Best advice - get a guide. We visited Mayan ruins in Mexico with no guide. The ruins are neat to look at, but that's it. At Xunantunich we had a guide and our experience was 1000x better! As a little boy our guide played on...More
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This center was a fun adventure starting with getting there by crossing a river on a hand cranked ferry. The grounds are very clean and the visitor center very informative. There are large clean restrooms next to parking lot. As we entered the grounds we...More
We had a great time exploring these ruins with a guide who was incredibly knowledgeable and fun! The small museum at the start is an excellent introduction, and it's great that you can still climb all the structures! This is very much the traditional Mayan...More
It was a very educational trip. Our guides were very knowledgable and proud people with such respect for their history. I recommend this trek. We saw monkeys too! Stay hydrated! Humidity is unruly.
Xantunich is a really nice Mayan Ruin site in western Belize. You can literally stand on top of the largest temple and see into Guatamala. There are some very nice carvings on the sides of the main temple. We also were entertained by a family...More
Very nice place to visit. Would highly recommend getting a guide for tour though. Signs are available and there is a museum available, but more culture and knowledge can be gleaned by getting a guide to describe the meaning behind the carvings and give history...More
We picked up our guide, Dino, near the hand-cranked ferry. There is a tent by the ferry entrance, which usually has licensed guides ready to show you around the site. We learned so much from Dino as we explored three different plazas. We got to...More