About this journey…. 7 days/6 nights

Experience the hidden treasures found in the marine environment of this diverse country. From snorkelling in crystal oceans on the 2nd largest Barrier Reef system in the world, to cruising up rivers and exploring the dense wildlife that inhabits their banks, this trip offers something for everyone.

 

Trip Highlights:

  • Snorkel the Hol Chan Marine Reserve from the beautiful island of Caye Caulker
  • Visit the Inland Blue Hole and be amazed by the unusual natural formation
  • Look out for Howler Monkeys on an exciting wildlife tour along the majestic Monkey River
  • Scuba Dive or fly fish on the breath-taking Sapodilla Cayes and enjoy the sunshine and sandy beaches
  • Relaxing River Tour of the Rio Grande

 

DAY 1

Welcome to Belize | Caye Caulker

Arrive in Belize and take a local airline flight to the beautiful island of Caye Caulker; with relaxed beachy vibes this is a great way to begin your trip. Check in to your resort and enjoy a delicious Belizean dinner.

DAY 2

Snorkel in Hol Chan Marine Reserve | Caye Caulker

After breakfast, enjoy an energetic day tour on the Belize Barrier Reef for an amazing snorkelling adventure! Visit the Hol Chan Marine Reserve near Ambergris Caye where you will be treated to sightings from nurse sharks and stingrays, to vibrant tropical fish species and flourishing coral reefs, and so much more! Your snorkelling guide will point out the wonders that frequent the waters beneath. Enjoy the local delicacies and overnight in Caye Caulker.

DAY 3

Inland Blue Hole | Placencia

Travel to Belize City by boat, where you will be met by your TIDE Tours guide for a scenic drive to Placencia along the highways of Belize lined with tropical rainforest and traditional villages.

Stop at the inland Blue Hole site for a tour of this impressive limestone feature. This natural sink hole, formed from a collapsed cave system, is the perfect location for a refreshing dip or a spot of birding in the surrounding national park. Enjoy dinner and overnight stay in Placencia Village

DAY 4

Monkey River Wildlife Tour | Punta Gorda

Today you will embark on an adventurous tour in the quaint fishing village of Monkey River. Enjoy wildlife watching and searching for Howler Monkeys on a relaxing boat ride through mangroves and tropical rainforest. Be on the lookout for crocodiles and Toucans on your journey! Sunset transfer to Punta Gorda Town for dinner and overnight stay.

DAY 5

Sapodilla Cayes Marine Reserve

Snorkelling Tour are on offer today with your guide out on the Belize Barrier Reef in the crystal clear waters of the Sapodilla Cayes Marine Reserve. Either experience the vibrant and lively ecosystems of the coral reefs on a snorkelling trip with dense populations of tropical fish, sea turtles and even dolphins. Optional tours at extra cost include fly fishing or diving; or head out on a fly fishing trip to see what you can catch – perhaps some Permit or Tarpon! Spend the night camping on the beautiful sandy beaches with a cool ocean breeze for a wonderful experience in this rustic but tranquil environment.

DAY 6

River Tour of Rio Grande | Punta Gorda

Depart the reef and head to the Rio Grande River on the coast of Toledo, for a wonderful and scenic river tour through dense mangroves, and be in with a chance to spot some majestic Manatees floating in the shallows. Stop in at the rangers’ station of the Toledo Institute for Development and Environment for a conservation presentation by the rangers and a chance to look around the Private Protected Lands before heading to Punta Gorda for dinner and an overnight stay.

DAY 7

Departure                                                        

Your TIDE Tours guide will escort you to the airport for your international departure home.

US$1999 per person based on 4 persons

12.5% government tax & International airfare not included