Full-Day Tour Of Xunantunich And Cave Tubing From San Ignacio

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Overview

Explore the majestic Mayan complex of Xunantunich, where you can climb the magnificent structures with some great views of the surrounding landscape with your English-speaking guide. Enjoy lunch at one of the local restaurants during this 9-hour tour. Visit many of the secret places of the underworld, where the Maya once practiced religious rituals. Go cave tubing, through the crystalline water of this underground system.

Highlights

  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Family friendly
  • Small group ensures personal service
  • Vegetarian meal option available

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Begin your 9-hour tour to Xunantunich from San Ignacio with hotel pickup. Travel to this Mayan complex nestled in the jungle setting of the Mopan River Valley. Explore this majestic structure and climb to the top of El Castillo, the second highest man-made structure in Belize. Take in the magnificent views. Visit many of the secret places of the underworld, where the Maya once practiced religious rituals. Learn about the interesting history and culture of the Mayan people.

Head to the nearby modern Mayan village of San Jose Succotz. Enjoy a traditional lunch at a local restaurant. Prepare to enter the impressive cave system on a cave tubing adventure following lunch. Relax as you float through this cave system by way of cool crystalline waters.

Return to your hotel in San Ignacio at the end of your tour.

Inclusions for Full-Day Tour Of Xunantunich And Cave Tubing From San Ignacio

  • Entrance fees,
  • Equipment
  • Bottled water
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (within San Ignacio)
  • Knowledgeable local guide
  • Lunch: please inform ahead of time of any special dietary need (Vegetarian/vegan/any other food requirement)
  • Transport by private vehicle

Exclusions for Full-Day Tour Of Xunantunich And Cave Tubing From San Ignacio

  • Alcoholic drinks
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Excess luggage charges (where applicable)

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

A minimum of 2 people per booking is required

Level of fitness required: moderate

Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults

Adults with infants need to pay for any entrance fees, lunch and expenses incurred by infant and wherever applicable

Infant seats are available on request if advised at time of booking

Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required

Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking

Not recommended for participants with back problems

Not recommended for participants with heart complaints or other serious medical conditions

Not recommended for pregnant women

Due to uneven surfaces, this tour is not recommended for those with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair

Please inform us if you or any guests are non-swimmers, using the Special Requirements field

A moderate amount of walking is involved

Not wheelchair accessible

Subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund

Things to bring: sunscreen and insect repellent

Cancellation Policy
  • If you cancel within 3 calendar days (72 hours) of the scheduled departure time, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel between 4 to 7 Calendar days before scheduled tour departure,the cancellation charge will be 50% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel at least 8 calendar days in advance of the scheduled departure time, there is no cancellation fee. You will receive Full Refund for the paid amount.
  • Please note that in case of No show, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the listed tour fare.
  • Please note tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.
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  • I booked a 1 Day Private Tour of the Xunantunich Pyramids and Cave Tubing with my friend. There were two of us and the guide - Carla Juan. I have seen a lot of Pyramids and Ancients Sites around the world and have had a lot of guides, but Carla was by far the BEST. She is very personable and knowledgeable of the site, as well as the history of the whole area. She picked us up early in the morning and we were the first to arrive at this site. We toured the site for approx. 3 hours and she was extremely accommodating and flexible with our time, where we wanted to go, and what we wanted to see for the whole day. We stopped at a little Mayan village for lunch and proceeded to the Cave Tubing adventure. She explained the whole topography of the region for us during our trek to the start of the site as well as the trip down the river itself. She had plenty of water for us that day as well. It was by far, one of the best experiences I have had on these types of tours. I would highly recommend her for a Private Tour like I had. Thanks Carla, I will be seeing you again.

  • To say that this tour was amazing is an understatement. Everything was perfect. Carla our guide was extremely knowledgeable and it made the experience better to have someone that not only knows their information but also loves to share that information with others. A must when in Belize!!!

  • Great day trip made even better by the tour company and guide Leon. We stayed in a rented home Hillview House -Airbnb and they picked us up at the house. To make sure they knew where the house was they did a drive by the night before so there wouldn't be any delays. Trip started at the welcome center where our guide gave us a detailed history of the site and culture. Then on the the ruins where you can climb all the structures. If you are afraid of heights you may not want to climb to the top as there are no hand rails or railings. After touring the site our guide broke out a home cooked lunch of local food which was excellent. Chicken, coconut rice, salsa, plantains and pineapple. After that it was a 1 hour drive to cave tubing. A 45 minute walk leads to a 1 hour trip through 2 caves and then the river back to the start. Bring your own water shoes or you can rent them there for 3.00 USD.

  • We Had a Great Time at Xunantunich and Cave Tubing. Tour guide gave terrific explanations of Mayan culture at some recently excavated ruins. Tubing was fun. Walking shoes a must for walking 20 minutes on river rock path. Ate a local lunch. Local guide customized tour to accommodate us as older tourists. Assume everything you bring cave tubing will get wet. Large operation with life jackets, helmets, headlamps, and showers when you are done.

  • Awesome trip. Carla was a very knowledgeable and friendly tour guide. She went out of her way to make sure that my girlfriend and I enjoyed our day and she even made several out of the way stops when we asked. I would highly recommend this trip to anyone.

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