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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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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5 Incredible Images of Xunantunich Maya Ruins in San Ignacio Belize

Xunantunich in Maya means “Stone Woman” or “Maiden of the Rock” and is an impressive and magnificent archaeological site that is located outside San Ignacio in the Cayo District of Belize. About Xunantunich Maya Ruins The ruins of Xunantunich (the “Xu” is pronounced like “shoe”) is one of Belize’s most popular Maya sites. Located about […]

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Must See Mayan Ruins in San Ignacio Belize

5 Must-See Mayan Ruins In San Ignacio Belize

Situated in western Belize, San Ignacio is a popular vacation destination that offers visitors much to explore and enjoy. From its pristine rivers, cascading waterfalls and incredible exotic wildlife to its ancient Mayan ruins and ceremonial caves, you will find that there is something for everyone to enjoy in this area. One of the most […]

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San Ignacio Market Tour

One of the top attractions in Belize is the lovely open-air market in San Ignacio Town. Situated right on the banks of the Macal River, the market is a place where artisans, farmers, and craftsmen come from all over the country to sell their goods and trade gossip. Saturday is the most popular time to […]

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Top 5 Things to See & Do in San Ignacio Cayo

A list of our 5 favorite things to see and do in San Ignacio Belize Ask any traveler who visits western Belize what are the five most popular tours in the area and they will say The ATM Cave, Cahal Pech Maya Ruins, Xunantunich, the Mountain Pine Ridge and Barton Creek Cave. These five tours […]

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Belize Vacations – Visit the Beach, Jungle or Both‎

Although Belize is a small Caribbean country, it offers visitors an incredibly large variety of things to do and see. As the Central American nation with the lowest population density, Belize's biggest attraction is its astonishingly beautiful and pristine nature, including both lush jungles on the mainland and stunning offshore islands nestled among the world's […]

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Salt: Mover and shaker in ancient Maya society

A team led by Professor Heather McKillop of Lousiana State University (LSU) has just discovered conclusive proof that the ancient Maya were producing, storing, and trading vast quantities of salt. The LSU archeological team began excavating the Paynes Creek area in southeastern Belize in 2004. Now submerged by brackish seawater, the site was once on […]

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The Big Cats of Belize

Of the five native species of big cats prowling the Belizean jungle, it is the elusive and magnificent jaguar that everyone touring Belize wants to see. It is only a very lucky few who have actually seen any of these beautiful feline predators in the wild. Jaguar – - – Felis onca coati One of […]

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Cave Tubing & Zip Lining – Two Popular Belize Adventures

With an impressively wild natural landscape teeming with exotic wildlife and gorgeous flowering plants, Belize is a fantastic place to enjoy outdoor adventures. If you are coming to Belize, here are two activities that you simply can't miss: Cave Tubing Perhaps no activity in Belize is as iconic as cave tubing. Belize is home to […]

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Must-Have Experiences in San Ignacio Belize

San Ignacio Belize Tours San Ignacio is the second-largest town in Belize and the gateway to some of the most beautiful and fascinating areas of the country. San Ignacio, along with its twin town Santa Elena, has lots to offer for visitors. If you're visiting San Ignacio, here are some must-have experiences: Discover the Cave […]

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Get Inspired for Your Trip to Belize

Belize is much more than just an eclectic destination for families, honeymooners, and adventure travelers. In many ways, Belize is a lost world, a country where most of the landscape is in the form of pristine rainforests and mysterious jungles teeming with exotic wildlife and tropical birds. In Belize, nature is everywhere, green leaves and […]

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If You’re Headed To Belize, You’re Doing Things Right

7 Spots That Make Belize One Of The Prettiest Places On Earth Belize is a truly unique and unspoiled destination and Belizeans want to share it with you. The size of the country is only 8,867 square miles but it is filled with many ancient Maya cities and caves, lush jungles, a plethora of flora […]

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