Belize Adventure Tours

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:

-Photograph our spectacular sunrises and sunsets,

-Compose a list of the rare and exotic birds populating our skies, rainforests and jungles,

-Rediscover the lost art of sitting perfectly still as morning breezes wash over you on your private veranda,

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Belize Mayan Ruins Tours

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.

Cahal Pech

Belize Mayan Ruins Tour

The royal Mayan Ruin from which the resort takes it name is only 5 minutes walk from our front door. It is considered to be one of the oldest Mayan settlements in Belize and dates back to about 1,500 B.C.


Belize Maya Ruins Tour

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.

El Pilar

Belize Maya Ruins Tour

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.


Belize Maya Ruins Tour

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.

Actun Tunichil Muknal

Belize Cave Tours

This cave system consists of a series of chambers, ending in a 300 by 50 meters Cathedral, where sacrificial ceremonies took place. Here you will be exposed to individuals sacrificed to the Gods of the Underworld.

Cave Tubing

Belize Cave Tours

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.

Barton Creek Cave

Belize Cave Tours

Barton Creek cave is another popular destination. Visitors to this cave system will enjoy this tour as you enter this cave in a canoe you will see amazing passages covered with numerous stalactites and stalagmites.

Black Hole Drop

Belize Cave Tours

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.

Mountain Pine Ridge

Belize Nature 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.

River Canoeing

Belize Nature Tour

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.

Bird Watching

Belize Nature 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.

Horseback Riding

Belize Nature 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.

Butterfly Farm

Belize Nature 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.

Botanical Gardens

Belize Nature 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.

Belize Zipline

Belize Nature 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.

Belize Zoo

Belize Nature Tour

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.

Questions about these San Ignacio Belize Tours? Contact us at or call toll free 239 494 3281. We’d love to help you plan your Belize vacation.