Travel through time to the mysterious world of the ancient Maya at Caracol, the largest Mayan site in Belize! Located deep within the Chiquibul Forest Reserve and nestled amid high-canopy jungle, the archeological complex includes five plazas, an astronomic observatory and thousands of buildings. You’ll learn about Caracol’s agricultural practices, sacred rituals and their defeat of Tikal as you tour the site with your knowledgeable guide. This day trip from San Ignacio includes round-trip hotel transport by minivan or SUV.
• 10 hours
This private full-day tour includes an authentic Belizean lunch, Rio Frio Cave and Rio on pools. Get ready to explore this once very powerful site where great Mayan royals ruled, lived, died and now lay buried. Let the surrounding jungle whisper its secrets of past and present civilizations. Walk and explore places where only royals were allowed. Peak into their living quarters and let your imagination take you back in time and marvel at what was left behind.
• 1 day
Embark on a journey that takes you into the sleeping and burial grounds of ancient Maya royalty. Caracol, which means “snail” in Spanish, is the largest Maya site in Belize covering about 75 square miles. Occupied around 1200 BC, but its epicenter was not populated until around 650 BC, and was abandoned in approximately 950 AD, with the entire site abandoned by 1050 AD. Caana (meaning sky palace), the main pyramid at Caracol, houses 4 palaces and 3 temples and remains the tallestbuilding in modern Belize, with a height of approximately 141 feet. After your tour of Caracol Temples, you will visit the Rio Frio Cave & Big Rock Falls on your way back through the Mountain Pine Ridge National Reserve.
• 8 hours
The largest Mayan Site in Belize is Caracol, located deep in the Chiqui Bull Forest Reserve and nestled amid high canopy jungle. From there, you can enjoy the cool waters of the Rio On Pools and enjoy a local lunch. Afterwards you will be dropped off at your hotel in San Ignacio.
• 8 hours
The best of inland Belize, visiting National Parks in remote areas led by expert guides, the first day we do the cave tubing or kayaking thru the caves, then overnight at our camp in the Mountain Pine Ridge, then the following morning we visit the Greatest Maya city, Caracol, where elaborate stone carvings boast of victory over neighboring city states, then we visit the immense Rio Frio Cave, return to camp, the following day we go splashing and swimming at the cool springs of the Rio On Pools then swim up to the breath taking Big Rock Falls; then its time for the return drive to Belize city where the tour started. seven meals are provided on this tour,
• 3 days
Enjoy the experience and feel the adrenaline of a YAMAHA GRIZZLY 350 CC quad bike ride among the jungle trails! Laps and exciting trails and at the same time safe and immersed in incredible vegetation. A fun route that will take you to dry caves or discover enchanted CENOTES where you can swim and learn about these wonders of nature ... a fun and aquatic zip line and the incredible zip-line "EL TOH", 100 meters of pure adrenaline flying On a spectacular cenote, emotion that leaves you breathless and with the desire to make another launch!
• 4 hours
If you want to see the Mayan ruins of Tulum and Chichen Itza while avoiding the crowds and the heat then this is the tour for you. Take a full-day small-group tour to these historically rich ruins to learn about Mayan culture while taking in the breathtaking views.
• 2 days
This Maya archaeological site is located in the Cayo District of Belize. It is situated 40 kilometers south of San Ignacio Town, Cayo and rests on the Vaca Plateau at an elevation of 500 meters above sea-level. It is now known that Caracol was one of the most important regional political centers of the Maya Lowlands during the Classic Period. While hiking through this magnificent site, wildlife sightings of monkeys and birds add to the experience and to conclude this day’s adventure a stop for a swim in natural swimming pools is also included.
• 8 hours
Adventure through Belize on this tour of the Maya Ruins in the ancient city of Caracol. This guided tour explores jungle archaeological sites including pyramid temples, plazas and monuments. Journey to the Mountain Pine Ridge with stops at Rio On Pools and Rio Frio Cave for a refreshing swim in the crystal waters. Enjoy a homemade Belizean style picnic lunch with soft drinks and rum punch. This tour includes guide, entrance fees, lunch with drinks and round-trip transportation.
• 8 hours