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Discover Belize

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5.0 Based on 4 Reviews
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  • duration 13 days
  • tour type Small group
  • age requirement 14+ yrs
  • max group size 17
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Footprint carbonneutralCO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Starts Belize City, Belize
  • Ends Belize City, Belize
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HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Crooked Tree Bird Sanctuary Early morning boat trip to this important wetland habitat
  • Wildlife Opportunities to see howler monkeys, spider monkeys, toucans, parrots, crocodiles and much more in their natural environment
  • Mayan sites Visit the ancient temple of Xunantunich. Journey by boat along New River to the jungle site of Lamanai
  • Tikal (Guatemala) Walk through the jungle to discover this great Maya metropolis
  • Mesoamerican Barrier Reef Opportunities to snorkel over the corals of the longest reef on the Western Hemisphere and relax on Caye Caulker
Start and end in Belize City, the tour "Discover Belize" is a guided active and outdoor trip that takes 13 days. You will be traveling through Crooked Tree Wildlife Reserve, Belize City and Tikal in Belize and Guatemala. "Discover Belize" is a small group tour which includes accommodation, transport, meals and others. Please see the package includes section for further details.

Rich in exotic wildlife, tropical forests, white-sand beaches and lost civilisations, Belize really is a diverse pocket of overlooked beauty. This is a trip that has something for everyone - food lovers, wildlife spotters, jungle hikers and beach junkies alike will all find something to love about Belize. Maya sites - Visit the lesser-known ruins of Xunantunich and Lamanai, and explore the impressive temples of Tikal (Guatemala) Belize Barrier Reef - Just off the small island of Caye Caulker is some of the best snorkelling in Central America, in the warm waters of the Caribbean Sea Wildlife - Spot birds in wetland areas, and find howler and spider monkeys, toucans, crocodiles and many more in their natural habitats
5 - Excellent
Based on 4 reviews
  • Linda
  • On Nov 03 2020
5 - Excellent
Fantastic trip for me as it had all my favourite activities - wildlife and birdwatching, archaeology/history, and water-based activities eg. canoeing, boat and lagoon trips, swimming and particularly fantastic snorkelling. We... Read more
  • Janet
  • On Feb 29 2020
5 - Excellent
A super varied trip that we very much enjoyed. Special thanks to Wilfred for leading the group so well and sharing his knowledge of the country and it's wildlife with us.
  • James
  • On Feb 24 2020
4 - Very Good
Very Good
The mix up on tour end date was very weird, but thankfully you handled it well. Will was very gracious and helpful to everyone with the complicated transfers.
  • Paul
  • On Feb 19 2020
5 - Excellent
Although not an issue, we were not made aware of certain cost associated with the trip; firstly the cost to exit Belize into Guatemala ($20 each), and whilst a good idea as it saved any issues not knowing what to tip the staff... Read more
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  • Day 1 : Fly to Houston for an overnight; Land Only customers join the trip in Belize City
  • Day 2 : To Crooked Tree Wildlife Reserve via Altun Ha
  • Day 3 : Boat trip to the jungle ruins of Lamanai birdwatching en route
  • Day 4 : Dawn bird watching, drive to Placencia
  • Day 5 : In Placencia; free to explore, snorkel or relax on beach
  • Day 6 : Visit Cockscomb Basin Jaguar Preserve; head to San Ignacio
  • Day 7 : Explore the Xunantunich archaeological site
  • Day 8 : Free day, choices include canoeing on the Macal River and visit to Belize Botanical Gardens
  • Day 9 : Explore the great Mayan metropolis of Tikal (Guatemala)
  • Day 10 : Optional re-entry to Tikal
  • Day 11 : Boat journey to the idyllic island of Caye Caulker
  • Day 12 : Free time in Caye Caulker; relax by the sea or optional snorkel boat trip
  • Day 13 : Tour ends Belize City
  • 10 Breakfasts, 1 Lunch, 2 Dinners
  • Ramada Princess Hotel (1 night)
  • Birds Eye View Lodge (2 nights)
  • Sea Spray Hotel (2 nights)
  • Cahal Pech Village Resort (3 nights)
  • Tikal Jungle Lodge (2 nights)
  • Costa Maya Beach Cabanas (2 nights)
  • Driver(s)
  • Bus
  • Boat
  • Explore Tour Leader
  • Boat Crew
  • Local Guide(s)
  • Any international flights to/from Belize City are not included in this price. We always recommend that you arrive 1 day prior to your tour starting date.
  • Travel insurance is not included in this Discover Belize tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. We recommend purchasing it from World Nomads.
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GOOD TO KNOW Download trip notes

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Discover Belize tour. You can cancel the tour up to 60 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 59 days of departure.


For any tour departures within 17 July 2022, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 17 July 2022, a deposit of 10% is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 59 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Discover Belize tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.


For this Discover Belize tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are traveling to, as part of this itinerary.

For Solo Travelers

A twin share room may not always be available for solo travelers as it depends on the final number of people on the tour. If you have picked twin share room while booking, and that option is not available, we will get back to you after booking. A single room might then be available against an additional fee.

COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • The average size of this tour is just 12 people.
  • Rigorous hygiene safety measures will be followed in transportation, accommodation and meal venues.
  • All travellers 18 years and older will be required to be either fully vaccinated atleast 14 days prior to departure or have taken a negative test (rapid antigen or PCR)  within 72 hours of departure.
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