Hidden deep in the jungle of Northern Guatemala are ruins that are thousands of years old. These ruins are a monument to a once powerful and sophisticated civilization, the Maya. The Maya culture thrived, and then, mysteriously vanished. Today these jungles are home to exotic and dangerous wildlife. It is an unforgiving environment where extreme temperatures, high humidity, and torrential rainstorms bring even the strongest to their knees. It is here that a group of Americans have already begun the adventure of a lifetime. In the end, only one will remain to claim the million dollar prize. 39 days, 18 people, 1 Survivor!