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Explore Belize
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9 days

from $1,599 AUD

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Offered in partnership with G Adventures, our National Geographic Journeys line blends fun, hands-on exploration, meaningful encounters with people and cultures, and more free time and choices—with the structure and security of traveling in a small group.

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Travelers should be in good health and comfortable walking or standing for extended periods of time. Daily activities may include walking tours, visits to sites, safari drives, and easy hikes; and some days will have more physical activities such as longer hikes, kayaking, snorkeling, or biking.

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Casual trips offer immersive travel experiences at an unbeatable value with free time and plenty of choices built into the itineraries. Accommodations are comfortable, well-located, and modest. Trips are led by dynamic local guides, some meals and activities are included, and transportation is provided for included excursions.

Max 16

EXPEDITION OVERVIEW
  • Explore the Mayan ruins at Lamanai with a local guide and climb amid dozens of ancient Mayan temples at the site of Xunantunich.
  • Learn the age-old art of handcrafting pottery at a women’s cooperative in San Ignacio.
  • Join a local guide on a bike tour of Caye Caulker to see this idyllic tropical isle through the eyes of its residents and take an optional sailing and snorkeling excursion to the Hol Chan Marine Reserve and the Belize Barrier Reef.
Itinerary

Whether it's by relaxing on the beach or immersing yourself in the local culture, refresh your spirit thoroughly on this nine-day adventure in Belize. Explore some of best-preserved Mayan ruins in the world. Discover the monkey sanctuary and remote jungle villages. Swim in the luxuriously warm waters off Caye Caulker. Leave your to-do list at home and slow down to the pace of this special place in the sun.

Day 1: Belize City/Burrell Boom

Arrive at any time in Belize city and transfer to our hotel just outside the city in the village of Burrell Boom.

Day 2: Burrell Boom

Enjoy a full day excursion to the Lamanai ruins, a renowned Mayan ceremonial site consisting of over 800 structures surrounded by lush jungle. Return to our lodge to relax at the patio bar and pool, visit the spa, or walk the grounds to spot local wildlife.

Day 3: Burrell Boom/San Ignacio

Visit the Community Baboon Sanctuary, co-founded by five-time National Geographic grantee Dr Robert Horwich. Learn about the black howler monkey before going on a rainforest walk to observe monkeys in the wild. After, visit a G Adventures-supported Cayo women's cooperative where we learn about the centuries-old tradition of throwing pots and tortilla making. Enjoy a local lunch before continuing on to San Ignacio.

Day 4: San Ignacio

Enjoy an excursion to explore the stunning Mayan ruins of Xunantunich. Relax this afternoon or opt to visit the butterfly gardens, or go tubing or canoeing through the natural limestone caves of the region.

Day 5: San Ignacio

Enjoy a free day to visit the sites of the surrounding countryside. There are several activity options including an exploration of the Mayan cave of Actun Tunichil Muknal, visiting the butterfly gardens, and tubing or canoeing through the natural limestone caves of the region.

Day 6: San Ignacio/Caye Caulker

Drive back to the coast and catch the ferry to Caye Caulker, a true tropical paradise.

Day 7: Caye Caulker

Explore the Island with a local on a leisurely bike tour with a guide from the G Adventures for Good-supported Bike with Purpose project. This afternoon, opt to snorkel or just indulge in some serious R&R.

Day 8: Caye Caulker

Enjoy the day and opt to join a full-day sailing and snorkelling trip to Hol Chan Marine Reserve and the Belize Barrier Reef, or just kick back and relax by the water. In the evening, take part in a fun farewell dinner at a popular local restaurant.

Day 9: Caye Caulker

Depart at any time.

PRICES & DATES

  • date 23 Nov 2019 - 01 Dec 2019
  • double occupancy
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  • single occupancy
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  • date 28 Dec 2019 - 05 Jan 2020
  • double occupancy
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  • single occupancy
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  • date 04 Jan 2020 - 12 Jan 2020
  • double occupancy
    (from)
    $1,823 AUD Per Person
  • single occupancy
    (from)
    $3,212 AUD Per Person

  • date 18 Jan 2020 - 26 Jan 2020
  • double occupancy
    (from)
    $1,937 AUD Per Person
  • single occupancy
    (from)
    Sold Out

  • date 25 Jan 2020 - 02 Feb 2020
  • double occupancy
    (from)
    $1,937 AUD Per Person
  • single occupancy
    (from)
    $3,326 AUD Per Person

  • date 08 Feb 2020 - 16 Feb 2020
  • double occupancy
    (from)
    $2,279 AUD Per Person
  • single occupancy
    (from)
    $3,668 AUD Per Person

  • date 29 Feb 2020 - 08 Mar 2020
  • double occupancy
    (from)
    $2,279 AUD Per Person
  • single occupancy
    (from)
    $3,668 AUD Per Person

  • date 14 Mar 2020 - 22 Mar 2020
  • double occupancy
    (from)
    $2,169 AUD Per Person
  • single occupancy
    (from)
    $3,558 AUD Per Person

  • date 28 Mar 2020 - 05 Apr 2020
  • double occupancy
    (from)
    $2,169 AUD Per Person
  • single occupancy
    (from)
    $3,558 AUD Per Person

  • date 11 Apr 2020 - 19 Apr 2020
  • double occupancy
    (from)
    $2,169 AUD Per Person
  • single occupancy
    (from)
    $3,558 AUD Per Person

