Xunantunich Mayan Ruin and Cave Tubing from Placencia

3 Ratings
  • Live Guide
  • Day Trip
  • Pickup Service
  • Private Tour
  • E-Ticket
  • 9 hr

It’s going to be an eventful day so be sure to wear comfortable clothing and shoes. This tour will start with a journey from your Placencia accommodation. Our guides will be waiting on-site for you before heading off in air-conditioned transport to Xunantunich. Xunantunich is a national treasure that fills its visitors with a sense of time travel. It sits close to Belize’s western border and is a must-visit. Local souvenirs, hammocks, and blankets are available from the many vendors waiting alongside the river at the entrance to the hand-cranked ferry that has carried many thousands to and from the calm beauty of this Maya Temple. The panoramic views of the Cayo District and nearby Guatemala from atop ‘El Castillo’ are stupendous! Come with an open heart to experience simplicity and visiting another world for a few hours before heading off to Jaguar Paw for cave tubing .

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Private Belize Adventure

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Xunantunich

Xunantunich is a national treasure that fills its visitors with a sense of time travel. It sits close to Belize’s western border and is a must-visit. Local souvenirs, hammocks, and blankets are available from the many vendors waiting alongside the river at the entrance to the hand-cranked ferry that has carried many thousands to and from the calm beauty of this Maya Temple.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Nohoch Che'en Caves Branch Archaeological Reserve

Once at the entrance of the cave system, it’s time for your ancient Maya underworld adventure. You’ll see intricate crystalline formations that line the cave with a majestic rise and fall of stalagmites and stalactites that add to the serene richness and grandiose of Xibalba as it’s known. After exiting the cave, you’ll emerge into the sunlight and free float downstream, ushered by the gentle current and little rapids, to the harmony of birds and natural wildlife which routes back to where the tour

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
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