Belize In Depth

Belize In Depth is a 13-day luxury itinerary that allows you to really get to know this exciting and tropical country.

Your trip begins with an exciting journey into the Belizean jungle in the Cayo District. Here, you can explore the famous Aktun Tunichil Muknal (ATM) cave, a fascinating and adventurous experience. You will also visit the famous Caracol Mayan ruins. Surrounded by a forest reserve, they are a beautiful sight. Next you will travel south to the less-visited area of Hopkins where you can learn how to make chocolate and discover more about the fascinating Mayan culture and how it continues in modern Belizean culture. Lastly, spend a few days in Placencia, a stunning location on the coast of Southern Belize, to relax by the beach, enjoy a boat trip and plenty of snorkelling.

Trip highlights

  • 3 nights in San Ignacio at Ka’ana Resort with a private tour of Aktun Tunichil Muknal Cave and the famous Caracol Mayan ruins

  • 3 nights in Hopkins at Hopkins Bay Resort with an adventure tour of Mayflower Bocawina National Park

  • 3 nights in the Toledo region at the Copal Tree Lodge with a Bean to Bar chocolate class and Living Maya Experience

  • 3 nights in Placencia at Naia Resort and Spa with a snorkelling tour

Map of your holiday

 

Day by Day itinerary

DAY 1

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Arrive into Belize City

Arrive in Belize City where your private guide will be waiting for you. You will take a private transfer straight to the Cayo region and check in to your hotel where you will stay for the next three nights.

Pin Suggested accommodation – Ka’ana Resort

DAY 2

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Private tour of the Aktun Tunichil Muknal Cave

This morning your guide will collect you for a tour of the fascinating Aktun Tunichil Muknal cave. A mixture of swimming, walking and climbing will take you deep into the Mayan underworld for an amazing experience.

DAY 3

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Private tour of Caracol and Rio On Pools

This morning you will depart with your guide for a private tour of Caracol, one of Belize’s most famous Mayan sites. On your way back from Caracol, you will have another little adventure stopping by the Rio Frio Cave and Rio On Pools of the Mountain Pine ridge. Here you can jump in for a swim and relax before returning to your hotel.

DAY 4

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Transfer to Hopkins Bay

Today you will leave San Ignacio and take a private transfer to Hopkins Bay, a beautiful beach location, where you will spend the next three nights.

Pin Suggested accommodation – Hopkins Bay Resort

DAY 5

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Private Tour of Mayflower Bocawina National Park

This morning you will be collected and taken to the Mayflower Bocawina National Park. Enjoy an invigorating hike, swim in emerald pools and zip line through the jungle.

DAY 6

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Free time in Hopkins

Today is free for you to relax and enjoy the beach and the charming village of Hopkins.

DAY 7

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Fly to Punta Gorda

Today you will fly from Dangriga, south to Punta Gorda in the Toledo district for 4 nights at the beautiful Copal Tree Lodge.

Pin Suggested accommodation – Copal Tree Lodge

DAY 8

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Bean to Bar Chocolate Class

Enjoy a bean to bar chocolate class for a very unique opportunity to understand and participate in the entire process of transforming high quality organic cacao into chocolate – one of Belize’s most famous products.

DAY 9

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Living Maya Experience

Today you will visit the Chiac family for a glimpse of modern-day Mayan life. Here you can have a go at making these crafts under the guidance of Juan, Hilaria and their daughter Marta.

DAY 10

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Transfer to Placencia

This morning you will take a private transfer to the beautiful Placencia Peninsula where you will spend the next three nights.

Pin Suggested accommodation – Naia Resort and Spa

DAY 11

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Private Snorkelling Tour

After breakfast, you will be taken to the marina where your professional guides will be ready to take you on an unforgettable snorkelling adventure in Belize’s Barrier Reef (the second largest in the world) and the many beautiful cayes nearby, such as Laughing Bird Caye National Park.

DAY 12

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Free Time in Placencia

A free day for you to relax and enjoy the beautiful beaches of Placencia.

DAY 13

Aeroplane home

Fly Home

At the appropriate time today you will take a flight back to Belize City to connect with your international flight home.

The price for this itinerary is $5,250.

This is a per person price, based on 2 people travelling and sharing a room.

What’s included

  • 12 nights in luxury accommodation as listed above

  • Private transfers and tours with an English speaking guide and driver

What’s not included

  • International flights (discuss your specific requirements with us)

  • Travel insurance

  • Any visas you may require

This is a guide price. Please enquire and we will provide a full personalised quote for you.  All of our itineraries are tailor-made to your own requirements and can be modified however you wish.

FEATURED HOTELS

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Ka’ana Resort and Spa

A short journey from San Ignacio town in the Cayo district of Belize, Ka’ana Resort combines a tropical jungle escape with all the style and aesthetics of a luxury boutique hotel.

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Hopkins Bay Resort

Located in the friendly city of its namesake, Hopkins, this smart resort is a contemporary and authentic option for a holiday in Belize. For a hotel that oozes the laid-back charm of the Caribbean, look no further than Hopkins Bay.

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Copal Tree Lodge

Set in the green hills above the Caribbean Coast of southern Belize, Copal Tree Lodge is just the right hideaway in the jungle for travellers looking for a pristine eco-environment.

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Naia Resort and Spa

Naia Resort and Spa encompasses 19 acres of secluded beachfront and lush landscapes on Belize’s Placencia Peninsula. The property extends along nearly a mile of palm-studded beach, where Beach Houses envelop guests in casual, residential-style luxury.