Actun Tunichil Muknal (ATM – Full Day)
ATM (Actun Tunichil Muknal) Cave Adventure
Experience the world renowned ATM Cave (as seen in National Geographic). Your flight leaves San Pedro at 7:45AM for Belmopan. A quick transfer takes you to the entrance of the Tapir Mountain Reserve, where the 45 minute rainforest hike crossing creeks and streams begins. Next, a quick snack and orientation from your guide on cave history and preservation and safety before moving on to the cave entrance and Maya underworld.
The tour is filled with excitement and wonder as you swim and climb to the inner chamber filled with Maya pottery used for sacrifices. The culmination of the tour is the Crystal Maiden, a young virgin sacrifice, and The Cathedral with its stalactite and stalagmite formations.
Return to Belmopan airstrip for your 4PM flight back to San Pedro.
Activity Level: MODERATE
What to bring: A spare set of dry clothes, camera, insect repellent, spare socks, extra water and sturdy walking shoes.