Belize – Wildlife Exploration

Begin your journey exploring the teeming wildlife and ancient ruins in the jungle. End the trip relaxing on the postcard perfect beaches and enjoying the kaleidoscope of marine life that lives in the world’s second-largest barrier reef.


The Place and The People

Discover the extraordinary diversity of this small country.From the dense jungles that hold hundreds of colorful bird species to the world’s second largest barrier reef, Belize is truly a nature-lover’s paradise. A wealth of wonders is tucked within its compact borders – from the extensive network of wildlife sanctuaries that are home to monkeys, tapirs and toucans to the rivers and lagoons that dot its vast jungle. And that’s just ashore…

Wade into the warm waters off Belize’s tropical coastline and uncover a kaleidoscope of fish, coral and even sea turtles. Snorkel through the azure sea and relax along palm-lined beaches that seem almost too picturesque.

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What You'll Do

This 7-day journey encompasses the best of Belize’s natural world. Start in the town of San Ignacio in the vibrant heart of the jungle region. Along with a naturalist guide, lend a hand at a butterfly farm raising the colorful Blue Morpho butterfly. Experience the lifecycle of a butterfly and learn about the symbiotic relationship between the jungles plants and animals. Continue towards the coast to an iguana breeding project where you can feed and bathe these threatened creatures. Join a boat of conservationists tracking manatees and try to spot them in the wild before flying out to Ambergris Caye to snorkel along the world’s second largest barrier reef.

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What You'll See

Along the way, explore the vast Central American jungles and azure Caribbean waters just offshore. Take a guided hike through the Mayan underworld at Actun Tunichil Maknal (ATM) caves. These sacred Mayan caves tucked deep in the Belizean jungle hold some of the most treasured historical artifacts in the country. Spend an evening with our naturalist guide uncovering the creatures of the night inside the lush rainforest landscape.

When we reach the turquoise waters of Ambergris Caye, board a private catamaran boat and snorkel at two of Belize’s most famous spots: Hol Chan Marine Reserve and Shark Ray Alley. Swim amongst schools fish and rays and spend your days relaxing on some of the world’s finest beaches.

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Itinerary Overview

Arrive in Belize City and head directly into San Ignacio in the heart of the jungle region and unwind at our exquisite eco-lodge. Spend two days uncovering the rainforest including visits to the Blue Morpho butterfly sanctuary and the sacred Actun Tunichil Maknal caves. Along the way, our naturalist guide will point out the beautiful plants and animals that inhabit the jungles.

On Day 4, we’ll head towards the coast stopping at an iguana breeding project and scouting for manatees along the way. After a short flight to Ambergris Caye, spend two full days soaking in the sun, snorkeling over the colorful reefs and enjoying a private BBQ in the sand. Return home on Day 7 or continue on to the post-trip extension to Tikal.

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Where You'll Stay

While in the jungle, enjoy one of the region’s top eco-lodges that illuminates an exquisite blend of natural beauty & man-made comforts. Whether you enjoy walking thru lush forest or relaxing poolside, there’s something for everyone. Rooms are double occupancy and contain a safe, bath robes, hairdryers and all the amenities you would expect in a deluxe eco-lodge.

While in Ambergris Caye, enjoy a beachfront hotel with pool and restaurant. There are double rooms as well as larger suites for families. Rooms contain a safe, hairdryers, and pool towels. The hotel offers on-site child care for an additional fee.

Tiffany B.

Arcadia, CA

Traveler's Journal

I wanted to take my family somewhere unique on our yearly vacation. As Belize is only a short flight away, we took the leap and joined what would be some of the most memorable 7 days we’ve ever had together. My two children were absolutely stunned by the nature and our guide was wonderful at keeping them entertained. The beaches, the food, the amazing accommodations that we came home to each night – this is why I travel with Discover Corps.

Dates and Fees

We offer serveral Family Friendly dates, to help families book travel around common school vacation times

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7 days/6 nights

Program Cost: US $3,395 *

 

Nov 19-25, 2017 (FF)

Jan 7-13, 2018

Feb 4-10, 2018

March 11-17, 2018 (FF)

March 25-31, 2018 (FF)

April 15-21, 2018

May 27-June 2, 2018

June 10-16, 2018 (FF)

June 24-30, 2018 (FF)

July 1-7, 2018 (FF)

July 22-28, 2018 (FF)

Nov 18-24, 2018 (FF)

 

See What's Included

 

  • Lodging in a luxurious eco-lodge and beachfront hotel
  • Most meals and non-alcoholic beverages
  • Expert local guides that are there to support, inform and guide you throughout the trip
  • Reliable in-country transportation with experienced drivers
  • Admissions and entrance fees to national parks, historic sites and other scheduled events throughout the trip
  • An active daily itinerary including lectures, day trips and volunteering alongside local conservationists
  • All gratuities for hotels, meals, baggage & transportation
  • All land transportation during the trip with licensed drivers
  • $50,000 emergency medical evacuation insurance
  • Trip literature
  • Turnkey customer support from preparing for your trip to arrival back home

What's Included

Our trips are all-inclusive to make your experience hassle-free.  Here’s a sample of what’s included:

  • Lodging in a luxurious eco-lodge and beachfront hotel
  • Most meals and non-alcoholic beverages
  • Expert local guides that are there to support, inform and guide you throughout the trip
  • Reliable in-country transportation with experienced drivers
  • Admissions and entrance fees to national parks, historic sites and other scheduled events throughout the trip
  • An active daily itinerary including lectures, day trips and volunteering alongside local conservationists
  • All gratuities for hotels, meals, baggage & transportation
  • All land transportation during the trip with licensed drivers
  • $50,000 emergency medical evacuation insurance
  • Trip literature
  • Turnkey customer support from preparing for your trip to arrival back home

Alumni & Family Discounts

Repeat travelers and groups are eligible for discounts and special deals.

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