Journey to Cahal Pech

Journey to Cahal Pech
Excursion Highlights:
  • Experience the grandeur of Cahal Pech, a palatial Mayan site steeped in history and cultural significance
  • Enjoy a scenic drive to Cahal Pech, passing through charming Creole villages and small farms, all guided by Belizean experts.
  • Discover Cahal Pech's impressive 34 buildings, including a structure standing at 77 feet
  • Gaze upon panoramic views of the compound and San Ignacio city from atop a temple
  • Learn Mayan history, browse artifacts, and collect unique souvenirs
Price: $92.00
Children ages 1-4 are free.
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Summary
Shore Excursion Size ? Standard
Shore Excursion Type Cultural, Scenic
Shore Excursion Duration 6 Hours
Activity Level ? Moderate
Shore Excursion Leaves From ? Cruise Ship Tender Pier
Food/Beverage Provided Bottled water is included.
Recommended Dress We recommend wearing comfortable, seasonal clothing and closed-toe walking shoes. Guests should also bring a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, and insect repellent.
Restrictions Guests should be in good physical condition, as the tour involves walking at ruins. This tour is not recommended for guests who use a wheelchair, or for those with limited mobility.

Journey to Cahal Pech

Settled in 1200 B.C. and abandoned around 850 A.D., Cahal Pech is one of the earliest Mayan sites in Belize and was once the palatial home of an elite Mayan family.

Your journey to this incredible site begins as you are picked up by your expert tour guide at the Belize Cruise Port for a drive into Belize City. Take a few minutes to marvel at the colonial architecture and city highlights, then pass small farms and charming Creole villages as you make your way to Cahal Pech. Upon arrival, your Belize tour guides will lead you through the myriad of courtyards, temples, and residential buildings that make up the Cahal Pech compound. This site contains an impressive 34 buildings, including a structure that is 23.5m (77 ft) high. Gaze up at a monument that was the earliest carved stelae discovered in this area of the Mayan lowlands. Don't leave the site before climbing up one of the temples for beautiful, panoramic views of the compound, as well as the city of San Ignacio in the distance. Conclude your Belize excursion by browsing Mayan artifacts and Belizean collectibles and pick up a souvenir or two before your return back to port. Throughout this tour, you will learn the rich history of the Mayas and cultural diversity of Belize.

This tour is a must-do for history buffs and those who are fascinated by Mayan culture. Reserve your spot for this popular tour today.