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Seibal (Ceibal) Tours and Activities

Strategically located above the Pasión River, a once important trade route to the Gulf of Mexico, Seibal (Ceibal) is one of the best preserved of Peten’s Mayan cities.

Archaeologists are in awe of elegant ceremonial construction dated to 900BC, among the earliest known monumental architecture in the Mayan world. Most visitors, however, will remember Seibal for its remarkably detailed stelae and sculptures, many carved after 800 AD, when the rest of the Mayan Empire was already in a state of collapse. Rendered in unusually hard stone, these detailed portraits and glyphs were influenced by foreign civilizations, and are unusually beautiful. This is why Seibal is sometimes called the “Mayan Art Gallery.”

The city was built on several elevated terraces overlooking the river, and is relatively small, covering about one square kilometer (2.5 acres). Plan to spend two or three hours exploring.

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Ceibal Day Tour from Flores

Ceibal Day Tour from Flores

Journey back to ancient times on this full-day tour of Ceibal from Flores and discover the remains of one of Guatemala’s most important Mayan cities. Enjoy a scenic cruise along the Passion River and hike through the rainforest to reach the fascinating archeological site that dates back as early as 300 BC. After taking in the highlights of UNESCO-listed Ceibal, tuck into a packed lunch (included) before being dropped back at your Flores or Santa Elena Peten hotel.
  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Should I book Seibal (Ceibal) tickets in advance?
We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Seibal (Ceibal) can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund. See all 1 Seibal (Ceibal) tickets and tours on Viator.
How much does it cost to visit Seibal (Ceibal) 2021?
Currently, an entrance ticket to Seibal (Ceibal) costs USD 100.00. Guided Seibal (Ceibal) tours start around USD 100.00 per person. See all 1 Seibal (Ceibal) tickets and tours on Viator.
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