Cahal Pech Tour

Located on a hilltop overlooking the beautiful town of San Ignacio is the Cahal Pech Maya site and the Visitor Center. This site is one of the oldest Maya ruins in Belize.

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  • Duration: 5 hrs
  • Available Days: Every day
  • Schedule: 9:00 AM
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  • Mobile Ticket Included
  • Offered in English, Spanish

Experience Highlights

Archeology
Nature Walk
Ruins
Cahal Pech Ruins

Preliminary investigations carried out in 1988 revealed that Cahal Pech was settled by 1200 B.C. and abandoned around A.D. 850.

The site center is made up of 34 structures located around several courtyards, including temple pyramids and residential buildings. The tallest structure is 77 feet (23.5 m) high. There are also 2 ball courts, 8 stelae, and 1 altar.

Attraction Visited

Cahal Pech Ruins

Less than a 10-minute drive or a 25-minute uphill walk from the town of San Ignacio, the 2-acre Mayan ruin site called Cahal Pech makes for pleasant morning or afternoon trip.

Cahal Pech Ruins

What to Bring

Hat, sunscreen, water, insect repellant, camera, hiking shoes, long binoculars, and a rain coat.

What's included

Transportation, guide and entrance fee.

Transportation

Many of our tours and activities offer transportation pick up & drop off options from several locations and destinations. Options vary by tour, see “More Time and Rates” for full details.

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