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Half-Day Tour to Xunantunich and Cahal Pech
"After hotel pickup in San Ignacio your tour starts as you head to Xunantunich one of the most popular archaeological sites in Belize and home to its second-highest manmade structure. Take a ride on a hand-cranked ferry across the Mopan River to reach the site and admire views of the green landscape of the Mopan River Valley from atop the great El Castillo.Your second Maya site Cahal Pech is smaller but still rich in Maya history. Its prime location overlooking the twin towns of San Ignacio and Santa Elena provides a glimpse of how Maya rulers once lived. Your guide walks you through both sites to provide you with a personalized e allowing you to see their interesting natural environment and wildlife. Listen to the sound of native birds
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Xunantunich Mayan Ruin And Cave Tubing
"You will be picked up in Belize City and head to Xunantunich with a local guide. The site was a major ceremonial center for the ancient Maya and it was the first Mayan site in Belize to be open to the public in 1954. From the top of Xunantunich you will get a spectacular panoramic view of the Cayo District and across the border in Guatemala.Getting to Xunantunich includes riding a hand-cranked ferry to cross the majestic Mopan River.After exploring Xunantunich and having lunch you will head to the Belize Caves. This is where you start with a hike through the exotic rain forest to the mouth of the cave. The view is stunning as you float away from the cave entrance to your inner tube with only your headlamp to lead the way.< you will return to your hotel in Belize City."""This 6-hour tour to the ancient Mayan center of Xunantunich sits on an impressive hilltop just near the border of Belize and Guatemala. Xunantunich was a major ceremonial center during the classic period.title=Highlights&1=All+entrance+fees+included&2=All+taxes%2C+fuel+surcharges+and+service+fees+included&3=Free+drinks+included&4=Private+guide+for+a+more+personalized+experience
From $138.00
 
Full-Day Tour of Xunantunich and Cave Tubing from San Ignacio
"Begin your 9-hour tour to Xunantunich from San Ignacio with hotel pickup. Travel to this Mayan complex nestled in the jungle setting of the Mopan River Valley. Explore this majestic structure and climb to the top of El Castillo the second highest man-made structure in Belize. Take in the magnificent views. Visit many of the secret places of the underworld where the Maya once practiced religious rituals. Learn about the interesting history and culture of the Mayan people. Head to the nearby modern Mayan village of San Jose Succotz. Enjoy a traditional lunch at a local restaurant. Prepare to enter t"""Explore the majestic Mayan complex of Xunantunich where you can climb the magnificent structures with some great views of the surrounding landscape with your English-speaking guide. Enjoy lunch at one of the local restaurants during this 9-hour tour. Visit many of the secret places of the underworld where the Maya once practiced religious rituals. Go cave tubing
From $135.00

More Things to Do in Crooked Tree

A Boat Tour of the Watery Paradise

Our main reason for coming to the Crooked Tree Wildlife Sanctuary was to take a guided boat-tour of the various waterways for a good look at some of the many species of wildlife to be found here. We...
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Bwana_Brown
May 16, 2006

Up the Creek, Spanish that is

We had seen quite a few birds on the first part of our voyage, near the civilized part of the lagoon beside Crooked Tree Village, but we really enjoyed the trip down to the far end of the lagoon and...
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Bwana_Brown
May 04, 2006

Talk to the Friendly Locals

After returning from our boating excursion, Sue and I had a proper breakfast and then sat out again at our little Palapa recounting our adventures and enjoying the peace once more. While there, two of...
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Bwana_Brown
May 03, 2006

Fantastic Bird Watching

There was a large group of professional bird watchers at the Lodge when we arrived in Crooked Tree, and I'm not surprised given that this is an amazing Sanctuary. Just before it was time for dinner,...
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Bwana_Brown
May 02, 2006

A Refreshing Lagoon Spot

It may seem simple, but just sitting at this little picnic table affair under a palapa on the Bird's Eye View Lodge waterside was one of the most relaxing things we did in our entire 3 weeks in...
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Bwana_Brown
May 02, 2006

Local Architecture

Although most of the buildings in Crooked Tree village were rather weather-beaten, they also had a rustic look that made them quite appealing to look at. We were amused by this Police station, located...
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Bwana_Brown
May 01, 2006
 
 
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Canoeing at Crooked Tree

Crooked Tree is a popular place with birdwatchers because it is in the middle of a lagoon and wildlife sanctuary. Even if you aren't a birdwatcher, spending a day or two in the village and canoeing or...
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Dec 27, 2005

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"Crooked Tree - a Bird Watcher's Paradise"
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"a charming overnight stay..."
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"Crooked Tree"
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"Crooked Tree"
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