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  • Watch the jungle come to life during night walks with expert guide.
  • Snorkel alongside stingrays, nurse sharks, and vibrant tropical fish.
  • Explore mysterious Mayan temple ruins in the jungle.
  • Soak up the sun on the tranquil beaches of Ambergris Caye.
  • Featuring expertly selected hotels.
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Feel your adrenalin peak as you swim alongside a harmless nurse shark or graceful southern sting ray on a snorkeling trip to Shark Ray Alley where flourishing stag horn corals and sea fans attract all manner of aquatic life.

Here in the shallow Caribbean waters of Ambergris Caye, you’ll encounter a natural paradise of pristine beaches, turquoise water and vast gardens of vibrant coral. But that’s only part of this incredible trip. Explore the dense jungle of Lamanai where you’ll trek through the misty rainforest at dawn; take a canoe expedition on a jungle lagoon; and embark on a night safari in search of the elusive jaguar. You’ll also trek deep into the jungle to discover the ruins of the 3000-year-old Mayan civilization in a 700-structure network, and learn the secrets of their ancient healing techniques.

This active trip is packed with thrilling adventures that will take you from the depths of the Caribbean reef to the jungles of in-land Belize. Your team of expert local guides will help you get the most out of the many experiences headed your way and keep you safe while you do it. And your accommodation doesn’t skimp on the luxury with a premium rainforest lodge and beautiful beach resort serving as your home away from home. ... Show More »

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Activities Hotel & Meals
Hotel & Meals
  • Day 1 Belize City to Orange Walk
    Belize City to Orange Walk
    • Transfer - Private - Airport with Meet & Greet - Vehicle/Guide/Driver(5)
    • Belize City - Orange Walk [ Lamanai Outpost Lodge ] - Vehicle/Driver(1)
    • Lamanai Outpost Lodge Activities
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 2 Orange Walk
    Orange Walk
    • Another day to enjoy the Activities included at Lamanai Outpost Lodge
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 3 Orange Walk
    Orange Walk
    • Another day to enjoy the Activities included at Lamanai Outpost Lodge
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 4 Orange Walk to Belize City to Ambergris Caye
    Orange Walk to Belize City to Ambergris Caye
    • Orange Walk - Belize City [Lamanai Outpost Lodge -Airport or Hotel] - Vehicle/Driver(1)
    • Belize City - Ambergris Caye [Belize City Int'l Airport Direct (0.25 hr)] - Economy
    • Transfer - Shared - Airport (Mata Chica Resort & Spa)
    • Optional activities
  • Day 5 Ambergris Caye
    Ambergris Caye
    • Tour - Shared - 1/2 Day Hol Chan Marine Park & Shark Ray Alley Snorkel - Boat/Guide
  • Day 6 Ambergris Caye
    Ambergris Caye
    • Optional activities
  • Day 7 Ambergris Caye
    Ambergris Caye
    • Transfer - Shared - Airport (Mata Chica Resort & Spa)
    • Ambergris Caye - Belize City [Direct Belize City Int'l Airport (0.5 hr)] - Economy
We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.
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Day 1: Belize City - Orange Walk

For your added comfort, you will have an English-speaking local representative waiting for you outside of customs with a sign with your name on it.  Your representative will help you to co-ordinate meeting up with your private driver and accompany you to your accommodation.

Lamanai Outpost's Lodge office  is in front of the Belize Intl airport  (outside the building). At the office, you will be met by a driver who is the representative from Lamanai Outpost Lodge and be transferred to the Lodge. The transfer is a combination of vehicle and car and boat and it takes about 2 hours.

