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Tikal Maya Ruins
"The tour starts in San Ignacio at 7:30am where you will be explained step by step the activities of the day. Then you will drive to the the Belize border for 20 minutes where you will be escorted through the border. After you cross the border into Guatem you will drive to Tikal which is 1.5 hours away. You will be able to spend 3.5 hours in Tikal. Then you will drive about 30 minutes where you will have lunch for about an hour. Afterwards you will drive for about 1.5 hours back to the border. Once you cross the boarder there will be another 20 minute drive until San Ignacio.""""This tour is great for both young and senior citizens because of it easy access. Tikal is filled with wild life like monkeys turkeys
From $156.00
 
Full-Day Exploration of the Caracol Maya Temple
"An early departure from San Ignacio Town is required. You will be picked up at your hotel at approximately 7:30 am and will travel for two hours south of San Ignacio Town through the scenic Mountain Pine Ridge Forest Reserve. FYI: all transportation guide fees park entrance fees and your lunch are included. During rainy season this site is only accessible in a 4W drive vehicle.This large ancient Maya archaeological site is located in the Cayo District of Belize within the Chiquibul National Park. At Caracol there are approximately 267 structures per square kilometer 85% higher than Tikal. The site covers approximately 200 square kilometers and within this area
From $110.00
 
Caracol Day Trip from San Ignacio
"Caracol the largest Mayan archaeological site in Belize was also the largest metropolis in the Maya lowlands during the Classic Period. In 650 AD the urban area of Caracol had a radius of approximately 6 miles (10 km) around the center of the site. Caracol maintained a population of more than 140000 people through the creation of an immense agricultural system and elaborate city planning. After hotel pickup in San Ignacio board your comfortable minivan or SUV for the approximate 2.5-hour drive to Caracol located within the Chiquibul Forest Reserve. En route
From $120.00

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ROUGH River Mopan

My sister and I went tubing on the river Mopan---it for the most part looks pretty safe---I think I had heard references that it was an easy float. NOT AT ALL--my sister is pretty athletic and she...
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Complex logistics to Tikal

Warning, it looked VERY CONFUSING to try to arrange a trip from Belize to Tikal on your own---its pretty far from the Belizean border (2 hours) and was basically in the middle of no where. The border...
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Betware the Ticks

There are a lot of blood-sucking wood ticks in Belize. I found two on my head after a visit to Caracol ruins, so watch out if you're in the jungle. I woke up with one on my eyelid one morning - very...
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Power Outages

Not a very big deal...but...One afternoon/night in San Ignacio, the power went out for 5-6 hours.The town didn't miss a beat as they must be used to this. Their power comes from Mexico, who's grid...
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Top Things to Do in San Ignacio

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Xunantunich

Xunantunich was one of my favourite Mayan ruins in Belize. Unlike most of the other ruins I was able to investigate this large ruin on my own, so I could climb up and down the large pyramids and tombs...
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Caves and Tubing

One of our two prime objectives of staying in the San Ignacio area was to explore a Mayan cave. The particular one that we wanted to see was Actun Tunichil Muknal (known as ATM or 'Cave of the Crystal...
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Cahal Peche

I enjoyed Cahal Pech much more than I thought I would. It doesn't have the large, impressive looking structures like Xunantunich or Caracol, but it had several smaller structures and lots of hallways...
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Falls and Mountain Pine Ridge

This is believed to be the highest waterfall in Central America and is actually over 1,500 ft to the bottom. A viewing platform overlooks the falls. There is a short scenic trail around the escarpment...
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All of our tours in the San Ignacio area originated from Belize CIty. Prior to going to Belize I contacted pacztours and scheduled a trip to ATM for me and my family. Pacztours picked us up in Belize...
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Tikal

At Clarissa Falls, Mark will arrange the entire trip to Tikal--just tell him when you want to go---its about $100 per person. He drove us to the border, walked us over, and introduced us to the...
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Bwana_Brown

"San Ignacio - Temples, Caves & Tubing"
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windsorgirl

"5 Days In Belize's Jungle"
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toonsarah

"The Lodge at Chaa Creek"
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diver-x

"San Ignacio, Belize: Home Base For Adventure"
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grandmaR

"San Ignacio - a one stoplight town"
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