Belize has many spectacular Mayan ruins. The mystique of these Mayan Civilizations, which originated long
before Europeans set foot on the America’s, is undeniable.
Belize is blessed with pristine rivers, waterfalls, rainforest national parks, and great jungle hiking. Over 40% of Belize consists of protected wildlife parks and reserves. This provides us with unlimited and exciting opportunities to explore and view a wide range of plants, animals, and birds. The pristine rain forest is host to many memorable sights, including waterfalls.
Xunantunich / Barton Creek Cave
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This active trip combines canoeing/kayaking and cave exploration through Barton Creek Cave with a visit to Belize's second largest beautifully excavated Maya City. Our expert guides provide keen insight into the world of ancient Maya civilization, leading our clients on an unforgettable tour.
Within the last 5 years, intense archeological work has revealed and preserved the ancient structures once hidden beneath the jungle floors. Today visitors have the privilege of climbing El Castillo, which at 130 ft. above plaza level, is the second tallest man made structure in Belize. 360-degree panoramic views from El Castillo offer a remarkable vantage point revealing the Ancient Macal River Valley and neighboring Guatemala.
After enjoying a healthy lunch, we continue to Barton Creek Cave in Amish territory. Equipped with canoes/kayaks and high-powered lights we gently paddle into Xibalba (she-bal -ba), Maya for underworld. Stalactites and Stalagmites hang high overhead as we float past impressive calcite crystals. Our knowledgeable guides will discuss the use of this cave by the ancient Maya, while some artifacts can be seen high above the alcoves. For the free spirited adventurer, the option for excellent swimming in the far chamber is a treat. Great mud baths to cleanse your skin is an added option.
Lamanai Ruins / Jungle River Adventure
This full day adventure takes you around the island of Ambergris Caye, over to the mainland of Belize, up into the old Northern River, to the village of Bomba where your van ride awaits to take you along the unspoiled Pan American Highway. Then board the riverboat for a leisurely tour of this unexploited wonderland of nature’s best flora and fauna. Arriving on the shores of the New River Lagoon, you shall enjoy a wonderful lunch of Mayan influence. An exploration afterwards takes you along nature paths to various temples as you explore the ancient Mayan city of Lamanai, which is surrounded by pristine rainforests.
Altun Ha / Maruba Jungle Spa
This full day adventure takes you around the island of Ambergris Caye, over to the mainland of Belize, up into the old Northern River, to the village of Bomba where your van ride awaits to take you along the unspoiled Pan American Highway. Explore the ancient trading post of Altun Ha, where you shall learn about the Mayan way of life. From there travel by land to the incredible and famous Maruba Jungle Spa, where you will have the opportunity to enjoy swimming in a freshwater pool, explore the jungle on horseback, savor a wonderful lunch or for an extra charge, pamper yourself with amazing spa treatments!
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