Menu of *Activities at Lamanai Outpost Lodge:

* Your package includes up to two activities per day. Other activities may be added at an extera charge at the lodge on arrival. Following is a list of activities that are included in your package:

Jungle Dawn As dawn breaks and the mist rises through the canopy, explore the jungle as it awakens. In the company of a naturalist guide you’ll learn about the intricacies of a habitat that is home to creatures as diverse as the jaguar, the impressive Black Howler monkey, the Jaguarundi and the vividly-colored Keel-Billed toucan.
Duration: 1.5 to 2 Hours Minimum Participants: 2

Sunrise Canoe Expedition Strike out across the lagoon in exploration of Dawson’s Creek and its surrounding tributaries. Keep an eye out for manatees, otters, crocodiles and endemic parrots to name but a few. Sure to thrill the nature-loving side of all who participate in this adventure.
Duration: 2 to 2.5 Hours  Minimum Participants: 2
               
Lamanai Maya Ruins In the company of an expert guide explore the mysterious jungle-shrouded temples of this once powerful 3000 year old civilization where nature and ancient history coexist. The ruins of Lamanai encompass over 700 structures, a visitor’s center and museum. Truly fascinating!
Duration: 3 Hours  Minimum Participants: 2

Maya Medicine Trail As the only resource for medicinal aid, indigenous people have long used a wide variety of local plants for their powerful and effective medicinal properties. Unlock the secrets and learn first hand how basic potions and salves are prepared and used to this day in Belize’s jungle villages.
 Duration: 1.5 Hours  Minimum Participants: 2

Sunset Cocktail Cruise There can be no finer way to end the day than on the New River Lagoon surrounded by tropical forest and wildlife with a well-stocked cooler, snacks and your own personal bartender as you watch the sun disappear below the treetops from a 30 foot pontoon boat. Drinks not included.
 Duration: 1.5 to 2 Hours Minimum Participants: 2

Nature Walk Enjoy a nice walk around the lodge and reserve to observe nature at work; butterflies, orchids, and the wildlife.                
Duration: 1 – 2 hours Minimum participants: 2

Spotlight Nature Safari After dinner, climb aboard one of our comfortable custom built river safari boats and head out into the night. This exciting adventure gives you the opportunity to encounter anything from the Morelet’s crocodile to the elusive and endangered jaguar. All this plus close up views of some of Belize’s fascinating river birds as they roost on the water’s edge make this a not-to-miss adventure!
Duration: 1.5 to 2 hours  Minimum Participants: 4
               
Night Walks Experience the jungle under the evening stars or by the light of the moon. Listen as the owls and bats come out to hunt and gather, and the troupes of Howler monkeys speak to each other across the canopy. Sounds come from everywhere as many species such as frogs and tarantulas, other mammals and species of birds thrive in the late hour of the evening. You will meet your guide in the dining area around 8:00pm to depart. We recommend you wear long pants, and bring a small flashlight.
Duration: 1.5 – 2 hours  Minimum participants: 2

Accommodation: Lamanai Outpost Lodge

Lamanai Outpost Lodge is situated on the banks of a 28 mile long spring fed lagoon amid the remnants of a major Maya city. It is surrounded by an incredible variety of habitats that facilitate unsurpassed nature-based and soft-adventure activities that depart right from your cabaña’s doorstep without the need for day-trips. Access to the lodge is normally by a tranquil river boat ride where guests can enjoy viewing the local wildlife as they travel. Enjoy 2 standard activities per each night of stay. All meals are included and guests can pick from a selection of tours each day which are operated on a collective basis. This is a great lodge for couples, families and small groups interested in nature and wildlife. Location: 3hr from Belize City by road and boat.

Mayan Pyramid, Caracol, Belize
Mayan Pyramid, Caracol, Belize
Lamanai Outpost Lodge
Lamanai Outpost Lodge

Day 2: Orange Walk

Enjoy another day at Lamanai Outpost Lodge.

Accommodation: Lamanai Outpost Lodge
Fishing at Lamanai Outpost Lodge
Fishing at Lamanai Outpost Lodge

Day 3: Orange Walk

Enjoy another day at Lamanai Outpost Lodge.

