The state of Yucatán treasures some of the most beautiful cenotes in these Mayan lands. Near the town of Mucuyche, we find some beautiful ones. The Chihuo Hol cenote is popular with locals.

The cenote Chihuo Hol is visually more modest than the nearby cenotes of Kankirixche y Yaaluzdzil, in the surroundings of the town of Mucuyche. It is very popular among the locals being shallow water. Most local people do not know how to swim, so in this type of shallow cenotes they are very comfortable and usually approach on Sundays to spend the day.

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Cenote Chihuo Hol

Leaving Mucuyché towards Xcanchacán, on your left you will see a wooden sign hanging on a tree indicating this cenote. You will have to travel a dirt road for about a kilometer and a half.

A roof of cave half collapsed collects in its shade the crystalline waters of the Cenote Chihuo Hol. I wish the place was cleaner and no trash accumulated. Civic education is lacking to understand the improvement of the environment without garbage. Since you are here, be an example and do not litter the place.

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Chihuo Hol 1 Cenote

Cenotes Chihuo Hol, cenotes

LOCATION: Chihuo Hol cenote they are in the area of ​​the town of Mucuyché, a few meters towards Xcanchacán. To get to Mucuyché from Mérida take highway 261 towards Muna. You must take the detour to Abalá. From here you should go to Mukuyché.
SCHEDULE AND SERVICES: It is not a cenote that anyone in particular cares for, access is free. I do not advise you to go outside the daylight hours. There are no services, take care of the environment, collect your garbage. It does not have basic services.
HOW TO GET IN PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION? There is transportation to Abalá from Mérida. In small municipalities there are always mototaxi to move.
WHAT TO BRING? Light and light clothing, hat, insect repellent, sunscreen (use it after bathing), closed and comfortable shoes to protect yourself from insect bites, some water always goes well swimsuit and a towel or sarong to dry off after bathing. It is a good option to carry diving mask to better appreciate the place.
THE LAW OF THE GOOD CENOTERO: To avoid contaminating the delicate water of the cenotes, do not use body creams, or protectors, or repellents before entering them. Do not hang from the roots of the trees or touch the stalactites or do any other idiocy that damages the place.
WHAT ELSE IN THE AREA? Close to Mucuyché to visit you have the cenotes Yaaluzdzil y Kankirixche

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Sandra Salvadó Training photographer, traveler by vocation and certified tourism guide by the Government of Mexico. We promote natural wonders and contemporary Mayan culture. Great fan of pre-Hispanic history. Author of the blog and co-founder of The Shortest Path Travel, agency that guides you through alternative paths in Mayan lands. Social and sustainable tourism in the Yucatan Peninsula and Chiapas.
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