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Grutas de Loltún

It has 145 wall paintings and 42 petroglyphs identified.
2:00 hours
Monday - Sunday
08:00 - 17:00

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GRUTAS DE LOLTúN INFORMATION & ACTIVITIES

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It has 145 wall paintings and 42 petroglyphs identified.

$122 MXN
recommended stay 2:00 hours
Monday - Sunday
08:00 - 17:00

Loltun means "Stone Flower"

Currently Loltun caves are the archaeological site with the widest chronological sequence in the north of the Yucatan Peninsula.

Evidence shows the early presence of man in the Yucatan Peninsula, around the year 9,000 B.C., and continue with the domestication of plants and animals and subsequently incorporating architecture and sculpture.

Chronology: 9000. C. to 1500 d. C.
Main chronological location: Late Preclassic, 400. C. 200 d. C.

Services: store, rest area, and guides in several languages.

Nearby villages where you can eat and find lodging: Oxkutzcab, Akil, Muna, Tekax, and Ticul.

Easy / light physical activity

arts and/or culture

arts and/or culture
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kids, good for children , elders

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It is advisable to bring biodegradable insect repellent and sunscreen, and water. Remember heat can be extreme, especially from April to September.

Every modification alters the ecosystem, leave nature sites, elements and its fauna as found.

Care for nature! Bring bags to take all your litter and garbage back with you; take special care of glassware and / or campfires.

Remember heat can be extreme, especially from April to September. Stay hydrated and dress accordingly.

Where is Grutas de Loltún and how to get to Grutas de Loltún, Oxkutzcab, Yucatán

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Ruta - Puuc (intensa)
The cost includes the estimated fuel cost of a roundtrip from Mérida.
car
3:10 hours
$393.8 MXN
Ticul - Grutas de Loltún
car
0:35 hours
$57.4 MXN
Santa Elena - Grutas de Loltún
car
0:47 hours
$93.4 MXN
Mérida - Grutas de Loltún
From San Juan park: Street 67a, between 62 and 64. Departures from 8am as they fill, last return to Merida is 6pm. You can take a taxi (11 minutes) from Oxkutzcab to Loltun Caves.
1:45 hours
$120 MXN
It is included the estimated cost of fuel and tolls for a car in a roundtrip.
car
1:40 hours
$262 MXN
The bus to Oxkutzcab (the nearby village to Loltun caves) is taken from TAME bus station, located at 69 St. between 68 St. and 70 St., Downtown, Merida. Departures each hour since 3AM (estimated cost for single trip $56 MXN) You can take a taxi (11 minutes) from Oxkutzcab to Loltun Caves.
bus
2:00 hours
$140 MXN
Yucatán bajo tierra | underground
car
20:00 hours
$1200 MXN
Ruins, caves & food
The bus to Oxkutzcab (the nearby village to Loltun caves) is taken from TAME bus station, located at 69 St. between 68 St. and 70 St., Downtown, Merida. Departures each hour since 3AM (estimated cost for single trip $56 MXN) You can take a taxi (11 minutes) from Oxkutzcab to Loltun Caves, to Labna, and to Mani (30 minutes).
bus
3:00 hours
$300 MXN
Puuc - ruinas & grutas
It is included the estimated cost of fuel and tolls for a car in a roundtrip.
car
2:15 hours
$338 MXN

Routes and daytrips

day trip Ruins, caves & food:
4 places
12:00 hours
~$472
Map for recommended route Ruins, caves & food
Route Yucatán bajo tierra | underground:
7 places
7 days
~$1702
Map for recommended route Yucatán bajo tierra | underground
day trip Mérida: Grutas de Loltún, Kabah y Uxmal:
4 places
9:00 hours
~$406
Map for recommended route Mérida: Grutas de Loltún, Kabah y Uxmal
day trip Puuc - ruinas & grutas:
5 places
10:00 hours
~$610
Map for recommended route Puuc - ruinas & grutas
Route Ruta - Puuc (intensa):
10 places
2 days
~$1239
Map for recommended route Ruta - Puuc (intensa)

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