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Zazil Tunich

Carretera Yalcoba-Xtut KM 6, Valladolid 97780, Mexico
+52 985 808 5827
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Magical experience in jungle

If you are looking for a magical experience away from the the usual tourists, this is the place for... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Megen G
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Romantic Private Time

My wife and I arrived for the 3:00 tour and were surprised to see two tour buses in the parking... read more

Reviewed 14 June 2018
jeakins2018
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AN EXPERIENCE IN THE MAYAN UNDERWORLD Over millions of years, nature has sculpted works of art in Zazil Tunich Cave that the world can marvel at today. Twenty meters underground, a passage leads for 200 meters into the depths of the cave. Along 80 meters of the path, you’ll see stunning stalactites and stalagmites then you’ll enter XIBALBA where there is a sacred cenote with shallow, crystal-clear waters. Before you reach the pool, you’ll pass through the Crossing of the BESO MAYA (Mayan Kiss) formed by the capricious tilt of a giant stalagmite and the CUEVA DEL ALUX (Guardian of the Caves), next to the platform of the LORDS OF XIBALBA, the Mayan Underworld. You are embarking on a journey, an unforgettable experience in the Maya Underworld that is full of tranquility, mysticism and awe at nature’s creation. Caves and cenotes were holy places in Mayan mythology and considered gateways to the home of the gods.
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Hours Today: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM, 8:15 PM - 10:15 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Carretera Yalcoba-Xtut KM 6, Valladolid 97780, Mexico
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

If you are looking for a magical experience away from the the usual tourists, this is the place for you. This cenote is amazing! The afternoon tours are private, making the experience unique and individualized. The cenote itself is vast and spectacular. Manuel the guide...More

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Reviewed 14 June 2018

My wife and I arrived for the 3:00 tour and were surprised to see two tour buses in the parking lot. We were hoping to have a more private experience and were happy to see that they were just leaving. They accept bus tours in...More

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Reviewed 14 April 2018

This was one of our favorite experiences from our week in the Yucatan. Even before visiting, we were so impressed with the personal communication we had with Armando. He was great about responding to our questions over email. We decided to pay for the all-inclusive...More

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Reviewed 30 March 2018

We took a group of 8 and all agreed it was spectacular. We have been to many Cenotes in the Yucatan and this Cenote is one of the best. Huge cave, excellent wood paths and platforms (no slippery rocks), beautiful lighting, excellent guide. Even a...More

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Reviewed 25 March 2018

This underground cenote is superb and we were the only ones there so had the whole place to ourselves. The guide Pedro is very passionate about the place and gave us detailed explanation. WE also had wonderful Mayan dinner ( chicken cooked cocina pibil style...More

Thank ChinmayBhandare
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Reviewed 5 February 2018

Booked an evening visit for our family of four and were joined with one other family, eight people total. The tour was nice if a bit long (Armando is terrific but a talker!) and the swim a bit short. But -- gorgeous, large cavern cenote...More

Thank RGH
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Reviewed 20 January 2018

As all but one of the reviews have stated, this is a lovely cenote. Off the beaten track, but a stunning single chamber cave, thoughtfully made accessible to the public. They had to tunnel down into it to make the entrance and exit, by hand....More

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Armando G, Propietario at Zazil Tunich, responded to this reviewResponded 21 January 2018
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Muchas gracias por tu comentario y recomendación , es para mi familia un honor poder darles a conocer nuestra cultura...More

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Reviewed 18 January 2018

We could not believe our eyes when we first walked down the tunneled stone stairway down into this cenote...just WOW! Giant wooded walkway around the entire edge of cavern with the largest stalachtites we have ever seen. The lighting is totally cool, including the blue,...More

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Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

We booked the trip through the website, and chose the 6 pm tour with a meal, 1400 pesos for four, there didn’t seem to be children prices. This was one of the highlights of our fourth trip to Yucatán, and both 4.5 and 6 y...More

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Reviewed 16 December 2017

After having visited the Chichen Itza, our TUI guide brought us to this cenote. First we got a local lunch which tasted alright and after that it was time to visit the cenote which is basically a water well under the ground. It’s not very...More

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Armando G, Propietario at Zazil Tunich, responded to this reviewResponded 17 December 2017
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Muchas gracias por su comentario, en los grupos que vienen con TUI ,el recorrido es muy diferente a nuestras NOCHES...More

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