Medicinal Trails Tour
For many thousands of years, the Maya have cured what ails them with exotic jungle plants. On this tour, you’ll take a tour of hiking trails on the private, 17-acre property (nearly 7 ha) of stunning jungle in San Antonio, Belize. This is both a nature tour and an educational tour, where you’ll get to enjoy the scenery at a relaxed pace while you learn about plant medicine.
up to 14 days in advance
- Duration: 1 hr
- Available Days: Every day
- Schedule: 8:00 AM, 1:00 PM
- Hotel Transport Included
- Free cancellation up to 14 days prior
- Mobile Ticket Included
- Offered in English, Spanish
Your guide can tell you about the medicinal properties of the plants here, as well as the numerous maladies they address. According to Maya remedies, there are plants here that can cure stomach aches, fever, chicken pox, and allergies. Guides can also point out plants that ward of pesky botflies. At the end of the tour, you’ll have a much more complete idea of how such a large Maya community lived off the land.
What to Bring
Comfortable clothes, walking shoes, bug spray, sunscreen, and camera.
Many of our tours and activities offer transportation pick up & drop off options from several locations and destinations. Options vary by tour, see “More Time and Rates” for full details.
This tour will take you to two different nature reserves in the Maya Mountain region of western Belize. You'll get to see Maya ruins and some of the incredible natural formations that characterize this part of the country. Keep in mind that there is some hiking and climbing involved in this tour, so participants should be at least moderately fit and have no physical limitations.
9 hrsFrom $140
This tour takes you to one of Belize’s most well-known and thoroughly studied Maya sites in Belize, before continuing to a cave tubing adventure – splashing around in an inner tube is a great way to cool off after exploring a fascinating site. First, you’ll spend 3 to 4 hours exploring the site of Xunantunich. In the afternoon, you’ll leave on a 5-hour tubing trip down the swift moving water that passes through Jaguar Paw Cave.
10 hrsFrom $133
- San Ignacio Things To Do
San Ignacio Things To Do