Take a day trip from San Ignacio to the Mayan ruins of Tikal, located in the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Tikal National Park (Parque Nacional Tikal). A professional guide leads you on a tour of the famous archeological site, once inhabited by the pre-Columbian Mayan civilization. Step foot in the heart of the jungle and experience Guatemalan history, culture, and nature all in one day! Round-trip hotel transport, crossing the border from Belize, is included.
• 9.5 hours
Explore the hidden chambers and crystalline waters of the Mayan underworld at Actun Tunichil Muknal (ATM), featured in National Geographic! Swim into the mysterious cave, which the ancient Mayas considered to be a portal to the underworld, known as Xibalba. This day trip from San Ignacio includes a 1.5-hour round-trip hike in Tapir Nature Reserve and lunch at the cave entrance. Climb, crawl, swim and play in the water passage as you enter the caverns, and delight in the refreshing waters of the Roaring River before and after your spelunking adventure.
• 9 hours
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
Start your great Xunantunich & Cave tubing Combo when your local guide greets you (7:30am) at your hotel in San Ignacio Town, followed by a short drive to the majestic Mayan complex of Xunantunich, where you will hike for about an hour exploring this impressive epicenter. After exploring this interesting Maya site you will then be taken to 'Jaguar Paw' where you will enjoy lunch before cave tubing through a fascinating cave system, considered a portal to the secretive underworld, where the Maya once practiced religious rituals. Go cave tubing, through the crystalline water of this underground system and enjoy a relaxing tubing adventure. (This tour may be affected by seasonal rains - flash floods, so your tour may be susceptible to changes only during extremely wet days) (lunch for this tour is packed lunch especially for special dietary needs)
• 9 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
This amazing combination tour involves a 30-minute hike to the entrance of the cave, floating through the largest cave system in all of Central America and a thrilling experience as you soar through the jungle treetops while enjoying a bird’s eye view of the jungle canopy. Small groups range from 6 to 8 persons. Availability of this tour is dependent on local weather conditions.
• 8 hours
A pleasant half day ride through the Belize rainforest on the banks of the Mopan River and through a private organic farm to the Xunantunich Archaeological site. This is a fabulous way to tour the Maya ruins and also enjoy watching wildlife along the riverbanks and in the jungle. A Belizean style lunch is included and you also pass through the little village of San Jose Succotz.
• 4 hours
Visit the Majestic Mayan Temples of Xunantunich! Come and discover the famous "Maiden of the Rock", climb atop the one of Belize's tallest Mayan Temples- El Castillo ( the castle)! From standing atop the 13 layers of heaven, you will then venture into the mystical Mayan mountains and board a Jungle pontoon boat to visit hidden waterfalls!
• 8 hours
Hike through lush subtropical forest to remarkable limestone caves and hop on an inner tube for a cave-tubing journey downstream. Enjoy a swim in the refreshing cave waters and view sparkling formations through a series of caverns. You’ll learn about the geology and fascinating history of this Mayan underworld from your guide on an exciting Belize adventure you won’t forget! Hotel pickup and drop-off from San Ignacio are included in your 3-hour tour.
• 7 hours
Board the jungle pontoon and let it be your river gypsy guide as you sail to meet three beautiful waterfalls! With optional swimming, cliff jumps and tubing. This fun filled adventure is perfect for all ages and fitness levels. Spot different flora and fauna from on board your jungle pontoon as you cruise along, through the Mayan mountains.
• 8 hours