Tickets and Opening Hours
Tikal National Park is open daily for visits from 6:00 AM to
Adult tickets for foreigners cost
150 GTQ (about $20 USD).
Children under 12 can enter Tikal
free of charge.
Visiting Uaxactun costs an additional
If you sign up for a sunrise tour and enter
the park before 6:00 AM, the ticket fee is 250 GTQ.
Tickets purchased after 3:00 PM are also valid for the next
Guatemalan citizens can enter for free in the park on Sundays.
As of today, you can’t purchase tickets online.
*) Bring plenty of bottled drinking water and sunscreen. The
Peten has a tropical climate similar to that of Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula. Most northerners visit during the dry
season, which runs from October to May.
**) There are also no ATM’s in Tikal so make sure to bring enough cash with you.