Kawiil Tours is own and operated by Luis Zaiden; who grow up in San Ignacio Town, Cayo district in the beautiful foot hills of the Maya mountain of Belize. From a young age Luis had a passion for history and nature; he spend most of his childhood with his friends playing in the river and also playing hide and seek in what is now Cahal Pech Archeological site. He never knew at the time that he would end up running his very of Belize Tour Company. Nevertheless, that came to an end when he went to high school and then went to work in Belize city.
Always longing for his childhood days to return, in 1993 he got a job as a park warden at Program For Belize (PFB). There his duties was to stop illegal logging, hunting and illegal excavation of Maya sites. During his time working with PFB, he worked closely with different Scientists and learned from them; he also assisted the professors that came with students at the station. Student groups from 10 years old to university students.
While he was there, a vacancy opened for a tour guide and he didn’t hesitate to take the opportunity. He became a tour guide in 1997 and remained with Program for Belize for 2 more years and then decided to venture to excel his tour guide passion. He worked at Blancaneaux Lodge for a period of 4 years as a guide supervisor. He decided to left to become a freelance tour guide.
Luis: "I have work with visitors from 1997 to the present day. I work for Amber Sunset Jungle Resort, Blancaneaux Lodge, Belize Jungle Lodge, Maya Mountain Lodge, the tour operator in the Cayo district. Including Maya Walk, Cats tour, Pacz tour, Maximum Adventure tour.
I have been a tour guide for 19 years, I have also done the ATM Cave for the past 13 years."
Ka’wiil Tours aim to provide the utmost best tours and attractions while providing a heartwarming experiences. Our tour company focus on Safety, Reliability and Knowledgeable tour guides to deliver an excellent Adventure experience in Belize.