Deciding whether to venture out is strictly your call, but whether you stick around or explore until the day you (regrettably) pack to leave, you can count on spending your entire Belize vacation with a permanent grin on your face. Mother Nature and Cahal Pech hosts are known for helping visitors make indelible memories, so don't leave without undertaking these activities.


Explore the Ancient Mayan Ruins of Belize

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    Cahal Pech Maya Ruins

    Cahal Pech means “place of ticks” in modern-day Maya, and refers to the fact that the surrounding area was once used as pasture land. However, this was the royal acropolis-palace of an elite Mayan ruling family who lived here during the Classic period. Cahal Pech was settled around 1000 BC and abandoned by 800 AD.

    DURATION: 5 hrs approx. FITNESS/INTENSITY: Moderate KID FRIENDLY: Yes

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  • Caracol Maya Ruins Belize

    Caracol Mayan Ruins

    Caracol Maya Ruins is located in the Cayo District, deep in the jungles of the Chiquibul Reserve and the tour includes a visit to the on site museum that hosts the ancient artifacts narrating the story of Caracol in it’s era.

    DURATION: 10 hrs approx. FITNESS/INTENSITY: Moderate KID FRIENDLY: Yes

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  • El Pilar Maya Ruin Tours Cahal Pech Belize

    El Pilar Mayan Ruins

    This site was named El Pilar Spanish word for watering basin due to the numerous sources of water that are located in that area. Archeologist considers this to be the largest Mayan center in the Belize River Valley with more than 25 identified plazas in an area of approximately 100 acres.

    DURATION: 4 hrs approx. FITNESS/INTENSITY: Moderate KID FRIENDLY: Yes

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  • Tikal Maya Ruin Tours Cahal Pech Village Resort

    Tikal Mayan Ruins

    It is one of the major sites of the Mayan civilization, located in the rainforest of central Peten in Guatemala. Easy access to this Mayan site from the Cahal Pech Village Resort since it is only two hours drive away from the Western border of Belize.

    DURATION: 12 hrs approx. FITNESS/INTENSITY: Moderate KID FRIENDLY: Yes

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  • Belize Maya Ruins Tours Adventures

    Xunantunich Maya Ruins

    Located about 80 miles west of Belize City in Cayo District near the town of San Ignacio and the border with Guatemala, Xunantunich is most famously known for the large temple known today as El Castillo (Spanish for “The Castle”) which is more than 130 feet tall (30 meters) making it the second-tallest building in Belize.

    DURATION: 3 hrs approx. FITNESS/INTENSITY: Easy KID FRIENDLY: Yes

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Discover the Mysteries beneath the Cayo District

  • ATM Cave Expedition Tour Belize

    ATM Cave Expedition

    One of the most popular adventure tours in Belize. This tour can best be described as an “Indiana Jones” type experience and visitors have the opportunity to view impressive stalactites and stalagmites inside the cave along with Maya pottery that have been undisturbed for hundreds of years.

    DURATION: 5 hrs approx. FITNESS/INTENSITY: Very Challenging KID FRIENDLY: Yes

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  • Barton Creek Cave Tour Belize

    Barton Creek Cave

    One of the largest river caves in Belize, Barton Creek Cave consists of giant passages covered with numerous large speleothems over a navigable river and these features of the cave have made it a popular cave tour in the Cayo District.

    DURATION: 4 hrs approx. FITNESS/INTENSITY: Moderate KID FRIENDLY: Yes

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  • Belize Cave Tubing Tours

    Cave Tubing

    Hike through the jungle and enjoy the tropical rainforest and then as you float down the Caves Branch River, experience the thrill of passing through a cave system that was one used by the Mayas for rituals and ceremonies.

    DURATION: 4.5 hrs approx. FITNESS/INTENSITY: Easy KID FRIENDLY: Yes

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Exciting Adventures in the Jungles of Belize

  • Jungle Horseback Riding Tours

    Horseback Riding Tour

    You take a drive to the countryside to the Carmelita Farms, where you can enjoy horseback riding. There is open farmland and then you enter the jungle with well maintained nature trails.

    DURATION: 4 hrs approx. FITNESS/INTENSITY: Moderate KID FRIENDLY: Yes

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  • Belize Adventures Cahal Pech Resort

    Mountain Pine Ridge Tour

    Mountain Pine Ridge has become one of the most popular destinations in Belize. Known for its dense pine forests, cascading waterfalls, caves and smooth granite boulders, this tour offers the natural beauty of the interior of Belize.

    DURATION: 9 hrs approx. FITNESS/INTENSITY: Moderate KID FRIENDLY: Yes

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  • Belize River Kayaking Tours

    River Canoeing

    Paddling slowly downstream the Macal River you will get the opportunity to enjoy the tranquility of being at home with nature. Your guide can point out the different flora and fauna along the way.

    DURATION: 4 hrs approx. FITNESS/INTENSITY: Moderate KID FRIENDLY: Yes

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  • Black Hole Drop Tour Belize

    The Black Hole Drop

    The edge of the Actun Lock Tunich sink hole is over 300 feet above the basin below and 200 feet above the rainforest. This tour begins with a hike into the foothills of the Maya Mountain and at the end of the hike; you prepare to descend for over 200 feet.

    DURATION: 9 hrs approx. FITNESS/INTENSITY: Easy KID FRIENDLY: No

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  • Belize Zip Line Tours

    Zip Line Tour

    The Zip lining is in close proximity to the Caves Branch Park, it therefore allows you to enjoy two different tours in one day. You can do Cave tubing and Zip lining at this location. Zip lining is an exhilarating experience and has become a popular attraction.

    DURATION: 3.5 hrs approx. FITNESS/INTENSITY: Moderate KID FRIENDLY: Yes

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Get up close with the Flora and Fauna in Belize

  • Belize Bird Watching Tours

    Bird Watching Tour

    Cayo District is an excellent place for bird watching and hiking and there are various locations where birders will have the opportunity to see the different species of birds that make it their home. There are several birding spots in this area.

    DURATION: 3 hrs approx. FITNESS/INTENSITY: Easy KID FRIENDLY: Yes

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  • Blue Morpho Butterfly Farm

    Blue Morpho Butterfly Farm Tour

    If you love butterflies you have the option to visit either the Blue Morpho Butterfly Farm where you can observe these magnificent butterflies during every stage of their life cycle, or you can visit the Green Hills Butterfly Farm.

    DURATION: 4 hrs approx. FITNESS/INTENSITY: Easy KID FRIENDLY: Yes

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  • Belize Botanical Gardens

    Botanical Garden Tour

    The Botanical Garden provides the visitor with an amazing tour where you can learn a lot about tropical fruits, trees and flowers. Visit the native orchid house, walk along the rainforest trail and other trails, and relax by the bird house.

    DURATION: 4 hrs approx. FITNESS/INTENSITY: Easy KID FRIENDLY: Yes

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  • The Belize Zoo

    The Belize Zoo

    The Belize Zoo was initially intended for animals which were injured or donated to the facility and could not be returned to the wild. The zoo is now home to an impressive array of large cats, primates, reptiles and birds. You’ll have the opportunity to view Belize’s prolific wildlife in one location.

    DURATION: 4 hrs approx. FITNESS/INTENSITY: Easy KID FRIENDLY: Yes

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