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Available as a Self Drive or Escorted Tour holiday

13 nights from £1,195 per person.

ID: TCL-4-471

Description

Exotic wildlife, jungle rivers, tropical forests and lost civilisations are all part of this trip to Belize. We visit lesser-known Mayan sites such as Xunantunich and explore the impressive temples of Tikal. We end the trip on the island of Caye Caulker, unwinding on the sandy beaches and snorkelling in the warm waters of the Caribbean Sea.

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Package Summary
  • Crooked Tree Bird Sanctuary – Early morning boat trip to this important wetland habitat
  • Wildlife – Opportunities to see howler monkeys, spider monkeys, toucans, parrots, crocodiles and much more in their natural enviroment
  • Mayan sites – Visit the ancient temples of Altun Ha and Xunantunich. Journey by boat along New River to the jungle site of Lamanai
  • Tikal – Walk through the jungle to discover this great Mayan metropolis over the border in Guatemala
  • Mesoamerican Barrier Reef – Opportunities to snorkel over the corals of the longest reef on the Western Hemisphere. Relax on Caye Caulker
Summary Itinerary
  • Day 1 – Join tour in Belize City
  • Day 2 – To Crooked Tree Wildlife Reserve, visit baboon sanctuary
  • Day 3 – Boat trip to the jungle ruins of Lamanai birdwatching en route
  • Day 4 – Explore the Mayan site of Altun Ha, drive to Placencia
  • Day 5 – In Placencia; free to explore, snorkel or relax on beach
  • Day 6 – Visit Cockscomb Basin Jaguar Preserve; head to San Ignacio
  • Day 7 – Explore the Xunantunich archaeological site
  • Day 8 – Free day; choices include Caracol or canoe on the Macal River
  • Day 9 – Explore the great Mayan metropolis of Tikal (Guatemala)
  • Day 10 – Optional re-entry to Tikal; return to Belize City
  • Day 11 – Boat journey to the idyllic island of Caye Caulker
  • Day 12 – Free time in Caye Caulker; relax by sea or snorkel boat trip
  • Day 13 – Relax on Caye Caulker; optional trip to observe manatees
  • Day 14 – Tour ends Belize City

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