Of the many cool things there are to do when in Belize, exploring the Mayan heartland is undoubtedly something you must include in your itinerary.
You can travel back in time and enter the world of the Ancient Mayan people and discover how they lived thousands of years ago; their complex societies and structures.
Belize has the largest concentration of Mayan ruins in all of Central America. Scattered all throughout the jungle are these traces of ancient Mayan civilization that existed over 3,000 years ago.
Day Excursion to the Mainland
Mayan ruins in Belize aren’t difficult to reach. If you’re staying at El Ben Cabañas on the island of Caye Caulker, it’s easier than ever to take a day excursion to the mainland.
You can leave paradise for a day to head out and explore the remnants of the mysterious Maya empire.
Each Maya site in Belize is managed by the Institute of Archaeology and has several certified and knowledgeable guides who can share cool facts about these ancient temples.
You can find a list of Belize’s most visited sites here.