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.
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  • A must do tour. We were lucky to have a small group lead by Jose. He was great fun and very knowledge. The Cave was magical Roos swings and cliff jumps are optional but those who did it love it. The.....  more »
  • It was sooo wonderful. I travelled part way on the back of a Ute. What fun and so exciting. The water when you finally arrive is the most beautiful blue-takes your breath away. It was cool and...  more »
  • It's an amazing place and well worth the bumpy trip to get there. Worth staying local so you can go in early before all the tour groups. There are swings into the river and tube rides down it. Unfortunately the viewing platform was closed but there was no mention before arrival.
  • 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!
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