Belize: Essentials

9 day

E-Ticket

Day Trip

Group Tour

Wade through the water to explore this the giant cave system of Actun Tunichil Muknal, Mayan sacred spot where it was believed gods lived.

Snorkel in crystal-clear waters of Placencia, a charming, low-key fishing village at the southern tip of the same-named peninsula.

Get acquainted with Garifuna culture (declared Masterpiece of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO) in Hopkins, a friendly coastal village on Belizean coast.

Do your piece of outdoor adventures...
Wade through the water to explore this the giant cave system of Actun Tunichil Muknal, Mayan sacred spot where it was believed gods lived.

Snorkel in crystal-clear waters of Placencia, a charming, low-key fishing village at the southern tip of the same-named peninsula.

Get acquainted with Garifuna culture (declared Masterpiece of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO) in Hopkins, a friendly coastal village on Belizean coast.

Do your piece of outdoor adventures, such as kayaking, hiking and caving, in San Ignacio, a vibrant traveler center that is a great base for exploring Maya ruins and cave systems in the Western part of the country

Relax, swim and party in Caye Caulker, a long thin limestone caye famous for its car-free policy, sensational seafood as well as snorkeling and boating along the nearby Belize Barrier Reef.
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Itinerary Details

Itinerary

Day 1: Belize City - Community Baboon Sanctuary

Stop At: Community Baboon Sanctuary, Bermudian Landing Opposite Soccer field Belize
Arrive in the afternoon at your accommodation at eco-lodge near Community Baboon Sanctuary, just 30 minutes from the airport. Enjoy the peacefulness of surrounding nature before meeting your group and Tour Leader in the evening: welcome meeting, optional dinner & get-together with the rest of the group in a local restaurant.
Duration: 1 day

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Eco-lodge near Community Baboon Sanctuary.

Day 2: Community Baboon Sanctuary - Lamanai Ruins - Placencia

Stop At: Community Baboon Sanctuary, Bermudian Landing Opposite Soccer field Belize
In the morning, after a black howler monkey tour in the nearby Community Baboon Sanctuary, go to Placencia - a charming, low-key fishing village at the southern tip of the same-named peninsula: free time, optional dinner & get-together.
Duration: 1 hour

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Itinerary

Day 1: Belize City - Community Baboon Sanctuary

Stop At: Community Baboon Sanctuary, Bermudian Landing Opposite Soccer field Belize
Arrive in the afternoon at your accommodation at eco-lodge near Community Baboon Sanctuary, just 30 minutes from the airport. Enjoy the peacefulness of surrounding nature before meeting your group and Tour Leader in the evening: welcome meeting, optional dinner & get-together with the rest of the group in a local restaurant.
Duration: 1 day

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Eco-lodge near Community Baboon Sanctuary.

Day 2: Community Baboon Sanctuary - Lamanai Ruins - Placencia

Stop At: Community Baboon Sanctuary, Bermudian Landing Opposite Soccer field Belize
In the morning, after a black howler monkey tour in the nearby Community Baboon Sanctuary, go to Placencia - a charming, low-key fishing village at the southern tip of the same-named peninsula: free time, optional dinner & get-together.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Placencia Municipal Pier, At the Point, Placencia Belize
Evening orientation walk, optional dinner & get-together in one of local restaurants/bars.
Duration: 5 hours

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Conveniently located, locally-owned hotel/B&B/guest house in Placencia.

Day 3: Placencia

Stop At: Placencia Municipal Pier, At the Point, Placencia Belize
Free program, so decide whether to chill on the beach, explore the area by yourself or join some of the local tours: snorkeling in Silk Cayes and Turtle Alley, cave tubing in the Inland Blue Hole, open-sea fishing and snorkeling, kayaking expedition at Laughing Bird Caye etc. Optional evening get-together and dinner with a group in Placencia.
Duration: 1 day

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Conveniently located, locally-owned hotel/B&B/guest house in Placencia.

Day 4: Placencia - Hopkins

Stop At: Garimaya Gift Shop And Gallery, Hopkins, Belize
From Placencia, we will move to Hopkins - a friendly coastal village that attracts travelers looking to soak up sea breezes and Garifuna culture. Upon arrival and orientation walk around the town, we will join the Garifuna Drumming Lesson & Performance. Then it's up to you what to do: relax on the beach, do snorkeling in the nearby palmed Tobacco Caye, venture to a nearby wildlife sanctuary, or rent a bike and explore the area. In the evening, opt to join an optional dinner & get-together with a group.
Duration: 1 day

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Conveniently located, locally-owned hotel/B&B/guest house in Hopkins.

