Visit the Kingdom of Kan, El Mirador, Guatemala

"Standing on top of La Danta and seeing nothing but green jungle for miles and miles evokes a certain peaceful feeling and everything in the world seems ok for a brief moment We want generations to come to have the same feeling ..."

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Work at El Mirador with the ISU Field School

ISU's Anthropology Department offers many opportunities for students at all levels to gain hands-on, specialized experience in anthropological and archaeological field and laboratory methods.

Things to Remember Before Visiting

  • Tourist visiting El Mirador must enter with a guide from the Carmelita Guide Association.
  • Carry a first aid kit and plenty of water. (Water is not available at the site or while you are hiking so, you are responsible for bringing in all your own water.)
  • Carry out what you take in and donít deposit your trash anywhere along the route.

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