San Ignacio Tours: ATM Cave Tour (Actun Tunichil Muknal)

Listing Type
Tour/Activity
Tour Type
Aquatic, Cave Expedition, Inland
Departs From
San Ignacio Town
Intensity Level
Moderate
$
150
/ Person
Trusted Provider
  • Secure Online Payment
  • No Booking Fees
Belizing Experiences A
Response rate: 
84%
Response time:
2 hours
Location Information
Departure:
San Ignacio
About Listing
Features:
Cave System, Subterranean Cave
Description
ATM Cave was first explored in 1989 and National Geographic produced a documentary about ATM Cave in 1992 called Journey Through the Underworld.
Actun Tunichil Muknal is one of the most impressive Maya ceremonial caves containing bloodletting altars used in sacrifices and over 1400 artifacts as well as human skeletal remains.
 
 
Suitable for:
Kids
Teens
Adults
Families
Groups
Couples
Seniors
Recommended Age Range:
11 - 20
21 - 30
31 - 40
41 - 50
Over 50
What is Included?
Things the supplier includes without any extra cost.
  • Hotel or Resort pick ups
  • Transportation
  • Guides
  • Entrance fees
  • Equipment
  • Lunch
  • Water
What to bring?
Recommended items to bring on the trip.
  • Shorts and Tees
  • tennis shoes
  • bug spray
  • no cameras of any kind
Rates
The base rates charged by the provider. This includes all taxes and applicable fees.
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.
Person
$
150
Itinerary
Activity
Description
Duration
ATM Cave Tour from San IgnacioThe Belize ATM Cave is a wet cave, where you swim into the entrance and then trek through ankle to chest high water before climbing to a dry chamber which leads to the cathedral or main hall. This towering chamber is 350 metres in length and 50 metres wide and filled with artifacts and the skeletal remains of 14 bodies, about half of them children. All of the skeletal remains are male except one completely intact female skeleton covered in sparkling mineral deposits, the Crystal Maiden. Other artifacts include large pots and jars, flute-like instruments and ground stones used for grinding corn and grains, suggesting agricultural rituals. ATM Cave is considered the best Belize cave to explore. It is an extraordinary and rare opportunity to see ancient Maya ceremonial sites and altars as they were thousands of years ago, virtually untouched.Full Day
Activities
Caving, Sightseeing, Swimming
Transportation
Is Transportation provided?:
Yes
Transport Info.
Important Transportation/Pickup Information
We pick you up from your Hotel or Resort in clean, up dated, air conditioned van.
 
Availability
Schedule
Dates
Start Time
Duration
Daily8:00 AM8 hours
Payment & Cancellation
Cancellation Policy
No refunds
Terms & Conditions
If we have to cancel due to weather conditions or for any other reasons, we will Refund in Full.
 
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