There are many tour guides and tours operators in San Ignacio, Cayo in the Western region of our Amazing country Belize. All but one, Lion’s Adventure Tours own by Jorge De’leon or “Lion” offers a hand full of extraordinary tours.
Through the many years and experience specializing in ancient Maya history and culture, Lion is able to train and keep his other tour guides up-to-date with the latest finds and other information to enhance your tour experience. From a Trilling ATV Cave adventure to spectacular Sunset at a Mayan Ruin. Taking a tour with Lion and his tour Company is an experience second to none. Offering the ultimate Bird watching and scarlet macaw motoring tour from San Ignacio is one of the few tours that offers you a boat ride as part of the adventure. Lion’s Caracol Archaeological site tour is one you surely don’t want to miss; as he has an extensive, passionate knowledge of this site. Most tours are located and / or carried in the Chiquibul Nature Reserve where you will experience nature at her utmost best.
Tour Guide and Tour Company
Jorge De Leon, Lion as friends call him. He is not your average tour guide. He has been guiding for over 12 years and specializes on the ancient Maya writing (Maya Hieroglyphs).
One of the most exciting moments for him was when he had the privilege of reporting on an amazing find at the Caracol Maya Site, a new altar. This altar turned out to be the last hieroglyphic monument at this ancient city. He is passionate about history and preserving our Belizean heritage.
Join him as he explores some of Belize´s amazing ancient Cities and Caves. He can also take you on adventure trips to a few sites in the northern Guatemala. One of these trips will give you the opportunity to enjoy the sun set from the top of a Maya temple overlooking a lake as the sun sets behind the mountains on the horizon. He has a couple of very unique cave adventures to offer which will take you to explore and experience the wild side of Belize.
San Ignacio town, located only two hours away from the International Airport, is your gateway to the world of the Maya’s and Mother Nature’s undiscovered secrets. This inland town boasts friendly people along with fantastic accommodations. Many are oasis in the forest where they reside, while others are located on the outskirts of town. Accommodations are located in town for those who wish to experience the town life. Lion is often seen guiding students or groups in town as part of a cultural experience or simply to dine at the famous local restaurants.
Americans, Canadians, Europeans, even the Japanese and many others are finding this small town-population 18,000, to be friendly and eventful. Many cultures collide in the main part of town known as Burn Avenue, or the heart of town. The main highlight of San Ignacio town is the farmer’s market which is held on Saturdays- offering food, culture and fun.
Lion: “Allow me to take you on an adventure, exploring the unexplored and discovering the mysteries of Xibalba. Do you have what it takes?”
The Hot New Tour
The new hot thing to do when touring this wonderful part of Belize is Lions Mayan Name Writing, where you get to learn how to write and pronounce your name in Maya. This new experience is then followed with an amazing tour adventure of Xunantunich Archaeological Site. This tour is best done with a minimum of four persons