Everybody was telling us to go to Tikal when we were planning our itinerary for Belize. Tikal is located just over the border in the lush rainforests of eastern Guatemala. Yes, Guatemala. Not Belize… So it felt a bit like cheating on Belize.
You can already guess by reading this article we did go to Tikal. And glad we did! It was nothing like I expected. If you are in doubt too, I will tell you exactly why you do not want to miss it.