Welcome to The Jungle – Top Tours in San Ignacio Belize
Sure, the nation is a tropical paradise, but did you know that you can enjoy adventure trips in Belize? It's true! Live out your dreams of being an explorer as you navigate your way through luscious jungles to reach towering ruins. Observe ancient artifacts, and mighty stalactites and stalagmites as you make your way through caves – some of which you can canoe, swim, or tube through. Meet wildlife, learn about medicinal plants, and end your adventures on a sweet note with a chocolate tour.
This 6-hour tour takes you two of Belize’s most interesting inland nature attractions – St. Herman’s Cave and the Inland Blue Hole. In addition to sightseeing, you’ll also get in some hiking through the forest and a swim in one of Belize’s prettiest swimming holes.To reach these spots, you’ll make your way through a lively jungle, where you’ll have the chance to see a huge variety of birds. Keep in mind that this hike is on the more challenging side, so make sure you’re ready for an active day.
This full-day tour to Tikal National Park introduces you to the greatest city the Maya ever built. It dates back to 200 BC, and remained a flourishing capital until 900 AD. At its height, it is believed to have supported a population of around 90,000.
This half-day tour takes you to two of the most famous Maya sites in Belize, Xunantunich and Cahal Pech. After your day of historical sightseeing, you’ll have gotten a fascinating look at Maya culture and architecture. Besides the Maya sites, you’ll also get to admire jungle wildlife along the way.
Explore the vast ruins of Tikal during this one-day tour. You’ll visit Tikal’s temples and pyramids, learn about Mayan culture, and walk along short trails through the jungle.
This tour tests the limits of your adventurousness. You’ll follow your guide on a fascinating hike, go ziplining, and then take a rappelling voyage into one of the jungle’s “black holes.” Keep in mind that this is a strenuous hike, so you’ll want to make sure that you’re ready for an extremely active day.
Located on a hilltop overlooking the beautiful town of San Ignacio is the Cahal Pech Maya site and the Visitor Center. This site is one of the oldest Maya ruins in Belize.
This pontoon jungle tour takes you to see some of San Ignacio’s inland waterfalls. You have the freedom to customize this tour to suit your interests—you can hike to one of the waterfalls or simply relax on the boat.
Hike through the Mountain Pine Ridge Reserve to see beautiful forests. You’ll experience two distinct environments—a tropical forest and a cool pine forest—as you explore caves and swim in the Río On pools.
Take this tour into depths of the mysterious and enchanting Barton Creek Cave. Barton Creek flows through the cave, allowing you to paddle through its interior. This tour also introduces you to some interesting archeological remains.
This site has one of the most interesting collection temples of any Maya ruins in Belize. There’s the 130-foot tall El Castillo temple, which is one of the tallest buildings in the country. Visitors can climb to the top of it stepped facade to check out the incredible surrounding landscape.
This is a relaxing tour that introduces you to some of Belize’s most scenic spots. You’ll learn quite a bit about jungle plants and the radiant birds of the Macal rainforest. Choose from tours that begin at either 8:00 AM or 1:00 PM, and keep in mind that the tour lasts from 2.5 to three hours.
Actun Tunichil Muknal is one of the most impressive caves in the Maya world of Belize, named after a sacrificial chamber deep within the ATM Cave. This wet cave is located within the Tapir Mountain Nature Reserve in the Cayo district.
Caracol Mayan Temples was discovered in 1938 by loggers, located deep within the Chiquibul Forest Reserve now it is the most extensive Maya site in Belize and one of the biggest in the Maya World.
On this tour you will get to go tubing on a river that flows through a network of more than 30 caves. These caves have crystalized columns, vaulted ceilings, and Maya artifacts.
This tour takes you to two of Belize's top Maya sites - Xunantunich and Cahal Pech.
This is a unique experience, with spectacular views that you will not get anywhere else in Belize. On this tour you will get to go tubing on a river that flows through a network of more than 30 caves.
The Barton Creek Tour is good for people of all ages. You’ll get go caving in a canoe and see Mennonites, Mayan ruins, and some stunning Belize jungle.
This is a unique experience, with spectacular views that you will not get anywhere else in Belize. The canopy tour is approximately 2500 feet of cable.
This is a canoe tour that takes you through the dark passageway of the Barton Creek Cave. The Maya believed that this cave served as a home for their water god, Chaac. It also served as an entranceway to the underworld, and is the final resting place for some Maya. Experts believe that these skeletons may have belonged to sacrifice victim.
The Barton Creek Tour is good for people of all ages. You’ll get go caving in a canoe and see Mennonites, Maya ruins, and some stunning Belize jungle. It also includes a visit to Green Hills Butterfly Farm, which is research orientated. The main flight area makes it possible to study interactions between different butterfly species.