Visit ancient Mayan temples and explore scenic mangroves and cave systems with this tour from Belize City. Your guide will meet you at your hotel or cruise port and take you out into the rainforest, where you'll get the chance to inner tube through a beautiful cave system and out onto an open river. You'll then grab lunch before finishing your tour off at the Altun Ha Mayan Temple complex.
Get to know Belize City and one of its favorite local products on this shore excursion combining a city tour with a stop at a rum factory. See the city's most notable landmarks and historic sites on a bus or minivan tour, stopping to take photos and shop for souvenirs at a local market. Make a special pitstop at the Traveler's Liquor factory to taste authentic Belizean rum and learn how this beloved tropical drink is distilled.
Explore the dominion of the ancient Maya in Belize on a full-day tour from San Ignacio. Climb to the top of sacred pyramids and learn about the once-mighty civilization at the archaeological site of Xunantunich, and enter a portal to the Mayan underworld on a cave tubing adventure that takes you splashing through the crystalline caverns of an underground cave system. Round-trip transport from San Ignacio Town and lunch are included on this tour.
Snorkel at one of the very best spots on Belize’s barrier reef, Laughing Bird Caye. At this national park that's part of a UNESCO World Heritage Site, swim in a unique environment known as a faro, with an angular atoll surrounding a lagoon. A guide shows you the best coral gardens teeming with reef fish and other marine life, while a Belizean-style picnic lunch keeps you energized for a full day of underwater exploration.
Awaken your inner archaeologist as you explore the sprawling Mayan ruins of Caracol. Departing from San Ignacio, you’ll journey deep into the jungles of Belize to the Chiquibul Forest Reserve — home to one of the largest Mayan sites in the country. Your expert guide will illuminate the fascinating history of Caracol, which was once a mighty city and a rival of neighboring Tikal in Guatemala. Explore magnificent plazas, temples, palaces, and an observatory while learning about the social and religious practices of the ancient Mayans. Round-trip transport from your San Ignacio hotel is included on this full-day tour.
Venture into a remote jungle in southern Belize near the small settlement of Monkey River Village, an area known for its troops of black howler monkeys and other wildlife. Glide through a mangrove forest on a boat before trekking on foot through wild, undeveloped terrain with an expert guide. You’ll also look for manatees, turtles, and crocodiles in this unique ecosystem where river meets the sea.
Escape the bustle of Belize and head out to Altun Ha, the fantastically preserved ruins of an ancient Mayan city, with this tour from Belize City. Your local guide will start by showing you a few key Belize City landmarks, followed by a journey up to Altun Ha. Here you'll explore the old ruins, learning about how the Mayan people lived in ancient times.
This guided tour takes you into the jungles of Belize to explore the Lamanai ruins, the site of an ancient Maya city. Begin your journey with a scenic cruise down the New River to reach the entrance to the archaeological site, and then explore the excavated temples, plazas, and royal palaces with your guide.
The atmospheric ruins of Xunantunich are some of the most-visited Mayan ruins in the world. During your stay in Belize, ensure you don’t miss the ancient archeological site on this 6-hour tour of Xunantunich, including cave tubing. Ideal for adventurous travelers, this excursion allows you to explore the Mayan ruins, hike through exotic rainforest, and ride an inflated inner tube down rivers running through darkened caverns. Entrance fees and round-trip transport from your Belize City hotel are included on this small-group tour, limited to 15 people.
We will visit one of the most impressive Mayan Ruins in Belize, Xunantunich! Float through mysterious limestone archways beckoning you into the mouths of centuries-old caves, holding untold stories of Maya rituals. Explore the many breathtaking formations designed by only nature and learn about the ancient rituals and ceremonies that are a part of their mystique and magic.
Pack three adventurous experiences into one day with this tour from Belize City. You'll start at Altun Ha, known for its beautiful Mayan ruins, where you'll learn about history and traditional medicine. You'll then head to a zipline site to go soaring over the rainforest, followed by lunch. In the afternoon, you’ll go inner tubing through a network of caves.
