Destinations

Puerta al Mundo Maya is integrated by 6 destinations managed by local communities. We offer unique adventures in the Maya World. Click in each title for more information and pictures or quicky browse this page and learn more …


By visiting Puerta al Mundo Maya and its destinations you will contribute to the conservation of Candelaria Caves National Park and to the sustainable development of local Maya Q'eqchi' communities.

The following section provides summarized information about our main destinations please visit each destination's page for detailed information.

 


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Candelaria Camposanto

Located in the Candelaria Caves National Park, the Candelaria Camposanto community offers two magnificent dry caves and an exhilarating cave tubing tour in an underground section of the Candelaria River. Read more...

Mucbilha' I

In the Mucbilha' I community, located in the Candelaria Caves National Park, you may enjoy Q'eqchi' hospitality in a lovely eco-lodge, visit an extraordinary cave with cathedral-like caverns and embark on a thrilling cave tubing tour in an underground section of the Candelaria River. Read more...

 

Sepalau Lagoons

Located only eight kilometers away from the town of Chisec, Sepalau Lagoons are four impressive karst lagoons of crystalline turquoise waters surrounded by lush tropical landscape and amazing limestone formations. They are of easy access and there you can swim, ride a canoe, or simply enjoy the tranquility and beauty of the rainforest and its surroundings. Read more...

 

Cancuén archaeological site

Located on the banks of the Pasión River, in Sayaxché, Petén, it was an important commercial hub during the late Maya Classic period connecting the highlands of Guatemala and the lowlands of Petén and México. The site offers excellent eco-friendly tourist infrastructure. Read more...

Jul Iq' and B'omb'il Pek Caves

Located only two kilometers away from the town of Chisec, Jul Iq' and B'omb'il Pek are two distinct and impressive cave systems where you can admire extraordinary rock formations such as stalactites and stalagmites and the first cave paintings to be discovered in Guatemala. B'omb'il Pek offers an exciting alternative for the more adventurous tourists, since you can rappel down the cave or use an alternative flight of stairs. Read more...

 

San Simón River

San Simón River, surrounded by a lush rainforest, is located two kilometers away from the town of Chisec. Its crystalline turquoise waters, intricate limestone formations and exotic limestone walls make it the perfect setting for a breathtaking river tubing tour. Read more...