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Depart for a day of Mayan historical adventure to see some of the finest Maya Ruins in Belize. The drive through the hummingbird highway and the western villages of Belize is a cultural ... moreexperience with first-hand views of the Mayan mountains, orchards, colorful homes, schools, and market-places.

Xunantunich is located in the Cayo District across from Benque Viejo Road near the village of San Jose Succotz just a few miles from Belize’s western border with Guatemala. At the village of San Jose Succotz, we cross over the Mopan River using a hand-cranked ferry. From the other side of the river, it’s a mile uphill to the site, which can be accessed on foot or in a vehicle.

Xunantunich Mayan ruin, also known as the “Maiden of the Rock” is the second tallest Mayan ruin in Belize. The largest pyramid, El Castillo stands 130 feet high above the main plaza and offers an impressive panoramic view of the Cayo District, Guatemala, and the Mopan River. The site has been largely excavated and has a well-appointed educational museum.

Experience an authentic Belizean lunch in the immediate area of the ruins.
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Caracol Archaeological Mayan Site shuttle package (1 Day Tour) We provide guest/s a package deal of the Mayan Archaeological site, Rio Frio Cave, Rio On Pools, and Swim at Big Rock ... moreFalls. We leave promptly leave at 7:00 a.m.from San Ignacio Town and returns at 5:00 p.m. We are happy to pick you up at your hotel/ lodge.

Ca'ana / Sky Palace at Caracol It is the largest Archaeological Site of entire Belize. En-route to Caracol, we tour other tourism sites: Rio On Pools, Rio Frio Cave. Then returning from the site we do a last stop at Big Rock falls for a refreshing swim.
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San Ignacio Town
For an exciting combination of Xunantunich and water sports, try our kayaking and Xunantunich tour! This adventure starts at the impressive site of Xunantunich, which means “maiden ... moreof the rock” in Maya. This site takes you back in the time of a once great and flourishing civilization. View stellae, ball-court, elite residential palaces, sacred altar for blood-letting rituals and ceremonial courtyard. Climb to the top of El Castillo which is 130 ft and enjoy a panoramic view of the picturesque landscape below. After learning about the magnificent Maya history, it's time for the adrenalin rush-gliding down the rapids of the Mopan River on your sit-on-top kayaks. The challenge is to stay on top of the kayak as you ride down while at the same time enjoying nature in this particular area.
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San Ignacio Town
Lamanai Ruins & River Expeditions Depart from our Marina after breakfast, Board Riverboat and head down the scenic New River. Your guide will make periodic stops to introduce you ... moreto the areas abundant Flora and Fauna and maybe a Crocodile or two. The waterway opens up to The New River Lagoon. One-half mile on the right reigns the ancient city of Lamanai. A walking tour of the main plazas with towering pyramids and ancient history will transport you back into that mystical era. Enjoy some refreshments and board your riverboat en route back to the hotel where a scrumptious local lunch awaits.

Lamanai (Maya for Submerged Crocodile) is one of the largest sites in Belize and is the Maya City with the longest period of occupancy lasting over 3,000 years. The central area contains eight main groups of buildings, including a much-photographed temple featuring a pair of unique masks rising 15 feet tall. Each has been sculpted from a block of limestone instead of being molded from plaster over a stone which was the usual practice in the Maya world.
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Orange Walk Town
Visit one of the largest and most important Mayan places in Central America. The driver of Tikal Go will pass by you to your hotel in San Ignacio and will take you to the border with ... moreGuatemala.

He is going to explain all the procedures to cross the border and on the other side, your Guide of Tikal Go will be waiting for you to start the tour.

Don’t worry about long queues at the entrance to Tikal, we take care that you don’t have to get off the car and we’ll buy the tickets in advance for you.

Once we are in the Park, let your imagination fly
Enter a mysterious world where there are more than 3000 structures and only 30% of them are discovered.

We’ll tell you how the Mayans lived as meanwhile we pass through the Palaces of the Mayan Aristocracy, teach you what their values were, their structure, their religion.

After a great hike, we will arrive at Central Park where you’ll get to know the spectacular Pyramid symbol of Guatemala: The Grand Jaguar.

We will climb the Temple of the Masks: The Temple 2.

After that, we’ll continue our journey in El Mundo Perdido to understand where the City started and the calculation accuracy of the ancient civilization.

But it does not end here!!! We’ll finish the tour climbing one of the highest pyramids in the world: Temple IV, with a height of 64 meters, which has been used as a stage for several films, one of them the first Star Wars movie of 1977, as well as the eleventh James Bond movie of 1979.

After 3 to 4 hours of tour, we’ll end up delighting with typical Guatemalan food in the best restaurant in the Park.

