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Full-Day Tour of Xunantunich and Cave Tubing from San Ignacio
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Horseback Ride to Xunantunich Maya Ruins Including Traditional Lunch
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Xunantunich Mayan Ruin And Cave Tubing

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Fantastic Museum and Ruins

The ruins are very well kept and preserved. The museum is very informative with great dioramas and visual aids. The park is easy to get to either by taxi or bus from Benque or San... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Danielle B
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The ruins are very well kept and preserved. The museum is very informative with great dioramas and visual aids. The park is easy to get to either by taxi or bus from Benque or San Ignacio. Then there is a free ferry over the river. Afterwards you can take a taxi/car the 1 mile to the museum/ruins entrance or walk... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This was the hub of an ancient regional Mayan settlement. The ruins were neat to see and our tour guide gave us a great explanation of the historical significance of the ruins and the way that the settlement worked in general. The stone artwork that remains on the main pyramid is something to see and the 100+ foot climb to... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great little find, easily accessible by road (we took the bus to San Jose succotz along the western/George price highway). Firstly we crossed the river on a hand cranked ferry (one of 3 in Belize, there is another in Spanish lookout worth a visit if you are passing through), then we took a mile hike up a steep road... More 

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Clayton, North Carolina
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A great Mayan ruin sitting on top of a mountain. Easy to get to, cross the river on a cable pulled barge, watch the holler monkeys in the trees by the parking area, see the grey fox around lunchtime. The ruins are about 1.5 blocks total, but the hike up the hill and to the top of Xunantunich is not... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Picked up by Jermaine, he was very professional and courteous. He gave us some insights as to the city and some of the scheduled events and timelines for the day... also mentioning to be flexible as well to make sure everyone had a good time. We took the 2 hr drive to San Ignacio and enjoyed the drive and the... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took a tour taking us from Belize City to here. Took about an hour but was an amazing chance to see so much of Belize. Before you get there you cross on this slow hand crank ferry to start the trek up. Having a guide is beneficial because he knew a lot of information and they can show you... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our tour guide, King David, suggested we start out very early from Belize City to beat the heat and he was right. We arrived at Xunantunich by 9.30 am, well before the crowds and the midday heat. We climbed up the highest pyramid and the view from the top was well worth it. it was a bit steep but we... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you have a car and you stay in the San Ignacio area, drive to Xunantunich yourself. Before crossing the river, make sure to take a guide with you. The site really comes to live with a private guide with you. Beautiful views, interesting stories. On your way back to San Ignacio, make sure to stop for lunch (or a... More 

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Kitimat, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited this amazing Mayan city in April. It's about a two hour drive and you have to walk up a road about a kilometer. The day we were there it had to be close to 40 degrees. The heat was stifling, but we soldiered on up the hill. What a sight when you enter the city. The main structure... More 

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Clayton, North Carolina
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is amazing. We climbed to the top where you can also see Guatamala and monkeys in the trees. This place is pretty tall and the steps are pretty steep. Bring water bottles with you. Its a pretty intense hike up there.

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