This route of 5 archaeological sites is located to the north of the State of Campeche. It is an archaeological region shared with the rest of the peninsula and its main characteristics are monolithic columns, columns and blocks of stone that are perfectly carved. The development of this style was from 600 to 800 of our era.
Archaeological Site of Edzná
Archaeological Site of Tohcok
Archaeological Site of Chunhuhub
Archaeological Site of Xcalumkín
Archaeological Site of Kankí
Tiempo del recorrido:
Transfer time from Campeche to the first point of the route: 2 hrs.
Transfer time from Carmen to the first point of the route: 5 hrs.
Services: Gas station, self-service shops, hotels, restaurants in the city of Hecelchakán and Hopelchén which are located approximately 1 hour from the sites.
Recommendations: Leave the hotel early, protect yourself from the sun, rain, mosquitoes, provide at least 2 liters of water per person, in rainy season, high vehicle to visit Xcalumkín and Kankí.
How to get there: Take the state road that leads to the archaeological area of Edzná, that connects to the 261 road that heads towards Hopelchén, Tohcok is 10 km before this town. Then heads towards Bolonchén and after 15 km you will find the deviation to Xculoc. On this road you will find Chunhuhub, from this point return towards Bolonchén and 5 km before you reach it you will find the detour towards Hecelchakan, you need to advance 35 km and you will find a small dirt road of 1km that takes you to Xcalumkín, you need to advance until the 180 federal highway towards Tenabo, before arriving at this population it should divert towards the town of Kankí where the last archaeological site of the route is located.
Where to eat: Hopelchén and Hecelchakán
Where to sleep: Campeche and Hecelchakán
Archaeological sites are open from Monday to Sunday from 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.