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$95*
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Horseback Ride to Xunantunich Maya Ruins Including Traditional Lunch
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$135*
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Full-Day Tour of Xunantunich and Cave Tubing from San Ignacio
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$70*
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Xunantunich Day Trip from San Ignacio

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DO IT ON YOUR OWN!

Cool mayan ruins near san ignacio. If you are staying in san ignacio dont waste 80$ of your money taking a tour when you can do it on your own for under 10$. Xunatunich is only... read more

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Cool mayan ruins near san ignacio. If you are staying in san ignacio dont waste 80$ of your money taking a tour when you can do it on your own for under 10$. Xunatunich is only about 11 km from town. You can go to the bus station and take the bus to benque which is the town before the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My girlfriend and I visited Xunantunich on a private tour, it was just the two of us. I can't say enough about the experience we had. Our tour guide was extremely knowledgeable and full of energy. We had a fantastic time exploring the ruins and climbing all over them. We were in Mexico a couple weeks prior and were not... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Xunantunich ruins are a couple of miles away from San Ignacio and could be easily reached by car, taxi or public bus. We chose the horseback tour by St Leonard's Tours (which was great!! Pls see separate review). The ruins are impressive and in relatively good shape. El Castllo, is the main dominant temple, massive and could be climbed... More 

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Midlothian, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Amazing tour the most breath taking site from up top and all around that I was able to see while in Belize! Currently there are sites being excavated that can be seen while on tours. There was hidden treasures all over Xunantunich and if you have the chance do not pass it up!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great and convenient stop when staying near San Ignacio. Visiting the jungle is a must when in Belize

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a large family group with ages ranging from 15 to 60 something & we all enjoyed the tour. The hike to the top was manageable for everyone in our group, but the stairs are quite steep in some sections. Our tour guide was informative & I would highly recommend hiring one. It was awesome to learn about the... More 

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Cumming, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited the ruins and were in awe. Absolutely beautiful. And a good work out hiking to the top. Don't forget the sunscreen and water.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Best Maya temples to visit if you're staying in San Ignacio. The view is amazing and the history of this site is worth the visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

great cultural experience got to witness a lot of history and didn't take up my whole day but at the same time was very impactful.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When I was researching about what Mayan ruins to see in Belize, I was unsure whether we should do caracol, xunantunich, or both, and I am very happy that we chose to do both. Xunantunich was incredible for many reasons, but the part that I enjoyed the most was that I truly felt like I was on an archeological dig.... More 

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