Xunantunich tours

Belize Tours, Fort Street, Belize City, Belize

8 hours

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size



English, Espanol

Xunantunich Tour: Explore Ancient Maya Civilization

Join us on our Xunantunich Tour for a captivating experience of the ancient Maya world. This tour, perfect for guests from Belize City, Caye Caulker, or Ambergris Caye, invites you to delve into the rich history and architectural marvels of a once-thriving civilization. Tour Duration: Approximately 8 Hours

Xunantunich Tour Journey

Your adventure begins when our expert guide picks you up directly from your accommodation or designated meeting points such as the municipal airstrip or water taxi terminals. Enjoy a scenic and relaxing drive to Xunantunich, an enchanting Maya city situated near Belize’s border with Guatemala.

Unveiling the Secrets of Xunantunich

Upon arrival, you’ll be struck by the stunning vista of this majestic ancient city. Guided by our knowledgeable staff, explore the site’s towering temples, intricate stone carvings, and sprawling ancient plazas. Learn about the Maya culture, history, and spirituality through fascinating stories and legends narrated by your guide.

A tour highlight is the ascent to the top of El Castillo, the main pyramid at Xunantunich. Standing as the second tallest structure in Belize, it offers panoramic views over the lush jungle and into Guatemala. Capture this breathtaking scenery and cherish these moments forever.

Delight in Local Flavors

After your Xunantunich tour we pause for a delightful lunch at a local restaurant. Enjoy the tastes of traditional Belizean cuisine and relax in the serene tropical ambiance.

Concluding the Experience

As the tour concludes, reflect on the historical wonders you’ve witnessed during the return trip to your accommodation, water taxi, or airstrip.

Discover More at Xunantunich

Beyond El Castillo, Xunantunich is home to numerous other fascinating structures:

  • Ancient Maya ball court
  • Various residential buildings and plazas
  • Stelae, intricately carved stone monuments
  • A unique hand-cranked ferry across the Mopan River, providing exclusive access to the site

Xunantunich Tour costs and discounts!

Embark on the Xunantunich Maya Ruins Tour and immerse yourself in a day filled with history, culture, and breathtaking natural beauty. Book now to secure your journey through time and create lasting memories of the mystic Maya civilization.

Note: Guests from San Pedro Ambergris Caye or Caye Caulker are responsible for their water taxi or local flight costs to Belize City.

US125 per adults
US85 per child under 13 years of age.

2 to 8 adults US125 per person
8 to 12 adults 10% off
13 or more adults 15% off
Discounts calculate automatically at checkout and are displayed in e ticket.
After booking is made we email to gather your accommodation details.

Only a deposit is taken to reserve all tours balance is due in cash at the time of pickup in Belize City.

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This tour is also available for cruise ship guests docking in Belize City. Xunantunich Cruise Excursion

Xunantunich Info

Bulk discount adult
# Discount group From adult To adult Value
1 8 to 12 8 12 10%
2 9 or above 9 100 15%


We pickup from your hotel, accommodations, AirBnB or homes in Belize City.

Transfer to Xunantunich

A short hour and a half drive west through the rolling foothills of the Maya Mountains brings us to the village of San Jose Succutz where we cross one of the only hand cranked ferries in the country, across the Mopan River to Xunantunich .

Arrival and Tour

Upon arrival at the park, use bathrooms, and its off to tour. guide will provide purified bottled water to keep you hydrated on tour.


At the end of your tour we make our way back to the parking lot re-board the van and make your way to our restaurant where we have lunch. Lunch is local Belizean cuisine of Rice and Beans, stew chicken and coleslaw. From time to time local game meats are available to sample if your brave enough.

Return to Belize City

After lunch we Re-board our van for your return to Belize city and your tour of the Old Capital of Belize.

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

Full day (7+ hours)


Tour's Location

Belize Tours, Fort Street, Belize City, Belize


Based on 3 reviews
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Xunantunich Tour
Michael S. from San Antonio, TX

Wonderful Family Tour, Very Relaxing

Taking the family to Xunantunich was the highlight of our Belize trip. Educational and awe-inspiring! Belize Fun Tours did a fantastic job. Our guide made Xunantunich come alive for us. The kids are still talking about it!
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The Anderson Crew from Phoenix, AZ

Magnificent temples.

A perfect day out with the family, exploring ancient history and enjoying stunning views. Thanks, Belize Fun Tours, for a memorable experience.
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Derek W. from Houston, TX

Family Fun Times at Xunantunich

Xunantunich is a must-see! The tour was well-organized and our guide was excellent. Great way to spend a day with friends in Belize.
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