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Day trips from belize city

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Day trips from belize city

We will be in Belize city for four days with a rental car. Does anyone have suggestions on what to go see and do? Our plans are not set in stone so we don't need to stay in Belize city. Some of the things we might be interested in are the jaguar sanctuary, River cave tubing and eco lodging. Hopkins sounds like a cool place to visit. We have booked a home on caye caulker for the second half of our trip but want to experience as much of Belize as we can in a short visit. Thanks for any help you can give us.

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1. Re: Day trips from belize city

You want to get out of Belize city as soon as you get your car.

As you'll be on water in the second part of your trip. I would head out for the jungle, around San Ignacio and do activities there.

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2. Re: Day trips from belize city

Day trips

Lamanai

Tubing, zip, zoo

Crooked Tree and Altun Ha, Baboon Sanctuary

Rappelling

horses

Museum of Belize in the city

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3. Re: Day trips from belize city

Not Belize City. I would choose one for a home base: Hopkins for Jaguar Reserve, Sitee River, Mayflower park, Garifuna culture; Ian Anderson's Caves Branch for river tubing or Pook's Hill for ATM cave;

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4. Re: Day trips from belize city

We enjoy Hopkins, too, but San Ignacio is a better base if seeing major Maya sites is a priority. Maybe 3 nights to take in the ATM cave, cave tubing, some hiking, then an overnight visit to Tikal before ending on Caulker?

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