adventure activity moderate - challenging
One of the most popular cave-adventure tours in Belize, and rated among the best in the world, Actun Tunichil Muknal Cave is a 45 minute jungle hike into the Tapir Mountain Nature Reserve. Explore Mayan burial chambers with calcified remains, (including the remains of a Maya Princess laid to rest centuries ago), ceremonial vessels, and numerous artefacts used by the Maya in their ritual ceremonies. Passage through this cave remains known to only to a few select highly trained and experienced guides who have permission from the Belize Department of Archaeology to take visitors into the cave. Truly an unforgettable adventure!.
Tour departs: 7:30 am, full day tour
Age Limit: 8 years old
Drive time: 1.5 hours each way
What to wear/bring: Shorts, t-shirt, hiking shoes, SOCKS*!*, 1 set of dry clothes, beach towel, small backpack, US or BZ dollars for petty cash. NO CAMERAS are allowed inside the cave. Use of sunscreen and insect repellent are strongly discouraged by the government authorities.
Included: entry fees, equipment, lunch.