San Ignacio, Belize

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San Ignacio is a small town in the Cayo region of Belize. San Ignacio, or Cayo as it is called, is located on the Macal river, and makes a good and affordable base for exploration of the stunning regions around it, with plenty of day trips to be taken and several decent tour guides willing to take you. It's also an important transit town en route to or from Guatemala. Cayo is known for having a multitude of ruins, caves, and rivers.

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ATM Cave Tour from San Ignacio

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Explore the Mayan underworld on one of the world's most amazing cave exploration. Take a hike through Belize's rain-forest, cross rivers, take a swim to enter one... Read More

Tikal Day Trip from San Ignacio

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Take a day trip from San Ignacio to the Mayan ruins of Tikal, located in the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Tikal National Park (Parque Nacional Tikal). A... Read More

Belize River Canoeing from San Ignacio

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Experience one of Belize’s most important rivers — the Belize River — on a canoeing trip from San Ignacio. With an experienced guide, float with the current,... Read More

Horseback Riding Tour to Xunantunich

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You will be picked up from your hotel in San Ignacio and taken to a farm. Once there, you will mount horses and ride for about 1.5 hours through canopies. Once... Read More

Horseback Riding and Waterfall Tour from San Ignacio

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Start your amazing day horseback riding with and enjoy the beautiful countryside on a private family owned farm followed by a refreshing afternoon swimming in... Read More

Caracol Maya Temples and Big Rock Falls From San I

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Embark on a journey that takes you into the sleeping and burial grounds of ancient Maya royalty. Caracol, which means  “snail” in Spanish, is the largest Maya... Read More

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