Actun Tunichil Muknal, Cayo

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Embark on an adventurous hike through Actun Tunichil Muknal, a cave brimming with Mayan history. Be aware that traversing the cave requires a decent level of fitness, as you'll find yourself climbing, squeezing through tight spaces, and in rare cases swimming to explore the sites. The cave system spreads through about 4.8 km (3 mi) with a river flowing through it for approximately 3.2 km (2 mi). Be on the lookout for large spiders, freshwater crabs, and lots of bats. The highlight for most visitors is the undisturbed skeletal remains and pottery of Mayan origin, such as the "crystal maiden," whose calcified bones give off a crystalized, sparkly appearance. Arrange to visit Actun Tunichil Muknal and other attractions in Cayo using our Cayo trip maker site .
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  • We did the tour in september with "bird-trekking-tours". We heard many recommendations and they were right! Emil was absolutely incredible, he was very passionate, experienced and knew everything abou...  more »
  • Absolutely magical. This was unlike any excursion that I have ever done. It's worth every penny and if you like adventure, it's not to be missed! It's quite the strenuous experience, but absolutely wo...  more »
  • Loved this excursion. After reading reviews and blogs I was dreading it a little and not too sure if I would enjoy it. It was a lot more enjoyable and easier than I anticipated. Yes you will get wet, ...  more »
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