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Roxy Ortiz Tikal Tours - Private Day Tours

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Parque Nacional Tikal, Tikal National Park, Guatemala
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were lucky enough to have Roxy as our guide for a sunrise tour. What a lovely lady! We both learnt so much and not just about Tikal. She's also an expert bird spotter....stuff we would have missed otherwise. You're probably only going to visit...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Donna S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Roxy is amazing. She is one of the most intelligent people I have come across, so to have the privilege of a private tour in Tikal was just great. She has a great energy and enthusiasm for the park and it's history and really brings...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were a group of 6 (5 teachers and a psychologist) women ranging in age from 65-75 traveling together to Tikal for 2 days before joining a Mayan Hands fair trade tour in Guatemala City. We hired Roxy Ortiz for 3 separate tours- a sunrise...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 6 January 2019 via mobile

My Mother and I did an afternoon tour with Roxy, who is as phenomenal as her reviews say! At the start of our tour we had a family emergency at home and she empathetically waited an hour while we made an extremely difficult medical decision....More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 5 January 2019

All the positive reviews of touring Tikal with Roxy as your guide are spot on - she brings the site to life with her incredible and vast knowledge of the ruins and of Maya history and culture. Our sunrise tour with Roxy was a highlight...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank yazilakaya
Reviewed 4 January 2019 via mobile

Roxy Ortiz is way, way more knowledgeable than a typical guide. She is a professional archeologist with many years of experience excavating and restoring Mayan sites. Whatever I asked, she could answer. How did they hoist those giant stones so high? How are today’s 22...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Betsy_and_Gail
Reviewed 24 November 2018

Our tour with Roxy was amazing and made for an unforgettable visit to Tikal. We aren't typically "tour people" but would encourage anyone visiting Tikal to do it with an expert. And we can't imagine anyone better than Roxy. Her knowledge is expansive, but most...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ShadeeKC
Reviewed 5 November 2018

Roxy is a phenomenal guide. We were in Guatemala for 3 weeks and other guides do not even compare. Roxy cares a lot about her guests and she is extremely knowledgeable. She spent a lot of time explaining Mayan history, nature, and telling us about...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Nick C
Reviewed 24 October 2018

We had an incredible sunrise tour with Roxy, and it is without doubt the best tour guiding decision we've made. Roxy knows everything there is to know about Tikal and the Mayans, and she makes this 2,000 year-old place come alive. Tikal in itself was...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank tomheyden
Reviewed 3 October 2018

We contemplated a lot whether to do a sunrise tour of Tikal with Roxy, as the price is quite steep, but when we realised how much information she packed into the hours we spent together, and the uniqueness of the experience, it was definitely worth...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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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
2 April 2017|
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
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.