Learn the history and legends of the Maya culture while exploring the Chacchoben ruins. It is estimated that the first humans settled in the area of Chacchoben around 200-1000BC. The structures themselves are thought to date back to 700AD. To this day, only a portion of the site is open to the public, there are still structures overgrown with nature that have not yet been restored.
Chacchoben’s surrounding jungle is inhabited by many species of fauna such as deer, peccary, armadillo, gray fox, spider monkey and howler monkey. Deeper in the jungle it’s possible to find species like jaguar, ocelot, puma and tapir. You never know what you might see!