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Semuc Champey

10 kilometers from Lanquin, Lanquin, 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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“the river” (92 reviews)
“el mirador” (22 reviews)
“beautiful place” (32 reviews)
10 kilometers from Lanquin, Lanquin, Guatemala
+502 5166 3484

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a must do if you're in or near the lanquin area of Guatemala. First you must climb to the top to reach the most magnificent view point. After this you will be able to enjoy some chill time in the pools. Bring shoes...More

Thank NiamhMcC25
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The pools here are lovely and the views are exceptional also. The waterfalls are beautiful also. We also went tubing down the river which was a lot of fun.

Thank JimBoyTraveller
Reviewed 13 September 2017

This place a VERY beautiful!!! Very recommended to visit with Friends, Family, Couples, even if you are by yourself! It is a very beautiful place to visit any time around the year. If you haven't gone there I highly recommend it to be your next...More

Thank Alexia M
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Don't miss the mirador! It might be exhausting, but it's worth it. If your fast, it takes 15 minutes. They sell drinks and coconuts all over the way. Swimming is also nice. Because of the cave we had not much time there. You can also...More

Thank sikke5472321
Reviewed 6 September 2017

very impressive, with a dozen natural pools formed by the river. But also enjoyable and relaxing because you can stay in the water several hours. With half an hour of climb you can reach the "mirador", where you can admire the river and its waterfalls...More

Thank eugeniogiudice
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Highly recommend doing a tour here. I booked a tour through my hotel (Zephyr lodge) that entailed doing a cave tour first thing, followed by rope swings and then finally the hike to see the beautiful full view of the waterfalls. You then get the...More

1  Thank Rosh145
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

We did a group tour through our hostel to Semuc Champey. The total cost was 185 which covered transport, entrance fees and our guide (a very generic set up) The journey there is an experience in itself, standing in the back off a trailer as...More

1  Thank NaomiF2901
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

We had a group of 7 in total for the tour which made it much more intimate. The caving experience was out of this world. You can jump from a waterfall inside the cave which is awesome and the carrying of the candle makes it...More

Thank TKandJT
Reviewed 23 August 2017

Its deep in the forest, Getting there is a pain and a half, but so worth it! If in the country, and you have the time, make the effort to go! My advise; set aside a day to travel there and rest the rest of...More

Thank Vicky C
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Stopped by for an hour or so (we also wanted to do the cave tour). Pools are pristine and the hike to the pools is relatively easy. Additionally, there are little fish in the pools that will nibble at your toes! The hard part was...More

Thank moose938
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23 August 2017|
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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
10 March 2017|
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Response from Karl B | Reviewed this property |
About 10 hours.
3 February 2017|
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Response from Kubilaikhan | Reviewed this property |
If you are a very experienced driver (with a good insurance policy), I suppose you could drive on Guatemala's main roads during the day time. Traffic however can be heavy and... unpredictable (our car was once forced into a... More