ATM Cave is one of the most impressive caves in Belize. Located in the heart of the Belizean Rain forest, this cave was a sacred place to the Mayan of Belize. Here you will be exposed to the individual remains sacrificed to the gods of the underworld, artifacts just the way they were left by the Mayas hundreds of years ago, and beautiful stalactites, stalagmites, hollow stone curtains and stone cathedrals. The ATM is ranked as one of the Top Ten Caves Of The World by the National Geographic Society.
ATM Cave is an active adventure that requires hiking through the Belizean Rain forest, swimming, climbing and squeezing through tight spaces. Water depth alternates from just covering your toes to portions where only the tallest won't need to swim. Located a 45 minute drive from San Ignacio-Santa Elena, or the City of Belmopan. Your guides will prepare you with suitable jungle hiking gear, do bring appropriate shoes for hiking, socks for the cave and dry change of clothing.
Tour includes transportation, guide, entrance fees and lunch. Private and custom tours can be arranged and special occasions that may include marriage proposals and family celebrations.
What To Bring
- Hiking shoes
- Bug repellent
- No Camera in the Cave
- Socks to wear in the cave
- Dry change of clothing
- You should be physically fit for this tour.
- Full-day tour (approximately 6 hrs)
- The tour starts with a 1 hour hike through the jungle.
- You will then spend about 3-4 hours or more inside the cave.
- This tour is led by experienced guides who provide interesting information on the geology of the formations & cave history.