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Horseback Riding Tour to Xunantunich

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Horseback Riding Tour to Xunantunich
From US$70.00
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Xunantunich Horse Riding - 8amMost Popular
Start with an early morning riding adventure to the magnificent Maya site of Xunantunich, enjoying the best part of the morning and making the most of the morning display of wildlife along the trails
From US$70.00
Xunantunich Horse Riding - 1pm
After a relaxing morning enjoy a great afternoon riding tour to Xunantunich, a unique experience to this impressive Maya site and catch a glimpse of wildlife along the riding trails (12:30noon pickup)
From US$70.00
Ride a horse to the Maya ceremonial center of Xunantunich on a 4-hour private tour from a legendary riding stable in San Ignacio. Follow your guide along the gentle Mopan River, and watch for tropical birds and howler monkeys among the trees. Enjoy a sweeping view of the Xunantunich complex, then spend an hour at the fascinating site; take in the towering El Castillo pyramid and enjoy the serenity of the rural spot as you ride through the partially excavated ruins before returning to San Ignacio.
What to Expect
This tour includes  transportation to & from San Ignacio, entrance fees, private wrangler & guide, riding helmets, purified water & energy bar.

Start from one of the most popular horse riding stables in Belize. It has a long and pioneering history that is also distinguished for being the home of legendary race horses and in more recent years as the home of endurance racing.

This unique tour is conducted by experienced wranglers/local tour guides, and on award winning horses. You will start at our St Leonard's Stable and continue on to jungle and riverside trails en route to the modern day Mayan Village of San Jose Succotz. You will take a hand-cranked ferry before continuing your ride for one mile to the amazing archeological site of Xunantunich.

Climb the impressive El Castillo at Xunantunich and get a first hand experience of this once powerful Maya site, towering over its neighboring sites. Let the site's structures whisper their well kept secrets through your knowledgeable local guides.

No hassle, no hurry, just you, our great horses, amazing Maya site, our world class guides.

NB: if you are thinking of booking another activity/tour - for the afternoon, its best to book it for after 1pm (from San Ignacio Town).
Reviews (21)
1 - 5 of 17 reviews
Reviewed 10 September 2018
Great Day!

What a great day! Carla picked us up and drove us to the stables. She's the owner and very nice. We had the times mixed up a bit and she was a early, but she made sure we finished our lunch before we left since...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank twistedtippy
Carla J, Manager at St Leonard's Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2018

Thank you for your great feedback. We are very happy to know you enjoyed the riding tour to Xunantunich and that our guide - Jorge was very good and took very good care of both of you. Even happier to know that you had a...More

Reviewed 22 August 2018
Very Good!

I can't say enough about this tour. Carla and Jorge are SO incredibly knowledgable and just wonderful to learn from about the ruins. I highly recommend this tour!More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Tanya B
Carla J, Owner at St Leonard's Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2018

We are happy hear you had a fantastic time and that Jorge and myself gave you a wonderful time riding and at Xunantunich. Thank you for letting us share with you our love for what we do and some of our country's treasure Xunantunich, our...More

Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile
Great experience!

Our tour guide was Jorge and he was amazing. He is very knowledgeable of Xunantunich, not only it’s history but what is currently being excavated as well. We felt comfortable and safe the entire time. The horses are very well trained. He was very pleasant...More

2  Thank Johnny T
Reviewed 15 July 2018
Great day with a great guide!

We booked our Horseback Riding Tour to Xunantunich through our lodge. This was my second time seeing the ruins. The first time I caught the local bus, walked up the long hill, and did not have a guide. I was surprised how affordable it was...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Lisa L
Reviewed 2 July 2018
3 Days of Horses

Wonderful Ms. Carla and Mr. Rob! They took such great care of us and our grandchild! Trail riding the first day, then horse riding to Xunantunich the 2nd day, then an excellent horse riding lesson for our granddaughter the 3rd day. I am normally uncomfortable...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Jack A
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Callan R
15 September 2018|
Response from Lisa L | Reviewed this property |
Callan, So sorry for the delay. I didn't see the question until now. Yes, we booked our tour through our hotel the day we arrived, for a tour the next day. Enjoy your stay!