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Discover Belize - Explore!

Discover Belize

13 days
4.0
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Start and end in Belize City
Tour Operator:
Explore!
Max group size:
16
Age range:
14 to 85
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
124397
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US $3,090
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Highlights

  • Cruise to the wetlands of Crooked Tree Bird Sanctuary
  • Search for wildlife in their natural environment
  • Journey along New River to the jungle site of Lamanai|
  • Discover the great Maya metropolis of Guatemala
  • Snorkel the wonders of the Mesoamerican Barrier Reef

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Itinerary

Start and end in Belize City! With the In-depth Cultural tour Discover Belize, you have a 13 days tour package taking you through Belize City, Belize and 8 other destinations in Latin America. Discover Belize includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Fly to Houston for an overnight; Land Only customers join the trip in Belize City
  2. Day 2: To Crooked Tree Wildlife Reserve via Altun Ha
  3. Day 3: Boat trip to the jungle ruins of Lamanai birdwatching en route
  4. Day 4: Dawn bird watching, drive to Placencia
  5. Day 5: In Placencia; free to explore, snorkel or relax on beach
  6. Day 6: Visit Cockscomb Basin Jaguar Preserve; head to San Ignacio
  7. Day 7: Explore the Xunantunich archaeological site
  8. Day 8: Free day, choices include canoeing on the Macal River and visit to Belize Botanical Gardens
  9. Day 9: Explore the great Mayan metropolis of Tikal (Guatemala)
  10. Day 10: Optional re-entry to Tikal
  11. Day 11: Boat journey to the idyllic island of Caye Caulker
  12. Day 12: Free time in Caye Caulker; relax by the sea or optional snorkel boat trip
  13. Day 13: Tour ends Belize City
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What's Included

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  • Accommodation
  • Guide
  • Meals
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  • Transport
  • Optional Extras
  • Flights
  • Insurance
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Where You'll Stay

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  • R
    · February 9th, 2020
    Comprehensive tour which included opportunities to sample the culture, nature and archeology
    Explore! commented on this review
    Many thanks for reviewing the trip and we are really pleased that you found it to be so comprehensive and interesting. The Explore Team
    Trip date: January 2020
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    · May 17th, 2019
    Overall an extremely enjoyable trip.
    Explore! commented on this review
    Thanks for your review. Hope to travel with you in the future.
    Trip date: March 2018
    Review collected by Explore!
  • A
    · May 17th, 2019
    Overall I felt this was an excellent trip but in a country where money seems to go a long way, I felt the quality of accommodation was an issue that could be addressed. Our disappointments here did not spoil the overall experience but we did sometimes... Show more
    Explore! commented on this review
    Thanks for your review and feedback. Glad you had a nice trip.
    Trip date: January 2018
    Review collected by Explore!
  • A
    · May 17th, 2019
    Drop Caye Caulker, it's a nasty, smelly, tacky dump!! This was the only down side to the tour. A fantastic snorkelling trip on the first day there, got us through it, but this was not a good ending to the trip. Luckily we had a fantastic time so just... Show more
    Explore! commented on this review
    Thanks for your feedback and review.
    Trip date: November 2018
    Review collected by Explore!
  • A
    · May 17th, 2019
    It should be emphasised further that you need to be able to swim to a decent ability to go on snorkelling activities. It can deter from the experience of more competent swimmers when guides are taken up giving 1 to 1 supervision to guests who are unable... Show more
    Explore! commented on this review
    Thanks for your review and feedback.
    Trip date: February 2019
    Review collected by Explore!
  • A
    · May 17th, 2019
    Thoroughly enjoyed my holiday and this was mostly down to Will and his commitment to making sure we had a great time and were well looked after.
    Explore! commented on this review
    Thanks for your review.
    Trip date: November 2018
    Review collected by Explore!
  • A
    · May 17th, 2019
    Would be useful in trip notes to mention electricity in Tikal is only available for short periods
    Explore! commented on this review
    Thanks for your review and feedback. Glad you had a nice trip.
    Trip date: February 2018
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  • A
    · May 17th, 2019
    I thought there were lots of additional trips on this tour and they were quite costly.
    Explore! commented on this review
    Thanks for your review.
    Trip date: December 2017
    Review collected by Explore!
  • A
    · May 17th, 2019
    Its a fantastic country and I hope more people discover it.
    Explore! commented on this review
    Thanks for your review. Glad you had a nice trip.
    Trip date: February 2018
    Review collected by Explore!
  • A
    · May 17th, 2019
    we feel this is a well planned and organised trip
    Explore! commented on this review
    Thanks for your review. Glad you had a nice trip.
    Trip date: January 2018
    Review collected by Explore!

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13 days
Discover Belize
From Belize City to Belize City
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Good to Know

  • Currencies
    BZ$
    Belize Dollar
    Belize
    Q
    Quetzal
    Guatemala
  • Plugs & Adapters

    As a traveller from USA, Canada you will need an adaptor for types G, I. As a traveller from England you will need an adaptor for types A, B, I. As a traveller from Australia, New Zealand you will need an adaptor for types A, B, G. As a traveller from South Africa you will need an adaptor for types A, B, G, I.

    Type A
    Belize and Guatemala
    Type B
    Belize and Guatemala
    Type G
    Belize and Guatemala
    Type I
    Guatemala
  • Vaccines
    • These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
    • Typhoid - Recommended for Belize and Guatemala. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    • Hepatitis A - Recommended for Belize and Guatemala. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    • Tuberculosis - Recommended for Belize and Guatemala. Ideally 3 months before travel.
    • Hepatitis B - Recommended for Belize and Guatemala. Ideally 2 months before travel.
    • Yellow fever - Certificate of vaccination required if arriving from an infected area for Belize. Yellow fever - Certificate of vaccination required if arriving from an area with a risk of yellow fever transmission for Guatemala. Ideally 10 days before travel.
  • Visa
    • Unfortunately we cannot offer you a visa application service. Whether you need a visa or not depends on your nationality and where you wish to travel. Assuming your home country does not have a visa agreement with the country you're planning to visit, you will need to apply for a visa in advance of your scheduled departure.
    • Here is an indication for which countries you might need a visa. Please contact the local embassy for help applying for visas to these places.
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    • For any tour departing before December 27th, 2021 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after December 27th, 2021, a minimum payment of 30% is required to confirm your booking with Explore!. The final payment will be automatically charged to your credit card on the designated due date. The final payment of the remaining balance is required at least 65 days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
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