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Christian Burn of Grand Baymen – Best Places In The World To Retire User Account
In Belize, there are lots of good hiking in the jungle. I would never advise people to go into the jungles without an expert guide because there are many things that people are not used to in the jungles here. There are snakes, scorpions, tarantulas, fire ants, trees that have spikes on them, and many poisonous things. Guides are certainly easy to come by and there are waterfalls, swimming holes, ridges, jungle, canopy, and bird life you can see.
 
Camping here in Belize is like taking your stuff in the backpack and walking up a trail until there is nothing except what you brought in your backpack with you. Most people will sleep in caves. There are many limestone caves.
 
For the Mayans, there are all kinds of reasons to go into the cave, from spiritual reasons to shelter and basic needs. You can go inside the cave or just set up a little station within the cave, and sleep for the night.
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Waterfall in Mountain Pine Ridge, Belize – Best Places In The World To Retire – International LivingThe hiking in Belize is very impressive. One of the areas where you can find excellent hiking is in the Mountain Pine Ridge. It is private reserve that has about 100 miles of hiking and biking trails going to different waterfalls and swimming areas. That area is near The Thousand Foot Falls, which is the highest waterfall in Central America. Hiking tours are usually combined with other activities such as zip lining, cave tubing, etc. You can also go to the Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary. There is a lot of hiking on that part of Southern Belize.
 
Camping in Belize is being promoted the way it should. There are a lot of opportunities for camping here in Belize. The areas along the Macal River and the Belize River that are great for camping. There is also some camping up in the Mountain Pine Ridge. Most of the people who go there visit some of the Maya Ruins in that area. People also like going the waterfalls or to the nature parks around the area, and they can go camping there.
 
(Waterfall in Mountain Pine Ridge, Belize, pictured.)
Therese Jonch of Programme for Belize – Best Places In The World To Retire User Account
Belize Barrier Reer, Hunting Caye beach – Best Places In The World To Retire – International LivingIf you are a person who likes being out in the wild or in the wilderness, you should definitely try hiking here in Belize. The places that we market have major trails that are suitable for people who are into bird watching and hiking. They would visit our locations and they get to see things like a jaguar or a puma in the wild, if they are lucky enough. They get to see deer roaming around the property, too. Hiking in Belize is basically being outdoors and enjoying that feeling of being out in the jungles of Belize.
 
Camping is also available in Belize. Where you go camping depends on what kind of experience you are looking for. Some people want the resort experience, while some people want the more rustic, simple camping experience. Some people even go camping out on the cayes (islands). A (Belize Barrier Reef coral island, pictured.) They set up up tents where they sleep and then they wake up in the morning and go fishing.
 
You can also go camping inland and in the jungle. So it really depends on what you like.
Giancarlo Vega of Boris Mannsfeld & Associates – Best Places In The World To Retire User Account
Cockscomb Basin, Belize – Best Places In The World To Retire – International LivingHiking and camping is not new to those living in Belize, as we have had campers and hikers at all our national parks.
 
The national park with the most visits from campers and hikers is the Cockscomb Basin (pictured here), which is where you will find the highest peak in Belize.
 
Many campers have said before that they have been to many hiking spots and by far Victoria Peak is the most difficult. Who would have thought our tiny little peak is hard for some tough mountain climbers?

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