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Belize City, Belize

Snorkeling wonders

Relaxing hammocks on the beach

Belize City, Belize

Belize is a tropical and breathtaking destination. This small country has endless opportunities for beach enthusiasts, culture and history lovers and more. It is full of reefs and rainforests, ancient and new sites, adventures and relaxation, exotic animals, friendly people and vibrant energy. Belize is situated in Central America, bordered by Mexico and Guatemala on the north and the west, with the Caribbean Sea on its east. It is one of the most diverse countries of central America with a unique and diversified culture.

Established

1710

Population

57,169

Please see a sample itinerary below. All itineraries are fully customizable.

Trip Inclusions

  • Round trip transportation

  • 6 Night hotel accommodations at a student-friendly hotel

  • Breakfast served daily at your hotel

  • 2 Group lunches

  • 3 Group dinners

  • Visit to Belize City

  • Visit to Swing Bridge

  • Visit to Memorial Park

  • Belize City Historical Tour

  • Snorkel Tour in Caye Caulkner Marine Reserve

  • Zip Lining Adventure

  • Cave Tubing Adventure

  • Visit to Belize Zoo

  • Visit to San Pedro Island

  • Blue Hole Snorkeling Tour

  • Comprehensive Travel Insurance Upon Request

  • A-Z Travel Tour Manager

  • Free chaperone spaces based upon the number of paying passengers

  • Private security upon request

  • All taxes and fees for above listed inclusions

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Day 1

Morning: Departure and flight to Belize City!

Afternoon: Welcome to Belize! Upon arrival you will meet your tour guide and transfer to the hotel. Check in and freshen up.

Evening: Enjoy your welcome dinner with the group at one of the local restaurants.

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Day 2

Morning: After breakfast you will spend your morning on an extensive Belize City tour and learn about the history of the tropical port that was once the British colonial capital. See sites such as Swing Bridge over the Belize River, visit St. John ́s Cathedral, the oldest Anglican cathedral in Central America. Visit landmarks such as Baron Bliss Lighthouse, The House of Culture, and Memorial Park.

Afternoon:  After lunch you will have time to stroll the streets, shop and explore the city on your own!

Evening: Meet for a group dinner in a local restaurant and head back to the hotel for a rest before another exciting day tomorrow!

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Day 3

Morning: Enjoy breakfast and afterwards you will take a short boat ride from Caye Caulker to Caye Caulker Marine Reserve where you can snorkel at 3 enchanting locations and view an underwater cave. You will snorkel with barracudas, moray eels, and snappers at the “Serene South Channel”. After, head to the “Exhilarating Stingray Alley” and finally to the “Mystical Coral Gardens”, where you will snorkel and see butterfly fish, damselfish, stoplight parrotfish, and many others. You will also be taken to an underwater cave called “The Tarpon Pool”, where you can see some true game fish called tarpon.

Afternoon: After lunch, rest as it has been an activity filled day or take your time to immerse yourself in the vibrant city streets of Belize.

Evening: Meet for a delicious dinner and get well-deserved rest!

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Day 4

Morning: After breakfast, you will head out to Belize ́s pristine forests to explore its beautiful and diverse wildlife. Start by visiting limestone caverns for a cave tubing adventure. Dive into water and have a seat on an inner tube to float along in the calm currents while admiring impressive rock formations.

Afternoon: After lunch, explore more of Belize ́s tropical rainforests as you climb up into the jungle canopy and ride a zip line through the trees. Take in fantastic views of the lush forest all around as you glide over treetops and local wildlife.

Evening: Late arrival and delicious dinner on your own!

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Day 5

Morning: Enjoy breakfast at your hotel. Today‘s tour will take you to the Belize Zoo where all the animals are in their natural habitats. You will drive through the streets of Belize City and onto the George Price Highway. Founded by an American citizen, Sharon Matola in 1983, this zoo showcases unique wildlife and also serves as a rehabilitation center for wildlife.

Afternoon: After lunch you will travel to the magnificent Island of San Pedro. Upon arrival, rest or explore the city on your own.

Evening: Have a delicious dinner at a local restaurant and return to your hotel for a rest!

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Day 6

Morning and Afternoon: Have a refreshing breakfast at your hotel and get ready for adventure. The Neptunes Cove Blue Hole Snorkeling Tour takes you into the center of Lighthouse Reef Atoll which is a 1000-foot circular coral reef that drops into an incredible cavern. Filled with awe inspiring natural formations and stalactites. Immerse yourself in the mesmerizing marine life and numerous varieties of colorful corals, sponges, fans, and gorgonians. Blue Hole is a once in a lifetime experience that you will remember long after you’ve left Belize.

Evening: Meet for a farewell dinner with your group. Return to hotel and rest before your trip back home.

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Day 7

Morning: After breakfast and check out, your group will depart for the Airport! Safe travels back home!

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