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Xunantunich, Cayo

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#1 of 17 in Historic Sites in Belize
Observe the unbelievable ancient structures at Xunantunich, a site of ancient Mayan civilization and commerce. Contemplate the site's largest structure, a pyramid standing at a staggering 40 m (130 ft) tall, and climb to its summit for amazing vistas across the jungle. Consider taking a guided tour for for a more illuminating visit, helping you to absorb extra knowledge about the fascinating Mayan civilization. Don’t forget your camera and sunscreen, and keep you ears open for the sound of howler monkeys bellowing from the jungle canopy. Use our Cayo road trip website to visit Xunantunich on your trip to Cayo, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • After taking a hand cranked ferry (you can bring your car on it, free of charge as well), you walk or drive a mile or so up a small hill. The ruins are breathtaking, and massive. You can self guide ef...  more »
  • A short ride from San Ignacio towards the Guatemalan border you'll find a cute little river ferry that will take you across to Xunantunich. Recently opened to the public, 10Blz$ (5us$) per person buys...  more »
  • We went to just see some of the Belizean sights and got soooo much more!!! The experience with a tour guide is 1000x's better than we expected. Our guide's name was Eddie Panti and his contact # is 66...  more »
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