CAYO ON YOUR OWN

Not a guided tour kind of traveler? No problem! Western Belize is full of one-of-a-kind experiences that you can do on your own, especially if you have your own rental vehicle. Not renting a car on this trip to Table Rock? Also no problem! We can help you with arranging a taxi or with sorting out the logistics of the public bus service for most of these activities.

GREEN IGUANA CONSERVATION PROJECT

Since 1996, the Green Iguana Conservation Project has placed continuous efforts and interactive exhibits to educate the general public and create awareness. Here, visitors of all ages are given the opportunity to mingle with these wonderful reptiles and also, learn about the incubation, hatching, rearing, and releasing process.

Cacao Beans

AJAW MAYAN CHOCOLATE & CRAFTS

Learn hands-on how to make traditional Mayan chocolate. Stone grind your own beans to make and drink the original hot chocolate just like the ancient Maya did.

Eden Valley Mayan Cooking (14)

EDEN VALLEY MAYAN COOKING EXPERIENCE

Learn the history and traditional cooking techniques of the Maya with this hands-on cooking class. Chocolate, tamales, corn tortillas, and more. And the best part. . . you get to eat everything you make!

MARIE SHARP’S CULINARY CLASS

The Marie Sharp’s Tourist Center & Culinary Class hopes to promote authentic Belizean food and culture. Enjoy a balance of vibrant local food, music, and a local chef as you wine and dine in a local atmosphere.

Revy Roadside Hawk

BELIZE RAPTOR CENTER

The Belize Raptor Center is dedicated to educate and inspire conservation of raptors and their habitat. Make a reservation to visit their flight center and get a chance to interact with these amazing creatures hand-to-talon.

San Ignacio Market

SAN IGNACIO MARKET

Dive into the colorful sights, sounds, and smells of our local market. Saturday morning is the biggest market day of the week, with Friday a close second. It’s the place to see and be seen and always has something new and interesting on offer.

Rio On Pools 3

MOUNTAIN PINE RIDGE

Experience Big Rock Falls, Rio On Pools, and Rio Frio Cave in this national reserve. *You will need to have your own rental 4×4 vehicle to get to this pristine area of adventure. Order a packed lunch from us or dine at one of two lodges in the area.

Xunantunich Ruins (2)

MAYAN RUINS

The ruins of the great city-states of Cahal Pech, Xunantunich, Caracol**, and Tikal*** can all be visited on your own without a guide.

**There is a required departure time & you must have your own 4×4 for Caracol.

***Tikal also requires your own vehicle and special permits from your rental car company, so ask us for more info about these two sites.