Xunantunich Mayan Ruins



Xunantunich was a classic period maya ceremonial and residential center. This site is located along the western border of Belize with Guatemala on the Mopan River in the village of Succotz. The core occupies a hilltop with six plazas that include temples and palaces. The most prominent rises 130 ft above the plaza called “El Castillo”. Vehicles use a hand crank ferry to access the site.


Departures: 8:00am to 12:00pm or 1:00pm to 4pm

Distance: 30 mins drive from San Ignacio to the Ferry

Duration: 2 to 3 hours ( can be combined with Cahal Pech)

Difficulty: Easy

What to wear: Short or long pants & comfortable footwear.

What to bring: Hat, sunscreen, water, insect repellant, & camera.

Minimum of 2 persons.


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