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Actun Tunichil Muknal Tour – ATM Belize

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Duration

8 hours

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Tour Type

Daily Tour

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Unlimited

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Languages

English, Espanol

Overview

ATM Belize Cave (Actun Tunichil Muknal)

ATM Belize Cave (Actun Tunichil Muknal) was a ceremonial place of the Mayan people living in Belize. The cave used during the Classic period around AD 250-909. The Mayan believed that gods, who provided rain and agricultural fertility, resided in this underworld. The ATM Belize Cave also offers a prize historical perspective of the Mayans. In addition, you will see many of the artifacts are exactly as they were when the cave was first explored by archaeologists. Visitors also enjoy beautiful stalagmites, stalactites, and the flowstones, Mayan artifacts, human skeleton & skulls that have been there for over 1000 years.

The ATM Belize Tour starts at 7:30 A.M from Belize City. A drive for 1.5 hour through first the lowlands and the foothills of the Maya Mountains to the village of Teakettle. There is a 45 min. hike through pristine jungles & River crossings. Finally, swim into the cave. We spend about 3-3 ½ hour into the cave, The ATM Cave tour gets back at 4:30 p.m in Belize City.

At the ATM Belize Cave entrance, there will be a short swim through crystal clear water, into passages filled with cave formations. Through the passages, you learn about cave geology, as you encounter stalactites and stalagmites. You then follow the flow-stone that leads into a hidden dry chamber. Here you start the tour of the Maya rituals and ceremonies, explore the remnants left and evidence of their activities. Our headlights help reveal hundreds of ancient Maya artifacts that were used in various ceremonies. You reach a breath-taking scene at the end of the ATM Cave.

From here you make your way out of the main chamber and through the jungle. After your tour you are returned to Belize City where your day started.

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Actun Tunichil Muknal Tour - ATM Belize

ATM Belize Cave (Actun Tunichil Muknal) was a ceremonial place of the Mayan people living in Belize. The cave used during the Classic period around AD 250-909. The Mayan believed that gods, who provided rain and agricultural fertility, resided in this underworld. The ATM Belize Cave also offers a prize historical perspective of the Mayans. In addition, you will see many of the artifacts are exactly as they were when the cave was first explored by archaeologists. Visitors also enjoy beautiful stalagmites, stalactites, and the flowstones, Mayan artifacts, human skeleton & skulls that have been there for over 1000 years.

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  • Air Conditioned Transfer
  • Licensed Tour Guide
  • All Entrance Fees
  • All Cave Gear
  • Complementary Lunch
  • Souvenirs/Gifts
  • Alcoholic Beverages
  • Gratuity

Tour's Location

Created with Sketch. Belize City, Belize City, Belize

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DO Ri Ane Rioux

16/02/2020

Wow 😍😍😍

Wow 😍😍😍 Unique and amazing experience!!! The Beauty of the cave is breathtaking 💎💎💎 Mandatory during your visit to Belize. 🤗🤗🤗 🤗🤗🤗
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John McHugh

16/02/2020

One of a kind experience!

Superb experience and activity while on vacation. See remnants of Mayan rituals and actual skeletal remains from human sacrifice. Beautiful surroundings and cave is very large with only a few tight squeezes. You are wet the whole time but not cold.
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