Xunantunich Mayan Temples & Jungle pontoon waterfall adventure

Listing Type
Tour/Activity
Departs From
San Ignacio Town
Intensity Level
Moderate
$
135
/ Person
Trusted Provider
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Location Details
Departure:
Burns Ave, San Ignacio, Cayo District- Jungle Splash Eco Tours office
About Listing
Description
Visit the Majestic Mayan Temples of Xunantunich! Come and discover the famous "Maiden of the Rock". Climb atop one of Belize's tallest Mayan Temples- El Castillo ( the castle)! From standing atop the 13 layers of heaven, you will then venture into the mystical Mayan mountains and board a Jungle pontoon boat to visit hidden waterfalls!

jungle pontoon waterfall adventure

Your day of adventure beings as you leave from San Ignacio Town. You will then board a hand cranked ferry across the Mopan river, which flows in from neighboring Guatemala. Xunantunich ( Maiden of the Rock) reveals to be one of the earliest centers in the region pre-dating to around 1000 B.C., when it was still a growing village. It eventually flourished into one of the powerhouses of the region alongside with Naranjo, 8 km due west of Xunantunich. This impressive monument you are able to see today, archaeological research dates it to the 7th century! Xunantunich most recent discover has actually revealed the largest Royal tomb in the country of Belize. Be amazed by how boldly “El Castillo” stands overlooking the rest of the complexes. Climb this spectacular structure which rises 40m (130 ft.). Xunantunich is one of the highest, and most famous man-made buildings in the country. When you stand on top of “El Castillo”, experience the same breath-taking view that the rulers once enjoyed. Get a small view of Guatemala and much of our Jewel "Belize" with a 360-degree panoramic view. After visiting this Beautiful Mayan site, you will then venture off the beaten path and deep into the Vaca Plateau forest reserve. A secret piece of paradise awaits you.

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Board a jungle pontoon and let it be your guide as you are given the rare opportunity to become part of mother nature's environment without hurting her, or the wildlife that call this beautiful lush forest home. Hidden behind the vast green array of trees and birds, beyond the beckoning of the howler monkeys laugh, visit a world unseen by many. With optional tubing, cliff jumps and a waterfall you can climb,this adventure is a lifetime experience.
 
Gold Certified:
No
Suitable for:
Kids
Teens
Adults
Families
Groups
Couples
Recommended Age Range:
Under 10
11 - 20
21 - 30
31 - 40
41 - 50
Over 50
What is Included?
Things the supplier includes without any extra cost.
  • Guided tour
  • Transportation
  • Entrance fee
  • Boat tour fee
  • Water
  • Lunch
  • Soda
What to bring?
Recommended items to bring on the trip.
  • closed foot wear
  • comfortable clothing
  • Swimwear
  • towel
  • camera
Rates
The base rates charged by the provider. This includes all taxes and applicable fees.
Capacity:
20 people
Minimum:
2 people
Minimum number of people.
Price
Unless otherwise indicated, prices are in US dollars.
Per
Price
Unless otherwise indicated, prices are in US dollars.
Description
Person
$
135
All inclusive
Itinerary
Duration
Full Day Tour
Activities
River Tubing
Water Sports
Nature Walk
Offroad
Transportation
Is Transportation provided?:
Yes
Availability
Schedule
Dates
Duration
Dailyfull day
Provider
Jungle Splash Eco-Tours gives you the opportunity to embrace nature for its true beauty, and experience hidden secrets of mother-nature. From our variety of tours, you can explore ... moreand experience in many different ways our Jewel, Belize. Starting from some of the deepest and most sacred ceremonial Chambers in the Mayan underworld, to being at the highest Temples in the country!

Refresh yourself under amazing and pristine waterfalls which still remain a secret to the rest of the world, hidden in Belize’s lush Tropical Jungles!
Account Type:
Tour Operator
Gold Certified:
Yes
Service Types:
Tours | Activities
Payment & Cancellation
Cancellation Policy
Moderate
  • Cancellations made 90 days before will be fully refunded except for a service fee of 3%.
  • Cancellations made 15 days before will be refunded 50% of the amount paid.
  • Cancellations made at a later date will not be refunded.
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