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Tikal & Belize Adventure

Duration
9 Days
Prices From:
US$ 2,330

This adventure through the Mayan ruins of Belize and Guatemala will satisfy your cravings for a culturally rich holiday, ending with several sun-filled days in beautiful San Pedro.


This 9-day Central American adventure has everything that makes this part of the world so special, including Mayan ruins, fantastic beaches, and the beauty of the local rainforest.

Start your holiday in the Cayo district, exploring one of Belize’s most famous Mayan ruins, Xunantunich. Travel via hand-cranked ferryboat to the ruins deep within the rainforest and enjoy spectacular views from the top of the pyramid if you’re feeling energetic! Roam the expansive ruins of Caracol, then venture into the Rio Frio Cave.

Cross the border into Guatemala and explore the spectacular ruins of Tikal. This famous site, once one of the largest and most wealthy cities in the region, is instantly recognisable with its pyramids towering above the jungle canopy. Explore palaces, steam baths, ceremonial sites and much more, taking time also to enjoy the surrounding rainforest. You might spot howler monkeys, parrots, toucans, ocelots, or even the occasional jaguar. You might even want to climb one of the pyramids for that extra special jungle view.

There’s a reason Madonna’s been dreaming of San Pedro for thirty years. After all your temple hopping, stretch out your tired legs in one of the Caribbean’s best beach destinations. Your time here is at leisure, so spend your time fishing, diving, snorkelling, sail boating, or doing nothing at all as you enjoy the Ambergris Caye.


 

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Duration
9 Days
Prices From:
US$ 2,330

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Day 1

Belize City International Airport to Cayo District

Duration2 Hours

Black Rock Lodge

Black Rock Lodge's stunning rainforest surroundings offer abundant opportunity for exploration and adventure. Whether canoeing down the pristine Macal River, horseback riding to the Flour Camp caves, or hiking up the various Canyon trails, the abundant diversity of the local flora and fauna is inspiring.

Meal Plan Room Only
Duration3 Nights
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Black Rock Lodge

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    Black Rock Lodge



    Black Rock Lodge's stunning rainforest surroundings offer abundant opportunity for exploration and adventure. Whether canoeing down the pristine Macal River, horseback riding to the Flour Camp caves, or hiking up the various Canyon trails, the abundant diversity of the local flora and fauna is inspiring.

    Black Rock Lodge's stunning rainforest surroundings offer abundant opportunity for exploration and adventure. Whether canoeing down the pristine Macal River, horseback riding to the Flour Camp caves, or hiking up the various Canyon trails, the abundant diversity of the local flora and fauna is inspiring.

    Facilities

    • Bar(s)
    • Bicycles
    • Horseback Riding
    • Restaurant(s)
    • Water sports/ Equipment

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Day 2

Xunantunich and San Ignacio

Travel back in time and experience what life was like in the city of Xunantunich, one of Belize's most popular Mayan sites. This tour from San Ignacio takes you to the Cayo District and delivers you on an old-fashioned, hand-cranked ferryboat to magnificent ruins deep in the Belizean rainforest. Admire astronomical carvings at El Castillo (The Castle) and sweeping views of the Belize River Valley - once you've climbed the steep pyramid steps to the top! Hotel pickup and drop-off are included.

Duration3 Hours
Day 3

Caracol, Rio Frio Caves and Pools

Travel through time to the mysterious world of the ancient Maya at Caracol, the largest Mayan site in Belize! Located deep within the Chiquibul Forest Reserve and nestled amid high-canopy jungle, the archeological complex includes five plazas, an astronomic observatory and thousands of buildings. You'll learn about Caracol's agricultural practices, sacred rituals and their defeat of Tikal as you tour the site with your knowledgeable guide. The Rio Frio Cave is one cave attraction in Belize you do not want to miss. Well-maintained steps and stepping stones lead visitors into the entrance to the cave which is impressive just because of its vast chamber sheer size. With its wide entrance, this is an easy cave to access for the first-time cave explorer.

Duration7 Hours
Day 4

San Ignacio to Melchor de Mencos (Belize/Guatemala Border)

Duration2 Hours

Villa Maya

This eco-friendly hotel offers a restaurant and a bar/lounge. Complimentary wireless and wired high-speed Internet access is available in public areas and an Internet point is located on site. Business amenities include small meeting rooms and audiovisual equipment. Additional amenities include an outdoor pool, a terrace, and multilingual staff.

