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Review of Zazil Tunich

Zazil Tunich
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$37.15*
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Cenote Zazil Tunich Admission Ticket
Ranked #12 of 27 things to do in Valladolid
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: AN EXPERIENCE IN THE MAYAN UNDERWORLD Over millions of years, nature has sculpted works of art in Zazil Tunich Cave that the world can marvel at today. Twenty meters underground, a passage leads for 200 meters into the depths of the cave. Along 80 meters of the path, you’ll see stunning stalactites and stalagmites then you’ll enter XIBALBA where there is a sacred cenote with shallow, crystal-clear waters. Before you reach the pool, you’ll pass through the Crossing of the BESO MAYA (Mayan Kiss) formed by the capricious tilt of a giant stalagmite and the CUEVA DEL ALUX (Guardian of the Caves), next to the platform of the LORDS OF XIBALBA, the Mayan Underworld. You are embarking on a journey, an unforgettable experience in the Maya Underworld that is full of tranquility, mysticism and awe at nature’s creation. Caves and cenotes were holy places in Mayan mythology and considered gateways to the home of the gods.
Useful Information: Lockers / storage, Food available for purchase, Stairs / elevator, Bathroom facilities
Reviewed July 8, 2017 via mobile

What an incredible place, we were not expecting all that beauty, the tour with the place owner made the difference, he explained every detail of the cavern and Mayan history. Totally worth it, do not miss it

Thank Alfredo M
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Armando G, Propietario at Zazil Tunich, responded to this reviewResponded July 31, 2017
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Alfredo

Gracias por la oprtunidad para mostrales nuestra cultura las bellezas que la naturaleza a construido en Zazil Tunich

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Reviewed June 28, 2017 via mobile

Zazil Tunich is stunning and definitely worth a visit, with amazing stone formations and clear water. Owners are very friendly, helpful (we got lost on the way and they found us so worth emphasizing :)) and passionate about sharing Mayan culture. Great alternative for more crowded places.

Once again, thank you for great time!!!

Thank Barbara W
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Armando G, Propietario at Zazil Tunich, responded to this reviewResponded July 31, 2017
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Barbara
Muchas gracias por permitirnos ser sus anfitriones en su visita a Valladolid , muy agradecios por la oportunidad

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Reviewed May 30, 2017 via mobile

We had fantastic evening in Zazil Tunich, especially as there were only the two of us this day. The owner ist very nice guy and gives you the mayan spirit when you visit the place. This Cenote was one of the most beautiful ones we saw in Yucatán! Definitely a recommendation!

Thank Georg M
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Armando G, Propietario at Zazil Tunich, responded to this reviewResponded July 31, 2017
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Muchas Gracias !!!

Compartir con ustedes y poder transmitirles nuestra cultura , nuestra Casa Maya y las bellezas que ha construido la naturaleza en este lugar Especial , ha sido un placer

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Reviewed May 17, 2017

This is a truly one-of-a-kind cenote! The second you walk in the place just takes your breath away. Stalactites and stalagmites hang from the ceiling, giving the cenote that cave-feeling every explorer craves. The water is lit perfectly, and the tour was the perfect length with a swimming break included! If you're coming to Valladolid, don't miss this place!

1  Thank Cora P
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Armando G, Propietario at Zazil Tunich, responded to this reviewResponded May 29, 2017
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Gracias !!!

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Reviewed May 16, 2017

From the moment we arrived at Cenote Zazil Tunich we were warmly welcomed by the owners, who proceeded to be informative, entertaining, awesome tour guides for our group of college students. Definitely the coolest cenote I've been to during my two weeks in Valladolid thus far. If you can, go at night time for an added mystical effect. I am definitely trying to go back before I leave!

Thank Emily L
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Armando G, Propietario at Zazil Tunich, responded to this reviewResponded May 29, 2017

Emily, gracias !!!

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