Cahal Pech Mayan Ruins & Museum, San Ignacio

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Journey back in time at Cahal Pech Mayan Ruins & Museum, one of the oldest Mayan sites in Belize. Consisting of over 30 structures, the ruins once served as the hilltop home of an elite Mayan ruling family. Wander freely through the site's many tunnels, climbing the buildings and exploring their nooks and crannies. Check out the visitor centre, where artists’ impressions of the settlement in its heyday give you sense of what life was once like here. Make sure to bring plenty of water, sunscreen, and bug spray. Our San Ignacio trip planner makes visiting Cahal Pech Mayan Ruins & Museum and other San Ignacio attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • On a whim, we decided to go to Cahal Pech ( City of Ticks). I am so glad we did! We were not dissatisfied at all. Although not as grand as other ruins, Cahal Pech has its own unique grandeur. I advise...  more »
  • One : there is a paved road you can take from the San Ignacio Resort, a lot better than the steep dirt road leading up towards the Cahal Pech Resort from the Benque Viejo roundabout. Two : we can only...  more »
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  • We were fortunate enough to have rented the house right in front of the Cahal Pech ruins. Casa de Cahal Pech. This is a smaller ruin but a must see.
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