In conclusion, discover the history of the Mayans and delve into their culture where science, mathematics, wars, arranged marriages between families, religious sacrifices and their impressive capacity to build make us understand how this civilization was one of the most important the history of mankind.
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San Ignacio Town
This is an amazing tour that combines single track, double track and the Maya site of Xunantunich. The challenge starts at the outskirts of San Jose Succotz Village; this portion being ... moreon single track and is the most rugged part of the ride. We pedal on this hilly terrain dodging tree branches and jumping tree roots. This part of the ride is a bit more technical and rugged; especially when going downhill-staying on the bike is a challenge. After this, we move to a feeder road; a double track ride in a more open area where you can enjoy a panoramic view of the mountains around the area. The ride continues through the open pasture and through a semi-deciduous the beautiful river bank where a picturesque single track leads us to the village of San Jose Succotz. Here we cross the Mopan River on a ferry and ride up hill for a mile on paved road to the Maya Site of Xunantunich, which has the second tallest structure in Belize “El Castillo”. The view from atop is magnificent and worth the effort!
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San Ignacio Town
Altun Ha Mayan Ruin Is the Mayan Ruin which the temple of the “Green Tomb.” Founded. They also found a solid jade head weighing almost 10 pounds and standing 6 inches in height. This ... moretreasure is the largest jade carving found at any Mayan Ruin, and it discovered in the temple of the “Sun God,” which is the tallest building, standing 54 feet from the plaza floor. On this fully guided tour around historic Belize City, you will see many places of interest, including the ancient swing bridge over Haulover Creek, which is turned open by human resources. You’ll also visit the oldest Anglican cathedral in Central America, St. John’s Cathedral built from bricks used as ballast in sailing ships of old. Directly across the street, you, will visit Government House, once home to the colonial Governors and now a museum.
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Belize City
Your chance to see both Mayan World with the famous Mayan ruins of Altun Ha, relaxing Cave Tubing the sightseeing through Belize.... more

Your Tour Guide will meet you at your hotel, cruise terminal Water taxi and the Municipal in Belize City. Your guide will take you in air-conditioned transportation. From Your location Altun Ha is about 45-60 minutes From Belize City; Please note that the order of the activities may be switched depending on the time and conditions.

Out of Belize, rainforest rises the majestic beauty of the Maya ceremonial center called Altun Ha (rock stone pond). Home to more than 275 structures, this ancient Mayan ceremonial, and a trading center built in 250 BC, The site was discovered in 1958. To date, depending on weather conditions, Private Belize Adventure guests can still climb to the top of the temples to enjoy the view of the Belize rain forest. Surround yourself with the aura of these ancient stargazers living in the rainforests of Belize.
After the guided excursion to Altun Ha, your Guide will take you to the Nohoch Che’en Archaeological Park (about 60 minutes from the ruins), the hub for your cave tubing adventure part of this Excursion in Belize. Cave Tubing is the most popular guided Adventure in Belize,

When you arrive, the guide will give a chance to use the facilities before your excursion guides go over the safety rules and instructions. Then, you will get your headlamp and follow the guide on a short 30-minute walk to the entrance of the cave.

Your excursion guide will take you to see the mysterious caves that were considered to be the ancient Underworld of the Maya. Spectacular crystal formations over 1,000,000 years old shadows on the cave walls as you explore and experience the cave of the ancient Maya as you gently float along. A living museum, where the past can still experience in its historical and natural caves. Glide past openings in the ceiling of the caves, filtering of jungle light, as you float through underground river caves sparkling with studded stalactites and stalagmites. There are three caves you get to float through.
The cave tubing portion of this Belize Adventure completed, an original and traditional Belizean lunch and refreshments will include on this adventure. You will find that this Belize Cave Tubing and Altun Ha Mayan Ruins is safe and dependable and will leave you with many beautiful memories of Belize.
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Belize City
This tour will take you from the Maya temple to the entrance of the Mayan underworld. The adventure starts at the popular Mayan site of Xunantunich; just getting there is an adventure ... moreof its own. After touring the temples, we drive to No’och Che’ en Cave, where you will start off on an easy hike through the jungle to your starting point. As you sit back and enjoy tubing downstream, you will be floating through a series of remarkable limestone caves, each filled with fascinating discoveries of the Mayan underworld. There is also an opportunity to leave your tubes behind and go exploring into cave chambers, where you will see ceramic pieces and beautiful geological formation. The adventure ends floating downstream through the jungles of Belize; back at the starting point.
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San Ignacio Town
Altun Ha and Belize City Half Day Tour Tour Guide will meet Guest/s at Fort Street Tourism Village in Belize City then will commence tour by engaging guests with an Educational tour ... moreon the North side of Belize City stopping at the Light House/ Baron Bliss monument then proceed along the Marine Parade and provide Historic information on key locations Chateau Caribbean Hotel, Central Bank of Belize, MCC Grounds, BTL Park (formerly known as Lindbergh Landing), Marion Jones Sporting Complex, ST. John’s College, Edward P Yorke High School, Nazarene High School, Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital (KHMH), Social Security Board and Palotti High School. Then take the exit on the Phillip Goldson Highway heading in the Belize District about 30 miles north of Belize City on the Old Northern Highway and about 6 miles west of the shore of the Caribbean Sea.

Altun Ha was a wealthy ceremonial center boasting two main plazas, thirteen structures (including the Temple of Sun God or the Temple of the Masonry Altars). Altun Ha is not very far from the Caribbean Sea and it formed part of a unique cultural zone along with other coastal sites. 

It is also where the Largest Jade was ever found in the Mayan Kingdom. During an excavation, Dr. David Pendergast, along with Mr. Wilhelm Leslie of Rockstone Pond, and another Belizean (Mr. Winston Herbert of Lucky Strike Village), had discovered the famous jade sculpture of Kinich Ahau, in 1968. 

After visiting Altun Ha we head back towards Belize City were your Tour Guide will take you along the South side of Belize City where guests will be able to view life on the south side of the city then will make a short stop at one of the oldest church in Central America, St. John’s Cathedral built in 1812, then will proceed back to the Fort Street Tourism Village.
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Belize City