Day 5: Hopkins - St. Herman’s Blue Hole National Park - San Ignacio

Stop At: Marie Sharp's Factory, Hummingbird Highway, Dangriga Belize
In the morning, after checkout from our accommodation in Placencia, join a Spicy Sauce Factory Tour in Dangriga before arriving at St. Herman’s Blue Hole National Park. There you will find St. Herman's Cave and the Blue Hole - a perfect place for a refreshing afternoon swim formed by the collapse of an underground limestone cave. In the afternoon we will continue to San Ignacio, a vibrant traveler center that is a great base for exploring Maya ruins and cave systems in the Western part of the country. Evening arrival, accommodation and optional dinner in San Ignacio.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Blue Hole National Park, Hummingbird Highway St.Margaret, Belmopan Belize
Guided visit & free time.
Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: San Ignacio Market, Savannah Street, San Ignacio Belize
Evening orientation walk, optional dinner & get-together with the rest of the group.
Duration: 5 hours

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Conveniently located, locally-owned hotel/B&B/guest house in San Ignacio.

Day 6: San Ignacio - Xunantunich - Belize City

Stop At: San Ignacio Market, Savannah Street, San Ignacio Belize
In the morning, follow your Trip Leader for a Market Food Tour & Tortilla-Making Lesson in San Ignacio, then go to visit Xunantunich ruins, before leaving to Belize City in the late afternoon. Evening arrival, accommodation, optional dinner & get-together with a group in Belize City.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: XUNANTUNICH MAYA TEMPLE, Belize
Guided visit & free time.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Old Belize Cultural and Historical Center, Cucumber Beach Marina Mile 5 Western Highway, Belize City Belize
Evening orientation walk, optional dinner & get-together with the group.
Duration: 2 hours

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Conveniently located, locally-owned hotel/B&B/guest house in Belize City.

Day 7: Belize City - Lamanai Maya Ruins - Caye Caulker

Stop At: Old Belize Cultural and Historical Center, Cucumber Beach Marina Mile 5 Western Highway, Belize City Belize
In the morning join a walking tour to explore Belize City - the historical capital of the nation with its handsome colonial houses and porticos, seaside parks, bustling shopping areas and sailboats that bob at the mouth of Haulover Creek. In the afternoon we will take a water taxi to Caye Caulker - a long thin limestone caye inhabited by less than 2,000 people, famous for its car-free policy, sensational seafood as well as snorkeling and boating along the nearby Belize Barrier Reef. Accommodation, optional dinner & get-together with a group in one of the popular beach restaurants/bars in Caye Caulker.

Transportation: water taxi

Accommodation: conveniently located, locally-owned hotel/B&B/guest house in Caye Caulker

Activities Included: walking tour in Belize City; orientation walk in Caye Caulker
Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: North Shore The Estuary, Caye Caulker Belize
Orientation walk, optional dinner & get-together with the group in one of the popular beach restaurants/bars.
Duration: 5 hours

Stop At: Lamanai Archaeological Reserve, Belize
Guided visit & free time.
Duration: 2 hours

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Conveniently located, locally-owned hotel/B&B/guest house in Caye Caulker.

Day 8: Caye Caulker

Stop At: North Shore The Estuary, Caye Caulker Belize
After a morning bike tour, enjoy the day on the beach or join some of the sailing & snorkeling tours to nearby UNESCO-protected Hol Chan Marine Reserve and the Belize Barrier Reef. There you can closely see numerous underwater species such as nurse sharks, rays, groupers, porcupine fish and yellowtail snapper, to name a few. In the evening, join optional farewell dinner with a group at a popular local restaurant.
Duration: 1 day

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Conveniently located, locally-owned hotel/B&B/guest house in Caye Caulker.

Day 9: Caye Caulker

Stop At: North Shore The Estuary, Caye Caulker Belize
The last day of the Tour: feel free to leave whenever you want. From Caye Caulker the airport can be reached in about 1,5h: 1h by water taxi to Belize City (departures between 7:30 am and 5:00 pm) and an additional 30 min by taxi.
Duration: 1 day

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Important Details

Included
  • Walking tours/orientation walks: 5x (as per itinerary)
  • Entry/Admission - Caye Caulker
  • Entry/Admission - Garimaya Gift Shop And Gallery
  • Entry/Admission - Community Baboon Sanctuary
  • Entry/Admission - Blue Hole National Park
  • Accommodation: 7x nights in locally-owned hotels/B&Bs/guest houses; 1x night in eco-logde
  • Entry/Admission - Lamanai Archaeological Reserve
  • Entry/Admission - XUNANTUNICH MAYA TEMPLE
  • Meals: 1x Market Food Tour (San Ignacio)
  • Guided visits & activities: 8x (as per itinerary)
  • Entry/Admission - San Ignacio Market
  • Transport: private vehicle/mini-couch
  • Accommodation included: 8 nights
Not Included
  • Flights, airport transfers, insurance, other activities, meals, personal expenses, tips
Departure Point
Community Baboon Sanctuary Visitor Center and Museum, Bermudian Landing, Belize

Traveler pickup is offered
Departure from the group' s accommodation near Community Baboon Sanctuary on Day 2 morning.
You will get your Trip Notes with the names & addresses of accommodations after your booking. You will need to get to the meeting point (accommodation of Day 1) by taxi(~30 min from the airport) or order a transfer from us for an extra fee.

12:00 AM
Return Details
Caye Caulker, Belize
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 18 travelers
Voucher Requirements

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

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Cancellation Policy

All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.