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K'atun Ahaw Tour Operator

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Address: Casa Blanca Guest House | 10 Burns Avenue, San Ignacio, Belize
Phone Number: 501-610-6474
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Katun Ahau Tours

We took the "ATM" tour with this company and could not have been happier. We were a little concerned that it would not be up to par because the cost was about $20 per person less... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 27, 2015
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florida
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

We took the "ATM" tour with this company and could not have been happier. We were a little concerned that it would not be up to par because the cost was about $20 per person less than that offered thru the numerous jungle lodges. We we just eliminated the middle man. We were not the easiest customer to deal with... More 

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San Mateo, CA
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

We booked Elias based on his strong Tripadvisor reviews, and also because his rates seemed lower than other tour companies. We did Tikal and ATM caves with him. Both trips were very well organized and were great experiences. Elias is very much like a college professor. He possesses a wealth of knowledge. He taught us a great deal on a... More 

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Elias is an excellent guide with natural ability to deliver information in a friendly conversational way. Our trip to Tikal was well organised and seamless as Elias stays with you through the border crossing so you have nothing to worry about. With his wealth of knowledge of history and culture I would highly recommend him .

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Elias took us to Tikal and ATM cave and both trips were fantastic. Ed took us to Barton Creek and Jaguar Paw and these trips were also fantastic. I liked that we kept small groups for our tours. Most of the time it was just the three of us, though we did pick up another couple for the ATM. We... More 

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San Diego, California
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

It's impossible to top the rave reviews already made about the incredible ruins of Tikal, the adventure of a lifetime at Actun Tunichil Mucknal, and the superlative guiding skills of owner Elias Cambranes. Whether animal, vegetable, mineral, cultural, or historical, Elias (aa-LEE-us) is an encyclopedia of knowledge. You won't find better!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Made arrangements via internet: all contacts were very prompt w/good suggestions. We had time constraints and everything worked perfectly: transportation from airport to San Ignacio with Barton Creek on the way and Tikal tour where we stayed overnight on our own and arranged to return to San Ignacio the next day. ATM cave tour was special!! Elias is a very... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

We wanted to do the day-trip to Tikal from Belize and initially were slightly apprehensive about how we'd do this. We decided to go with a tour operator because we didn't want to worry about border crossings/catching buses etc. We read so many good things about Elias, one of the pluses being that he would be with us the whole... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

We did the ATM Cave and Tikal tours. Ben and Elias were awesome tour guides - full of information and we had a great time! We were about the third tour to head to the cave, but Ben hiked quickly with us and passed everyone and put us well ahead of all the other groups. The water was crystal clear... More 

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Simi Valley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Was going to book through hotel. But our driver recommended this one for out tour of Tikal. Price was less, but gave it a try. Elias our guide was outstanding. Gained a great perspective on the Mayan people. He was very accommodating as well. The weather fortunately was great, with only a few sprinkles. My wife was a little hesitant... More 

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Los Angeles, CA
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4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Pros: Elias is an excellent tour guide--he speaks English and Spanish, he is very knowledgeable, and was extremely accomodating to coordinate tours for two days under a very tight schedule. We went to Actun Tunichil Maknul and Tikal. In both cases, he was excellent. Cons: This is not a reflection on the tour company, but the restaurant that we visited... More 

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