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Flores (Guatemala) attractions

Ak'tun Kan: The face of the Lacandón
Ak'tun Kan: The face of the Lacandón
  • Ak'tun Kan, (La Cueva de la Serpiente, the cave of the serpent). Take the main road through Santa Elena, turn left at the end of the road and follow signs. It is clearly marked. From the causeway in Flores, it is a 30 minute walk, or taxis are available for Q20. Inside the cave are many formations that resemble various objects, such as animals, people, and of course ordinary stalagmites and stalactites. Most of the relics are labeled (in Spanish) and will be identified by your guide. Q15 (including guide).
  • ARCAS (Asociaciòn de Rescate y Conservaciòn de Vida Silvestre), +502 926 0946, . A wildlife rescue center dedicated to the prevention of animal trafficking. There are possibilities to offer your services here as a volunteer . The center operates its own boat service from Flores, with boats leaving at 8AM and 3PM. Alternatively, take a boat to the Petencito Zoo, which is located near by.
  • Petencito Zoo. A small zoo that is home to monkeys, jaguars and raccoons as well as some animals rescued by ARCAS. The zoo is a 10 minute boat ride from Flores (inquire behind Hotel Santana).

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