Tikal is one of the largest archaeological sites and urban centres of the pre-Columbian Maya civilization. It is located in the archaeological region of the Petén Basin in what is now northern Guatemala
Tikal - The Temple of the Giant Jaguar rises 170 feet out of the misty jungle. Tikal is like an iceberg, with sites across a park and far more lying beneath. The major attractions are within a area and can be explored in a two-day visit.