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Xunantunich Mayan Ruins

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from/per person  75.00
  • Mayan Ruins
  • Groups allowed
  • Tour guides


Description

Cahal Pech Ruins

Cahal Pech is a site who’s Maya name means “Place of the Ticks.” This ceremonial center includes pyramid temples, palaces, and a ball court. The site core consists of some 34 large structures, including several tall non-domestic structures, a number of large range-type buildings, two ballcourts, and possibly a sweathouse. Work suggests that Cahal Pech contains evidence of some of the earliest Maya settlements in Belize.

More about Cahal Pech Tour

  • This ceremonial center includes pyramid temples, palaces, and a ball court.
  • Rediscovered in the late 1930’s
  • Located on the outskirts of San Ignacio
  • Tour is often combined with Xunantunich

Xunantunich Mayan Ruins

Xunantunich Mayan Ruins are located only a few minute’s drive from San Ignacio and within a couple of miles of Guatemala. Its name means “Stone Maiden” in the Maya language and refers to the ghost of a woman claimed by many to inhabit the site. The core of Xunantunich occupies about one square mile and consists of a series of six plazas surrounded by more than 26 temples and palaces. During a time period when most of the Mayan civilizations were crumbling, Xunantunich Mayan ruins was managing to expand its’ city and its’ power over other areas within the valley. It lasted a century longer than most of the sites within the region. This tour can also be combined with a Cave Tubing Adventure.

More about Xunantunich

  • Occupies about a square mile
  • More than 26 Temples & palaces
  • Home to the second tallest structure in Belize
  • Lasted a century longer than most sites in the region
  • Located in Western Belize
  • Tour is often combined with Maya site, Cahal Pech

All Tour also Includes:

Each of these tours includes the following:

  • English Speaking Tour Guide
  • Transportation
  • Lunch w/ Beverage
  • Entrance Fee
  • Stop at Rio Frio Cave (Caracol Tours)
  • Stop at Rio On Pools (Caracol Tours)
  • Border Fees (Tikal Tours)