Caracol Mayan Ruins
Caracol Mayan Ruins ranks as one of the 15 BEST Things to Do from San Ignacio! A visit to the Caracol Mayan Ruins can be easily arranged as a day trip from San Ignacio, as well as the surrounding Cayo areas.
Why visit Caracol Mayan Ruins
Your location in the San Ignacio area is ideal for a day visit to this incredible site! This majestic site dates back to 1200 BC. Stand where kings ruled and marvel in awe at the ruins that once were houses, ball courts, temples, causeways, and hints of an ancient water reservoir. The highest temple in Belize, the impressive Caana Temple at Caracol, stands over 140 feet from the jungle floor and includes a sweeping gaze of the jungle all the way to Guatemala.
A swim stop at Rio On Pools makes for a refreshing day! Cascading waterfalls gathering in inviting pools beckon for the ultimate water break.
Location: Mountain Pine Ridge, Cayo
Level: Easy – Moderate (some walking & stair climbing)
|Caracol Mayan Ruins departs at 7:30am from the San Ignacio area
|WHAT TO WEAR
|T-shirt, shorts, capris or lightweight long pants and comfortable walking shoes (no flip flops). Bring along sunshades, cap, sunblock, bug repellant. A backpack with swimsuit (or wear under clothes) towel and dry clothes for a comfortable ride back.