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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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“the river” (93 reviews)
“el mirador” (23 reviews)
“beautiful place” (33 reviews)
Kilometers From Lanquin 10, Lanquin 16011, Guatemala
+502 5166 3484

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This place has a lot of potential but we were there on a weekend and it was so overcrowded. You could hardly move in the caves because of the amount of people they allowed in, particularly people who cannot swim and therefore would not let...More

Thank Charlotte B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Do the ropeswing. It's intense, the river is deep enough and no risk of injury when doing it. Try to get into the caves with a candle instead of a light on your head. It really ads to the experience.

Thank madslipperfreek
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The blue pools are really beautiful and the climate is perfect for swimming in them. I have only seen water like this in Thailand and it was a real unexpected surprise to see how beautiful it all was.

Thank rlarnavd
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is awesome! The water is very clear and fresh and we had a lot of fun out there! You can walk over the mountain to have a great view at the water and the forrest

Thank ute s
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

These pools are super clear and set in a fantastic location. I recommend doing the combination trip with the caves.

Thank Chris D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It’s a beautiful place and if you are already on Lanquin then you cannot miss this. It’s a great view from above, and there are nice places to swim and to jump from once you get there. I would completely recommend it.

Thank andresmayaj
Reviewed 18 December 2017

It costs 25Q from Lanquin via one of the 4x4 pick-ups that ferry visitors to and from the park along the single unpaved road. To walk it is possible but we take about 2.5 hours or more if it's been raining. Entrance is 50Q for...More

2  Thank Dom S
Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

We went to samoc champei in a tour from hostel in 125Q (without the caves because we heard its not so good). First we went to "el mirador" for the point view. Then we saw the big river and then we had free times in...More

1  Thank Leehisabag
Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

Nothing in the area expect for some swimming and cave visiting. The view point is beautiful and it was bigger than we imagined. A must see

1  Thank Cynthia1989
Reviewed 17 December 2017

Take a Jeep from Lanquín to the entrance of National Park Semuc Chapnes. It takes arround 40 min. Entrance fee is 50 GTQ. You can use changing rooms and toilet to. First go up to the famous viewpoint. Than go down to the river and...More

1  Thank Petr Vecera
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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
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.