Gateway Belize Travel & Tours

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Tour Operator
Tagline
We'll do the planning so you can enjoy the vacation!
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Languages spoken by staff
Creole, English, Spanish
Service Types
Tours | Activities, Shuttles, Rentals/Charters
Tour Operator License
T0 092-T155
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Why choose Gateway Belize?

Passion

We love Belize, it is our home - a country we are proud of and which we would like the world know. The people are family, friends, and compatriots we want you to meet. Gateway Belize is our way of sharing this passion with you - and a way to sustainably support the country.

Experience and Understanding

We are all experienced travelers, having visited over 60 countries: we know what makes for simply a good versus an unforgettable vacation, and will plan a trip that fits your unique needs and desires.


Personal touch

We do everything possible to ensure you will enjoy your trip. These are not package tours, but thoughtfully designed and carefully considered personalized holidays to meet your preferences. Each of the organizations and companies with whom we partner has been individually selected to provide you with the hassle-free experience you are looking for. We are available at any time should the need arise and will see to any issue personally.


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You will be transferred to the Belize-Guatemala border and after crossing the border with our assistance, you will meet your English-speaking Guatemalan guide who will continue your ... morejourney Tikal National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Along the way you will pass small villages, beautiful lakeside scenery and rolling hills with rainforests and agriculture farms. Tikal is one of the most impressive and popular Maya pyramids in the region. It has over 3,000 structures dominated by 5 enormous steep-sided granite temples that rise above the forest. The Temple of the Jaguar is sure to be the highlight of your trip as its stone walls, standing at 47 meters, rises above the rainforest canopy and allow you a panoramic view of the surrounding expanse of growth.
Departs From:
San Ignacio Town
"Spend the morning at the traditional village of San Antonio and try your hand at ancient pottery-making techniques with the Women's Group whilst learning about traditional village ... morelife. Enjoy a delicious home-made lunch which you will help to prepare.
After lunch, your driver will take you to Big Rock Falls for a 20-minute hike down to the waterfall. After numerous wooden stairways and climbing over boulders you will arrive at the bottom where the 150-foot waterfall stands. Tucked into the Mountain Pine Ridge Forest Reserve this waterfall is a sight to behold. For a free, natural massage place yourself near the rocky walls and let the cascades pummel your back while also refreshing your face."
Departs From:
San Ignacio Town
"Renowned for its abundant wildlife, bellowing waterfalls and idyllic pools, the Mountain Pine Ridge Reserve is over 100,000 acres of protected forest. Enjoy a day exploring Belize’s ... morelargest national park starting with the Hidden Valley area where you’ll visit the picturesque 1000-foot waterfalls which can be viewed from a lookout deck. At your next stop, you will go on a short hike to Rio Frio Cave, the source of the Rio Frio river and the largest cave entrance in Belize. You will be amazed by the stalactite and stalagmite formations. As soon as 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 to their dead.
Your next stop is at Rio On Pools, a series of shimmering natural swimming holes and rock waterslides that allow for cooling relaxation and meditation. Enjoy a water massage from cascading waterfalls that run over a wide riverbed and smooth granite rocks. We take a homemade picnic lunch break at the pools, followed by a short drive to our next destination, the fabulous Big Rock Falls, a 150-foot waterfall on Privassion Creek. After a 20 minutes hike including numerous wooden stairways and climbing over boulders, you will arrive at the bottom where the 150-foot waterfall stands. This waterfall is a sight to behold and after your hike, the cool spray of mist from the waterfall is refreshing as you swim in the clear, deep pool below. "
Departs From:
San Ignacio Town
Your driver will take you to a local stable where you will gear up and mount your horse and depart on a 1-hour ride to Xunantunich along the banks of the Mopan River, in the village ... moreof San Jose Succotz. Here you will cross the river on an ancient handcrafted ferry and then ride your horse up to Xunantunich. When you arrive prepare to dismount and let your horse as you explore the temples and plazas on foot.

