San Ignacio Area Tour

Tour categories:
  • Belize History
  • Belize Local Culture
  • Belize Flora & Fauna

Drive about 11-12 miles from Mariposa Jungle Lodge by van to the sister cities of San Ignacio & Santa Elena. En route, your Mariposa tour guide will talk about the history and occupations of people in the Villages of San Antonio and Cristo Rey. You will be driven around San Ignacio, the second largest city in Belize with an estimated population of 16,000. Your stops may include, at your option:

  • The Farmers Market – primary market day is Saturday but a permanent group of vendors are open daily to provide food staples
  • The Iguana Conservatory at the San Ignacio Hotel
  • The Belize Botanic Gardens
  • The tourist shops on the road to Xunantunich
  • Shopping time in downtown San Ignacio
  • Major schools, churches, cemetery


Departure: 8:30 recommended on Market Day. Otherwise, 9:00-9:30 based on guest preference.
Duration: Full day
Physical Fitness Requirement: Any
Food Included: Lunch on your own at local restaurant, market or sidewalk stand
Dress: Casual based on weather; comfortable walking shoes

What to Bring

Insect repellent, camera; we provide water

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