Accommodation: Lamanai Outpost Lodge

Day 4: Orange Walk - Belize City - Ambergris Caye

Depart the lodge today and transfer to Belize City, the shared transfer can drop you off can at either the Belize International Airport or a Belize City Hotel. The duration of the transfer is about 3 hours, with a combination of car and boat.

A direct flight from Belize City International airport will take you to San Pedro, Amergris Caye.

An airport transfer is included in your package when staying at Mata Chica.

Enjoy some leisure time on the tranquil shores of Ambergris Caye. Optional activities are available at your resort (scuba diving, watersports, snorkelling, kayaking).

Accommodation: Portofino Beach Resort

Portofino is located on Ambergris Caye, the largest Island (Caye) along the Belize Barrier Reef (second largest in the world). Barefoot luxury, unpretentious and relaxing... for most; it will be an experience of a lifetime. Located 6 miles north of the hustle and bustle of San Pedro Town, and is accessible only by boat. This small, boutique resort offers 17 beautifully appointed rooms, ranging from charming beach cabanas to spacious suites, dotted amidst swaying palm trees, in a private setting with unmatched personal attention and the modern comforts of home. It is a haven of tranquility, where guests will enjoy the subtle sounds of the nearby waves lapping over the reef, gentle breeze, breathtaking sunrise, star studded night sky and spectacular views of the crystal waters of the Caribbean Sea. Portofino offers service, undoubtedly second to none. The Portofino team will anticipate your every need with grace and charm. You will not want to leave your little piece of paradise!

Belize Sunrise
Belize Sunrise
Portofino Beach Resort
Portofino Beach Resort

Day 5: Ambergris Caye

Hol Chan means Little Channel in Mayan and is a natural break on the barrier reef where ocean depth ranges from 3 to 30 feet. Here guests will enjoy seeing the breath taking myriad of marine life and huge coral garden, among which are flourishing stag horn corals and sea fans. Shark Ray Alley is a shallow water snorkel where guests will enjoy swimming with harmless nurse sharks and southern stingrays - this trip is a famous snorkel trip and a "must do" for Belize. Note: This is a shared tour, not private. Park fee of $10 per person not included.

Accommodation: Portofino Beach Resort
Coral Reef
Coral Reef

Day 6: Ambergris Caye

Enjoy some leisure time on the tranquil shores of Ambergris Caye. Optional activities are available at your resort (scuba diving, watersports, snorkelling, kayaking).

Accommodation: Portofino Beach Resort
Ambergris Caye
Ambergris Caye

Day 7: Ambergris Caye

An airport transfer is included in your package when staying at Mata Chica.

Enjoy a direct flight from San Pedro, Ambergris Caye to the Belize City International Airport.

Accommodation:
We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.

Trip Terms & Conditions

  • Your deposit is due immediately on booking (30% of program price, minimum $350). The balance is due 90 days prior to departure.
  • Cancellations of confirmed bookings 90 days or more prior to departure will receive full refund minus a $350 (per person) administrative fee and any non-refundable paid fees (e.g. non-refundable airfare, cruise or hotel deposits). 60-89 days will be subject to loss of 30% of program price. 30-59 days will be subject to loss of 50% of program price. 29 days or less will be subject to loss of 100% of program price.
  • Tour quotes do not include airfare to/from the trip start point unless noted on the itinerary
  • Cost increases in currency exchange, government fees, taxes, surcharges or hotel/lodge tariff increases between quote date and start date are payable by the client.
  • Availability cannot be guaranteed until booked. We will exercise best efforts to book hotels per the itinerary, however, in busy seasons and with client bookings made within 90 days of tour date we may be forced to offer substitutes.
  • Payment of the program price constitutes your acceptance of the terms and conditions set out at www.kensingtontours.com/terms-and-conditions
  • Living Standards and practices at destination may differ from those in North America with respect to provisions of utilities, services and accommodation.

