Belize has hundreds of Archaeological sites covering the entire country, and the Institute of Archaeology is responsible for their oversight and management. Many have been excavated and studied with partial restorations, and the establishment of visitor facilities. We invite you to explore these with us.
From Belize’s many Archaeological sites, we have selected a few to offer as an educational and adventurous tour. These sites include Caves and Rivers as well as the Ruins and Temples. Actun Tunichil Muknal Archaeological Site is widely known as Belize ATM Cave – Cave of the stone sepulcher or the Crystal Maiden. Caracol Archaeological Site is the largest man made structure in Belize, and has the most excavated temples in the Country. They are known as Sky Temples or “Ka’ana”. Go Cave Tubing & Zip Lining, a thrilling and relaxing adventure tour, and a great way to explore the rain-forest.
Actun Tunichil Muknal Archaeological site
Known widely as Belize ATM Cave – Cave of the stone sepulcher
Caracol Archaeological site
Visit the largest man made structure in Belize. Stand on the Maya’s Sky Temples, Ka’ana.
Cave Tubing & Zip Lining
A thrilling and relaxing adventure tour, a great way to explore the rain-forest.
Che Chem Ha Cave Archaeological site
This site has just recently be open to the public after being known by locals in the area for years.
Lamanai Archaeological site
An amazing temples, where you will discover, its an Adventure just getting there.
San Ignacio Archaeological sites
Visit the two closest archaeological sites from San Ignacio known as Cahal Pech and Xunantunich
Tikal Archaeological site
Tikal day tour is possible from San Ignacio
Useful information when touring Belize
You need light-weight, comfortable clothing and shoes with a good grip. Long trousers are more suitable than shorts as they give more protection from insects and weather.
The rainy season lasts from June to November, but it can rain at any time of the year. The rains are interspersed with long periods of hot, dry weather. You need, therefore, to have a hat and sunscreen available year round and a light-weight raincoat is often useful. Insect repellent is a must and a container of drinking water is advisable, as several sites are remote from any facilities.