Highlands, Islands and Tikal

Cayo - Flores Guatemala - Ambergris Caye (8 days / 7 nts)  From $1987

The acropolis

Day 1: Arrive in Belize
On your arrival, you will be met at the Belize international airport and transferred to your Cayo area hotel for check-in.  Overnight in San Ignacio area.

(Included meals: N/A)

Day 2: Xunantunich Maya Temples & Barton Creek Caves by Canoe
Visit the ancient Maya city of Xunantunich for an opportunity to view original carved Caracolmonuments depicting Maya rulers and warriors in their full regalia and journey 130 feet to the top of “El Castillo” to capture a panoramic view of the Belize River Valley. Then continue to Barton Creek Cave in Amish territory. Gently paddle your canoe into Xibalba (she-bal-ba), Maya for underworld. You will be dazzled by the glistening crystalline formations and awed by the Maya artefacts secretly tucked away in overhead alcoves.

(Included meals: Breakfast , Lunch)

Day 3: Caracol Maya Temples & Mountain Pine Ridge
Visit Caracol, the largest Maya City in Belize features Canaa the highest structure in the country. The lush primary rainforest vista gives one the sense of peaceful silence interrupted only by a startled bird call or howl of a monkey. In the afternoon you will continue your exploration in the Mountain Pine Ridge Forest Reserve with sightseeing stops made at Rio Frio Cave and Rio On Pools.

(Included meals: Breakfast , Lunch)

Day 4: Tikal National Park
Take a short drive to the Belize-Guatemala border for Immigration processing before heading to the majestic Tikal nestled in the denseTikal - Temple jungles of Peten in Guatemala. At the start of the Classic Period, Tikal went to war with neighboring Caracol, located in Belize, and was defeated.

Upon arrival at Tikal National Park, you begin the 4-hour tour of the site (including lunch stop), visiting the most important monuments such as, Complex Q, R, Temple IV, Temple III and the Main Plaza, where you will find Temples I and II, the North Acropolis and the Central Acropolis. (Note: Passport documents required)


(Included meals: Breakfast , Lunch)

Day 5: Transfer to San Pedro, Ambergris Caye
Hotel checkout and 9:00 AM departure for return drive to Belize City where you will connect with a domestic flight for a 15 minute transfer to the quaint seaside village of San Pedro, Ambergris Caye for 3 nights of island ambience.

(Included meals: Breakfast)

Day 6: San Pedro, Ambergris Caye (choice of sea trek or snuba )
Join us onboard the Sea Symphony, your tour platform for Sea Trek or Snuba at Ambergris Caye - Sunrise on the beach (photo Jim Pruitt)Mexico Rocks. Sea Trek is the world’s premier underwater helmet diving experience where you have an opportunity to walk in zero gravity while surrounded by incredible marine life. No swimming skills or prior snorkel experience required; perfect for 8 to 88 year olds. Snuba is the opportunity to experience the fascination of Scuba with the simplicity of Snorkeling – No Certification Required - No heavy gears to handle. Explore crystal clear waters with more time underwater and closer encounter to the marine underworld.

(Included meals: Breakfast)

Day 7: San Pedro - Ambergris caye
Free day to explore San Pedro, Ambergris Caye at your leisure. Optional activities that can be pre-booked or purchased locally include: Snorkel Hol Chan Marine Reserve, Scuba Dive, Reef Fishing, Day on the Reef. Overnight in San Pedro.

(Included meals: Breakfast)

Day 8: San Pedro - Ambergris caye - Fly out from Belize
Hotel check out and transfer to airport for connection with domestic flight to the Belize International Airport.

(Included meals: Breakfast)

Quality Hotels Single Double Triple
Moderate Windy Hill Resort (Near San Ignacio)
Exotic Caye Beach Resort
$2,493 $1,987 $1,629
1 st class San Ignacio Resort (San Ignacio)
Villas at Banyan Bay (San Pedro)
$2,844 $2,181 $1,829

Valid to 30-Nov-14
Shared service unless indicated otherwise
Prices per person in USD $, subject to change without notice

Maya Archaeology (Xunantunich, Caracol & Tikal Maya Temples), Jungle & Cave Adventure (Barton Creek Caves), Unique Water-sports (choice of Sea Trek or Snuba).

Does not include:
International flights, local flights, tips to guides & drivers, personal expenses

Level of difficulty: 
Low – This is a Family Friendly Package.

Important Note: 
Passengers requiring a Visa for travel to Belize should obtain a double-entry Visa for return entry after Tikal Tour in Guatemala.

Hotel Selection: 
San Ignacio Hotel – Garden room (San Ignacio)
Banyan Bay – 2-BDRM Poolview Unit (Ambergris Caye)

Above hotels listed are suggested options but are not guaranteed until booking confirmation.  Alternative hotels of similar type, quality and pricing will be substituted if necessary.