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Arqueologia Mesoamericana with Juan Bendfeldt

El Remate, Peten, Flores 17022, Guatemala
+502 5896 2620
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One of the best guides I have ever come across

I was first introduced to Juan on group tour of Tikal with Intrepid Travel a few years ago and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
ajl333
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Knoxville, Tennessee
Informative, enthusiastic, and entertaining

Juan should be the go-to guide for Tikal. He’s studied it for decades, and is an expert on Tikal... read more

Reviewed 1 May 2018
tepsicity
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Miami Beach, Florida
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With over 14 years of experience in tourism as an official tour guide for the Maya World in Guatemala and over 8 years leading groups of tourists in 8 countries for different companies, Juan Bendfeldt is a science and history enthusiast working as a freelancer by offering his vast knowledge of the Ancient Maya in Tikal, Yaxha or other sites in Guatemala, Belize or Mexico.
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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El Remate, Peten, Flores 17022, Guatemala
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+502 5896 2620
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I was first introduced to Juan on group tour of Tikal with Intrepid Travel a few years ago and thought he was great. I looked him up when I returned to Tikal the next year with my brother and his 7 year old son. He...More

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Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

Juan should be the go-to guide for Tikal. He’s studied it for decades, and is an expert on Tikal and the Mayan civilization. When he gives you a choice between the short and long answer to a question, always choose the long answer - you...More

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Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

I emailed Juan today to find out if he was available at very short notice to take my friend and I to Tikal - unfortunately he was not, but most helpfully he emailed me with a load of YouTube videos on the history of Tikal...More

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Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

Juan brought the history of Tikal to life. Not only was he a genuinely funny and likeable guide but he knew his history. Definitely recommend Juan as your guide if you plan on visiting Tikal!

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Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

We did a group tour with Juan and it was brilliant. I didn't know a lot about Tikal or the ancient Mayan people, and he was brilliant at breaking it all down in an interesting and entertaining way. He answered lots of added questions, had...More

1  Thank mulky01
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Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

Juan has an incredible knowledge of Tikal national park. He answered any and all of our questions and even sent us extra resources via email after for further reading. You are our Juan and only!!

1  Thank Izzi F
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Reviewed 16 February 2018

We did a group tour of Tikal with Juan Bendfeldt and it was spectacular. The knowledge that this guide has is immense and he shared it all. It was pretty amazing to walk through the forests with Juan and have a discussion like old friends...More

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Reviewed 2 February 2018

My husband and I love archaeology and were excited for the opportunity to visit Tikal and Yaxha a nearby site during a recent 3 day trip to northern Guatemala. Being retired academics, we really appreciate a guide with a strong knowledgeable base. Juan did not...More

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Reviewed 28 January 2018

Juan was very helpful, even though we ended up not being able to get our tour with him because of conflicts in our schedules. Among other things, he was the first person to note that sunrise tours are generally a gamble because of how often...More

Thank Telemachus312
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Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

I really loved Tikal and our guide Juan, was smiley and so knowledgeable, he could write a book! Thanks so much for the tour.

1  Thank Lisa J
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