ACTUN TUNICHIL MUKNAL CAVE
Min # persons: 2
Duration: 8 am – 3:30 pm
price per person: 115 USD
Included: Lunch & equipments
What to wear: Light long pants or shorts and T-shirts, tennis shoes. Bring extra pair of socks extra change clothes for the ride back to your hotel and insect repellent.
Remember to bring: Insect repellent, sunblock, and water.
Mother of all caves. Ranks # 1 in the top 10 sacred caves by National Geographic. This cave is located in the Tapir Mountains Reserve. Was discovered in 1989 and soon gained archeological importance as one of the 10 sacrificial caves in Belize and now in the World.
In the cave, opportunities arises to see skeletal remains of 14 individuals including and most famous the CRYSTAL MAIDEN. Most skeletal remains sparkles as they have been covered in calcite crystals from having been in that constant cave environment for over a thousand years. ATM — A cave known for performing such rituals to appease the rain god of xibalba, the underworld.
Getting to Atm involves a 45 minutes moderate jungle trail hike. Entering the cave there is a river flowing out, so swimming for short distances and getting wet is part of this tour.