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Actun Tunichil Muknal 8-Hour Tour from San Ignacio

Product ID: 32586
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Explore Actun Tunichil Muknal cave on this 8-hour tour from San Ignacio. Enjoy a short swim through the crystal blue water to enter the cave, where you can admire the amazing geological formations and discover the secrets of the Mayan underworld.
About this activity
Duration 8 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, English

Pick-up included

Free pick-up at hotels in San Ignacio. Please contact us for the pick-up price for hotels outside San Ignacio.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Discover the Mayan underworld known as Xibalba at the Actun Tunichil Muknal cave
  • Admire the amazing geological formations including sparkling stalactites, stalagmites, and flow stones
  • Enjoy a short swim through the crystal blue water to enter the cave
  • Enter a cave where only priests and shamans were allowed in the past
Full description
A short swim through the crystal blue water will lead you into the amazing realm of Actun Tunichil Muknal. Then working your way through a breakdown leads you to the main water passage, where you get to enjoy amazing geological formations such as sparkling stalactites, stalagmites, and flow stones.

This hidden chamber promises to reveal ancient secrets and geological processes that have helped to shape the Mayan underworld known as Xibalba. Years ago, our ancestors believed that only priests could have venture and communicate with the gods through rituals and ceremonies. The Mayas believed their gods had dual faces – they could be both good and bad. They therefore made offerings to the gods consisting of food, blood, or human sacrifices for rain, fertility, hunting, and agriculture.

Xibalba was the fearful world beneath the face of the earth, the parallel unseen other world into which kings and shamans could enter in ecstatic trance and please their gods for their benefits.
Includes
  • Entrance fee
  • Equipment
  • Transportation
  • Lunch
  • Water
  • Tour guide
What’s Not Included
  • Tips

Prepare for the activity

Important information
Know before you go
Things to bring:
- Change of clothes
- Close toe footwear
- Socks
- Mosquito repellant
- Dry footwear
- Comfortable clothes for caving
- Medication if necessary
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Belize Family Adventure

Product ID: 32586