Observe the unbelievable ancient structures at Xunantunich Mayan Ruins, 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 Mayan Ruins on your trip to Cayo, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
Tours to Xunantunich Mayan Ruins
Xunantunich and Cave Tubing Combo Tour BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $100
Duration: 9 hours
Horseback Ride to Xunantunich Maya Ruins Including Traditional Lunch BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $95
Duration: 4 hours
Horseback Riding Tour to Xunantunich BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $70
Duration: 4 to 5 hours
Xunantunich Mayan Ruins Reviews
What a fabulous place. We didn’t bother with a guide. We just caught a taxi and wandered around the ruins. There is a great educational section in the visitors center which is worth checking out so yo... more »
Ruinas Maias em bom estado, perto da fronteira com a Guatemala. Fecha cedo e é necessário atravessar o rio num barco que deixa de circular pouco depois da ruínas fecharem. É possível ter um vista lind... more »Mayan ruins in good condition, near the border with Guatemala. It closes early and it is necessary to cross the river in a boat that stops circulating shortly after the ruins close. It is possible to have a beautiful view of the surrounding area of the ruins. It's worth a visit
Was very hot and a serious climb, DO NOT GO if you are not in good shape. Climb to the top is no picnic. Be careful
Really great spot. Very special place and very interesting to learn about the ancient Mayan societies. Great views and spectacular climbing. Loved it.
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