9 days from $3349*
  • Snorkel through the coral gardens of Hol Chan alongside southern rays.
  • Journey into the Belizean Rainforest to the Actun Tunichil Cave.
  • Sail across Lake Yaxha to Yaxha National Park with expert guide.
  • Journey back in time at a collection of Mayan ruins.
  • Featuring expertly selected hotels.
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Learn about Mayan culture and dance in the Colonial gem of Antigua - declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1979. Take a domestic flight to Flores and enjoy a tour of the Tikal ruins, set in the heart of the Guatemalan Jungle! Listen to the Howler Monkeys roar in the distance as you climb to the top of these ancient ruins. Tikal was an important Mayan settlement for over 1500 years, starting about 700 BC. Travel by private car to Mountain Pine Ridge, Belize. This 300 square mile forest reserve features Caribbean Pine and bracken ferns instead of the typical tropical forests and lianas which cover most of the rest of Belize. Experience the thrill of a lifetime during your scenic journey down the Jaguar Paw River, floating on inner tubes and enjoying the views of the surrounding rainforest and cave formations. Further adventure awaits as you climb into the rainforest canopy to take part in the exhilarating zip lines from where you can get a bird's eye view of the lush vegetation and tropical wildlife of the area. Conclude the tour in Ambergris Caye, a tropical paradise containing some of the world's best beaches. ... Show More »

Day
Activities Hotel & Meals
Hotel & Meals
  • Day 1 Guatemala City to Antigua
    Guatemala City to Antigua
    • Meet and Greet
    • Guatemala City - Antigua - Vehicle/Driver(4)
  • Day 2 Antigua
    Antigua
    • Tour - Private - 1/2 Day Walking tour - Guide
  • Day 3 Antigua to Guatemala City to Flores
    Antigua to Guatemala City to Flores
    • Transfer - Airport - Vehicle/Driver(4)
    • Guatemala City - Flores [Direct (0.5 hr)] - Economy
    • Transfer - Airport/Villa Maya - Vehicle/Driver(4)
    • Private - Yaxha and Topoxte Day Tour (with Lunch) - Vehicle/Guide/Driver
    Breakfast
  • Day 4 Flores
    Flores
    • Tour - Private - 3/4 Day Tikal Tour (with Lunch) - Vehicle/Guide/Driver
    Breakfast
  • Day 5 Flores to Melchor Mencos (Guatemala/Belize Boarder) to San Ignacio
    Flores to Melchor Mencos (Guatemala/Belize Boarder) to San Ignacio
    • Flores - Melchor Mencos (Guatemala/Belize Boarder) - Vehicle/Driver(4)
    • Melchor Mencos (Guatemala/Belize Boarder) - San Ignacio - Vehicle/Driver(4)
    • Tour - Private - Xunantunich, Cahal Pech & San Ignacio (with Lunch) - Vehicle/Driver/Guide
    Breakfast
  • Day 6 San Ignacio
    San Ignacio
    • Tour - Private - Actun Tunichil Mucknal Tour (with Lunch) - Vehicle/Guide/Driver
    Breakfast
  • Day 7 San Ignacio to Belize City to Ambergris Caye
    San Ignacio to Belize City to Ambergris Caye
    • San Ignacio - Belize City [(1.5 hrs)] - Vehicle/Driver(4)
    • Belize City - Ambergris Caye [Belize City Int'l Airport Direct (0.25 hr)] - Economy
    Breakfast
  • Day 8 Ambergris Caye
    Ambergris Caye
    • Tour - Shared - 1/2 Day Hol Chan Marine Park & Shark Ray Alley Snorkel - Boat/Guide
    Breakfast
  • Day 9 Ambergris Caye
    Ambergris Caye
    • Ambergris Caye - Belize City [Direct Belize City Int'l Airport (0.5 hr)] - Economy
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Day 1: Guatemala City - Antigua

Upon your arrival you will be met by a local representative who will help you locate your vehicle.

Transfer to Antigua by private vehicle and professional English-speaking driver.

Accommodation: Posada de Don Rodrigo

One of La Antigua Guatemala’s most enchanting hotels has been family owned and operated for generations. Consisting of three lovingly restored colonial residences the hotel perfectly captures the essence of old-world Antigua. All rooms are uniquely decorated with original artwork, hand-painted ceilings, fireplaces and furniture hand-carved by local artisans. The hotel’s romantic restaurant features enticing Guatemalan cuisine, along with live Marimba music daily and Baile de los Moros folk dancing. La Posada de Don Rodrigo was the recipient of TripAdvisor’s Traveler’s Choice award in the “Top Hotels” category in 2014. Celebrate the splendor of La Antigua Guatemala staying at the city’s most charming hotel.

Antigua
Antigua
Posada de Don Rodrigo
Posada de Don Rodrigo

Day 2: Antigua

You will be met at your hotel reception by your private guide to begin your half day walking tour of Antigua. Your tour will cover the architectural & historical highlights of this colonial city with a behind-the-scenes look at some of the many ruined churches, convents and cathedrals. Entrances are included to the Iglesia San Francisco (church), the Cathedral, Central Park and La Merced Church.

