10 Reasons to Tour Actun Tunichil Muknal (ATM) Cave in Belize Now

Actun Tunichil Muknal Cave (ATM Cave)  in Cayo District, Belize Every cave in Belize is unique--even among the variety of Mayan caves in Central America. But, some are more spectacular than others, like the cave located near San Ignacio Town bearing the quirky nickname of ATM. Actun Tunichil Muknal has everything a curious tourist could […]

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The Ancient Maya Civilization

The Maya Of Belize 15 Amazing Facts about the Mayan Civilization in Belize With fabulous pyramids and amazing stone cities built in the heart of the jungle, the Maya civilization flourished for hundreds of years before European explorers reached the Western Hemisphere. Some of the most amazing Maya ruins and formerly "lost" cities can be […]

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The 7 Most Beautiful Birds of Belize

The Audubon Society has a very active presence in Belize, and more than 590 different avian species have been recorded in the country. Approximately 20% of the birds in Belize are migratory species that overwinter in the country before returning to North America. The Audobon Society has delineated seven Important Bird Areas (IBAs) in the […]

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The Best Mainland Tours & Activities From Caye Caulker

Best Mainland Tours From Caye Caulker Heading to Belize to enjoy some time on the reef? If so, you're not alone. The Belize Barrier Reef is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and home to some of the best fishing, diving, and snorkeling in the world. And while many visitors immediately head for the reef to […]

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The Best Mayan Ruins to Visit in Belize

Top Ten Maya Sites To Visit In Belize The Most Exotic Mayan Ruins to visit in Belize Making a pilgrimage to Belize to visit the top Mayan ruins isn’t just a great idea but a promise you make to yourself if this society fascinates you. Stay at Cahal Pech Village Resort to be in close […]

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7 Places to Visit in Western Belize

While new experiences abound, the people of the Cayo District make you feel right at home. As host to the capital city of Belmopan, you will find an astonishing variety of eco tourism adventures at every turn. With a majestic 880,000 acres of protected land in the form of nature reserves and national parks, this […]

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The Rainforest of Belize

Nearly half of Belize's mainland is covered by rainforest, a highly dense ecosystem that serves as the "lungs" of the planet. Much of Belize's rainforest is under government protection in the form of a national park, animal sanctuary, or wilderness area. The rainforest is home to an astounding diversity of plants, animals, and birds, allowing […]

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Top Things To Do in Belize

The Top 10 Things to Do in Belize

Travel in Belize: Top 10 Things to Do The Famous Actun Tunichil Muknal Cave in Belize What are the best things to do in Belize? That depends upon your willingness to take risks! Each of us develops unique tolerances for risk, so trying to craft a one-size-fits-all adventure tour menu isn’t easy. Thankfully, there are […]

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Barton Creek Cave

A Visit to Belize’s Barton Creek Cave

Barton Creek Cave is not only the largest river cave in Belize but also a popular tourist destination in the Cayo District of Belize. Join videographer Ben Mathes for a quick look at Barton Creek Cave, a Belizean cave known both as an archaeological site and tourist destination in the Cayo District. The short, but […]

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Here’s Why You Should Explore Barton Creek Cave in Belize

Barton Creek Cave is a natural cave in Belize Barton Creek Cave is not only the largest river cave in Belize but also a popular tourist destination in the Cayo District. According to recent research, Barton Creek contains a wealth of information in understanding caves in Maya culture. The artifacts that were unearthed for example, […]

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Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary

Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary

Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary Famous for being the first jaguar preserve in the world, the Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary is an enormous trackless wilderness located in southeastern Belize. Measuring more than 150 square miles (400 square km) in size, the Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary begins on the eastern slopes of the Maya Mountain and descends […]

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Visiting Tikal from Belize –Things to Know Before You Travel

Getting to Tikal from Belize Tikal is probably the most famous ancient Maya city to explore in the world, now a UNESCO World Heritage Center complete with soaring pyramids, grand plazas, and thousands of elaborately carved monuments, altars, and huge temples. Located in the northeast corner of Guatemala, visitors usually find it more convenient and […]

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5 Weird Facts about Actun Tunichil Muknal Cave

5 Weird Facts about Actun Tunichil Muknal Cave The ATM Cave is not only one of the most visited caves in Belize but also one of the weirdest caves in Maya cosmology. In this blog post, we examine 5 weird facts about the ATM Cave. 1.) The ATM Cave was used as a sacred place […]

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10 Incredible Photos of Caracol Maya Ruins in Belize

Caracol is the largest known Maya Ruin in Belize The largest Maya city ever excavated in Belize, Caracol is a huge site that features majestic temples that modern visitors can climb to enjoy a spectacular view of the surrounding Chiquibul forest reserve. Still an active archeological site, Caracol has revealed many of its treasures but […]

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Belize’s National Bird – The Keel- Billed Toucan

The Keel-billed Toucan, known as the "bill bird"locally, is the national bird of Belize. The most obvious characteristic of the toucan is the huge yellow, orange, red, green and black bill. The toucan's bill is amazingly dextrous and allows the bird to feed on a variety of tropical forest fruits. The Keel-billed toucans are a […]

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