Cueva de B'omb'il Pek

Cueva de Jul Iq'

Useful Information

Location: Senahu, Chisec.
(15.864252, -90.259361)
Open: All year daily 8-17.
Fee: Jul'iq: Adults GTQ 40.
Río San Simón: Adults GTQ 40.
Rappel: Adults GTQ 125.
Classification: SpeleologyKarst Cave
Guided tours:  
Photography: allowed
Accessibility: no
Address: Cueva de B'omb'il Pek, Chisec, Xuctzul, Tel: +502-4998-7410.
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1972 explored by the French caver Daniel Dreux.
2002 opened to the public.


Cueva de B'omb'il Pek (Bombil Pek Cave) and Cueva de Jul Iq' (Jul Iq Cave) aretwo semi wild caves which are rather close and typically visited together. Jul Iq Cave has an abseil in front of the portal to reach the entrance and Bombil Pek Cave has a really narrow crawl which must be crossed to reach the main cave behind. So these are real caving tours, not tourist visits, nevertheless they are offered as cave trekking with a local guide. If you still have energy after two cave tours, you may go river tubing following the caves.

If you feel fit enough and want to participate, please respect the necessary caving rules. Never go without a guide, take a helmet with headlamp and at least tone additional light with you. You will need comfortable clothes, due to the temperature T-shirt and thin trousers are sufficient. Walking or trekking shoes, probably knee pads and gloves are recommended. Bring clothes to change, a plastic bag for the dirty stuff, and a towel. Showers are available on site. The gear for abseiling is provided by the park.