PRIVATE RESERVE LOS NACIMIENTOS CAVES OF CANDELARIA
LOS NACIMIENTOS is a private natural reserve which forms part of the marvelous NACIONAL PARK CAVES OF CANDELARIA.
This complex of caves is considered the spiritual birthplace of the Mayan world.
The book that recounts the creation of the world as the Maya religion, The Popol Vuh, describes this place as access to the underworld, where the twin heroes of the establishment fell through an underground river and fought with the demons of Shibalba and then reborn as gods.
Private reserve LOS NACIMIENTOS, offers visitors the opportunity to experience an authentic trip to the Mayan underworld, navigating through the legendary underground river that led the souls of the dead towards Shibalba, in search of immortality.
This area is located within a natural space that must be conserved; due to its characteristics tourism is low impact or ecotourism oriented, and focused on adventure tourism due to the variety of risk activities that can be carried out.
In Los Nacimientos you will find an environment surrounded by hills, and more than eight caverns each one of them uniquely different in its characteristics, formation and beauty.
This last section of the Candelaria River is the most recommended by cavers to practice tubing (sail on inflatable pipes) almost all year long.