Getting Around Departamento del Petén

  • On the road
    On the road
    by Twan
  • Checking the sites by Lonely Planet
    Checking the sites by Lonely Planet
    by Twan
  • Sometimes it is exhausting
    Sometimes it is exhausting
    by Twan

Most Viewed Transportation in Departamento del Petén

  • Chenbaaxal's Profile Photo

    Getting from Flores to Lanquin

    by Chenbaaxal Written Apr 14, 2008

    Probably the best way for you to go from Flores would be to go to the Santa Elena bus station and hop the next minivan to Sayaxche. From there hop another going toward Chisec, all the way to Coban if you can. When you get out at the periphery bus station, tell the cab driver that you want to take a bus to Lanquin. Don't pay over 30Q for the cab. He will take you probably to a shuttle company or maybe a bus company. Either way, you get an ides how soon the next one is leaving and maybe get something to eat. From Lanquin to Antigua there is a tourist shuttle.

    There is a closer route from Sayaxche via Raxruha that you could take by public conveyance if you make it to Rax by 8 or 10 AM at the latest, but I think you would end up at the Lanquin turnoff waiting for another ride to the village. If you are planning on staying in El Retiro, you would do well to get off there. It is a bit of a trudge from town to get back there.

    Related to:
    • Eco-Tourism
    • Singles

    Was this review helpful?

  • euzkadi's Profile Photo

    Moving through Peten

    by euzkadi Written Oct 27, 2003

    2.5 out of 5 starsHelpfulness

    At Sta Helena airport is easy to rent a jeep, or a private tour to Tikal or Yaxha (here in the picture), the price is about $40,00.

    Was this review helpful?

Departamento del Petén Hotels

  • Jungle Lodge

    We stayed two nights here, choosing it because of its nearness to the ruins. The plan was to be able...

    more
  • La Lancha Lodge

    Lake Peten Itza, Flores, Guatemala

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

  • Camino Real Hotel

    Lote 77 Parcelamiento Tayasal Tikal Guatemala, T

Top Departamento del Petén Hotels

Flores Hotels
72 Reviews - 202 Photos
Parque Nacional Tikal Hotels
314 Reviews - 1008 Photos
Tikal Hotels
1 Review - 4 Photos
Sayaxché Hotels
21 Reviews - 79 Photos
El Remate Hotels
31 Reviews - 44 Photos

Instant Answers: Departamento del Petén

Get an instant answer from local experts and frequent travelers

101 travelers online now

Comments

Departamento del Petén Transportation

Reviews and photos of Departamento del Petén transportation posted by real travelers and locals. The best tips for Departamento del Petén sightseeing.
Map of Departamento del Petén