1. Visit an Ancient Maya City.
The Maya were Belize’s most prominent indigenous culture and some of their civilization have endured. Belize is home to a plethora of Maya sites including Altun Ha, Lamanai, Cahal Pech, and Xunantunich.
2. Go Cave Tubing.
There are several places that combine spelunking with a relaxing riverway trip via inner tube.
3. Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary.
Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary is one of the largest forested areas in Central America and is lush with unique animals including the iconic Belize jaguar.
4. Look For Howler Monkeys in Monkey River.
Monkey River is a village well-known for its sizable howler monkey population.
5. Visit a Cocoa Farm.
Cacao, the source of chocolate, was well-venerated by ancient Maya. Visitors can see how chocolate is handled traditionally.
6. The Garifuna Cultural Tour.
The Garifuna are just one of Belize’s diverse cultures. This tour allows visitors to observe traditional artifacts and play traditional instruments.
7. ATM Cave.
Actun Tunichil Muknal is a unique cave containing the crystallized remains of an 18-year-old Maya girl some regard as a sacrificial offering to the gods.
8. The Belize Zoo.
9. Swimming at Davis Falls.
Davis Falls is Belize’s second-largest waterfall, found deep within the rainforest and surrounded with citrus trees.
10. Snorkel or Dive Around the Gorgeous Belize Barrier Reef.
This 300 kilometer reef is home to over 100 species of coral and 500 fish. Only one-tenth of the reef has actually been explored, meaning there may be countless other species as yet undiscovered.