If you are planning to visit the Tikal National Park,
a famous site declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in Guatemala, has to go through the city of Flores, Guatemala. Many people visit the Tikal National Park, due to the amazing ruins of an ancient metropolis. The park is surrounded by lush vegetation and interesting animals.
But before and after your visit to Tikal National Park, go to the island of Flores, where you can eat in restaurants and bars, communicate with their friends in the Internet cafes, buy souvenirs at the craft shops, and relax in the many hotels and guesthouses. This island is
considered the gateway to Tikal National Park.
The city of Flores, Guatemala also has the Lake Peten Itza, a famous lake that stretches from the island of Flores to El Remate. The lake is shaped like a crescent moon. You can ride a boat to see the lake. As they move on the boat, you will see small villages with small ramshackle huts where the local population now lives
The streets of Flores are also interesting because of its cobblestone streets, colorful designs. You feel like you’re in a different era when walking through the streets of Flores. The island also has a tall cathedral, which is considered the highest point in Flores.
You should also visit ARCA, a place where contraband animals are rescued and cured so that they can start their lives again in the jungle. You will not see the animals because it is not a zoo but will learn a lot about the activities of this place.