The Belize Off the Beaten Path

Day 1 -  Arrival and transfer to Lodge – We will pick up clients from Belize International Airport and transfer them to the lodge. For different arrival times we will provide separate transfers. Upon arrival, enjoy a warm welcome dinner at the lodge and on continuation a creatures of the night walk though the nearby jungle. (D)

Day 2 – Actun Tunichil Muknal – Hike & Caving
Today guests will explore the most famous and adventurous cave in Belize, Atun Tunich Muknal Cave. We transfer to the edge of the Tapir reserve and start our jungle hike towards the entrance of the cave. Once inside this unique mixture between a dry and water cave we will witness Maya pottery, stalactites and stalagmites as well as the remains from ancient Maya ceremonies. This cave holds an amazing surprise right at the end of the visit! After an adventurous day we get back to our lodge in time for sunset. (B, L, D)

Day 3 – Temples and canoeing
We transfer to the heart of the Cayo district this morning. First we visit the impressive Maya site of Xunantunich, “Stone Maiden” which has a picturesque setting on the shores of the river and offers lovely views from the top of the main temple. After our tour and a short drive, we arrive at the put in point for our canoe adventure, either on Moan or Macao River depending on water levels at different times of the year. Our river canoeing adventure takes us downstream through rainforest scenery and farmlands. At the end of the trip, after lunch, we visit the small but highly interesting Mayan site of Cahal Pech and transfer back to the lodge.

Day 4: Jaguar Paw Cave Tubing & Transfer to Ambergris Caye Island
This morning we transfer to Belize City ferry Terminal. On the way guests will stop to enjoy the famous cave tubing tour at Jaguar Paw where you float downriver on inner tubes through caves and rainforest scenery. From the terminal you will catch a water taxi to Ambergris Caye Island (approx. 1h 15 min) on the blue waters of the Caribbean. Once at the island you are transferred to your beachfront hotel. Your hotel has an onsite dive shop where dive, snorkel & other tours can be booked. It is also centrally located for the shops and nightlife of San Pedro and itself has a great bar & restaurant. (B, L, D)

Day 5 – Shark Ray Alley & Hol Chan Marine Park
After breakfast, you can enjoy the famous Shark Ray Alley and Hol Chan Marine park snorkel trip where you get to see a variety of marine life including sting rays and harmless sharks. Then you can have a free afternoon to relax or book another trip – payable locally. (B, L, D)

Day 6 – Free day to Relax
Today you can just relax on the beach, have some Spa Treatments or we can help to arrange another trip, windsurfing, snorkeling, diving etc – all payable locally.
(B, L, D)

Day 7 – Transfer out
After breakfast, we will transfer clients to San Pedro Airstrip and fly them to Belize International Airport, in time for their international flight out. (B)

 

Starting price
10 – 15 students + 1 chaperone: $ 1 990 / student
16 – 20 students + 1 chaperone: $ 1 790 / student
21 – 25 students + 1 chaperone: $ 1 690 / student
(Price depends on the time travelling e.g. Christmas and New Years period are peak season)

Price includes:
All the transfers mentioned in the program with van or a boat, domestic flight from San Pedro to Belize City, accommodation in an economic hotel, all the meals as mentioned in the program (B, L, D), all the activities mentioned in the program with entrance fees, a Students Journey guide

Price does not include:
International flights, beverages and meals not specified, phone calls and personal expenses, travel insurance, Entrance or exit fees to Belize (at this time US$ 23.75 / Pers.), $ 10 / Pers. Marine Park fee that has to be paid personally on day 5, all other services stated as optional or not explicitly stated as included.


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