Monumento Natural Semuc Champey, Lanquin

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As far from civilization as possible, Monumento Natural Semuc Champey offers a series of stepped, turquoise pools and limestone bridges that have become a popular swimming attraction. Within the area lies a natural 300 m (985 ft) bridge which passes over the Cahabon River. Enjoy a relaxed swim as you embrace the beauty of the setting and the turquoise perfection of the pools. Venture down to the mouth of the cave into which the river flows, or have some fun by exploring the caves by candlelight. River tubing is a popular activity amongst visitors to the pools. To visit Monumento Natural Semuc Champey on your holiday in Lanquin, and find out what else Lanquin has to offer, use our Lanquin visit planner.
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  • It's an exciting place, but get ready to walk and climb steps and get them down. Worst of all, they slip in the rain, but it's worth it. The bath in the pools is spectacular and the visit to the pure adventure cave, places where to swim bJo earth and a waterfall that will be etched in the retina forever. Going against the current and climbing after the waterfall does not leave you indifferent.
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  • We got to the reserve from a nearby hotel. We paid for a package with a reserve, cave and tubing at the beginning of the track and take a left. Not long but slightly difficult. Excellent vantage points. You can see how the water actually goes under the rocks. In the pools of the fish. You can dip your foot and they make you a pedicure. You can swim between a pool and a poolside or go along the way and watch the pools at the end, and we've made the cave and Aubs
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  • I had a chance to visit Semuc Champey during my travels through Guatemala. It truly is one of the most beautiful waterfalls I've seen in my life! There are many separate pools for swimming and you can organize a tour through your hostel or a local agency. Check out the amazing aerial photos!
  • Beautiful place. The drive there was a little rough. There are people willing to shuttle you there. I would suggest buying some food to take there. Food is pretty limited. There is a 30 min hike up the mountain to get a good view of the water. 100% recommend.
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