Caracol Mayan Ruins Tour

Caracol Mayan Ruins Tour

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Caracol Mayan Temples was discovered in 1938 by loggers, located deep within the Chiquibul Forest Reserve now it is the most extensive Maya site in Belize and one of the biggest in the Maya World.

Caracol Mayan Temples is a Classic Period urban center that spread out over 55 square miles with an estimated population of 180,000 people. Caracol’s enormous central core area covered 15 square miles and was linked together by more than 20 miles of “sacbeobs” (causeways) that radiated outward from its epicenter. The temple “Caana” rises 42 meters above plaza level and to this day is the largest man-made structure in Belize.

  • Departure: 7:00 am
  • Distance: 2 hour 45 minutes drive from San Ignacio Office
  • Duration: Full day
  • Habitat: Sub-tropical
  • Fitness: Moderate to good
  • Lunch: Packed Lunch
  • Dress: Short or long pants and sturdy footwear, sleeve lengths are optional
    What To Bring: Hat, sunscreen, water, insect repellant, camera, binoculars, and raingear if needed