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Semuc Champey

Kilometers From Lanquin 10, Lanquin 16011, Guatemala
+502 5166 3484
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Day Trip: Kanba Cave and Semuc Champey Natural Pools from San Agustín Lanquín
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  • Excellent86%
  • Very good11%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“the river” (98 reviews)
“el mirador” (23 reviews)
“beautiful place” (33 reviews)
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Kilometers From Lanquin 10, Lanquin 16011, Guatemala
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+502 5166 3484
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"the river"
in 98 reviews
"el mirador"
in 23 reviews
"beautiful place"
in 33 reviews
"cave tour"
in 27 reviews
"central america"
in 18 reviews
"dead skin"
in 13 reviews
"worth the effort"
in 12 reviews
"natural beauty"
in 13 reviews
"pickup truck"
in 14 reviews
"your feet"
in 17 reviews
"zephyr lodge"
in 12 reviews
"entrance fee"
in 13 reviews
"be careful"
in 21 reviews
"flip flops"
in 20 reviews
"own pace"
in 8 reviews
"rope swing"
in 20 reviews
"bumpy ride"
in 8 reviews
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Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

IMO you can't go to Guatemala and not visit Semuc Champey. It's truly beautiful. Hike to the view point (bring water and take it easy as it's so hot) to enjoy the stunning view. Tip; be careful jumping / sliding from pool to pool. It's...More

2  Thank Eggshells_r_us
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Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

It was one of the more charming places in Guatemala. It was worth the trip tapping it. We did not do the cave. But all the young people were very satisfied with the experience. The increase in observation is very difficult, especially after the rain...More

2  Thank עליזה א
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Reviewed 13 October 2016

Our hostel El Retiro offered a tour for 185Q, which included everything you can do at Semuc Champay. We had to stand in the back of a truck and the ride was very very bumpy, but I certainly wasn't expecting a limo or anything. The...More

2  Thank dutchyn
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Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Although the place looks great, clean and there is always hot water, the owner is very aggressive and unkind. Golan was at the reception when we arrived, and the 1st thing he did was asking for money. Then he started lecturing us about what we...More

1  Thank sagit y
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Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Had an incredible day on our tour of semuc. We did it with our hostel 'Utopia' which I highly recommend as its a unique place and you can tube back down the river for 45min and get out at the hostel! We also did the...More

2  Thank Ross L
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Reviewed 5 October 2016

This was a excellent place, there's a short hike upto the top to look down on the pools and they're breathtaking, then you get to swim and paddle in the crystal clear cool water, you even get a free pedicure from hundreds of tiny fish...More

1  Thank Chris M
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Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

I'm sure there are hundreds of reviews about semuc champey, so I'll keep it brief. Its absolutely beautiful, and I'm glad i did it. The hike may be challanging to very young or elderly people, but you can just go to the pools and chill...More

1  Thank Daniel C
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Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

A magical location. Jungle surrounds the clear waters of the limestone pools. Plenty of optional adventure activities - caving, tubing, swimming etc. Take some money to buy chocolate from local children,

3  Thank Mary G
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Reviewed 28 September 2016

Wow! We arrived first thing in the a.m. and beat the crowds. There were only a few other people in the pools when we arrived. Then we hiked to the mirador to see the view. We got some lunch at the entrance and then did...More

2  Thank Daryl S
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Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

I love and will always love this place. Paradise. Heaven on earth. And free pedicure by little fish -thought I can't say I was brave enough to stay still for very long

1  Thank Kristin F
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_linda_echegoyen
8 March 2018|
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Response from sheryl c | Reviewed this property |
Hi there yes it rains a lot in July and it gets to slippery. When I went it had rained the night before us hiking and it was so so slippery. Good luck
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Leonor078
4 November 2017|
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Response from Todd G | Reviewed this property |
It's a really long drive, we were completely wiped out after spending the day at Semuc Champey. The hike up to El Mirador is long and tedious, but totally worth it. But it's also really tiring and the thought of having to do... More
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Response from LisaNord1 | Reviewed this property |
We traveled by shuttle to Lanquin than we were picked up by an off road vehicle to take us to semuc champey. I wouldn't stay in Lanquin if my life depended on it. Not a great place to stay. We read some bad reviews about... More
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