Belize, Central America
Location
11 Days
Duration

Belize Highlights

Welcome to Belize, Central America!

ROUTE: Belize City, Placencia, Belize City, San Pedro, Belize City

DURATION: 11 Days

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Xunantunich & Cahal Pech full day tour
  • Aktun Tunichil Muknal Cave
  • Walk on a jungle path down to the famous inland blue hole
  • Visit to the famous Marie Sharps hot sauce factory
  • Boat ride on calm waters of Monkey river with jungle tour
  • Day of Leisure at Placencia to explore the beach and surrounding areas
  • Stop at the Jaguar Paw area and Nocho’een cave system
  • Cave tubing and short jungle hike
  • Days of Leisure at San Pedro go fishing on the barrier reef or deep sea fishing, Diving, Snorkeling, Kayaking or just relax on the beach
  • Hol Chan & Shark Ray Alley tour – snorkeling and relax at the beach
AIRFARE: International Airfare Upon Request
ACCOMMODATIONS:  Hotels used (or similar)
FIRST:
  • Belize City – Midas Resort– Standard Room
  • Placencia – Paradise Resort – Standard Room
  • San Pedro – Sun Breeze Hotel – Standard Room
DELUXE:
  • Belize City – San Ignacio Resort Hotel – Standard Room
  • Placencia – Robert’s Grove Beach Resort – Standard Room
  • San Pedro – Victoria House – Standard Room
LUXURY:
  • Please inquire

 Included: 

Accommodations Per Person Sharing, including hotel taxes

Arrival & departure transfers where applicable

Local guides where applicable

Meals per itinerary

Park entrance fees and sightseeing fees where applicable

Applicable transportation

Not Included:

Airfare and air taxes

Cancellation, baggage, travel and medical insurance

Items of a personal nature such as baggage porterage, gratuities/tips, laundry, telephone calls, bottled water, etc.

Visa and visa fees

Optional sightseeing and activities

Meals, beverages and services not mentioned in itinerary

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Terms & Conditions

1

Day 1 Arrival to Belize

Upon arrival at airport in Belize, you will be warmly met by a representative, who will provide assistance and transfer to your accommodation to check-in.

Optional Activities:  On the way you can make an additional stop at the Belize City Zoo, currently rated as the top small zoo in the world.

Overnight: San Ignacio

2

Day 2 Xunantunich & Cahal Pech Full Day Tour

Activities:

  • Explore the two ancient Mayan Cities of Xunantunich (lady of stone) and Cahal Pech (place of tics) famous for their battles with Tikal and good examples of the ancient Maya world.
  • Cross the Mopan River on a hand cranked ferry to get to the site at Xunantunich and lunch today is taken at a local restaurant in the village of Succotz.
  • Evening at leisure.

Overnight: San Ignacio – (B, L)

3

Day 3 Full Day Aktun Tunichil Muknal Cave

Activities:

  • Rated as the top adventure in Central America by National Geographic the ATM (Aktun Tunichil Muknal) cave system, located near the village of Teakettle, is a throwback to the times when the ancient Maya were fleeing the cities and hiding in the cave systems to make sacrifices to the Gods. Here you can see stalactites, stalagmites, crystal formations, pottery shards and skeletal remains. Access is through a short jungle hike, swimming into a cave and then walking through an underground river.
  • Evening at leisure.

Overnight: San Ignacio – (B, L)

4

Day 4 Placencia - Blue Hole En Route

Activities:

  • Private transfer to Placencia with two stops on the way.
  • First take a short walk on a jungle path down to the famous inland blue hole for a refreshing dip in the chilly mountain fed waters.
  • Next is a short visit to the famous Marie Sharps hot sauce factory where the products are shipped to 27 countries around the world. A chance to sample hot sauce and jams before heading to Placencia.
  • The Hummingbird highway is the most beautiful highway in the country and snakes between the Maya mountains. Total travel time is 4 hours, plus stops.
  • Evening at leisure.

Overnight: Placencia – (B, L)

5

Day 5 Monkey River Full Day Tour

Activities:

  • A lovely boat ride on calm waters brings you to the remote village of Monkey river at the entrance to the Monkey River. Order your lunch, then set off upstream as the guide points out the numerous wildlife before taking you on a jungle tour to get up close and personal with howler monkeys.
  • On the way back stop for lunch in Monkey River village and then spot some Manatees feeding in the shallow water before heading back to Placencia village.
  • Evening at leisure.

Overnight: Placencia – (B, L)

6

Day 6 Day of Leisure at Placencia

Activities:

  • Enjoy the day at leisure on the beach or explore the village of Placencia with its many bars, coffee shops and restaurants and famous for having the narrowest high street in the world – recently it was made wider and presently 1.2 m (4 foot wide)!

Overnight: Placencia – (B)

7

Day 7 Belize City - Cave tubing en route - San Pedro

Activities:

  • Private transfer with a stop at the Jaguar Paw area and Nocho’een cave system where you will make a cave tubing experience following a short jungle hike, enter the Maya caves in a river sitting in your own over-sized inner tube and gently floating through the cave system while the guide explains about the cave and its history. Total travel time excluding tours is 4 hours.
  • After a local lunch you will continue to the former capital, Belize City, to take a local flight to San Pedro town where a taxi will bring you to your hotel.
  • Evening at leisure to explore the many dining options in the town of San Pedro.

Overnight: San Pedro – (B)

8

Day 8 Day of Leisure at San Pedro

Activities:

  • A day at leisure but perhaps you will go fishing on the barrier reef or deep sea fishing, Diving, Snorkeling, Kayaking or just relax on the beach. Your resort tour desk can assist in arranging any of these or additional touring options.

Overnight: San Pedro – (B)

9

Day 9 Hol Chan & Shark Ray Alley Tour

Activities:

  • Today you will be snorkeling on the second longest barrier in the world on two prime sites in the protected Hol Chan National Park. In the park you will snorkel the world famous Shark Ray Alley site and as the name implies, you will be snorkeling with harmless nurse sharks and southern stingrays.
  • Rest of the day is at leisure to explore down town or chill on the beach.

Overnight: San Pedro – (B)

10

Day 10 Day of Leisure at San Pedro

Activities:

  • A day at leisure but perhaps you will go fishing on the barrier reef or deep sea fishing, Diving, Snorkeling, Kayaking or just relax on the beach. Your resort tour desk can assist in arranging any of these or additional touring options.

Overnight: San Pedro – (B)

11

Day 11 Flight to the Belize International airport - Departure Day

Departure: After breakfast, a short transfer to the local airstrip for the 18 minute flight to International Airport to take your flight home. – (B)


Meals as per itinerary: (B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner)


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Location Name: Belize, Central America
Area (SQ KM): 22,966
Population: 347,369
Capital: Belmopan
Language(s): English (official), Spanish, Mayan, Garifuna (Carib), Creole
Religion: Roman Catholic, Protestant (Pentecostal, Anglican, Seventh-Day Adventist, Mennonite, Methodist, Jehovah's Witnesses ) other
Currency: Belize dollar - BZD
Time Zone: UTC -6
Electricity: 110 V / 220 V
Phone Country Code to Call (Belize, Central America): 501


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