At 4:30 am (don’t pull a face, if you wanna see the sunrise the departure time is 2:30 am) we got picked up from our hotel and we went to Tikal. There’s no need to advertise Tikal. Enough to say being in Guatemala and not seeing Tikal is like being in Pisa and not seeing the Leaning Tower. Except Tikal is so much better than the Leaning Tower.To save time we pre-arranged to be dropped off in Puente Ixlu (El Cruce), instead of Flores, on the way back from Tikal. The driver left us at the junction where we caught a bus from Flores to Melchor de Mencos.