This tour is flexible and if you have specific sites that you wish to see please notify your guide. If you wish to visit other monuments you will need to pay the entrances directly. At the end of the tour your guide can accompany you back to your hotel or take you to a place of your choosing.

Accommodation: Posada de Don Rodrigo
Iglesia in Antigua
Iglesia in Antigua

Day 3: Antigua - Guatemala City - Flores

You will be picked up at your hotel and transferred to the airport in Guatemala city for your international or domestic flight.

Enjoy a short flight from Guatemala City to Flores.

Airport transfer with private vehicle, and driver.

Pick up from your hotel and transfer with your driver and guide to Yaxha National Park.The tour begins with with a short boat ride on Lake Yaxha to the small island site at Topoxte. Next, explore the Mayan ceremonial site of Yaxha. Set atop a hill overlooking two scenic lakes, this is a picturesque site. Enjoy the sites and sounds of the howler and spider monkeys as well as many colorful tropical birds and other mammals in this wildlife area. Enjoy a picnic lunch on the beautiful shores of Lake Yaxha. Afterwards, you will head back to your hotel.

Accommodation: Villa Maya

A haven of wildlife and nature's secrets, the Villa Maya sits on the shores of Petenchel and Monifata about 45 minutes from the Tikal National Park, the hotel is located in a vast natural private reserve, and the shores of Petenchel and Monifata lagoos, where a wide variety of birds inhabit, as well as unique flowers and trees. The huge private reserve plays host to the villa's 56 rooms, which are designed to offer the most modern living conditions while still keeping to the rustic, pleasant side of adventure getaways. This means there are no televisions or phones in the rooms. Friendly service goes hand in hand with tasty local and international dishes utilizing ingredients from the region. This beautiful environment features monkeys, deer, birds and insects of all sorts, for guests are practically left to play in the jungle. Roam the lagoons, swim in the pool, and simply discover Villa Maya.

Flores
Flores
Villa Maya
Villa Maya

Day 4: Flores

You will be picked up from your hotel and transferred with your driver and guide to Tikal National Park. Here, enjoy a private guided tour of this fabulous site with huge temples rising up through the jungle canopy and a variety of tropical animals and birds on show. Observe the sights and sounds of the howler and spider monkeys as well as many colorful tropical birds and other mammals. Lunch is provided at Jaguar Inn hotel or for an extra supplement, a luxury picnic lunch can be arranged inside the Tikal Site itself. After lunch, explore the museum before returning to your hotel.

Accommodation: Villa Maya
Tikal National Park
Tikal National Park

Day 5: Flores - Melchor Mencos (Guatemala/Belize Boarder) - San Ignacio

You will be picked up at your hotel and transferred to the Belize boarder at Melchor Mencos. Once you arrive here you will cross the boarder on foot, approximately 10 meters, (your driver will assist you but will not cross with you).

Meet your driver for a private transfer to San Ignacio area

Your tour begins with a visit to the famous sites of Xunantunich – situated on the banks of the Mopan River with private guide and driver. Xunantunich means "stone woman" in Mayan. Xunantunich was a thriving city near the end of the Classic Period (300-900 A.D.) with large plazas ringed with pyramids. After lunch you will continue to the site at Cahal Pech "Place of the Ticks", just outside the town of San Ignacio. The site center sits on the crest of a steep hill on the west bank of the Macal River and the central acropolis, approximately 900 feet above sea level, provides a commanding view of the Maya Mountains to the south and the fertile valleys of the Belize River to the northeast. This ceremonial center includes pyramid temples, palaces, and a ball court as well as five stelae and an altar (plain). The site shows a gradual architectural growth and indicates occupation probably running through the entire Classic Period. After a private tour, you will return to your hotel.

Accommodation: San Ignacio Resort

The San Ignacio Resort Hotel is a premier full-service Belize resort, located in the Cayo district. The hotel boasts first-class amenities and accommodations for those seeking to relax and enjoy a beautiful tropical resort, yet offers nearby adventure for those wanting to explore Belize. This luxury San Ignacio Belize hotel is centrally located for adventure tours to nearby archaeological parks, caves and nature reserves and boasts views of rainforest and wildlife from each of its guest rooms. The San Ignacio Resort Hotel offers 24 Luxury rooms and suites that offer hillside, garden, and rainforest views. The accommodations are designed with exotic local art and also, furnishings made from Belizean hardwood and sustainable mahogany. The rooms provide guests with first-class amenities and services that embody a new era of Luxury.

San Ignacio
San Ignacio
San Ignacio Resort
San Ignacio Resort

Day 6: San Ignacio

Actun Tunichil Muknal "Cave of the Stone Sepulcher" is one of the most impressive caves in the Maya Lowland. Located in the heart of the Belizean Rainforest, this cave was a sacred place to the prehistoric Maya of Belize, who first began to use the entrance during the early classic period (300-600AD). The cave system consists of a series of chambers, ending in a 300mx50m cathedral where sacrificial ceremonies once took place. Visitors to this cave have the opportunity to travel into the Maya past and witness a living museum where the human sacrifices and artifacts can be viewed in their original context. After an exciting drive to the trailhead, guests will trek for 45 minutes through dense jungle in the Tapir.

