Journey into the heart of the Mayan underworld at the Actun Tunichil Muknal (ATM) cave. Departing from San Ignacio, this guided, action-packed 9-hour tour kicks off with a 45-minute, physically intense jungle hike through the Tapir Nature Reserve to the entrance of the cave. Swim, climb, and spelunk your way through astonishing caverns into the depths of the cave, where you’ll get an up-close look at artifacts and offerings used in ancient Mayan ceremonies. Round-trip transport and riverside lunch are included. Please note this tour isn't recommended for those with a fear of enclosed spaces or heights.
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.
Our Tikal Sunset Tour starts at 12:00 p.m. from San Ignacio Town toward the Western Border in Benque Viejo Town. Guests are assisted with safely crossing the border into Guatemala where they are greeted with by a fluent English-speaking tour guide. The guide will then drive 1.5 hours through beautiful scenery.Explore the Tikal National Park and learn of the daily life and practices of the ancient Mayas and appreciate the jungle from the top of a Mayan pyramid. After you traverse the Tikal Par, your guide will take you to Temple IV to have the best view of one of the most amazing sunset you will ever experience.As the day ends, the green Maya jungle gently turns to darkness and the noises of wildlife, turns into music until the new day.After the tour, you will enjoy a meal at a local restaurant which offers a vary of cuisine and you will have a chance to shop for souvenirs before heading back across the border of Belize.Minimum Requirement: Two persons
Our sunrise tour starts at 2:30 a.m. from San Ignacio Town toward the Western Border in Benque Viejo Town. Guests are assisted with safely crossing the border into Guatemala where they are greeted with by a fluent English-speaking tour guide. The guide will then drive 1.5 hours through beautiful scenery.Explore the Tikal National Park and learn of the daily life and practices of the ancient Mayas and appreciate the jungle from the top of a Mayan pyramid. Your guide will take you to Temple IV to have the best view of one of the most amazing sunrises you will ever see.You will experience the awakening of the beings of the Maya jungle and you will see the fauna and hear the jungle come to life, with the singing of bird and animals, its a daily celebration in Tikal.After the tour, you will enjoy a meal at a local restaurant which offers a vary of cuisine and you will have a chance to shop for souvenirs before heading back across the border of Belize.Minimum Requirement: Two persons
Day full trip to Tikal from Belize Visit Tikal National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site Tour the Mayan ruins of Tikal with a professional and informative Tour guide Learn about the Mayans who built one of the largest archaeological sites of the pre-Columbian world What You Can Expect to Explore Tikal on a day trip from Belize!Visit one of the largest and most important Mayan sites in all of Central America. Your professional Tour guide will pick you up at your hotel for the roughly
Let our guides take you back in time, explore the impressive underworld of the ATM Cave and enjoy one of the most enlightening experiences of your life. When you venture into the hour glass shaped entrance you will be welcomed by clear blue waters from the perennial stream that flows throughout the cave. Along the way you will see ancient tools, pots and pieces and learn the history of the Mayan Civilization. As you travel deeper into the cave you will meet sacred burials and the Crystal Maiden complete and intact female remains covered in sparkling mineral deposits. Her death is sacrificial ritual for agricultural fertility.
Small group of maximum 9 people, premium tour visiting the best spots to photograph the monuments.Guaranteed departure, we operate only with 1 passenger without additional charges and if we go over 9 people, we make 2 groups.Extensive tour, with enough time and flexibility, excellent for photographers.Entry fees are not included but available in advance, we pay those for you if you want, just send us a list of names, last names and ages.Excellent English-Spanish bilingual guide with deep knowledge of local history, flora and fauna and with service attitude to give a meaning to each monument visited.Enough food included: coffee to wake up, bottles of water, Mayan breakfast to go and lunch at Restaurante del Parque (gluten-free and vegan options)
Small group of maximum 9 people, premium tour visiting the best spots to photograph the monumentsGuaranteed departure, we operate only with 1 passenger without additional charges and if we go over 9 people, we make 2 groupsExtensive tour, with enough time and flexibility, excellent for photographersEntry fees available in advance, we pay those for you, just send us a list of names, last names and agesExcellent English-Spanish bilingual guide with deep knowledge of local history, flora and fauna and with service attitude to give a meaning to each monument visitedBottles of water, lunch at Restaurante del Parque included (gluten-free and vegan options)
Experience more than a cave! Imagine a world alive and imbued with sacred power divided into three domains: the starry arch of heaven; the stony middle world of earth made to flower and bear fruits; and, the dark waters of the underworld below, Xibalba. A short swim through the crystal blue water will lead you into this amazing realm. Then working your way through a breakdown leads you in to the main water passage, were you get to enjoy amazing geological formation like sparkling stalactites, stalagmites, and flow stones. This hidden chamber promises to reveal ancient secrets and geological processes that have helped to shape the Mayan Underworld known as Xibalba. We are referring back in time when our ancestors believed that only priests could have ventured in and communicate with their Gods or ancestors through ritual and ceremonies.
Explore the jungles and mountains of western Belize on this combo horseback and waterfall adventure from San Ignacio. Ride a well-trained horse to a lookout point with stellar views of the Maya Mountains—a beautiful ridge steeped in legends. Then make your way through the verdant rain forest on foot to reach a tropical waterfall and enjoy a refreshing swim in the natural pool at the base of the cascade.
Walk in the footsteps of Mayan royalty at Belize’s magnificent Altun Ha ruins on this day trip from San Ignacio. A professional guide will lead you through the archaeological remnants of this ancient city, which was an important center of trade and religion during the Classic Mayan period. Among the complex of more than 500 excavated structures, you’ll visit grand plazas and ceremonial temples, including the discovery site of a famous carved jade figure of the Mayan sun god Kinich Ahau. Round-trip hotel transport is included.
Tikal is an ancient ruin called Yax Mutal. It is one of the largest archaeological sites located 19 miles north of Lake Petén Itza in the Northern Region of El Petén, Guatemala. Tikal forms part of Guatemala's Tikal National Park which was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1979.The Tikal Tour takes you back in time where you get to observe and experience the architectural features of the ruins and learn about the daily lives and practices of the Mayans. MINIMUM 2 persons
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.
Experience the ancient history and wild landscapes of Belize’s Cayo District on this small-group kayaking and temple combo tour from San Ignacio. Walk among the ruins of a once-mighty Mayan civilization at the archaeological site of Xunantunich, and then test your paddling skills as you kayak down the rapids of the Mopan River. It’s a great way to get your fill of culture and adventure in a single day.
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.
Nohoch Che’en caves located at Caves Branch is definitely one of the ten top things to do in Belize. Our country holds the largest cave system in Central America and the Caves Branch forms part of this natural wonder. In 2010 Nohoch Che’en or Caves Branch was declared a 15.5 acre archaeological reserve by the Belize government. Many caves are located in this area including Petroglyph, Pothunters, Satabe, Footprints, St. Margret’s Cave, Pottery Cave, and Caves Branch Rock Shelter among others. You will also experience Belize’s Subtropical jungle when you Zip lining over the rainforest canopy and fly over the spectacular view of the Caves Branch River. The rainforest is home to a rich diversity of insects, birds and animals such as the spider monkeys and kinkajous which are spotted during the zip lining tour. You are fastened to a harness which is attached to a cable. The experienced guides will instruct you on how to push off from the platform and soar into the forest canopy.