Tour to archeological site Takalik Abaj from Xela
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Tour to archeological site Takalik Abaj from Xela
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Tour to archeological site Takalik Abaj from Xela

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About this activity
Takalik Abaj is one of the oldest archaeological sites in Guatemala. Here you'll find a combination of Mayan and Olmec ruins in the middle of a tropical forest, which is part of the Sierra Madre. 

The ethnic groups that live nearby consider it a sacred place where Mayan rituals are still held, approximately 200 per year. Normally, these traditions are carried out accompanied by sacred fires.

Takalik Abaj has approximately 282 monuments of Mayan and Olmec origin. It should also be noted that the characteristic potbellies can be found in this place, as well as a series of zoomorphic figures. The mayans believe that the inmortality was found on the sea, this place is at 30 minutes of the sea, you will enjoy also watching animals arround this magic place.
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  • Food and drinks
  • Personal Expenses
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  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
  • Minimum age is 18 years
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
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