Mountain Nature Reserve and wade across3 streams, and learn about the plants and animals of the jungle. At the entrance of the cave guests are outfitted in the necessary equipment preparing you for the Caving Adventure ahead. Some swimming will be required and also climbing and caving activity. This is a 1st class Caving and Archaeological experience. Time in the cave is 3 hours before returning back to the vehicle and to the hotel.

The hike to/from the cave mouth and the tour itself is now a shared tour with private, round-trip transportation from hotel to ATM entrance area only.

Accommodation: San Ignacio Resort
Actun Tunichil Cave Entrance
Actun Tunichil Cave Entrance

Day 7: San Ignacio - Belize City - Ambergris Caye

Transfer to Belize City by private vehicle.

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

Accommodation: SunBreeze Hotel

SunBreeze Hotel is the optimum hotel from which to explore the wonders of Belize. SunBreeze Hotel is a U Shaped Spanish Architectural design with a touch of the Caribbean surrounded by tropical gardens overlooking the Caribbean Sea. SunBreeze Hotel is an oceanfront property protected by a seawall boasting 43 spacious air conditioned rooms of three categories, an onsite restaurant, bar, freshwater pool, massage studio, art gallery and complimentary early morning coffee. A perfect vacation getaway conveniently located within a stroll from the quaint town of San Pedro Belize on Ambergris Caye, Belize.

Belize Sunrise
Belize Sunrise
SunBreeze Hotel
SunBreeze Hotel

Day 8: 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: SunBreeze Hotel
Coral Reef
Coral Reef

Day 9: Ambergris Caye

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

Accommodation:
Belizean Courthouse
Belizean Courthouse
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  • Your deposit is due immediately on booking (30% of program price, minimum $350). The balance is due 90 days prior to departure.
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Posada de Don Rodrigo: Antigua

One of La Antigua Guatemala’s most enchanting hotels has been family owned and operated for generations. Consisting of three lovingly restored colonial residences the hotel perfectly captures the essence of old-world Antigua. All rooms are uniquely decorated with original artwork, hand-painted ceilings, fireplaces and furniture hand-carved by local artisans. The hotel’s romantic restaurant features enticing Guatemalan cuisine, along with live Marimba music daily and Baile de los Moros folk dancing. La Posada de Don Rodrigo was the recipient of TripAdvisor’s Traveler’s Choice award in the “Top Hotels” category in 2014. Celebrate the splendor of La Antigua Guatemala staying at the city’s most charming hotel.

Posada de Don Rodrigo
Posada de Don Rodrigo
Posada de Don Rodrigo
Posada de Don Rodrigo

Villa Maya: Flores

A haven of wildlife and nature's secrets, the Villa Maya sits on the shores of Petenchel and Monifata about 45 minutes from the Tikal National Park, the hotel is located in a vast natural private reserve, and the shores of Petenchel and Monifata lagoos, where a wide variety of birds inhabit, as well as unique flowers and trees. The huge private reserve plays host to the villa's 56 rooms, which are designed to offer the most modern living conditions while still keeping to the rustic, pleasant side of adventure getaways. This means there are no televisions or phones in the rooms. Friendly service goes hand in hand with tasty local and international dishes utilizing ingredients from the region. This beautiful environment features monkeys, deer, birds and insects of all sorts, for guests are practically left to play in the jungle. Roam the lagoons, swim in the pool, and simply discover Villa Maya.

Villa Maya
Villa Maya
Villa Maya
Villa Maya

San Ignacio Resort: San Ignacio

The San Ignacio Resort Hotel is a premier full-service Belize resort, located in the Cayo district. The hotel boasts first-class amenities and accommodations for those seeking to relax and enjoy a beautiful tropical resort, yet offers nearby adventure for those wanting to explore Belize. This luxury San Ignacio Belize hotel is centrally located for adventure tours to nearby archaeological parks, caves and nature reserves and boasts views of rainforest and wildlife from each of its guest rooms. The San Ignacio Resort Hotel offers 24 Luxury rooms and suites that offer hillside, garden, and rainforest views. The accommodations are designed with exotic local art and also, furnishings made from Belizean hardwood and sustainable mahogany. The rooms provide guests with first-class amenities and services that embody a new era of Luxury.

San Ignacio Resort
San Ignacio Resort
San Ignacio Resort
San Ignacio Resort

SunBreeze Hotel: Ambergris Caye

SunBreeze Hotel is the optimum hotel from which to explore the wonders of Belize. SunBreeze Hotel is a U Shaped Spanish Architectural design with a touch of the Caribbean surrounded by tropical gardens overlooking the Caribbean Sea. SunBreeze Hotel is an oceanfront property protected by a seawall boasting 43 spacious air conditioned rooms of three categories, an onsite restaurant, bar, freshwater pool, massage studio, art gallery and complimentary early morning coffee. A perfect vacation getaway conveniently located within a stroll from the quaint town of San Pedro Belize on Ambergris Caye, Belize.

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

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    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!

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  • 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.

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