10 Days 9 Nights
This is a nine days adventure vacation package that will take you to rainforest and beach destinations, here you will enjoy creative activities to fulfill your adventurous soul.
We will visit destinations in San Ignacio district that includes caving, canoeing, birding and wildlife observation, archaeology tours, a short break to discover the Maya sites of Yaxha & Tikal in the Guatemalan lowlands, finishing the vacation in the paradisiac tropical island of San Pedro Ambergris.
This Adventure tour in Belize & Guatemala is designed for small groups, independent travelers, and families. The tour packages could be tailored to match your particular request, time, and the visit of places and activities not included in this itinerary.
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- Highlights: Tikal National Park – Yaxha National Park – Actun Tunichil Muknal Cave – Xunantunich – San Pedro Ambergris
- Activities: Caving – Canoeing – Hike – Archaeology – Nature – Beach
- Difficulty: Moderate
- Holiday Type: Tailor-made
- You will visit: Belize
- Trip Style: Couples – Small Groups – Families
- Comfort level: Standard – Luxury
- Transportation: Minibus / SUV / ATV
- Length: 10 Days / 9 Nights
- Physical demand: Trip may include activities like walks, trekking, caving, refreshing swim, ATV activities
- Group size: Minimum 1
- Pick up / Drop off locations: Philip S. W. Goldson International Airport
- Day 1 – Arrival – Belize City
- Day 2 – Belize Jungle
- Day 3 – Xunantunich & Macal River Canoe Adventure
- Day 4 – Actun Tunichil Muknal Cave
- Day 5 – Yaxha Day Tour & Tikal Overnight
- Day 6 – Tikal Day Tour
- Day 7 – Tikal – San Pedro Ambergris
- Day 8 & 10 – Leisure – San Pedro Ambergris
- Day 10 – Back Home
Arrival – Belize City
Meet and Greet at your arrival at the Belize International Airport and transfer towards your Rainforest getaway. Based on a private reserve, The Jungle Lodge situated in the foothills of the Maya Mountains within the Cayo District, surrounded by the Roaring River and Tapir Mountain Nature Reserve.
This excellent spot, along with its remarkable placement within the center of the country, helps make the lodge an ideal base from where you will discover the Nature, history, wildlife, and charm of Belize.
Four nights at Pook’s Hill Jungle Lodge or similar
Time to experience the natural beauty of the neotropics, jungle mornings filled with the harmony of the tropical rainforest that inhabits a wealth of birds and wildlife.
Enjoy this secluded paradise through a morning hike under ancient forest; float along a crystal clear jungle river, discover some of the 300 bird species of the reserve or try to experience an encounter with Belize’s mammals, including tapirs and Jaguars that are still present within the reserve
Xunantunich & Macal River Canoe Adventure
After breakfast, you will be transferred, towards Xunantunich Archaeological Site, which is located across the green crystalline waters of the Mopan River.
Xunantunich is the most significant ceremonial center in the Belize River Valley, situated on a natural limestone ridge providing a fantastic panoramic scene of the surrounding of the site from its hilltop location.
You will enjoy your tour through one of the most significant sites in Belize, dating with an essentially classic period ceremonial center with three ceremonial plazas enclosed by house mounds, pyramids, and palaces, the most substantial decorated castle with stucco friezes and masks of Classic style.
After lunch, we will head towards the banks of the Macal River. Here you will enjoy a 2 hrs canoe adventure trip on Macal River, that will take you back to the Hawksworth Bridge in San Ignacio.
During the relaxing trip, you will have the opportunity to spot a variety of exotic tropical bird’s species, green iguanas and other species of tropical wildlife, and the fantastic rainforest that surrounded the river banks.
Actun Tunichil Muknal Cave
After Breakfast transport to Aktun Tunichil Muknal Caves.The “Cave of the Stone Sepulcher” is probably one of the most remarkable caverns in the Maya Lowlands. Situated in the center of the Belizean Jungle, this cave had been a sacred spot to the first Maya of Belize.
Upon arrival, you will be equipped with all the required gear for your Caving Experience. Throughout Three hours hiking and caving are going to be activities you will enjoy.
You will be pleased with this particular excellent cavern which contains a cave system with some compartments, ending inside a 300 by 50-meter Cathedral in which sacrificial rituals once occurred.
Right here it will be possible to take a trip through the Mayan past and experience a living museum in which the human sacrifices and artifacts can see within their original context.
Afterwards, a thrilling drive towards the path forward, a Forty-five minutes journey throughout the dense Rainforest within the Tapir Mountain Nature Reserve and sort over three streams, discovering the animals and plants from the Forest will be an essential activity.
Yaxha Day Tour & Tikal Overnight
After breakfast, we will travel to the western border of Belize, after clear custom, you will board our bus and head towards Yaxha Archaeological Site.
Yaxha found at the banks of the Yaxha Lake; here we are going to walk-through their causeways within an exuberant exotic natural environment, in which howling monkeys flood the ambiance with their howls to impress the females or to get off an intruding male in their flock.
We shall ascend some temples which might be the photographers’ accomplices because they supply stunning sights. We are going to finish the trip inside the higher part of the temple 216, the most elevated structure in the area.
After the Yaxha Archaeological and nature tour, we continue to Tikal National Park
Two nights Lodging at Tikal.
Tikal Day Tour
Today you might take a tour throughout the trails and central areas of one of the most extraordinary locations inside the Mayan World.
Here you will discover that nature and archaeology are perfectly combined. It is also possible to find out abounding fauna. The Mayan forest and millennial temples are silent witnesses of the birth and splendor and even of the collapse of one of the most important cultures in the entire world; all of this is in our trip to Tikal.
Tikal – San Pedro Ambergris
Early in the morning, you will have one hour transfer towards the Mundo Maya International airport to take a short flight over crystal Caribbean waters towards Ambergris Caye.
After a short stop on Belize Airport to connect to a flight to La Isla Bonita, San Pedro Ambergris Caye, you will arrive at one of the most beautiful destinations in Central America, from where your Caribbean adventure begin.
Three nights lodging at San Pedro Ambergris
Day 8 & 9
Leisure – San Pedro Ambergris
The most important of Belize’s offshore islands is just 25 miles extended and a mile wide. San Pedro village rests within the north tropical isle of Ambergris Caye and works as a heart for accommodations, dining, shopping, and nightlife.
Time is suitable for you to set up activities locally including scuba diving or snorkeling, visit Hol Chan Marine Park and Shark Ray Alley for your first intro to the gorgeous world of the Belizean reef.
Sea turtles, eagle rays, nurse sharks, and numerous kinds of species of fish, coral formations, and sponges make one of the earth’s most diversified marine environments.
You can take a scuba diving Resort Training, discover the island by bike, rent a catamaran, or just take it easy on the white sand beaches of the Caribbean. The island has diverse services for daytime adventure and night time dining.
Transfer towards the nearby airstrip for taking a plane back to Belize City airport for connecting with your return flight home.