Caracol Mayan Ruins



Located deep in the Chiquibul forest reserve, Caracol is the largest known mayan site in Belize and one of the biggest in the Maya world. Caracol was a classic period urban center that spread out over 55 sq miles with an estimated population of 150,000 inhabitant and causeways that radiated up to 5 miles from the center. The temple rises 41 meters above the plaza level with 100 meters of base area and to this day is still the largest man made structure in the country of Belize. The drive to Caracol will take you through the scenic mountain Pine ridge forest reserve, home of Rio On Pools & Rio Frio Cave.


Departure: 7:00 to 5:00pm

Distance: 2 hrs 30 mins drive from San Ignacio (dirt roads)

Duration: Full day

Difficulty: Moderate

What to wear: long or short pants, protective footwear, swimwear and change of clothes

What to bring: Hat, sunscreen, water, insect repellant, & camera.

Minimum of 2 persons.


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