The Mayan civilization left many cultural treasures behind in the mountains and jungles of Central America. Every park has a story to tell. Even more, each location offers a unique window into the history of the Mayan world. Several known sites are under continuous excavation. At the same time archaeologists are uncovering new sites as recently as this year.
Travel Mayan ruins like The Great Jaguar Temple at Tikal.
Check out this article from Ancient Origins about the discovery of a royal Maya burial site near Tikal at El Zotz in Guatemala. Then, take it upon yourself. You can trek deep in the jungle to find El Zotz, one of the less visited locations of Peten. Inn the article is an excellent diagram of all the Mayan sites surrounding Lake Peten Itza and Flores Island.
A visit to Tikal can take anywhere from a few hours to all day, depending on what you like. Even better, you can take a sunrise tour to hear the monkeys and wildlife more active than ever.
By and large, there is no better way to travel Guatemala than to visit the Mayan Ruins. Why not see for yourself what discoveries are yet to be made? Encounter some of the largest temples and pyramids in the world beginning with a Tour to Tikal. Besides, what else are you doing with your day?