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Actun Tunichil Muknal

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Address: Tea Kettle Village, Belize
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+501 625-6976
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This remote cave is filled with relics left over from the Mayans.

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Actun Tunichil Muknal (ATM) Caves from San Ignacio
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Actun Tunichil Muknal Cave Tour from San Ignacio
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Actun Tunichil Muknal Cave Tour and Picnic

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Fantastic Family Adventure!

Our family of 5 (ages 12-49) did the ATM Cave tour during our recent visit to Belize. It was incredible and a highlight of our trip. Highly recommend it for the adventure, the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
jvz13
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family of 5 (ages 12-49) did the ATM Cave tour during our recent visit to Belize. It was incredible and a highlight of our trip. Highly recommend it for the adventure, the viewing of artifacts, stalagmites and stalactites, bats, colorful rock formations, and learning about the history of the cave. I usually experience claustrophobia and was worried about that... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went her with family 14 and up. Amazing experience and so interesting. This is a challenging cave experience with swimming, climbing and exploring. I brought a powerful dive light and that was very useful. The calcified skeletal remains were very cool and the kids loved the overall experience. Our guide was an archeologist that came home from University in Albuquerque... More 

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Palmetto, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to book this tour based on the recommendation of another couple and we're so glad that we did because the experience was truly amazing! This tour combines hiking, swimming, and rock climbing inside a cave. Had we known how extensive the workout would be, we probably would've skipped it. Luckily we had no idea. Both of us were... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an amazing experience. You have to work a little for it though. It is cold and a very minimal amount of climbing and swimming. Plan on getting dirty. Seeing the relics was humbling o realize someone else's religious beliefs. You can't take pictures due others causing problems so no printable memories but I would still recommend it.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We did the Acrun Tunichi Muknal caved with Mayawalk. It was an awesome experience. The caves are absolutely amazing and it was fun climbing and swimming through the cave to get to the artefacts. The pinnacle of the tour was definitely the 1000 year old artefacts from the Mayans. People of all levels of fitness were able to complete all... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First, be prepared to get wet! Wear Keens (or similar shoes) with socks as you will have to take off your shoes and walk barefoot over rocks. At least the socks will give you some protection. The men in my group wore swimsuits and quick dri shirts and the women wore yoga pants and Capri style quick dri pants with... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I don't think that I've ever found a travel experience quite this thrilling. In short, an ATM tour is where you climb, swim, and work your way through an ancient Mayan cave with tons of artifacts and skeletons from human sacrifices. It was definitely challenging and I was pretty anxious that I would be swept away by the rapids (we... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Short version: Great tour that is not physically strenuous (in terms of prior cardio training, etc) but is challenging due to lots of climbing along slippery walks and maneuvering through sharp rocks. Longer version: This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. There is about a 45 minute hike through the jungle to get to the caves. This is on wide cleared paths.... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wow what an amazing experience. We booked our trip with Maya Walk (based upon Trip adviser reviews). Andrew helped us with the activities. Our guide was Mr. Hue, excellent guide! He is very knowledgeable and passionate about the history. He explained everything in detail, made sure he answered our questions. I am not a strong swimmer, he helped me navigate... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was an extremely intense endeavor. Tons of swimming, climbing, tight spaces, and of course...darkness. Our guide was Luis, we booked him through the Rainforest Haven Inn. Let me tell you, contact this hotel to get him as your guide. He was the most educated guide I have ever had across all scientific and humanities fields. He new osteology and... More 

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