Visit Tikal

Tickets and Opening Hours

Tikal National Park is open daily for visits from 6:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

Adult tickets for foreigners cost 150 GTQ (about $20 USD).

Children under 12 can enter Tikal free of charge.

Visiting Uaxactun costs an additional 50 GTQ.

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 day.

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.

Opening Hours:

Tikal National Park: daily from 6:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Tikal Museums: daily from 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Closed on national holidays