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The Cayo District Sights

Rainforest Medicine Trail

  • Chial Rd. Map It
  • San Ignacio
  • Garden/Arboretum

Updated 08/30/2013

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The Rainforest Medicine Trail at The Lodge at Chaa Creek, originally developed by natural medicine guru Rosita Arvigo, gives you a quick introduction to traditional Mayan medicine. The trail takes you on a short, self-guided walk through the rain forest, giving you a chance to study the symbiotic nature of its plant life. Learn about the healing properties of such indigenous plants as red gumbo-limbo and see some endangered medicinal plants. The shop here sells Mayan medicinal

products like Belly Be Good and Flu Away.

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The Lodge at Chaa Creek, Chial Rd., San Ignacio, Belize

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834-4010-Chaa Creek front desk

Sight Details:

  • BZ$10 self-guided tour; BZ$20 guided tour. BZ$20 for self-guided tour including Natural History Centre and Blue Morpho Breeding Center; all free to Chaa Creek guests
  • Daily 9–4

Updated 08/30/2013


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