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K’atun Ajaw – Belize Culture Tours
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Elias Cambranes spent twenty years touring Maya National Parks and Caves in Belize in Guatemala. Working for all the big names in the business and big resorts, he decided to start working for himself twenty years ago. Following the footprints of the...more
10 Burns Avenue | Inside Casa Blanca Guesthouse, San Ignacio, Belize
+501 610-6474
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Overall K'atun Ajaw did a good job with this tour. Our guide "Henry" did a good job, and was very knowledgeable. Our driver was very safe. They did a good job getting us through the border crossing each way. Tikal is amazing and should not...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank lref1
Reviewed December 16, 2018

We used Elias's tour company for everything during our San Ignacio stay due to the reviews here which included the ATM tour, Tikal, and shuttle service between San Ignacio and Belize City. We were lucky to have Elias for both tours and he is definitely...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 11, 2018

If you are wanting to visit Tikal originating from Belize, I cannot imagine a better tour guide than Elias of K'atun Ajaw. Crossing the border is a breeze. The personal attention, humor and knowledge from Elias made this one of the most special parts of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank danyellw75
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Our family of five (3 teenage boys who really wanted to stay at the hotel and play video games!) traveled to Tikal to see the Mayan ruins there, and we had a FANTASTIC experience with Elias, and K'atun Ajaw. We learned so much about Belize,...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed August 6, 2018

We booked both the ATM cave tour and a trip from San Ignacio to Tikal in Guatemala. Both tours had great guides who knew their subjects very well. Elias is actually a certified guide in both Belize and in Guatemala, so he stayed with us...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 8, 2018

We found Elias simply searching “Day Trips Tikal” online and we couldn’t be happier we did. We were staying at one of the resorts in San Ignacio, and was given the hard sell to use one of “their guides” but after doing some comparison price...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 2, 2018

We took the 1/2 day morning trip to Barton Creek Cave with K'atun Ajaw and had a really great time. Our guide gave us a lot of info about the little villages we drove through on the way to the cave. The site around the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Lesley A
Reviewed June 4, 2018

There are few words to describe how amazing the experience Elias delivered on these tours was.While everyone else we were seeing on the tours were in these huge groups with questionable guides we were a private group of 2 with a guide that was polite,...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed May 14, 2018 via mobile

Very glad we researched our travel guide for our trip to Tikal in Guatemala from our base hotel in San Ignacio, Belize. Elias did a great job at educating, explaining and guiding us through all parts of the trip. The drive to and from Tikal...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank SanderD
Reviewed April 27, 2018

Our day at Tikal with Elias was our favorite day of our entire Belize trip. He gave us the perfect mix of history, nature and time on our own to explore. He took us down the jungle paths that we would have never known was...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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March 10, 2016|
Response from Menon_RG | Reviewed this property |
You need one whole day for Tikal. We did a similar thing to your plan. If you reach on Wednesday, going to Tikal on Thursday or Friday will be perfect.