Your adventure begins from 7:00 a.m with a 2-hour drive on a wildlife-rich road through the Mountain Pine Ridge. Many claim to have seen
jaguars and tapirs on the way. The Road to Caracol is an adventure in its own!
Upon arrival at the site, your guide explains its history as he walks you through historical pictures and findings at the on-site museum.
Thereafter, its off to explore the ancient temples. Try to contain your excitement and listen to your guide while he explains the various structures purposes and the stories in the several stelae. Feel free to climb to the very top of Caana, the tallest temple. You will certainly be awestruck!
When our exploration is done, you head to the park where lunch is served. Then head back into the Mountain Pine Ridge with
the option of stopping for a refreshing dip at thebeautiful Big Rock Falls.
On your way back from Caracol, you'll make a stop at Rio Frio Cave & Big Rock Falls in the Mountain Pine Ride.
RIO FRIO CAVE:Two massive 65ft entryways make it extra accessible and creates natural lighting inside. Huge stalactites hang from its massive cathedral-like vault room sized boulders on the ground where a stream flows through, forming pools with cascading falls.
Difficulty level:Easy to Moderate
BIG ROCK FALLS:Deep in the escarpment of the Mountain Pine Ridge, Big Rock Falls is another of the areas waterfall treasures. The tremendous view of water rushing over the huge 150-ft rock formations and plummeting into the deep perfectly round pool at its base provides a rush of excitement. You wont regret stopping by to take a nice cold swim, which you will definitely enjoy regardless if you are on your own, with someone or with your family.
Departure:After having visited each site, well proceed onto making our way out of the Mountain Pine Ridge and back into San Ignacio, arriving around 4:00PM (depending on your individual pace).
. After an adventurous ride and a short hike down a steep path, you arrive at one of the most secluded and relaxing destinations with an amazing waterfall and natural pool for a refreshing dip.