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Address: Tea Kettle Village, Belize
Phone Number: 625-6976
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Description: This remote cave is filled with relics left over from the Mayans.
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Actun Tunichil Muknal (ATM) Caves from San Ignacio

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Epic caving adventure

Not only archeaologically amazing but geologically fantastic-there was every kind of formation you could hope to see in a cave...my favorite was the formation of blue... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
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Santa Clara, California
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Santa Clara, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW via mobile

Not only archeaologically amazing but geologically fantastic-there was every kind of formation you could hope to see in a cave...my favorite was the formation of blue sparkles...it's approximately a 7k journey of walking, climbing, swimming, crawling & squeezing, and after reading many reviews I was afraid I wasn't in good enough physical shape for it (overweight, no stamina). And although... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

This is my 2nd time to the ATM this year and 2nd time with Carlos Panti and Carlos the Caveman Tours. The cave and the artifacts are amazing and to quote my friends the most beautiful cave they have ever been in. Let me talk about Carlos and his company. Professional, caring, ecologist, humorist, spelunker, and a man who loves... More 

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Rapid City, SD
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015 via mobile

Wow! I mean really, wow! Our family is very well traveled and our kids kept saying this was the coolest thing they'd ever seen. When I was researching this, I thought the skeletal remains and the relics would be the best part. But getting back inside the cave was every bit as much of an amazing experience. The water is... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

ATM is an amazing experience- definitely not one to miss if visiting Belize. It is definitely a 'caving' experience so expect to do plenty of climbing, swimming, wading, and bumping into rocks. You do have to be in reasonably good fitness and a little brave. It is dark and wet (it's a cave...) but super awesome. Besides the Mayan ruins... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

My boyfriend and I booked a tour with "Carlos the Caveman" and he was honestly such an amazing guide. On the walk in he explained different plants and animals in the region. He clearly is an expert on the caves and we felt very safe going through the cave with him - beware the caves are very physically demanding and... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

If you've ever wanted to travel back in time and feel like Indiana Jones at the same time, this is the place for you! The ATM tour is adventurous, historical, and cultural all at the same time. My favorite part of Belize!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

I would have to say this was the highlight of our trip to Belize. A MUST do. There is no other adventrue like it. We took our 9 and 8 year old and the guide was so helpful and considerate in ensuring their safety and entertainment. You have headlamps on your helpmet because it is pitch black, obviously. There climbing... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

The most amazing experience; went with Carlos The Caveman Tours - Jam Jam was our guide. There were about twelve of us, six couples, ranging in age from mid-twenties to mid-sixties. It was a good group and a great tour. Lunch was served when we returned to the parking area.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

This was a wonderful experience. It was challenging but doable for the reasonably fit. The guides do an excellent job leading you through some tight spaces and up some rocks that you have to climb. There is also a ladder you have to climb to get up to see the skeletons. You will get wet so I recommend quick drying... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Beautiful, interesting, and a great adventure. The caves are stunning, the artifacts incredible, and the human remains haunting.

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