Mayan Jungle Ride- enjoy tropical paradise while horseback riding in Belize

Mayan Jungle Ride

Ride Overview

Enjoy a tropical paradise on this horseback riding tour in Belize. The diversity of scenery and activities on this ride makes it a wonderfully relaxing holiday. The area has numerous Mayan ruins which have lain covered by the jungle for more than a thousand years. You will pass un-excavated and partially excavated archaeological sites and see ancient pottery shards in ceremonial caves. Lunch most days will be taken beside secluded natural rock pools at the base of beautiful tropical waterfalls, and of course there will be time for swimming. There are some chances for trots and canters, but the terrain does not lend itself to much fast riding. You will, however, have plentiful opportunities to view bird life on this riding tour in Belize, from toucans and hummingbirds to marmots. This opportunity for wildlife viewing, combined with the fascinating historical sites make this destination uniquely suited for a riding vacation.

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Accommodations & Food

Lodging is in comfortable Mayan-style cabanas located in a rustic setting. The cabanas are constructed of stucco, trimmed with hardwoods and a thatched roof. Each has woven tapestries, a comfortable bed and private bathroom with shower and hot and cold running water. Electricity is not available in the cabanas, however, light is provided with a kerosene lantern.
The Cantina is the center of activity, including offering electricity. It serves a variety of foods are served including Mexican, Tex-Mex, rice and beans, homemade tortillas and breads, and local Belize fare.

Ride & Horse Details

  • Horse Breeds:
    local quarterhorse cross
  • Trip Pace:
    slow to moderate
  • Tack:
    Abetta Endurance Saddles
  • Weight limit:
    200 lbs

Meeting Point

Belize City

With first-hand knowledge of the exciting tours we offer, the ride consultants at Equitours look forward to answering any questions you might have about this ride. We want to help make sure that you select the trip of your dreams. Please call or email and get ready to pack your bags for a wonderful adventure!

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