Xunantunich also known as Maiden of the Rock is located on the Western Highway across the river from the village of San Jose Succotz. This major ceremonial center can be reached by ferry daily and is only 1.5 kilometer (one mile) from the lovely rapids of the Mopan River. This classic period sites provide an impressive view of the entire river valley. The sites core occupies only 300 square meters but the periphery covers several square miles. El Castillo rises 40 meters above plaza level, making it one of the tallest buildings in Belize. On this structure there are two temples. The lower temple is famous for its large stucco frieze. A mask with larger ears probably represents the sun God with a boarder of signs representing Venus. Grassy grounds surround the temples making it a beautiful site to visit.
- Depart Caye Caulker on the 8am water taxi
- Transportation to and from site
- Park tickets
- Guided tour
Price: $120 USD Per Person (2 Person minimum)
Trip Includes; licensed professional guide, water taxi tickets to and from Caye Caulker, lunch (full day tours), transportation to park, and park fees.