Visiting Semuc Champey

Semuc Champey If you’re planning to visit Central America, then I am pleased to give you a hidden gem.  Although this special spot will not be hiding for long, Semuc Champey is truly a unique place to visit. Hidden in a lush mountainous jungle in Guatemala near the town of Lanquin, Semuc Champey is a 300 m long limestone formation with a river running underneath, and picturesque turquoise pools above.  While visiting Semuc Champey you can swim it in the pools, jumper off of waterfalls, explore a water cave using candles, tube down these river, and hike to the top of a mountain. The admission fee is 50Q ($7) This is definitely a place that you do buy yourself.  You do not need a tumor guide to take you here.  The locals are all very warm and welcoming, although be prepared to be hounded to buy a beer or some Continue Reading