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Rio Dulce

Ca13, Guatemala
+502 2421 2800
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Great tour with HAPPYFISHTRAVEL - especially for Cruise Ship Passengers

Great tour for a great price - especially for Cruise Ship passengers Having "Santo Tomas de... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Venice, Florida
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Stay at the Hotelito Perdido

If possible, stay at the Hotelito Perdido. Rooms for all budgets. Awesome location. Reasonable... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dave C
Lancing, United Kingdom
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Ca13, Guatemala
+502 2421 2800

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great tour for a great price - especially for Cruise Ship passengers Having "Santo Tomas de Castilla / Guatemala" as a port of call on our cruise, we decided not to buy some heavily (!!!) over priced shore excursions on board our cruise ship. We...More

1  Thank anoushka90
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If possible, stay at the Hotelito Perdido. Rooms for all budgets. Awesome location. Reasonable prices. Delicious food. Excellent hosts. Relative luxury considering the location. Kayaks available. Nearby hot springs and cave tour. Restaurants also around here. A unique experience at a reasonable cost.

Thank Dave C
Reviewed 1 week ago

In spite of the rain and wind 14 of us went on a 60 minute speedy boat ride across the bay and up the Rio Dulce River. The villages on the tributary (Ak'Tenamit River) were amazing. This is a river community and people motor around...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We spent a whole day and enjoyd this wonderful river. There are fast boats with driver to rent and they take you to those places it's worth to see.

Thank Oulubo
Reviewed January 14, 2018 via mobile

The protective area "Biotop Chacòn Machacas" stands between Rio Dulce and Livingston. We stayed in the village Lagunita Salvador in the tropical mangrove. We slept in the the comunity hôtel build by themeselves to welcome an ecotourisme project. They offered the kayak to make à...More

1  Thank ninajonas
Reviewed March 15, 2017 via mobile

The return river trip from Rio Dulce to Livingston is beautiful although a bit overpriced. One thing we didn't like was the state of the dogs in Livingston. The dogs have no help at all and are abandoned, starved and mange ridden. There is a...More

5  Thank jenny p
Reviewed November 25, 2016 via mobile

This was a leisurely boat trip to a fort and park area. The coach drive from cruise terminal was long but the guide made it interesting. Guatemala is a poor country so expect to see children in circumstances which might upset you. Animal lovers on...More

Thank 391ClaireB
Reviewed November 20, 2016 via mobile

We took a boat trip from catamaran hotel to Livingston. It is an interesting river with a rural section and a gorge.Locals are seen fishing from canoes and some families will come in canoes to sell handicrafts

1  Thank Alan H
Reviewed October 8, 2016

We stayed at Backpackers hotel in Rio Dulce which has a travel agency on property. From there it was easy to check out several places, Finca Paraiso water falls. the Garafuna town of Livingston, several ruins and Castillo de San Felipe . There are also...More

3  Thank nolachuckd
Reviewed May 28, 2016

In lieu of gathering at 0815 somewhere on the ship and being herded around to get this tour, we got off the ship mid-morning, walked 120 yards to the right and got what was a delightful tour of Rio Dulce for less money. If there...More

1  Thank SkykomishBob
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jackie w
February 5, 2016|
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Response from 775MAC |
Edgar, more well known locally as "El Canche" is a very humble, honest, "lanchero" (boat tour guide). In Google Maps just search "Lanchas El Canche", Río Dulce.