Xunantunich Maya Site

Visit the Ix Chel Tropical Research Farm and the Panti Maya Medicine Trail to learn about the practical, medicinal and other traditional uses of the local flora.  Xunantunich in Maya is “The Stone Maiden”. The site is about 30 minutes from San Ignacio and is only accessible by taking a hand-cranked ferry across the Mopan…

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Rio Frio Cave

Located in the Mountain Pine Ridge, Rio Frio is the best cave for claustrophobics. Everything is big in this cave! The two 65-foot arched entry ways leave you in awe. Huge stalactites hang from the massive cathedral-like vault, which is part of a cave system the Maya used to bury their dead. Room size boulders…

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Horseback Riding (Half Day)

Guided rides traverse the trails of the Chaa Creek Nature Reserve through sub-tropical broadleaf forest and open meadows. As you ride along, your naturalist guide will explain the ecology and natural history of the area as well as point out the various tropical plant and wildlife species that are native to the reserve. Your ride…

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Cave Tubing

Invigorated is just one of many words that describe how guests feel after experiencing Belize cave tubing – one of Belize’s most popular excursions. Turning off the Western Highway, the drive through orange groves, colorful bougainvillea, and rolling green hills brings you to the entrance of Jaguar Paw. With inner tube and headlamps in hand,…

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Caracol Maya Site

Depart from your hotel and head southwest to the Chiquibul Forest Reserve for visit to the famous Maya site of Caracol (Mayan for Snail) which is the largest Mayan city in Belize .  Walk the path of the Maya and discover some of their well kept secrets.  View numerous hieroglyphic inscriptions and glyphs which depict…

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Actun Tunichil Muknal Tour

Actun Tunichil Muknal (Cave of the Stone Sepulchre) is one of the most impressive caves in the Mayan region.  Named after a sacrificial chamber deep within the cave, it has rare altars in front of which the Mayan elite collected and offered their blood. This wet cave is located within the Tapir Mountain Nature Reserve…

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Palo Verde National Park

Full day with lunch included. Palo Verde National Park is a wildlife sanctuary that scientists from all over the world come to study its rich ecosystem that combines rivers, marshland, mangroves and dry forest.  Our river cruise will take us on the Tempisque River, the most important one in Guanacaste, taking time to admire the…

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