Lake Peten Itza, El Chechenal Beach and El Rey Canek Viewpoint Private Tour

Lake Peten Itza, El Chechenal Beach and El Rey Canek Viewpoint Private Tour

If you are spending your vacation in Guatemala and want to visit the ancient Mayan cities of Peten, most probably you are staying at the shore of Lake Peten Itza. This is a beautiful lake located in the department of Peten in the north of Guatemala. It is the third-largest lake in the country and one of the most beautiful ones. Don´t miss the chance to have a tour of the lake on a boat, appreciate its beauty, and visit 2 more magical places that are connected to the lake, we are talking about the white-sand beach of El Chechenal and El Mirador del Rey Canek, a lovely viewpoint with lots of history.

Spend a wonderful day full of adventure, history, nature, fun, and more, in the company of an expert team that will ensure your comfort and security at all times.

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Flores Island (Guatemala), Flores, Guatemala

We will start this tour by picking you up at the lobby of your hotel on the Island of Flores or Santa Elena in Peten. Our professional tourist guide will be ready to take you to one of the most fascinating lake tours, viewpoints, and beaches in Peten.

Our first stop is Lake Peten Itza until we arrive at a beautiful viewpoint. To get to El Rey Canek Viewpoint, we will need to take a quick boat ride from the Island of Flores. Get ready to learn about a Mayan civilization that lived in that area and appreciate the stunning landscapes that can be seen at the top of it.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: W4Q3+26Q San Benito, Guatemala

Once we get to the other side, we will start an easy 10 minutes hike to get to the viewpoint of El Mirador del Rey Canek. You can see Flores Island, Lake Peten Itza, and even the Mundo Maya International Airport from it.

Something that not many people know, is that the viewpoint is actually the top of a pyramid built by the ancient Mayan King called Canek. It is now covered in vegetation and used as a viewpoint.

During your visit, we will also tell you about the kingdom of El Rey Canek and the stelae that have been found there recently. Viewing the landscapes from the highest point is breathtaking. Appreciate nature, the lake, the island, and relax.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Playa CHECHENAL peten, Guatemala

Our next stop is the paradisiacal white-sand beach of El Chechenal. Enjoy the breeze, the weather, and the sunlight until we get there.

The beach of El Chechenal is popular for its turquoise waters and white sand. It is an ecological place too, with different spots for great pictures. If you like swimming, this is the perfect time to refresh a bit under the beautiful sunlight. Much little fish live here, so don´t ger surprise if you see them swimming next to you.

Because the beach is surrounded by a lot of nature, you may hear the sound of some howler monkeys, it is a show! This is also a great stop to enjoy a delicious lunch while enjoying the lake´s views.

Duration: 4 hours

Stop At: Lago Peten Itza, Guatemala

After enjoying all day by the lake, we will take you back to your hotel by continuing with another boat ride to take you back to your hotel. Relax appreciating the breathtaking views of the lake while we get to the Island of Flores´ dock and then to your hotel´s lobby. Thank you for spending a good day with us!

Duration: 1 hour

Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Near public transportation"
"Not recommended for travelers with back problems"
"Not recommended for pregnant travelers"
"Bring comfortable clothing and shoes"
"Swimwear, sandals and a body-towel"
"Sun protection and mosquito repellent"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
"Face masks required for travelers in public areas"
"Face masks required for guides in public areas"
"Face masks provided for travelers"
"Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff"
"Social distancing enforced throughout experience"
"Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas"
"Gear/equipment sanitized between use"
"Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized"
"Guides required to regularly wash hands"
"Regular temperature checks for staff"
"Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival"
"Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms"
"Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons"
"Proof of COVID-19 vaccination required for travelers"
"COVID-19 vaccination required for guides"
"All our vehicles are being sanitized and cleaned on a daily basis. Please feel safe with our staff, we are taking all the appropriate measurements for your and our safety."

Horário de Início: 08:00 AM
Duração: 7 To 8 Hours
Ponto de partida: Traveler pickup is offered
We pick up all travelers at the lobby of their hotel in the area of the Island of Flores or Santa Elena in Peten

Cancelamentos e reembolsos: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.


  • Certified Tour Guide
  • Guided tour through Lake Peten Itza, El Rey Canek Viewpoint & El Chechenal Beach
  • Private boat for the tour through the lake and to get to the viewpoint and the white-sand beach
  • Entrance Fees
  • Bottled water
  • Lunch - Box Lunch

Não Incluído

  • Gratuities


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