A trip to beautiful San Ignacio, Xunantunich Mayan ruins and ATM cave explorationSOLD OUT
Join us for this historical and action packed overnight trip to the beautiful Cayo district. On the way to San Ignacio town, we will stop off at the epic Xunantunich mayan ruin, a magnificent archaeological site which was home to 200,000 Maya people over 1000 years ago. We will then get the opportunity to explore San Ignacio town's market and nightlife. You have the option of staying in either a shared dorm or a private room at Bella's backpackers, or a private room in Venus hotel, depending on your budget and preference. In the morning, we will head to the famous ATM caves for an action packed day exploring the cave chambers and learning about the fascinating Mayan burial grounds. We will head back to the resort in the afternoon.
Pickup - 8.30am at Umaya Reception
Driving time to first location - 3/3.5 hours
First Location - Xunantunich mayan ruin, 1-2 hours spent exploring
Driving time to San Ignacio - 15 minutes
Evening plans - Getting settled in to rooms and free time to have dinner, explore the town and go for drinks.
Pickup from accomodations - 8am
Journey time to ATM cave - 1 hour
Time spent in caves - 4 hours
What to expect - You will be climbing, swimming through and exploring multiple cave chambers with an experienced tour guide who will be sharing lots of amazing facts and information about the Maya people that used the caves 1000 years ago
Journey time back from ATM caves - Approx 3 hours.Arriving back at Umaya at around 4/5pm.
** Note that your body will be fully submerged by water, therefore wear clothes and footwear that are ok to get wet.
Transportation to and from each location
Lunch on both days
Park Entry to Xunantunich
Tour Guides for each location
Entry to the ATM caves with tour guide
Overnight accommodation in your choice of hostel or guest house
Stop off at natural swimming pool
Hostel option - a bed in a shared dorm with your fellow Noma crew at Bella's Hostel in San Ignacio
Hostel - A private room in Bella's backpackers hostel