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Where to Book Your 2020 Belize Tours?

By Belizing.com 12/27/2018 3 minutes

Where to Book Your 2020 Belize Tours?

When does a noun (Belize) become a verb (Belizing)? When you take the name of the hottest tour company in the Caribbean and turn it into a resource that’s so helpful, Belizing.com becomes everyone’s one-stop planning destination for Belize.

Belizing.com is more than the place you go for tours, transportation, and attractions; it’s your Belize travel marketplace for fun, education, and enlightenment. Why is it important to have a single travel resource when you visit Belize? Because we have the inside scoop on the nation’s hot spots, so clients are assured that no detail is forgotten.

Why Belize?

No brainer. Prestigious magazines like “Conde Nast Traveler” call Belize the trendiest destination under the sun because there is so much to see and do amid the most relaxing environment you can imagine.


Pristine jungles, rainforests, caves, ancient Maya cities, wildlife sanctuaries, and pristine beaches await travelers from all points of the globe. Here is a sampling of the Belizing.com tours you can book:

Belize Maya Ruins

Wear comfy shoes so you don’t miss a moment of the pyramids, palaces, stele and artifacts that reflect the thriving culture occupying this land thousands of years ago. Our Belize Maya ruin tours include visits to Xunantunich, Cahal Pech, Caracol, Lamanai and even Tikal and Yaxha in neighboring Guatemala.

Belize Cave Tours

One of the reasons the Maya stuck around so long had to do with the availability of caves where dramatic rituals and ceremonies took place. These sacred caves still retain artifacts from the ancient Maya and Belizing.com offer tours to the country’s top caves like Barton Creek, Che Chem Ha, Rio Frio Cave, and Acun Tunichil Muknal (ATM), the most sacred cave of all.

Belize Marine Tours

Plenty of repeat visitors are content to spend all of their time at sea so they can fish, sail, dive and snorkel their way to bliss. Our Belize marine tours are customized to suit your interests and include the Blue Hole, site of British billionaire Sir Richard Branson’s recent exploration into a world beloved by other world-famous divers.

Belize Nature Tours

Belize is home to a plethora of exotic flora and fauna and you can join us on some extraordinary adventures. Our hiking, canoeing and birding trips impress visitors big time because they not only spot so many species, but they have chances to see why 50-percent of Belize’s natural resources are protected by conservation initiatives.

Belize Food Tours

Our Belize food tours are trendy and popular, so bring pants with elastic waistbands just in case. Indulge your inner gourmand. Sample foods from all eight of Belize’s ethnic cultures and drink locally-produced beers and wines. You’ll cook. You’ll eat. You’ll share the fun with other travelers. Does it get any better?

What will you see when Belizing.com handles your bookings?

Belizing.com does more than help you sort out your in-country travel fees. We provide insights and details you expect from a travel authority. By booking your Belize tours, transportation and activities with us, we make your Belize vacation planning easy: we provide secure online payments and allow you to communicate directly with the different local tour operators in the country. This allows you to compare rates of tours, activities and shuttles so you enjoy the best deals and options during your stay.

Let us help you arrange your time in Belize to suit your schedule and proclivities—and if it turns out that you can’t decide which tours and activities to book in 2019, we’ve got the answer: Book more than one and we can assure you that you will return home without a single regret!

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Destinations
Coral Gardens is a small concentration of very colorful corals along the reef. This area is known for captivating, vibrant coral formatons that are living there. There is also a wide ... morevariety of marine life, such as manatees and fishes, that can be seen in the area. Dipping into the shallow reef of Coral Gardens, you will be able to see a rainbow of coral formations.
Category:
Attraction
Type of Attraction:
Aquatic Wonder, Barrier Reef
District/Region:
Near Ambergris Caye
Shark Ray Alley is located at Zone D of the Hol Chan Marine Reserve. Shark Ray Alley got its name after fishermen and tour operators realized that a large number of nurse sharks and ... morerays would gather at the location to scavange the scraps from the fish local fishermen had caught. Fishermen would clean the fish they caught at Shark Ray Alley.

Today, Shark Ray Alley has evovled into one of the most popular snorkeling destinations in Belize. It is a must visit destination. You will get to swim with sharks, rays, turtles, and fish.
Category:
Attraction
Type of Attraction:
Barrier Reef, Marine Reserve
District/Region:
Near Ambergris Caye
Caye Caulker affectionately known as “La Isla Carinosa”, is the picturesque depiction of sandy beaches, cerulean seas and island living. The worry free and go slow ambiance of Caye ... moreCaulker makes it the ideal getaway for travelers to bask in the sun, relax, rejuvenate and soak up the island vibes.

This beloved island is five miles long and 1.2 miles wide with a population of less than 1,500 people.

