We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

K'atun Ahaw Tour Operator

Address: Casa Blanca Guest House | 10 Burns Avenue, San Ignacio, Belize
Phone Number: 501-610-6474
Website
Improve this listing
100%
Ranked #5 of 29 Activities in San Ignacio
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Attraction details

Hotels near K'atun Ahaw Tour Operator

Write a Review

61 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    58
    3
    0
    0
    0
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Any
English first
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Contributor
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 .

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Contributor
19 reviews 19 reviews
9 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
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 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
San Diego, California
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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!

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
san Diego, United States
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Salt Lake City, Utah
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Simi Valley, California
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Los Angeles, CA
Top Contributor
76 reviews 76 reviews
4 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Memphis, Tennessee
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
23 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

We booked ATM Cave and Tikal tours with K'atun Ahaw and had a great time! Elias took us to Tikal, he was informative, happy to go at our pace and take pictures of us, and generally nice. We rode in comfy air conditioned cars/vans and enjoyed lunch at a nice little restaurant outside the park. The ruins themselves were spectacular!... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Hillsboro, Oregon, United States
Contributor
17 reviews 17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

We just returned from our two week adventure in Belize. The ATM cave was the most incredible! You truly must do this. It was so neat to walk the same path as the ancient Mayan. Elias was wonderful via email. I never met him personally. But the guide he provided us was great! Hectorus was not rushed at all. He... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed K'atun Ahaw Tour Operator also viewed

 

Been to K'atun Ahaw Tour Operator? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of K'atun Ahaw Tour Operator and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question

See all questions (1)

Questions? Get answers from K'atun Ahaw Tour Operator staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Will you pick up and drop off at my hotel?
  • I have a family of 7. Can your tour accommodate all of us together?
  • How should I dress for this tour?