In this section, you will find the main services available (and not available) in the Calakmul region, as well as recommendations to organize your trip.


Plan and take the necessary precautions to enjoy your visit to Calakmul!


The weather in the Calakmul region is classified as warm sub humid. Is usually very hot, especially from May to September, so we recommend taking precautions such as carrying enough water to hydrate at all times, wear sunscreen and a hat.


If you travel by car, the available gas stations are located in the town of Xpujil, at the entrances arriving from Chetumal and from Escárcega, each with a convenience store and restrooms. Besides those, there are no other gas stations nearby in the area, so we recommend you get enough fuel for your trips around Calakmul.



To plan your visit to Calakmul, it is important to consider that as of today there are no banks in the area, and the closest ones are in Escárcega and Chetumal. If you want to withdraw money, there are only two ATMs in the center of the town of Xpujil; one in the mini super "Willys" and the other in the municipal palace.

To this date, most establishments do not accept cards (mainly in the communities), so we recommend you take enough cash.


To get to Calakmul, you can access it by car or by public transportation.


Here we have some of the bus schedules you can take to get to Xpujil (municipal seat of Calakmul) from the main cities (prices and schedules may vary). We recommend you check the website: for more detailed information.


To move around Calakmul, if you do not have a vehicle, you also have the option of getting a taxi, available from Xpujil, public vans, or rent a vehicle.

  • Telephone number of the taxi site in Xpujil: (983) 871 6101

  • Telephone number of the ADO Terminal in Xpujil: (983) 871 6511

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In Xpujil there is a General Hospital at the exit of the town in a northerly direction. Likewise, the Red Cross and three pharmacies are also available in the area.


If you wish you can download the Emergency Directory.


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