There are several ideal hiking spots in Belize, a few with clearly marked trails, often located within a jungle lodge’s property, at a national park, or in the surrounding jungle of a Mayan archeological site. It’s best to have a guide or a knowledgeable local with you on hikes that take you deep into the rainforest, while others, in national parks, are easily done without. Still, be careful where you wander off to, it’s a real jungle out there!
Here are a few of my favorite hiking spots in Belize:
Editor’s Note: This recommendation was taken from our Belize Things to Do blog. Visit the original post to continue reading the full post and to learn more about things to do in Belize.
- Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary: A few of the best spots to hike in Belize are located in the southern Stann Creek District, approximately two hours from Belize. One of these, Cockscomb, is also the world’s first ever jaguar preserve and beyond that, one of the most biodiverse protected areas in Belize.