AT A GLANCE SAN IGNACIO TOWN
• San Ignacio is situated on the banks of the Macal River, about 63 miles ( 101 km) west of Belize City and 22 miles ( 35 km) west of the country’s capital: Belmopan. • The town was originally named El
Cayo by the Spanish • San Ignacio serves as the cultural- economic hub of Cayo District.
WHAT TO DO:
• Green Iguana Conservation
Project • Belize Botanic Gardens • Cahal Pech Mayan Ruins. • San Ignacio Market • Horseback Ride to Xunantunich
Maya Ruins • Crystal Cave and Blue Hole
National Park Day Trip • Mopan River Kayaking and