Nakbé

Nakbé is an early Maya archaeological site located in the Petén department of the Northern Lowlands of Guatemala.

Understand

History

Abandoned around the time of the rise of El Mirador, and it had somewhat of a resurgence during the Late Classic.

Climate

Tropical rainy forest half of the year.

Get in

With mules and guide from El Mirador. This trip is usually done this way, but if you are on your way to Naachtun, you may be coming from Uaxactun.

Fees/Permits

None. The two vigilantes (guards) are pleased when you sign their guest book. Odds are that the previous visitors were there a month before. One of them will go to a lot of effort to show you around. Tips are appreciated, especially hard liquor.

Drink

BYO adult beverages.

Sleep

See El Mirador.

Lodging

Hammocks and mosquito nets.

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