Visit the ruins of a mighty Mayan city on a guided tour of the Xunantunich archaeological site near San Ignacio. Cross the Mopan River on a traditional hand-canked ferry, and then ascend to the hilltop complex featuring the remnants of plazas, royal quaters, ball courts, and the imposing El Castillo temple — the second tallest in Belize. Climb to the top of the great pyramid for views that stretch into Guatemala, and learn about the fascinating ancient Mayan civilization from a guide.
Half-day tour to the Xunantunich archaeological site from San Ignacio
Visit one of Belize's most impressive ancient Mayan sites
Cross the Mopan River on a vintage hand-cranked ferry
See the excavated ruins of an ancient hilltop city
Climb to the top of the country's second-largest Mayan temple