Top 5 Ways to Experience Belize’s Toledo District
Explore the Rainforest: Even a short hike on maintained trails lets you experience the diverse eco-systems of Belize’s rainforest… Lodges like Hickatee and the Lodge at Big Falls maintain on-site trails. To explore the rainforest in depth, hire a local guide. That way you won’t get lost in the jungle—and you’ll have an expert to point out unusual birds, wildlife, trees, and medicinal plants used by the Maya.
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Experience the Caribbean Sea: Take a short trip to the Port Honduras Marine Reserve to snorkel or fish. Or spend a few days in the sapodilla Cayes, near the barrier reef. If you time it right, you may encounter a majestic whale shark. ReefCI runs a marine research outpost at Tom Owen’s Caye. You can spend five days there, scuba diving and taking part in marine research, for less than $1,000.