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Classic: Belize & Tikal Adventure (BHH)

Countries Visited: Belize, Guatemala
Trip Style: Classic - Designed for maximum variety, these trips are geared towards travellers searching for a healthy mix of active exploration, uncommon landscapes, amazing wildlife and local cultures.
Service Level: Basic
  • Excellent value, amazing prices, quality experiences
  • Simple and clean hotels, guesthouses and hostels chosen for location and character
  • Affordable public and private transport for maximum cultural interaction
  • Plenty of optional activities tailored to your interests and budget
    Physical Demands Rating: 1 - You'll have to walk around on your own, climb some stairs and carry your own bag. Easy does it.
    Group Size: Max 16, avg 12
    Meals Included: 2 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 2 dinners
    Accommodations: Not Availaible

    Canoe the Old Belize River, spot tropical sea life while snorkelling the second-largest barrier reef, explore the jungle-set ruins of Tikal, listen to reggae music as you walk down Caye Caulkers sandy main street

    Follow in the footsteps of Mayan warriors to lost cities cloaked in jungle mists. This adventure offers an intriguing mix of ruins, beaches, wildlife and the rich cultures of Belize and Guatemala. Its a perfect blend of activity and relaxation-canoe deep in the jungle and snorkel crystal-clear turquoise-blue waters before easing into the laid-back Belizean lifestyle while sipping on a rum cocktail. As pioneers of canoeing in the region, we are pleased to offer this Classic trip-one you won't find anywhere else.
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    Tour Operator
    G Adventures
    Offer valid through 6/30/2018
    15 Days
    Escorted - Yes
    Day 1Belize CityDay 1 Belize City
    There are no activities planned until an evening welcome meeting. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
    Day 2FloresDay 2 Belize City/Flores
    Notice the difference in culture, with the heavy Mayan influence and Spanish language. Enter Guatemala at the northeast jungle PetEn region. The descendants of the Maya of ChichEn ItzA migrated to the PetEn area several centuries after the collapse of the great Mayan cities in the YucatAn. Included Activities: Border Crossing (Belize - Guatemala) Transport: Local bus (3.00-4.00 hours, 130km) Private Vehicle (1.50-2.50 hours, 100km)
    Day 3FloresDay 3 Flores
    Enjoy a guided tour of the Tikal archaeological site. Return to Flores and opt to swim in Lake PetEn ItzA or hire a boat for a relaxing day. Included Activities: Tikal Ruins Guided Tour Transport: Take the same transportation back to Flores after the tour. Private Vehicle (1.00-1.50 hours, 64km)
    Day 4FloresDay 4 Flores
    Enjoy a full free day to explore Flores and surrounds.
    Day 5San IgnacioDay 5 Flores/San Ignacio
    Return to Belize and the town of San Ignacio, situated on the banks of the Macal River. Included Activities: Border Crossing (Guatemala - Belize) Transport: Private Vehicle (2.00-3.00 hours, 95km) Private Vehicle (0.50-0.75 hours, 13km)
    Day 6San IgnacioDay 6 San Ignacio
    Enjoy a free day to visit sacred Mayan caves of Actun Tunichil Muknal or Crystal Cave. Opt to check out Barton Creek Cave, Mountain Pine Ridge, and Caracol, or check out the seldom-visited Mayan ruins of Xunantunich.
    Days 7-8San IgnacioDays 7-8 San Ignacio
    Enjoy a 3-day guided canoe trip on the Old Belize River. Spend days spotting wildlife and nights sleeping in tents along the river banks. Additional Notes: Previous canoe experience is not required. Local expert guides know the rivers well and are happy to share their knowledge of the flora, fauna, and history of the area. Included Activities: 2-Night Belize River Canoe Trip
    Day 8San IgnacioDay 8 San Ignacio (1B, 1L, 1D)
    Enjoy a 3-day guided canoe trip on the Old Belize River. Spend days spotting wildlife and nights sleeping in tents along the river banks. Additional Notes: Previous canoe experience is not required. Local expert guides know the rivers well and are happy to share their knowledge of the flora, fauna, and history of the area. Included Activities: 2-Night Belize River Canoe Trip
    Day 9San IgnacioDay 9 San Ignacio (1B)
    After three days and two nights on the river, return to San Ignacio for one more night. Enjoy the creature comforts of a hotel stay after two nights of camping.
    Day 10HopkinsDay 10 San Ignacio/Hopkins
    Opt to rent a bike to explore the area or enjoy talking to the locals in what some call the friendliest village in Belize. In the evenings, you might be lucky enough to search out some Garifuna drumming somewhere out and about in town. Transport: Local bus (4.00 hour(s))
    Day 11HopkinsDay 11 Hopkins
    Opt to visit nearby palmed Tobacco Caye and do some snorkelling, take in a Garifuna drumming show and lesson, or explore the area by bicycle.
    Day 12Caye CaulkerDay 12 Hopkins/Caye Caulker
    Travel to one of Belizes famed island paradises - Caye Caulker, where "go slow" is the islands motto. Enjoy tons of optional activities that will keep you busy here for days. Included Activities: Belize Bike with Purpose Tour Transport: Local bus (0.75-1.00 hours, 30km) Local bus (3.00-4.00 hours, 170km) Water taxi (0.75-1.00 hours)
    Day 13Caye CaulkerDay 13 Caye Caulker (1L)
    Snorkel on a full-day trip out to the barrier reef where you may have the chance to view nurse sharks, stingrays, barracuda, and other marine life. Included Activities: Hol Chan Snorkel Tour
    Days 14-15Caye CaulkerDays 14-15 Caye Caulker
    With free time, opt go for a dive in Blue Hole National Park, take a flight over the Blue Hole and coral reef, or just chill out, Belizean style.
    Day 15Caye CaulkerDay 15 Caye Caulker
    Depart at any time. Additional Notes: This trip finishes on Caye Caulker, which is located 1 hr by water taxi from Belize City (an additional 30 min by taxi to the airport). There are frequent ferry departures between 7:30am and 5pm. You can purchase your return ferry ticket easily once you get to Caye Caulker. If flying out of Belize City today, please ensure to book your departure flight after 11:30am to allow for enough time to reach the airport. Included Activities: Departure Day

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    Itinerary Disclaimer: While it is our intention to adhere to the route described below, there is a certain amount of flexibility built into the itinerary and on occasion it may be necessary, or desirable to make alterations. The itinerary is brief, as we never know exactly where our journey will take us. Due to our style of travel and the regions we visit, travel can be unpredictable. The Trip Details document is a general guide to the tour and region and any mention of specific destinations or wildlife is by no means a guarantee that they will be visited or encountered. Aboard expedition trips visits to research stations depend on final permission.

    Additionally, any travel times listed are approximations only and subject to vary due to local circumstances.

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