A model town that makes it easy for you to immerse yourself in the Belizean culture, brilliantly displayed in its boutiques and inspiring handcrafted local art. Of course, being only a mile away from the Belize Barrier Reef makes it ideal for sea enthusiast; visitors can enjoy sailing, diving, snorkeling, windsurfing, fishing and other water activities.
Category:
Destination
Type of Destination:
Caye (Island)
Population:
1,300
Features:
Phone Service, Restaurants, Camping, ATM services, Banks, Sports Bars, Night Clubs, Public Parks, Market, Coffee Shops
District/Region:
Caye (Island)
The name "Lamanai" means submerged crocodile. Located in in the Orange Walk District, Lamanai is known to be the longest continuously-occupied Mayan site in Mesoamerica. Lamanai is ... moreone of the largest ceremonial sites in Belize that even includes over a hundred of other minor structures in the sorrounding area. It is also one of the few archaeological sites that had structures successfully built on top of other pre-existing structures. Quite fascinating!
Category:
Attraction
Type of Attraction:
Archaeological Site, Landmark
District/Region:
Orange Walk
Xunantunich, roughly translated as "Maiden of the Rock" or "Stone Woman" from the Yucatec Maya language, is an astonishing temple constructed by the ancient Mayas. It was an important ... moreceremonial centre built around AD 600 near the end of the Maya Late Classic Period. Located in western Belize on the George Price Highway, eager visitors must first travel on a ferry across the river to view the amazing structure.
Category:
Attraction
Type of Attraction:
Archaeological Site, Landmark
Features:
Phone Service, Parking
District/Region:
Cayo
The Great Blue Hole (or Blue Hole Natural Monument) is a popular attraction within the Belize Barrier Reef System, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Located near the center of the Lighthouse ... moreReef, it is a large, magnificent underwater limestone sinkhole off the coast of Belize. This natural phenomenon is approximately 1000 feet across and over 400 feet deep, and is the largest marine sinkhole hole on earth. 

Divers descend into the Blue Hole’s tranquil abyss to see geological wonders and fascinating marine life. Giant stalactites, dripstone sheets, and columns are located in the Gallery at the southern rim of the Blue Hole. These structures formed in a dry cavern above sea level during glacial periods.

Jacques Cousteau revealed the secrets of the mysterious Blue Hole to millions of viewers in 1971 through the television series The Undersea World of Jacques-Yves Cousteau. Today, dive boats follow the way of the famous Calypso to explore one of the world’s best destinations for scuba diving. Come to Belize to experience the Great Blue Hole via diving trips, snorkeling trips, flyover tours, and skydiving jumps.
Category:
Attraction
Type of Attraction:
Aquatic Wonder
District/Region:
Caribbean Sea
San Ignacio Town is one of the twin-towns located in the Cayo District. Although it is a small town, there is a lot of culture and history to explore. San Ignacio is considered as ... morethe main hub to adventures in western Belize. You have access to great Belizean food, fascinating historical monuments, beautiful sceneries of flora and fauna, wildlife conservation projects and a farmer's market with fresh produce. Make sure to look out for unique works of art in the town!

Located 67 miles from Belize City is San Ignacio Town, connected by the Hawksworth Bridge to its twin town Santa Elena, San Ignacio is the largest town in the Cayo District and is a base for tourism activities throughout Cayo.
Category:
Destination
Type of Destination:
Town
Population:
17,878
Features:
Phone Service, Restaurants, ATM services, Banks, Sports Bars, Night Clubs, Public Parks, Market
District/Region:
Cayo
Tours/Activities
$
50
/ Person
Provider:
Part of Ka’ana’s spell-binding magic is its deep roots in the Maya culture. Most of our guests are left with a sense of wonder at the rich history of the Maya people. If you can’t ... moreget enough and would love to experience Maya culture in a unique way, let us to take you and your taste buds on a culinary journey!

Maya food is steeped in a thousand years of history and tradition. Maya cooks still use ancient methods to prepare flavorful meals for their families. In this class, you’ll create classic dishes like tamales, corn tortillas, and caldo using the fogon, an authentic Maya stove, in our remake of a traditional kitchen. Discuss techniques and flavor profiles of the Maya and then enjoy the fruits of your labor.
$
110
/ Person
Departs From:
San Ignacio Town
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If you are an extreme cave explorer, Crystal cave also known as Mountain Cow cave is an adventure you just can't miss during your trip to Belize! This tour is not for the faint of ... moreheart and all participants must be able-bodied and accompanied by a certified guide. This site is located in the Blue Hole National Park which is located 12 miles southeast of Belmopan on the right side of the Hummingbird Highway.

Caves played a very important role in the ancient culture as the Mayas considered caves to be a supernatural realm where their deities and ancestors resided. Caves were the portal between the tangible human world and the invisible world of the gods, a place called Xibalba. It was here that the ancient Mayan Shamans performed their most sacred rituals and ceremonies and this was the underground domain of their gods.

