water). The site has more than 500 structures, including 40 stelae, 13 altars, 9 pyramids, 2 ball game fields and a network of SACBEOB (causeways), which connect the Central Acropolis, North (Maler) and east. In Plaza C, is the only complex of twin pyramids, outside its ally Tikal, which commemorates a katun, or period of 20 years. The road of the lake of 80 meters long and considered the official entrance of the city in the antiquity, connects it to the Yaxhá Lake.

Departure from hotels in central Flores area and from Santa Elena Airport, Petén. Arrival at Yaxhá and visit of the archeological site, including group A, group B, group C, Temple 216, North Acropolis, Malher group, imposing roadways and an unparalleled landscape of the two lagoons-Yaxhá lagoons and the own forest of the Yaxhá National Park.  Lunch, in the afternoon visit the archeological site Topoxté navigating the Laguna Yaxhá. In the afternoon return to the hotel.

Approximate duration:
08 Hours

Days of operation and schedule:
Departure from Flores and surrounding hotels 0800hrs

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