ACTUN CHAPAT and Xunantunich

Cultural & Theme Tours in Orange Walk District

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Two great tours in one full day. Includes: Lunch, private guide, entrance fees, caving equipment, water & energy bar, transportation to & from your San Ignacio Town HotelExplore this incredible off the beaten path cave with a short jungle trek before entering one of the secretive portals to the underworld. Be prepared for some climbing and sliding as you witness amazing cave formations, ancient Mayan artifacts and unique cave critters.At Xunantunich you will be hiking for a few minutes and climbing some of the structures as you learn some of the history of Xunantunich and the uses of the mysterious structures, as well as enjoy the panoramic views from the top of El Castillo and other perfect spots to capture the perfect shots of the Xunantunich.
Start your day with a filling breakfast before your guide greets you 7:30am at your hotel/resort in San Ignacio Town and after a few minutes drive to San Jose Succotz you will arrive at Actun Chapat's  grounds and start your hike to Actun Chapat's secretive portal to the underworld.  You will be climbing and sliding through parts of the cave. You will see interesting formations and life forms in this mysterious and unique cave, as well as ancient mayan modifications to the cave formations used for their powerful religious and ceremonial rituals in the underworld. After an exciting and thrilling tour of the cave you will be more than eager to change off and satisfy your appetite with a warm and delicious meal before heading to the Majestic site of Xunantunich. Once at Xunantunich you will be hiking the ancient Maya grounds and climbing the impressive El Castillo and other structures where you will be more than happy to spend a few minutes enjoying the panoramic view of the countryside as well as taking some great shots of Xunantunich..  Tour is approximately 8 - 10 hours depending on your pace Your tour will end with a drop off to your hotel/resort in San Ignacio town or any other point as previously arranged with local provider. Come prepared to explore, have fun, get dirty, get changed and keep exploring and having fun in a friendly and safe environment

What’s included

  • Local taxes
  • Bottled water & energy bar
  • Lunch
  • Driver, local guide, guided tour of the cave and Xunantunich
  • Caving Equipment: helmets, headlights
  • Transportation to and from your hotel/resort in San Ignacio town
  • Landing and facility fees
  • Snacks
  • Bottled water

What’s not included

  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off OUTSIDE San Ignacio Town
  • prescribed medications
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