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hotel? ATM tour?

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hotel? ATM tour?

We are looking to spend 4 nights in October. Trying to decide between Hidden Valley and 5 Sisters. Are they both in remote locations? What is your preference?

Also thinking about the ATM tour, but concerned about the physical aspect of it. We are in great hiking shape, but I am not the strongest swimmer. How much swimming is involved?

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1. Re: hotel? ATM tour?

HVI is a unique 7200 acres property with 7 private waterfalls, dramatic vistas, personalized attention, great staff and mgmt, pool, both in remote locations in the Mtn Pine Ridge. Not much swimming at all for ATM and you can wear a vest and the guide can assist.

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2. Re: hotel? ATM tour?

Both are remote but HVI has much more land and exploring to do onsite, water falls, birdwatching and much more (7200 acres). It is also more upscale and difference in price and service to 5 sisters.

5 sisters is on a smaller plot of land but have a great waterfall and creek running through it. Views are great. Nice property less costly.

Both are quite a ways from ATM.

ATM just has limited swimming 10meters at the beginning to get into the tour after that you wade through water most times waist high once in the caves. If you don't feel you can make the 10 meters the guides will supply assistance where necessary.

Go do it you will love every bit of it.

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3. Re: hotel? ATM tour?

I just did ATM a couple of weeks ago, and it was the easiest thing I'd done in a long time. The beginning hike was quick and easy, the swimming in the cave was all of 19 seconds, and in the cave the hardest thing was a tight squeeze or two.

It was spectacular, be sure and do it!

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