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Carlos the Caveman Tours - Day Tours

San Ignacio, Belize
+501 669-7619
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Excellent!

Saw lots, learned lots, had so much fun. The team encourages environmental protection and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
lisacomerford94
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Santiago, Chile
via mobile
Best tours are with the Caveman!

Did the ATM tour our first full day in San Ignacio and Tikal the day after that - both great, both... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
mustangO4
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Columbus, Ohio
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“atm cave” (58 reviews)
“mayan history” (17 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
LOCATION
San Ignacio, Belize
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+501 669-7619
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"atm cave"
in 58 reviews
"caveguide yahoo"
in 4 reviews
"mayan history"
in 17 reviews
"king david"
in 2 reviews
"future generations"
in 5 reviews
"cares deeply"
in 2 reviews
"water sandals"
in 2 reviews
"highlight of our trip"
in 10 reviews
"an adventure"
in 9 reviews
"once in a lifetime"
in 9 reviews
"his knowledge"
in 11 reviews
"climbing rocks"
in 2 reviews
"vanilla hills lodge"
in 2 reviews
"he loves his job"
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"cultural aspects"
in 2 reviews
"swim trunks"
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"passionate guide"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Saw lots, learned lots, had so much fun. The team encourages environmental protection and sustainability. Safety was paramount and felt comfortable at all times- even when swimming with the sharks! Thanks Alwin & Harry. Brill!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Did the ATM tour our first full day in San Ignacio and Tikal the day after that - both great, both highly recommended. Magdaleno was top-notch as he guided and instructed our small group of 5 along the ride to the site, as we walked...More

Thank mustangO4
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Everyone said this was a can't miss attraction in Belize and they were not wrong! We had Jeremy as our driver and Magdaleno as our guide inside the cave and from start to finish, it was a fantastic experience. Several groups that started after us,...More

Thank Allison O
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Reviewed 9 July 2018

My family and I (5 total) did the ATM cave tour with Eric and Jeremy. We had another couple(2) which allowed our group and our guided experience to be very personal. Eric was our guide through the magnificent caves and Jeremy was our 2nd driver...More

Thank alex b
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Reviewed 21 June 2018

We loved the ATM with Francisco! The experience was intense, thought provoking, and spiritual. Our teens were engaged. Even though there were others in the cave, the coordination of the leaders made the experience relaxed and personal. Our heart goes out to Carlos and family....More

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Reviewed 13 June 2018

First, my heart goes out to the Panti family. From what locals have told me, Carlos was special, helping to put ATM on the world map. However, his legacy lives on. His daughter, Gabriela, was very easy to book with, and Magdaleno (a Carlos trained...More

Thank jar399
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Reviewed 30 May 2018

I have been travelling to Belize annually for the past 4 years. I met Carlos on my first visit. He took my wife and I and some friends to Tikal and the ATM cave. He was funny, brilliant, a family man and passionate about his...More

4  Thank Trevor B
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Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

I traveled all over Belize with Carlos. He was the best guide in Belize and passionate about Mayan History, plants, humanity and his family. I was studying abroad when he was hired as my guide. There is nothing more spectacular than caving ATM with Carlos....More

5  Thank Vincent N
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Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

Carlos is definitely the right ATM guide to choose. He is personable, funny, and passionate. He keeps small groups and he cares deeply about the preservation of the cave. Some other groups were almost 15 people. In the cave it is tough to hear so...More

1  Thank Becca H
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Reviewed 16 May 2018

I cannot stop talking about this tour!!!! This was our first time in Belize to get married and spend our honeymoon for 14 days and I have to say this was the biggest highlight of our trip! Oh my gosh I cannot stop telling my...More

Thank Amanda B
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Mandy T
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Response from jrseygrl17 | Reviewed this property |
So sorry I didn’t see this question earlier or I would have tried to help. We started asking around and the traffic guard used her phone to call him for us! He explained to us that he used to have a website, but got ripped... More
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17 February 2018|
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Response from Sarah R | Reviewed this property |
Yes he is....I have two numbers for him 011-501-669-7619 & 011-501-669-5552 he is truly the best!!
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Amy S
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Response from Bill R | Reviewed this property |
I wouldn't wear shoes. Unless you like swimming in shoes. Sandels with straps around the ankles is what I used. Whatever direction you go in...just think swimming followed by walking.
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