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Grutas de Calcehtok

Highway 184 | La carreretera de Merida a Uxmal, Calcehtok 97814, Mexico
+52 999 262 7292
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Such a cool experience!

We did the intermediate 1.5 hour route. The guy who guided us has been guiding for 32 years and it... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
mariejohnson2342
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Lindon, Utah
Xpukil,unforgettable experience!

I am not the people who loves the adventure,but this place is so unique, that makes me to try. Our... read more

Reviewed 5 March 2018
Joy9825
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Shanghai, China
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“hour tour” (10 reviews)
“cave” (27 reviews)
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Highway 184 | La carreretera de Merida a Uxmal, Calcehtok 97814, Mexico
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+52 999 262 7292
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did the intermediate 1.5 hour route. The guy who guided us has been guiding for 32 years and it was his great great grandparents who found the cave. He told us tons of cool legends and history about the area and was super careful...More

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Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

I am not the people who loves the adventure,but this place is so unique, that makes me to try. Our guid is Victor, he looks a little shy, not so talkative, but when you know him more, you like him more. We chose the 2...More

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Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

Get a colectivo from the terminal on the south side of Parque San Juan (calle 69A) heading to opichen (30 pesos p/p), tell the driver you're going to grutas calcehtok and he'll let you off by the start of the path to the entrance. It's...More

1  Thank Alex B
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Reviewed 11 July 2016

Hello there, my name´s Livio III and please click on like you liked the review… I visited these grottos last year with my girlfriend and some friends, I´m a fan of extreme sports (at least the ones where you don´t usually end up getting killed)...More

3  Thank LivioIII
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Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

We did the Calcehtok (X'Batun) caves mid morning and selected the two hour adventure tour. The tour cost $300 MXP for two adults total. We are two mid-twenties adults in decently athletic shape. Our guide spoke little English and we had very basic knowledge of...More

2  Thank Heather W
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Reviewed 7 May 2016

We rented a car from Merida and drive there since it's the easiest way. At the entrance we were welcome by a friendly man of about 60 years old, very humble and not pushy at all (contrary to what we read in some reviews here)....More

3  Thank petitpuce
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Reviewed 5 May 2016

The reviews here helped significantly prepare me for the challenge of this adventure. I LOVED it. I went twice within 10 days and had just as much fun the second time. I was a bit more prepared the second time. Wearing pants or capri's that...More

3  Thank Lori G
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Reviewed 31 March 2016

great place, the cave is huge, the 4 hour tour is amazing, you'll end up tired and thirsty so bring water and some snacks so you can have a bite when you finish exploring the cave. it is not recommended for people with phobias as...More

1  Thank turbinux
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Reviewed 26 March 2016

You pay the guides in the parking lot. I am unsure if there are guides that speak english. We went there with our own guide, but the guys who work there still go with you.

1  Thank FernHeaven
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Reviewed 19 December 2015

This place was pretty amazing. One of the most impressive caves I have been in anywhere. Guide really spoke no English but we got along alright. The sheer size of this is what makes this so unique. We did the simple family tour. Parts were...More

4  Thank WidthAdventures
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rsm3000
4 November 2015|
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Response from Kana B | Reviewed this property |
It really was beautiful, challenging and fun. My Spanish is quite good so i think I got more out of the trip. My husband and children don't speak Spanish and they still had a blast. It really was incredible - just much... More
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gil_ana2001
10 April 2015|
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Response from dreamgenie | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I'm not sure--if your child is well-coordinated then it would possibly be OK, but it's pretty muddy and there are lots of rocks and boulders to squeeze through. I would think it'd be better for maybe a 7-8 year old. Good... More
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