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.
Explore Belize’s ancient Mayan roots and captivating natural wonders on this combo tour from San Ignacio. First, channel your inner archaeologist with a guided visit to the hilltop ruins of Xunantunich, a once-mighty Mayan city. Later, hike through the jungle to reach the mouth of an underground cave network, where you’ll float through mysterious, glittering caverns on an inner tube.
Take a relaxing ride down a river to explore magnificent limestone formations on this 3-hour Belize cave-tubing adventure. A short hike along a jungle trail will lead you to the refreshing waters, where you’ll enjoy a swim, and then hop aboard your inner tube. Accompanied by an expert guide, float through an underground cave system used by the ancient Mayans to access their mythological underworld, Xibalba. Round-trip transport from your San Ignacio hotel is included.
During this tour, you wlll visit the ancient Mayan center of Xunantunich which sits on an impressive hilltop just near the border of Belize and Guatemala. Xunantunich was a major ceremonial center during the classic period.
Float through a flooded cave system then soar through the jungle canopy on a full-day combination tubing and ziplining adventure from San Ignacio with a small group. Hike through a lush forest to reach the Caves Branch River, then float alongside your guide as you explore the natural formations, glittering crystals and stalactites inside a spacious series of caverns. Swap your inner tube for a harness, then strap in to a series of exciting ziplines that take you from tree to tree with a bird’s-eye view of the forest floor.
Take a voyage along the scenic Belize River on this canoeing excursion from San Ignacio. Starting at the river’s origin where the Mopan and Macal rivers merge, you’ll paddle with the gentle current while your expert guide points out highlights of local flora and fauna. Be on the lookout for iguanas, monkeys, and colorful birds as you make your way along the river’s twists and bends!
Get your adrenaline pumping on a wet and wild half-day kayaking adventure down the Mopan River from San Ignacio. Soak up the beauty of the Belizean rainforest during calmer stretches, and test your paddling skills while navigating class I rapids with the help of expert guides.
Climb to the top of Belize’s second-tallest ancient pyramid and canoe to a sacred Mayan cave on this combo tour from San Ignacio. At the Xunantunich archaeological site, take in the views from atop the ‘El Castillo’ temple and see the ruins of royal palaces. A drive through modern Mayan villages takes you the entrance of Barton Creek Cave, once a sacred site for burials and ceremonies. The cave is only accessible by canoe, but it's a gentle ride, making this a great option for all ages and fitness levels.
Visit the Barton Creek Cave and Big Rock Falls on this all-day combination tour from San Ignacio. First, head to the cave, an ancient Mayan burial site that’s accessible by an easy canoe ride. After exploring this popular tourist destination, drive to Big Rock Falls, located in the Mountain Pine Ridge Forest Reserve, and take a dip in the pools at the bottom of this 150-foot (46-meter) waterfall.
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.
Venture deep into the rain forest of Belize's Cayo district with a private hiking tour and river cruise from San Ignacio. Trek through the jungle with an experienced guide, and look for native Belizean wildlife including tapirs, monkeys, and otters on a relaxing boat ride down the Macal River. Cool off with a swim in natural forest pools and under the cascades of tropical waterfalls on this personalized adventure in the foothills of the Maya Mountains.
Take a ride down the scenic Mopan River on this guided tubing adventure from San Ignacio. The gentle river currents will take you past a traditional Belizean village into the subtropical forest, where you can spot a variety of native plant and wildlife species. Be on the lookout for iguanas, fish, and exotic birds while you relax in your tube on this 2-hour tour. Get your adrenaline pumping when you cruise down a stretch of easy rapids. Round-trip transport from your San Ignacio hotel is included.
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.
Float down a pristine river in the heart of the jungle with a full-day tubing and caving trip from San Ignacio. Strap on a helmet equipped with a waterproof headlamp, and hike into a cave entrance surrounded by lush foliage. Follow a gentle stream through a series of cavern passages, learn about the rich Maya history of the region, then enjoy a cool swim in the clear water. Visit a final cave to see a thriving bat colony and fantastic rock formations before returning to San Ignacio.
learn about local use of plants while hiking to the starting point for Cave Tubing. hear the importance of the Cave to the Mayas and also local knowledge of the Maya Culture. Tube into several cave, swim to the secret chamber and observe Maya Artifacts and Beautiful Cave Formation.