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Roxy Ortiz Tikal Tours - Private Day Tours

Parque Nacional Tikal, Tikal National Park, Guatemala
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Simply the best

What a woman! A walking encyclopedia. She adds an whole other dimension the the tour. The knowledge... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Geert S
via mobile
You must book a tour with Roxy!

I cannot recommend Roxy enough. We booked her for a sunrise tour of Tikal and it was well-worth the... read more

Reviewed 20 February 2018
GV0488
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new york city
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Travellers talk about
“sunset tour” (23 reviews)
“mayan culture” (18 reviews)
“via email” (6 reviews)
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Parque Nacional Tikal, Tikal National Park, Guatemala
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"sunset tour"
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"via email"
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"story teller"
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"amazing woman"
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"travel experience"
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"highlight of our trip"
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"subject matter"
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"ancient world"
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"booked a private tour"
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"walking encyclopedia"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a woman! A walking encyclopedia. She adds an whole other dimension the the tour. The knowledge she has as an archeologist about the Mayan culture and history is incredible. Every temple, stone and artifact has a meaning and she explains it with so much...More

Thank Geert S
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Reviewed 20 February 2018

I cannot recommend Roxy enough. We booked her for a sunrise tour of Tikal and it was well-worth the early morning. She was incredibly knowledgeable about the park, the ruins, and the wildlife. You can tell she really has a passion for the Mayan culture...More

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Reviewed 18 February 2018

We did the sunrise tour with Roxy in December, 2017 (in English). It was an amazing tour well worth the early wake up call. We had the park almost to ourselves and managed to avoid all the lines (heads up, if you want to visit...More

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Reviewed 2 February 2018

I have never had a better guide than Roxy, and I've had excellent guides in a number of countries. Roxy's knowledge of everything related to Tikal -- including the Maya and associated groups, the archaeological history of the site (which she participated in), the glyphs,...More

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Reviewed 17 January 2018 via mobile

Roxy is the bomb! She is extremely knowledgeable of the history of Tikal as well as the wildlife and Guatemala in general. She is humble and kind and made us feel right at home! ...Highly recommended!

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Reviewed 16 January 2018

Roxy was a fantastic tour guide and our visit to TIkal was the highlight of our trip. We booked a private tour with Roxy, and it was well worth the money. We felt like we got a real education. She talked not only about Mayan...More

Thank canoeberry
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Reviewed 13 January 2018

This was definitely the highlight of our trip to Guatemala. We took a sunrise tour in Tikal National Park. First of all, this is not just an escorted visit at night to Temple IV to watch the sunrise, it is so much more. After meeting...More

Thank LSolorzano
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Reviewed 8 January 2018

We did the 3pm tour at Tikal with Roxy on December 30, 2017. I made all the arrangements about 4 months ahead of time via email and sent Roxy an email reminder before we left for our trip. Roxy showed up as scheduled. From the...More

Thank KristaJames
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Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

Roxy is really great. She is very knowledgeable and informative. And she shares her information in a way that is fun and entertaining. She is one of those very personable people. The price is quite high and to be honest I'm not sure I want...More

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Reviewed 27 November 2017

We were very excited to book a sunrise tour with Roxy, as several in my group had read great reviews about her. We scheduled a month in advance and felt secure that we had a great tour ahead of us. I had several email exchanges...More

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JoAnne M
8 March 2018|
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Response from dennisfr | Reviewed this property |
As a previous responder suggested, email communications are not one of Roxy's strong points -- but if you try her again, she's likely to respond eventually. As for price, here's a quote from an email I received from Roxy... More
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rfitz537
2 April 2017|
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Response from hopefulist | Reviewed this property |
The website and email links on her review page here on Trip Advisor work for me. This question/answer system doesn't allow me to post contact info or websites in my answer but if you google 'Tikal Roxy's Tours' you should... More
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WinChurchill
7 December 2016|
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Response from hopefulist | Reviewed this property |
You can also search this site for her Trip Advisor page; there's a link to her website below the map on the right.
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