Cayo district

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Cayo is known as the ‘Highlands of Belize’ and makes the ideal place for adventure, with its wildlife and Mayan sites set amongst beautiful rainforest and pine forest dotted with rivers and waterfalls.

San Ignacio in the heart of the Cayo District is located between the Macal and Mopan Rivers, with a fascinating assortment of Maya, Garifuna, Asian and Mennonite influences.

Try bird-watching, caving, hiking and horseback riding from a beautiful wilderness lodge and explore Mayan treasures such as Cahal Pech, Caracol or Xunantunich. Venture into deep forest in protected reserves such as Chiquibal, a good opportunity to spot rare mammals such as ocelot, Baird’s tapir, river otters and even perhaps jaguar here.

Or head to the cool slopes of the Mountain Pine Ridge Reserve, a landscape of rolling pine forest spread over smooth granite hillsides and dotted with waterfalls, caves and pools, perfect for hiking and bird-watching.


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