A guided exploration into this very spectacular cave system begins with a rigorous 50-minute hike on uneven jungle rainforest terrain. Then prepare for a steep downward walk that takes you miles down to huge caverns full of dazzling crystalline rock formations, you'll follow the same footpaths the Maya Shamans and priests once traveled to reach these ceremonial chambers. The guided tour will have participants crawling through cracks and crevices beholding spectacular cave formations, learning about its history and geology, as well as viewing ancient Mayan pottery, beads, obsidian knives and even human skeletal remains that have been calcified in the limestone floor dating back 2,000 years. After a thrilling experience you the option of finishing off with a refreshing swim in the cool waters of the inland Blue Hole.
$
60
/ Person
$
440
/ Group
Departs From:
San Pedro (Ambergris Caye)
Provider:
Depart Blue Tang Inn on the Sirena Azul Sailboat at 8:30am or 1:30pm daily. Sail, relax and enjoy the aqua blue Caribbean for about 45 minutes to Hol Chan Marine Reserve. Here, a guide ... morewill lead you along the reef, pointing out the many interesting fish and coral formations. This beautiful, small channel contains many different schools of fish. Turtles, sting rays, groupers, horse-eyed jacks, snappers, and sergeant majors will escort you through this very scenic tour around the channel. Next stop is Shark Ray Alley, where you can snorkel with friendly Nurse sharks & southern stingrays next to the boat. Sip a refreshing drink on your return to Blue Tang Inn at 12 Noon or 5pm. Bring sunscreen, hat and a light sweater along. Snorkel gear is available for rent at the Blue Tang Inn office.
$
90
/ Person
Departs From:
San Pedro (Ambergris Caye)
It’s an extraordinary full day experience! It’s been said and a lot of people know it, Hol Chan & Shark Ray Alley features some of the most beautiful fishes and corals ... morein Belize. Dive centers from all over the country bring tourists to snorkel here.

After some hours of snorkeling, we head on to the north Channel of Caye Cauker to try spot Manatees followed by a se horse watch then to the quaint island of Caye Caulker just about 20 minutes from San Pedro Town. You will get the chance to meet the sociable people of this island, enjoy delicious seafood at a local restaurant on the beach for lunch, maybe relax a little at the famous Split while you sip on a Belikin or also shop around for gifts and souvenirs.

On our way back, maybe if we still have time, stop at a snorkeling spot near San Pedro Town for a quick dip onto the water before the day is over.
$
105
/ Person
Departs From:
San Ignacio Town
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Travel to one of the most popular Mayan ceremonial caves in the Maya world. Discovered in 1986 in western Belize, mapped and studied by an archaeologist from 1993. The cave has a full ... morelength of 5 km but the ceremonial area used by the Mayan priest & shamans is 1 km from the entrance. Fourteen human remains have been found inside and 1100 ceramic objects. All bones and most ceramics have been completely covered by calcite from the dripping water which has left them with a sparkling appearance especially the full extended skeleton called the ‘Crystal Maiden’. Drive 1 hour from San Ignacio then hike is 35 mins on a jungle trail. Swim once across a river then walk across shallows twice. Inside the dry zone where the artifacts and bones are located all persons need to remove all shoes and walk in socks to reduce damage. To see the Crystal Maiden you need to ascend a 13 ft ladder to reach the area known as the sepulcher. Time spent inside the cave is 2 ½ to 3 hrs. Get an in-depth look at Belize’s Mayan culture.
$
65
/ Person
Departs From:
San Pedro (Ambergris Caye)
Provider:
Departure for our sunset cruise is 4:45 pm from the Seaduced By Belize dock at the back Marina. As we meander through the leeward lagoons you can watch the sunset from either our small ... morefirst-floor porch or our expansive second-floor deck. Sunset includes beer, rum punch, mojitos, and some delightful appetizers. We will make our back to the dock at 7 pm under romantic starlight. $65 us per person.
$
75
/ Person
Departs From:
Belize City
Provider:
THE BELIZE ZOO The Belize Zoo was founded in 1983 and is unique as far as its contributions to conservation efforts in Belize. The Belize Zoo was founded by Sharon Matola whose diligent ... moreefforts to protect and conserve the wildlife of Belize has been highlighted on shows such as Steve Corwin adventures and National Geographic. This is one of the few zoos in the world which works solely with rehabilitated or injured animals that call Belize their home. All the animals at the zoo are kept in their natural habitat and here you can come up close with monkeys, jaguars, tapirs, and rare and endangered birds such as the Scarlet Macaw. 

This zoo is very easily accessible and can be toured in a couple of hours as a stop on the way back to San Ignacio from cave tubing or a stop on the way to the International airport.

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