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Arqueologia Mesoamericana with Juan Bendfeldt

El Remate, Peten, Flores 17022, Guatemala
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I emailed Juan today to find out if he was available at very short notice to take my friend and I... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Geeeeeeena
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Tikal Park

Juan brought the history of Tikal to life. Not only was he a genuinely funny and likeable guide but... read more

Reviewed March 14, 2018
Louise Q
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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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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 March 14, 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 March 14, 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

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Reviewed March 14, 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!!

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Reviewed February 16, 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 February 2, 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

1  Thank TraveLover4ever
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Reviewed January 28, 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 January 28, 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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Reviewed January 25, 2018

We stayed overnight at a hotel just outside the gates of Tikal. We walked around by ourselves late afternoon on arrival, once most of the tourists had gone for the day, nice and peaceful. Then next morning we went on a private tour with Juan....More

Thank kiwiyankee
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Reviewed January 25, 2018

Tikal is an amazing place to see and Juan is the best guide ever! His knowledge and enthusiasm for the Maya history and culture incredible! You can tell that he truly loves what he does and he makes the tour both fun and interesting. I...More

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