Ancient Maya Tomb in Belize

Exploring Cahal Pech in San Ignacio Belize

In this video, John Pedroza explores the royal and majestic Palace of Cahal Pech Maya Ruins in San Ignacio. Here is how he described Cahal Pech Maya Ruins: The name Cahal Pech means “Place of Ticks” (probably has something to do with the ads at the stadium). That was the name given to the site…

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Around San Ignacio Belize in 10 incredible Photos

Cahal Pech Village Resort is pleased to present the 10 most spectacular photos of things to do in San Ignacio. Rated as the ecotourism town in western Belize, San Ignacio offers a plethora of tours and activities for the adventure traveler. Canoeing, bird watching, cave exploration, hiking, zip lining, river tubing, Maya Temples, cascading waterfalls,…

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Altun Ha – The Rockstone Pond

Altun Ha is located 31 miles north of Belize City on the Old Northern Highway. A two-mile dirt road connects the main road to the site. The area around the Altun Ha is rich in wildlife including armadillos, bats, squirrels, agouti, paca, foxes, raccoons, coati, tyra, tapir and the white-tailed deer. Two hundred species of…

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10 Things to Do in Belize in 2015

Here are ten things to do in Belize in 2015: Dive the Great Blue Hole of Belize The world famous Blue Hole is an incomparable natural wonder in Belize. It is located at the center of Lighthouse Reef and measures 1000 feet across and 412 feet deep. Giant stalactites, dripstone sheets and columns, and fascinating…

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Explore the Rio Frio Cave

The Rio Frio Cave is one of the most remarkable attractions in the Mountain Pine Ridge Nature Reserve. Everything is gigantic in this cave! When you enter, you will see huge stalactites hanging from the massive cathedral-like vault which was part of a cave system that the Maya used to bury their dead. See also:…

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Tikal Maya Ruins – A top tour to do from Belize

Photo by Gil Cohen Even though Tikal is in Guatemala, it is a popular tour that many people who are vacationing in Belize do since it is only 2 hours away from the Belizean border. Tikal is the largest archaeological site in Guatemala and consists of over 3,000 structures that extend over six square miles.…

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Hiking in Belize is Fun!

Hiking our national parks is a great way to see many kinds of birdlife, plants and animals. As intimidating as some of our trails may look on a map, don’t worry. See: The Mountain Pine Ridge Nature Reserve Most are designed in loops so you easily return to your starting point. Some trails are self-guided,…

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