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Chechem Ha cave

Mile 8 Hydro Rd., Benque Veijo, Cayo District, Belize
+501 667-4714
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Stunning cave

We were very fortunate to have two amazing guides take us to this cave. Gonzo from River Rat was... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
rodolfo j
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San Ignacio, Belize
Personalized and Off-the-Beaten Track

Unlike more popularized sites, this cave afforded an intimate experience. My husband and I and... read more

Reviewed 8 April 2017
Tellurian
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Bar Harbor, Maine
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“mayan pottery” (6 reviews)
“ups and downs” (2 reviews)
“william” (26 reviews)
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Mile 8 Hydro Rd., Benque Veijo, Cayo District, Belize
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+501 667-4714

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We were very fortunate to have two amazing guides take us to this cave. Gonzo from River Rat was just an incredibly knowledgeable and personable guide who has worked here with archeologists in the past. The walk to the entrance can be a little tiring...More

Thank rodolfo j
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Unlike more popularized sites, this cave afforded an intimate experience. My husband and I and another couple we were traveling with were the only visitors. We came with a guide from Black Rock Lodge, who drove us and accompanied us on the walk to and...More

Thank Tellurian
Reviewed 24 February 2017

My wife and I took the tour of the Chechem Ha cave with the local farmer William who first discovered it in 1989. The cave and its Mayan artifacts are in amazing condition even though they are over 1,000 years old. The cave network is...More

Thank Mark G
Reviewed 25 July 2016

I was lucky enough to visit this cave right after it was discovered. This was prior to the ropes being added to keep people from touching the pots. I worried about the artifacts being compromised at the time and did not touch them. I feel...More

Thank sandygreenberg
Reviewed 18 May 2016

Is not on the maps and you hardly will find a tour to go, the place is not far from San Ignacio but you could be lost because is not a sign available to guide you. We went on our own without previous announce and...More

Thank SmarTravelMom
Reviewed 5 January 2016

This cave was discovered by William's dog in 1989. William manages this cave which is on his property since then. You will see artifacts dating for the oldest from 2000 BC left in the position they where discovered. You will receive a personal attention: William...More

Thank berniege53
Reviewed 2 January 2016

This cave is a physical challenge. So be prepared to morph into a Mountain goat. I was fortunate enough to be guided by the owner of the land. He is a 78 yrs old mountain man with wonderful stories about his mountain and the cave....More

Thank Liane D
Reviewed 29 December 2015

I don't know how the other reviews are so positive- this tour is NOT SAFE!!! Our family is usually more adventurous than average, but this tour was terrible. The 1 hour hike to the cave entrance was treacherous and miserable, and William reeked of alcohol....More

3  Thank Hunttam
Reviewed 23 December 2015

Wow! This was one of the most incredible experiences we had in Belize! The hike was a bit of a work out which we loved, and William was a joy to speak to on the way. Once in the cave, we were blown away by...More

Thank kbenjamin88
Reviewed 14 December 2015 via mobile

Great hike and awesome cave. It was too rainy to do ATM so we chose this cave as a substitute - so glad we did! The water fall was great after hiking (and slipping in the mid). The view was the BEST! Williams mom cooked...More

1  Thank Angel G
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Dewin15
31 December 2015|
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Response from SunRoseLioness |
To arrange a tour to this cave you can contact Williams Nephew, Robert. He is a tour operator that offers signature tours and also offers the Che Chem Ha Caves. Look up Jungle Splash Eco tours and ask for help regarding this... More
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