  • date 09 May 2020 - 17 May 2020
  • double occupancy
    (from)
    $2,049 AUD Per Person
  • single occupancy
    (from)
    $3,438 AUD Per Person

  • date 30 May 2020 - 07 Jun 2020
  • double occupancy
    (from)
    $2,049 AUD Per Person
  • single occupancy
    (from)
    $3,438 AUD Per Person

  • date 18 Jul 2020 - 26 Jul 2020
  • double occupancy
    (from)
    $2,049 AUD Per Person
  • single occupancy
    (from)
    $3,438 AUD Per Person

  • date 08 Aug 2020 - 16 Aug 2020
  • double occupancy
    (from)
    $2,049 AUD Per Person
  • single occupancy
    (from)
    $3,438 AUD Per Person

  • date 22 Aug 2020 - 30 Aug 2020
  • double occupancy
    (from)
    $2,049 AUD Per Person
  • single occupancy
    (from)
    $3,438 AUD Per Person

  • date 12 Sep 2020 - 20 Sep 2020
  • double occupancy
    (from)
    $2,049 AUD Per Person
  • single occupancy
    (from)
    $3,438 AUD Per Person

  • date 10 Oct 2020 - 18 Oct 2020
  • double occupancy
    (from)
    $2,049 AUD Per Person
  • single occupancy
    (from)
    $3,438 AUD Per Person

  • date 24 Oct 2020 - 01 Nov 2020
  • double occupancy
    (from)
    $2,049 AUD Per Person
  • single occupancy
    (from)
    $3,438 AUD Per Person

  • date 07 Nov 2020 - 15 Nov 2020
  • double occupancy
    (from)
    $2,169 AUD Per Person
  • single occupancy
    (from)
    $3,558 AUD Per Person

  • date 21 Nov 2020 - 29 Nov 2020
  • double occupancy
    (from)
    $2,169 AUD Per Person
  • single occupancy
    (from)
    $3,558 AUD Per Person

  • date 19 Dec 2020 - 27 Dec 2020
  • double occupancy
    (from)
    $2,279 AUD Per Person
  • single occupancy
    (from)
    $3,668 AUD Per Person

  • date 26 Dec 2020 - 03 Jan 2021
  • double occupancy
    (from)
    $2,279 AUD Per Person
  • single occupancy
    (from)
    $3,668 AUD Per Person

  • date 02 Jan 2021 - 10 Jan 2021
  • double occupancy
    (from)
    $2,279 AUD Per Person
  • single occupancy
    (from)
    $3,668 AUD Per Person

  • date 16 Jan 2021 - 24 Jan 2021
  • double occupancy
    (from)
    $2,279 AUD Per Person
  • single occupancy
    (from)
    $3,668 AUD Per Person

  • date 23 Jan 2021 - 31 Jan 2021
  • double occupancy
    (from)
    $2,279 AUD Per Person
  • single occupancy
    (from)
    $3,668 AUD Per Person

  • date 30 Jan 2021 - 07 Feb 2021
  • double occupancy
    (from)
    $2,279 AUD Per Person
  • single occupancy
    (from)
    $3,668 AUD Per Person

  • date 13 Feb 2021 - 21 Feb 2021
  • double occupancy
    (from)
    $2,279 AUD Per Person
  • single occupancy
    (from)
    $3,668 AUD Per Person

  • date 20 Feb 2021 - 28 Feb 2021
  • double occupancy
    (from)
    $2,279 AUD Per Person
  • single occupancy
    (from)
    $3,668 AUD Per Person

  • date 27 Feb 2021 - 07 Mar 2021
  • double occupancy
    (from)
    $2,279 AUD Per Person
  • single occupancy
    (from)
    $3,668 AUD Per Person

  • date 06 Mar 2021 - 14 Mar 2021
  • double occupancy
    (from)
    $2,169 AUD Per Person
  • single occupancy
    (from)
    $3,558 AUD Per Person

All trip prices are per person based on double occupancy or single occupancy unless otherwise noted, are subject to change without notice and do not include airfare. Optional activities are at an additional cost.

  • Accommodation: Hotels (8 nts).
  • Meals: 8 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 1 dinner
  • Transport: Private vehicle, water taxi.
  • Your Journeys Highlight Moment: Tortilla-Making Lesson, San Ignacio
  • Your Journeys Highlight Moment: Howler Monkey Experience, San Ignacio
  • Your G for Good Moment: San Antonio Women's Cooperative visit with Pottery Class and Local Lunch, San Ignacio
  • Your G for Good Moment: Belize Bike with Purpose Tour, Caye Caulker
  • Your Discover Moment: San Ignacio
  • Your Discover Moment: Caye Caulker
  • Arrival transfer
  • Lamanai ruins guided tour
  • Xunantunich ruins guided excursion
  • Farewell dinner at a local Caye Caulker restaurant
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities

What's Not Included

  • Airfare to and from destination
  • Trip cancellation insurance or any other travel insurance
  • Visas
  • Any activity not described in What's Included
  • Meals on your own
  • Gratuities

My Own Room

During your trip, sometimes it's just more convenient and comfortable to have your own room. That's why we offer the "My Own Room" option - a single room all to yourself.

My Own Room Option: From $2,478

ABOUT NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC JOURNEYS

Offered in partnership with G Adventures, our National Geographic Journeys line blends fun, hands-on exploration, meaningful encounters with people and cultures, and more free time and choices—with the structure and security of traveling in a small group.

Age Requirement:12+

All travelers under age 18 must be accompanied by an adult.