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#159085 - 12/06/03 03:27 AM Tours in S.I. Area  
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Just wanted to get feedback as to which tours are really worthwhile and which ones members feel aren't worth the time and money charged for what you see and experience. I know it is all subjective, but you know what I mean.

#159086 - 12/08/03 04:06 AM Re: Tours in S.I. Area  
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when will you be there? Cave tubbing TOTALLY worth it, ruin trip recommended if interested Lamani vs Altun Ha. ALL snorkel(diving if you dive) tours and if not a resort 1/2 day dive course. Supposively the manatee tour which I have not done yet.

#159087 - 12/08/03 09:39 AM Re: Tours in S.I. Area  
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From San Ignacio (assuming that's what you mean by S.I.) some of the best tours and trips are:

* Aktun Tunichil Muknal cave
* Tikal
* Caracol
* Barton Creek cave
* Xunantunich

Also, the Green Hills butterfly farm and the Chaa Creek natural history centre are well worth seeing. And of course en route the Belize Zoo. Also a trip into more remote parts of the Pine Ridge (Baldy Beacon and beyond) is fascinating. Some of the Caracol trips also make stops along the way at waterfalls and caves.

--Lan Sluder


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#159088 - 12/08/03 10:17 PM Re: Tours in S.I. Area  
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Thank you, Lan. As Member #6, you should know! We will definitely be going to Tikal. I want to stay overnight if possible as climbing the pyramid before dawn and watching the birds wake up and fly around the pyramid is an experience I will never forget.

Thanks, Ke, for your input too. We will be there Dec. 26 - 29.

#159089 - 12/09/03 02:01 PM Re: Tours in S.I. Area  
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Cooper, I was there (Tikal) 1 1/2 ago & our guide said they were about to close off the tops of many of the "pyramids" as people were defacing them and urinating inside as well. Ran into a guy two days ago freshly back and he said that was the case. Maybe somebody who lives there can comment. Just wanted you to know....

#159090 - 12/09/03 03:18 PM Re: Tours in S.I. Area  
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That's a darn shame..... My two teen boys thought that climbling the pyramids and looking out as the maya had once done, was a very moving experience. Their pictures from the top were incredible!!! You could see a rain storm moving in from the distance. It was so beautiful.


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