Second Overnight at Caracol

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Thiss week the Maya site of Caracol shall be the venue for a once in a lifetime opportunity to experience an overnight of camping, music, presentation, and history to commemorate the ending of the 13 Baktun on December 21, 2012. .  The overnights shall take place on the following remaining three dates to coincide with the annual solstices and equinoxes:

June 20-21
September 21-22
December 20-21

The tickets are priced at 150USD per person and include an evening meal, breakfast, a Maya fire ceremony, as well as a tour by. Dr. Jaime Awe. Visitors to this event are responsible for their own camping gear as well as transportation to and from the site.

This event is a once in a lifetime experience for any visitor, to not only take part in a momentous occasion in both Maya and Belize history, but to live the wonders of a Maya site at night. Come be a part of it.

For more information or to reserve your spots now, email us at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  or call the Institute of Archaeology at 501-822-2106.

Document Your Journey

Take advantage of an exclusive Maya membership opportunity, with the purchase of a souvenir Maya 2012 Passport. Be a part of history as the Maya Calendar 13th Baktun nears completion and the 14th Baktun (never ending saga of life) commences.

Your MAYA Passport is valid through January 1st 2012 – December 21st 2013. It is valued at $25.00USD per adult and allows for an accompanying family member, below age 18 years, free entrance.

REMEMBER! While exploring the sacred temples insure that you document your adventure with an authentic visitor’s stamp. This booklet contains a condensed description and location of each of the 12 participating sites, alongside its respective pictures.

Interested persons can purchase their very own MAYA Passport at the following locations: the House of Culture in Belize City, Benque Viejo Del Carmen and San Ignacio (Cayo District), Orange Walk District and San Pedro; the National Institute of Culture and History (NICH) offices in Belmopan and the Nirvana Hotel in Placencia.

All proceeds from the Maya 2012 Passport sales go toward the continued preservation of these archaeological sites.


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