Nadzcaan Archeological Zone


Highway 186, Km 96
Xpujil, Mexico

NileGuide Expert tip:

Include Nadzcaan when visiting Xpujil, Chicanna, Becan, Calakmul, and Oxpemul archeological zones.


Link to blog about a NileGuide Local Expert's visit to Nadzcaan

On the Map: Nadzcaan Archeological Zone is located at Latitude 18° 36' 30" N, Longitude 89° 50' 45" W in the Calakmul Biosphere Reserve.

How To Get There: On Highway 186 near the town of Conhuas, which is east of Xpujil, look for the Nadzcaan sign at Kilometer 96 and drive north 30-60 minutes, depending on the weather and the condition of the road.

Need to Know: High clearance 4WD needed. Machetes, axe, or chainsaw might be needed to remove fallen trees on this road.

Hours of Operation: Open to the public daily, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. No prior permission needed. If a guard is on site, give him 50-100 pesos.

Where to Stay: Rio Bec Dreams, Chicanna EcoVillage Resort

Other archeological zones in the area:

Tour Guide: Diane Lalonde, Rio Bec Dreams. Provides transportation, guide service, and lunch.

Tour Guide: Nico Feldmann, Kaan Expeditions Email: Website: Mexico City Tel: 555-451-5793. Campeche Tel: 983-119-6152 Provides transportation, guide service, and lunch.

INAH Campeche: Director: C. Lirio Guadalupe Suárez Amendola Address: Calle 59 No. 36 between 14 and 16, Col. Centro, CAMPECHE / CAMPECHE, CP 24000, Mexico Tel: 01-98-18-16-81-79 DIRECTO/ 01-98-18-16-91-11/ 01-98-18-11-13-14 DEPTO. M.H./ 01-98-18-16-24-60 FAX Email:

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