It’s easy to get caught up visiting only millennia-old ancient Mayan ruins, but this ignores many phases of the region’s history. Iximche is one site that bridges the gap between the modern era and the foggy history of the Classic period.
Iximche was founded in 1463 and served as a capital for only a few decades—a period that saw the Spanish arrive and begin their conquest of what is now Central America.
On this trip, your private guide will lead you through an open pine forest to discover the remains of the city. Wander the plazas, marvel at temples, and imagine the great games that once took place at the ball court. Your guide shares the story and intimate details of the city which thrived at a pivotal moment in history.