Climb the impressive 130 feet tall temple ‘El Castillo’ and discover the breathtaking panoramic view of the Belizean and Guatemalan landscape. Xunantunich is also known for its ceremonial center, ball court, residential and recreational area and the reconstructed frieze on the east and west side of the temple."
Departs From:
San Ignacio Town
Tucked into a limestone ridge in the Upper Macal River Valley is Che Chem Ha Cave (Poisonwood water). Accessing the cave involves a 40 minutes drive on the unpaved road and a 35 minutes ... morehike along jungle-lined trails. Once inside the cave, journey into the underworld – Xibalba – through nine levels using ladders and ropes. The Maya believed that the underworld encompassed 9 of the 22 layers of life. They would often leave offerings (sometimes human sacrifices) to their gods, most likely their rain god ‘Chaac’ during times of drought.
Departs From:
San Ignacio Town
Lying in the heart of the Chiquibul Forest Reserve and deep within an almost untouched jungle, explore one of the world’s most impressive Maya Pyramids. Caracol “The Snail” is considered ... moreto represent the largest Maya city in Belize and is home to the largest man-made structure in the country. Caana “Sky Place” is Caracol’s tallest structure, standing over 140 feet above the jungle canopy, where visitors can climb to the top and marvel at 360 panoramic views of the jungle below. Afterward the visit Rio Frio Cave and then you can enjoy a refreshing swim at Rio On Pools. Formed by granite boulders, this series of natural swimming pools is a popular spot to unwind and cool off.
Departs From:
San Ignacio Town
Located on a hilltop overlooking the beautiful town of San Ignacio are the Cahal Pech Maya site and the visitor center. So close to the town yet so rich in biodiversity, Cahal Pech ... moreis a unique place to visit. Small as it may seem, "The Place of the Ticks" is a 3,200-year-old Maya City where the architecture of these ancients is visible to the fullest. It's 34 structures include a mix of workplaces, homes, temples, palaces, ball courts, and stelae, one of which is the oldest in the region.
Departs From:
San Ignacio Town
Gear up for a fun family-friendly ATV ride through the jungle along winding muddy trails. After ATV riding, embark on a moderate 45 minutes hike through tropical trails and wade across ... moreshallow, jungle-lined rivers to cave tube. Float through prehistoric caves, along cool waters illuminated by headlamps with ancient crystal formations and human artifacts. Enjoy a relaxing and visually exciting trip in and out of various cave passageways in the Caves Branch river system at the Nohoch Che'en Caves Branch Archaeological Reserve.
Departs From:
San Ignacio Town
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Private Transfer from San Ignacio to Placencia or Hopkins or vice-versa: At Gateway Belize Travel & Tours we offer private shuttles for couples or groups. Sit back and relax in ... moreone of our well-maintained vehicles with your significant other or your family and friends while our knowledgeable driver takes you to your final destination in Belize. We provide bottled water on all our shuttles.

We can also add other stops along the way to your shuttle. For example, on your shuttle to San Ignacio from Belize City you can take a tour of the Belize Zoo before resuming the trip to your final destination.
Type of Vehicle:
Private Vehicle
Depart (from):
San Ignacio, Placencia, Hopkins
Arrive (to):
San Ignacio, Placencia, Hopkins
Private Transfer from Belize City or Belize’s International Airport to San Ignacio or vice-versa: At Gateway Belize Travel & Tours we offer private shuttles for couples ... moreor groups. Sit back and relax in one of our well-maintained vehicles with your significant other or your family and friends while our knowledgeable driver takes you to your final destination in Belize. We provide bottled water on all our shuttles.

We can also add other stops along the way to your shuttle. For example, on your shuttle to San Ignacio from Belize City you can take a tour of the Belize Zoo before resuming the trip to your final destination.

Feel free to message us with any extra requests and we will be glad to help.
Type of Vehicle:
Private Vehicle
Depart (from):
International Airport, Municipal Airport, San Ignacio
Arrive (to):
International Airport, Municipal Airport, San Ignacio
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District/Region:
Cayo
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Jeremy, driver, was an excellent driver. He came on time. His safe driving was great and his knowledge about Belize was really good. We had a great time.
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