Xunantunich Mayan Site Tour from Belize City

Listing Type
Type of Tour/Activity
Mayan Ruins and Archaeological Sites
Tour Type
Mayan Ruins
Main Activity
Ruins Exploration
Gold Standard
Departs From
Start Point
Belize City
Intensity Level
/ Adult
Trusted Provider
Albert A
Avg. Response:
several hours
About Listing
Archaeological Reserve
  • Traveling cross-country from Belize City veiwing the spectacular countryside of the country
  • The traditional way of crossing the river by ferry to get to the site
  • A picturesque view of western Belize from on top of the second tallest Mayan temple in Belize
Belize Gold Standard Certified - Belizing.com

A tour of the Mayan site of Xunantunich is a must-do activity when visiting the country of Belize. This magnificent Mayan ruin located in the western part of the country pride itself on having the second tallest Mayan temple in Belize 'El Castillo', located approximately a mile from the border with Guatemala. From Belize City, your driver/guide will drive you the entire length of the western highway for about 1 1/2 hours to get to the site. Along the way, you will be presented with interesting information about the country as you view the beautiful mountainous landscape. You will be crossing the Mopan River by way of a hand-crank ferry to get to the site itself. This ferry has always been the mode of transportation to access Xunantunich. Once on the site, you will be guided through the museum as you start your tour. You then get to walk through several plazas and then get to climb up El Castillo and view both the east and west stucco frieze. These are huge hieroglyphic writings and symbols on the wall of this gigantic building. From on top of this ancient building, you will be amazed by the beauty of the landscape of western Belize and you also get to see a portion of Guatemala our neighboring country in the west. This is a tour that could be enjoyed by the entire family
Suitable for:
Recommended Age Range:
11 - 20
21 - 30
31 - 40
41 - 50
Over 50
What is Included?
Things the supplier includes without any extra cost.
  • Entrance Fees
  • Bottle water
  • Lunch
  • Driver/guide
What to bring?
Recommended items to bring on the trip.
  • Wear cool comfortable clothing
  • Hiking shoes
  • sunscreen
  • insect repellan
  • camera
The base rates charged by the provider. This includes all taxes and applicable fees.
14 people
2 people
Minimum number of people.
Unless otherwise indicated, prices are in US dollars.
Unless otherwise indicated, prices are in US dollars.
per person
per person
Special Instructions for Rates
10% discount for 6 to 10 persons
20% discount for 11 or more
Tour of Xunantunich8:00 AM6 hours
Is Transportation provided?:
Transport Info.
Important Transportation/Pickup Information
Guest will be transported in a comfortable air-conditioned family van
Start Time
Daily, until Fri, Dec 30 20228:00 AM6 hours
A Plus Adventures Belize is a well-established, bonafide, and licensed tour operating company that provides exceptional travel and tour services within the country of Belize. Our company ... morehas decades of experience in the tourism industry. We pride ourselves on delivering quality, educational, and fun-filled tour packages to many of our guests from across the globe. Our specialty and signature tours are wildlife adventures as we are passionate about protecting and conserving our natural history for all to enjoy for generations to come.

Our preference is to arrange and conduct independent, private, and customized tour packages, multi-day tours, and shore excursions for all our clients to ensure and enhance their vacation experience here in our beautiful country Belize. We are very competent and have vast experience in organizing and arranging travel services and tour packages for couples, family groups, and large student groups. We have served as the Destination Management Agency in Belize to several international and reputable travel companies such as Explorica Travel Agency, World Cultural Tours, and Bamboo Travel. Our tour guides are highly qualified, well trained, and very experienced because we insist on delivering the ultimate and professional guest service to our valued customers.
Account Type:
Tour Operator
Gold Certified:
Service Types:
Tours | Activities, Shuttles, Vacation Packages, Rentals/Charters, Cruise Excursions, Private Guides
Frequently Asked Questions
This tour starts from your pick up point in Belize City
This is a full-day tour that will be for 6 hours
Yes you can add another tour to this activity
You get back to Belize City by 3 pm
Payment & Cancellation
Cancellation Policy
No refunds
Terms & Conditions
In the event that you need to cancel your confirmed tour, your refund may be affected by one of the following measures:

Cancellation made at least 45 days before departure date: a full refund will be made, minus a 10% administrative charge.
Cancellation made between 11 – 44 days before departure date: a 50% refund.
Cancellation made up to 10 days before departure date: you will receive a full refund of less than 10% if your cruise ship or flight does not stop in Belize for any reason, or if weather conditions or other factors force you or us to cancel your reservation.
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