MONKEY RIVER & MANATEE WATCH The most popular tour out of Placencia! Take a 40-minute boat ride through the mangroves and Caribbean Sea to enter the mouth of Monkey River at Monkey River Village. On your boat ride down the Monkey River, watch for the wildlife of Belize - birds, iguanas, snakes, crocodiles and the stars of the tour - howler monkeys. Jump in for a swim in the river...if you dare! Then return to Monkey River Village to enjoy a native lunch. Top off the trip with a stop for manatee watching on the way back to Placencia. See how many you can spot before they go back under!
Experience Belize City like never before on this sightseeing party bus. Guests can get a taste of Belizean culture while the music pumps on board and beer, wine, and local rum flow. Show off your dance skills, take part in crazy contests with fun prizes, capture the memories of your journey over the course of two hours.
Head out into the Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary, home to the world's highest concentration of big cats, with this river tubing experience. You'll start with an educational hike to learn about the local plants and animals, followed by a river tubing experience that will take you to a waterfall area that's great for swimming!
Learn about the ancient Maya civilization on a private day trip to Xunantunich, one of the most significant archaeological sites in Belize. Travel there with a personal guide for ease of navigation and save time researching the guidebooks. Climb to the top of El Castillo for views over the jungle and discover hieroglyphics of Maya beliefs inscripted in the stucco friezes. A barbecue lunch in town is provided.
Uncover the ancient mysteries of archaeological sites, Xunantunich and Cahal Pech, on an enriching tour from San Ignacio. Alongside a knowledgeable guide, travel deep into the rural density of the Belizean jungle to discover magnificent Mayan structures and exotic flora and fauna. At Xunantunich, gaze at spectacular views of the lush forest from El Castillo, Belize’s second highest man-made structure, and marvel at the intriguing limestone structures of Cahal Pech. Gain fascinating insight into the history and culture of the Maya empire from your expert guide on this educational tour. Round-trip transport to San Ignacio Town and lunch are included on this tour.
Channel your inner archaeologist while exploring Belize’s lush tropical landscapes and ancient history by land and by water. Look for wildlife such as howler monkeys and crocodiles on a cruise down the River Wallace, a historic trading channel. After this aquatic adventure, travel inland to the Altun Ha archaeological site for a guided tour of this once-mighty Mayan city, where you can climb stone pyramids for views over the surrounding rain forest.
Explore the history of Belize CIty on a personalized tour. See historical points of interest such as Mayan temples, a lighthouse, Ladyville, and King’s Park, an affluent area where many doctors, lawyers, politicians, and other influential residents live. Drive through the local neighborhoods, visit natural areas, and enjoy free time to shop or relax at the the archeological site of Altun Ha.
Discover highlights of Belize’s western Cayo District on a full-day combo adventure, beginning with a horseback ride through lush jungle and riverside trails. Follow in the footsteps of ancient Mayan royalty and climb to the top of a giant sacred pyramid at the Xunantunich archaeological site, and taste local flavor with a typical Belizean lunch. Finish on a sweet note with a chocolate-making tour where you'll learn to grind raw cacao beans and transform them into silky, decadent chocolate.
Xunantunich is one of the largest ancient Maya cities ever built, the rulers of Xunantunich clashes with other powerful rivals in the area, including Tikal. In 2016, the largest Maya royal tomb ever discovered was excavated in Xunantunich, and the site remains an impressive display of pyramids, palaces, and other grandiose buildings.
Visit the Mayan ruins of Altun Ha and see howler monkeys in their natural habitat with this tour from Belize. You'll start in Altun Ha, a beautifully preserved site dating back to around 200 BC. After exploring the ruins, you'll go to the Community Baboon Sanctuary to see and learn about howler monkeys.
The highlight of the tour is the famous Crystal Maiden, from which this Belize cave gets one of its nicknames. The intact skeleton of a young sacrificial victim has over the years been coated with a sparkling crystal carbonate, giving her an eerie sparkle that shimmers in the torchlight.
With its combination of natural beauty and the wealth of relics left behind from mysterious Maya ceremonies, a visit to Actun Tunichil Muknal is an experience guaranteed to leave you with unforgettable memories and a rare, in-depth look into the life of Belize?s ancient Maya.
Belize/Guatemala tours has been helping visitors discover Actun Tunichil Muknal since it was first opened to the public, and we are committed to ensuring that it remains preserved in its pristine state for the enjoyment of future guests. The Actun Tunichil Muknal tour requires a reasonable level of fitness, and you will be given headlamps and necessary equipments.