Lamanai Outpost Lodge : Orange Walk

Lamanai Outpost Lodge is situated on the banks of a 28 mile long spring fed lagoon amid the remnants of a major Maya city. It is surrounded by an incredible variety of habitats that facilitate unsurpassed nature-based and soft-adventure activities that depart right from your cabaña’s doorstep without the need for day-trips. Access to the lodge is normally by a tranquil river boat ride where guests can enjoy viewing the local wildlife as they travel. Enjoy 2 standard activities per each night of stay. All meals are included and guests can pick from a selection of tours each day which are operated on a collective basis. This is a great lodge for couples, families and small groups interested in nature and wildlife. Location: 3hr from Belize City by road and boat.

Lamanai Outpost Lodge
Lamanai Outpost Lodge
Sunset at Lamanai Outpost Lodge
Sunset at Lamanai Outpost Lodge

Portofino Beach Resort: Ambergris Caye

Portofino is located on Ambergris Caye, the largest Island (Caye) along the Belize Barrier Reef (second largest in the world). Barefoot luxury, unpretentious and relaxing... for most; it will be an experience of a lifetime. Located 6 miles north of the hustle and bustle of San Pedro Town, and is accessible only by boat. This small, boutique resort offers 17 beautifully appointed rooms, ranging from charming beach cabanas to spacious suites, dotted amidst swaying palm trees, in a private setting with unmatched personal attention and the modern comforts of home. It is a haven of tranquility, where guests will enjoy the subtle sounds of the nearby waves lapping over the reef, gentle breeze, breathtaking sunrise, star studded night sky and spectacular views of the crystal waters of the Caribbean Sea. Portofino offers service, undoubtedly second to none. The Portofino team will anticipate your every need with grace and charm. You will not want to leave your little piece of paradise!

Portofino Beach Resort
Portofino Beach Resort
Portofino Beach Resort
Portofino Beach Resort
We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.
We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.
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    All of the drivers arrived early. Vans were very nice. Drivers were courteous. Tours were great.

  • Alice H. — May 19, 2016 — Central America

    The guide in Monteverde was excellent!!!!

  • Amy G. — May 19, 2016 — Central America

    I've already passed on the name of my trip planner to friends that are looking to go to Costa Rica. Working with Brandi was invaluable.

  • Kristen E. — May 19, 2016 — Central America

    Everyone was amazing! We were able to do local activities with our tour guides and they were all very accommodating and great.

  • Margaret H. — May 19, 2016 — Central America

    Beautiful hotels with very friendly helpful staff, and very passionate guides keen to show off their heritage to us, of which they are rightly proud. I think having higher end hotels pays off in terms of personal attention and there was nothing I would have changed. At the Turtle Inn we felt like part of a family which was pretty special. I'd do it all again!

  • Collin B. — May 18, 2016 — Central America

    Our trip went extremely well. Everything from pick-ups to transfers to accommodations and tours went as smooth as silk. Everybody was prompt and courteous and very friendly. Small changes while in country were happily accommodated. We would highly recommend Kensington Tours to our friends and family.

  • Doug N. — May 18, 2016 — Central America

    Thanks to all the in country staff for helping me to change one activity just a few days prior to the event. I would also recommend all of my guides, but especially Marcela in Monteverde and Barbara in Manuel Antonio.

  • Jeffrey B. — May 13, 2016 — Central America

    Nella Huaringa was wonderful. She took care of everything. I've already referred her to another client. All the people working for Kensington Tours were incredibly thoughtful, considerate, patient, helpful and really made our stay in Costa Rica exceptionally wonderful. We look forward to using Kensington Tours for all our future travel plans.

  • Alex P. — May 12, 2016 — Central America

    The Kensington experience exceeded our expectations and our trip to Costa Rica was just perfect. My wife, children and I had an amazing experience.

  • Bob More — April 21, 2014 — Central America

    Every detail was taken care of, and all connections were on time. We were extremely pleased, couldn't stop telling everyone about our great trip. Each room / hotel was better than the last. Wow great holiday!

We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.

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