Belize is a haven to exotic wildlife, culture and adventure. Surrounded by the Caribbean sea and the Central American jungle, Belize has gained lots of popularity. It’s no surprise that its rich Mayan history and its world-leading coral reef barrier is a fantasy to many. Here are 6 top sights you must visit in Belize.
Belize Barrier Reef.
This aquatic paradise is the second world largest coral reef system in the world. This ecosystem stretches at about 180 miles and is home to a diverse species of marine life. This has become a one-stop paradise for SCUBA enthusiasts. This water haven was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1996.
Blue hole of Belize.
The Blue Hole deep sapphire waters create a perfect contrast to the turquoise ocean that surrounds the sinkhole. Known as one of Belize main wonders, it has become one of the top ten diving places by a marine biologist, Jacques Cousteau, according to Cahal Pech Village Resort.
This destination is home to a diverse group of animals. Its luscious tropical biosphere stretches at about 29 acres of Savannah. The Belize Zoo is opened every day from 8:30 a.m to 5:00 p.m.
Whether you’re uncovering ancient Mayan ruins, or living life on the edge cave tubing or kayaking the blue pools, Cayo has a piece of adventure for everyone.
Orange Walk District.
Home to the monumental Maya Ruins, Lamanai and Cuello and known as the “Sugar City” for its vast amount of sugar, soybean, honey, Orange Walk has it all. Enjoy a mixture of nature, adventure and sweetness.
Nohoc Chen Park.
The limestone caves and the aquamarine waters make it a perfect destination to spend the day cave tubing and kayaking. Floating through the jungle has never been more mystical.
TourMega offers several tours to make your next Belize getaway a dream come true.