Explore the sacred underworld of A. T. M.
A must see and adventure to do; the Mayas lost and sacred underworld can still be re-explored in Belize's jungles. The caves of Actun Tunichil Muknal is one of the top ten protected caves by UNESCO.
Your journey starts with a 1 hour drive to an off road entrance then another 45 mintue drive to the Tapir Mountains. A scenic walk leads to the dense rainforest of Belize. Once, there your guide breifs you of your days expectations and then after your first hike through the jungles of Belize takes through River and streams once used by Mayas to enter the sacred underworld.
Arriving, at the entrance to the caves your adventure of swimming, crawling and climbing starts into the different levels of the natives religious cathedral.
Your tour is about 3 hours in the Maya's underworld learning about the use and importance of these caves to the natives. Looking at thousands of years old artifacts and skeletal remains encrypted into the earth. After the tour you make your back to the park for lunch and then drive home.
Pick up from hotel; then an hour and forth five minute drive to the park. You are then briefed of the days activities and getting geared up for your forty fiveintue hile through the jungle. At the entrance your starts and last for about three hours in the caves. You then make your way back with another forty five minute hile back to the park. At then park you have lunch and then after lunch you make your other hour and forty five minute journey back home.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Pick up at your hotel in the lobby.
End location: Return at your hotel.
Duration: 7 hours 30 min.
Weather and traffic can be a variable
Guide, private a/c vehicle, park fees, drinks, snacks and lunch
Estimated Local Cash Needed
300 Bze dollars - Gifts, souvenirs and other interests.
When coming on a cruise,I am not permitted to enter the premises of the tourism docks in Belize, because I am not part of their organization, I will have to meet & greet you outside terminal #4, where other private operators will be also.
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Javier is equal to the best guides we have traveled with all over the world. He is knowledgeable and passionate about Belize. He excels in customer service and attention to detail. I doubt you will find a better guide in Belize.