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Aktun Chen Cave & Underground River

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Description:

A journey through the cave watching the amazing stalagmites and more...

Aktun Chen Underground River is located 107 km from Cancun, at the Riviera Maya, just 16 km before the Mayan Ruins of Tulum and 4 km down Akumal, you will find "Aktun Chen", which means "cave with an underground river inside" in Mayan. The park has an area of 988 acres of unexplored Rainforest in which the only thing that has been exploited is the gum of a local tree called "chicozapote".

Three caves with "cenotes" and underground rivers have been discovered in the park. The main cave is now suitable for an easy walking tour adapted with indirect lighting for better view and observation of the thousands stalactites, stalagmites and natural sculptures, all of them formed by water and calcium carbonate throughout five million years.

Rates:

Aktun Chen Cave & Underground River
Adults
Kids
All taxes included

Itinerary:

1. Welcome by a speleologist guide.

2. Hiking trail through the cave of about 1:15 hrs. to learn and admire  the rock formations and the underground river.

3. Observation of a crystal clear Cenote in the Riviera Maya (sinkhole).

4. Moments in a small restaurant with local cuisine, tropical fruits and soft drinks.

5. Walking through the jungle while seeing endemic tropical flora.

Park Schedules:
Schedule Monday to Sunday 9:00 a.m. a 5:00 p.m. Last tour 4:30 p.m.
Summer schedule June, July and August 9:00 a.m. a 7:00 p.m. Last tour 6:00 p.m.

Recommendations:

Comfortable shoes and long pants.

Rules & Restrictions:

You have to walk by yourself, not adequate for wheelchairs.
 

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