Meal Plan Full Breakfast
Duration1 Night
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Villa Maya

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    Villa Maya



    This eco-friendly hotel offers a restaurant and a bar/lounge. Complimentary wireless and wired high-speed Internet access is available in public areas and an Internet point is located on site. Business amenities include small meeting rooms and audiovisual equipment. Additional amenities include an outdoor pool, a ...

    This eco-friendly hotel offers a restaurant and a bar/lounge. Complimentary wireless and wired high-speed Internet access is available in public areas and an Internet point is located on site. Business amenities include small meeting rooms and audiovisual equipment. Additional amenities include an outdoor pool, a terrace, and multilingual staff.

    Facilities

    • Conference Facilities
    • Currency Exchange
    • Internet Access
    • Laundry/Dry Cleaning Service
    • Restaurant(s)

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Full Day Tikal Tour with Lunch

Tikal National park is a UNESCO protected site. Huge Mayan temples rise above the jungle canopy and monkeys and tropical birds are abundant in the surrounding rainforest. Tikal is among the world's travel wonders, many calling Tikal one of the most spiritually powerful spots on earth. The monumental site with its towering pyramids looms out of the thick jungle canopy like stoic sentinels of ancient mysteries.

Tikal was once a wealthy metropolis of 100, 000 inhabitants and the seat of power for the great Jaguar clan lords. Today, Tikal attracts archaeologists from all around the globe and the wild-life surrounding the ruins makes it a naturalist's dream.

Your tour takes you through the heart of the more than 3, 000 structures extending over six square miles including palaces, temples, ceremonial platforms, ball courts, terraces, plazas, avenues and steam baths.

The Tikal National Park is not only home to an ancient Mayan City. Screeching howler monkeys and squawking parrots provide nature's soundtrack to all visitors in the area. From monkeys to white lipped peccary, brocket deer, coati-mundis, toucans, scarlet macaws, parrots, ocelots; even the seldom jaguar can occasionally be spotted. Along with many vegetation and spices there is also an abundance of tropical flowers.

After the guided tour you have time to explore on your own, possibly summit one of the tall temples or simply reflect on what was once the grand Mayan civilization.

Duration8 Hours
Day 5

Flores Hotel to Flores Airport

Duration30 Minutes

Flores Airport to Belize City International Airport

Duration45 Minutes

Belize City International Airport to San Pedro Airport

Duration15 Minutes

Sunbreeze Hotel

SunBreeze Hotel is a U Shaped Spanish Architectural design with a touch of the Caribbean surrounded by tropical gardens overlooking the Caribbean Sea. The hotel is centrally located at the immediate south side of the heart of the town with easy access to every means of entertainment and water sport activity; yet out of the hustle of the town. An oceanfront property with 43 spacious air conditioned rooms, onsite restaurant, bar, freshwater pool, massage studio, art gallery and conference room.

Meal Plan Room Only
Duration4 Nights
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Sunbreeze Hotel

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    Sunbreeze Hotel



    SunBreeze Hotel is a U Shaped Spanish Architectural design with a touch of the Caribbean surrounded by tropical gardens overlooking the Caribbean Sea. The hotel is centrally located at the immediate south side of the heart of the town with easy access to every means ...

    SunBreeze Hotel is a U Shaped Spanish Architectural design with a touch of the Caribbean surrounded by tropical gardens overlooking the Caribbean Sea. The hotel is centrally located at the immediate south side of the heart of the town with easy access to every means of entertainment and water sport activity; yet out of the hustle of the town. An oceanfront property with 43 spacious air conditioned rooms, onsite restaurant, bar, freshwater pool, massage studio, art gallery and conference room.

    Facilities

    • Art Gallery
    • Bar(s)
    • Bicycles
    • Conference Facilities
    • Daycare/Babysitting Service
    • Dive Center
    • Internet Access
    • Massage Treatments
    • Pool (s)
    • Reception (24 hrs)
    • Restaurant(s)

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Day 6

Day at Leisure

Today is totally free and at leisure. You can take advantage of any optional activities available or simply relax.

Day 7

Day at Leisure

Today is totally free and at leisure. You can take advantage of any optional activities available or simply relax.

Day 8

Day at Leisure

Today is totally free and at leisure. You can take advantage of any optional activities available or simply relax.

Day 9

San Pedro Airport to Belize City International Airport

Duration17 Minutes

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DEPARTURES:

Daily

PRICE INCLUDES:

8 nights’ accommodation, internal flights, transfers, local guides, and meals as indicated.

PRICE EXCLUDES:

Travel insurance, items of a personal nature and drinks. 

TERMS AND CONDITIONS:

Prices are "from", per person, based on twin share. Subject to availability.

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11 Dec 2017
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