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Epic Belize

Best of Belize: Glover’s Reef, Jungle Rainforests & Remote Mayan Villages

Best of Belize: Glover’s Reef, Jungle Rainforests & Remote Mayan Villages

Overview

10 Days / 9 Nights
$2999 USD or $3499 CAD
When: December through April - Contact our office for details
Starts: Belize City
Ends: Dangriga
Activities: Rainforest River Travel Swimming Stand-up Paddle Boarding Snorkeling Sea Kayaking (Paddling) Sea Kayak Sailing Scuba Diving Archeology Mayan Ruins Hiking Fishing Birding

Trip Highlights

Epic Belize

The Epic Belize is a multi-sport journey taking you off-the-beaten path to rich coral reefs, jungle rainforests and remote Mayan villages – ideal for those looking for an active, adventurous vacation that encompasses the best of Belize. 

  • Sea kayak, snorkel and discover the turquoise waters and rich coral reefs of Glover’s Reef Marine Reserve.  Spend four nights in a safari style tent cabana at our Southwest Caye Adventure Basecamp.
  • Travel off-the-grid to an eco-lodge in the heart of Mayflower Bocawina National Park in the Southern Maya Mountains.  
  • Paddle into the rainforest valleys of the Moho River, jungle camping and visiting Mayan villages far removed from the outside world.

Trip Itinerary

Day 1
Accomodation:Bocawina Rainforest Resort
Meals: Dinner

Upon arrival into the International Airport you connect for a scenic 20 minute flight to the town of Dangriga and then travel overland to Bocawina Rainforest Resort in Mayflower Bocawina National Park in the foothills of the Maya Mountains.  Tonight we dine in the rainforest at the Lodge's acclaimed restaurant 'The Wild Fig'.

Day 2
Accomodation:Jungle Camping
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

We wake up to the sounds of the tropical rainforest, enjoy an early breakfast and then continue to the Wild South of Belize. We travel overland through the countryside to the remote Maya village of Santa Theresa.  We enjoy a traditional meal prepared at the home of a local family before continuing another 30 minutes to our put-in on the Moho River.  Our guides teach you the fundamentals of handling the inflatable kayaks in moving water before starting our journey down one of Belize's most beautiful rainforest rivers to our first river camp.

Day 3
Accomodation:Jungle Camping
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Today we break contact completely with the outside world as we follow the Moho River through canyons and lush rainforest.  Each bend reveals the dynamic nature of the river from calm meandering water that reflects the intense green of the jungle, to stretches of rapids, pour-overs and spectacular waterfalls.  During the trip our Mayan guides assist us with improving our moving water paddle skills, and also provide an understanding to the ecology of the rainforest, learning about the habits of the wildlife, and gaining an appreciation for the rich Mayan folklore which adds so much to our experience in the jungle.

Day 4
Accomodation:Lodge at Big Falls
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

As we continue our river journey, we leave the Maya Mountains and enter the coastal plains where the river slows and meanders through the jungle. Our vehicle is waiting to take us overland to The Lodge at Big Falls, our home for the next 2 nights. We settle into beautiful jungle cabanas with time to enjoy a hot shower and take in the grounds before dinner. 

Day 5
Accomodation:Lodge at Big Falls
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

The Lodge at Big Falls is situated on the banks of the Rio Grande river in Belize's southern Toledo District, a region of isolated villages.  The lodge property is located on a ‘meander’ of the Columbia River with almost a mile of river frontage. From your cabana there are striking views of the jungle covered Maya Mountains. After a leisurely breakfast we head out for our exploration of the region. Highlights include the ancient Maya ruins of Lubaantun last active in the 8th and 9th centuries, and then we immerse ourselves in an inspiring, cultural and culinary experience with a visit to a unique spice farm and a tasty ‘bean to bar’ Mayan chocolate makers experience. We return in time to relax and enjoy the pool on the lodge property.

Days 6-9
Accomodation:Glover's Reef Basecamp
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Today we drive north to the coastal town of Dangriga. Here we board a charter boat to our private Basecamp on Southwest Caye, Glover’s Reef Marine Reserve a designated UNESCO World Heritage Site. Upon arrival, we receive an introduction to your new tropical marine environment and then settle into our ocean view tent cabanas. Our guides will then conduct professional instruction to teach you the fundamentals of sea kayaking, snorkeling, and tropical water safety. After the workshop, enjoy a paddle to a nearby patch reef and start exploring some of the 700 snorkel sites Glover’s Reef Atoll has to offer.

Over our 4 days here our itinerary is flexible in order to accommodate individual and group preferences. Activities include paddling sea kayaks, snorkeling the inner and outer walls of the reef, stand-up paddle boarding, traditional Belizean handline fishing and learning to sail a kayak. In the mornings and evenings our guides share their knowledge of Belize, its unique marine environments and cultures of the Caribbean with a focus on the Garifuna people of Belize. There are many different activities that you can choose from and always for those looking to add down time into their adventure there is no better place in Belize to kick back in a hammock and relax with a good book! 

Day 10
Accomodation:n/a
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch (dinner is NOT Included in this night)

Choose to wake early on our final morning, grab your coffee and watch the sunrise over the atoll. Our boat charter departs mid-morning to take you back to the mainland, arriving at approximately noon.  Your trip finishes in the Garifuna town of Dangriga, and our staff will assist you with connecting to the next leg of your journey. 

For travelers who will be leaving Belize on Sunday Day 10, international connections out of the country require a departure after 3:00 pm.  To make this connection, a short domestic flight is required.  This flight is from Dangriga direct to the Belize International Airport.  Our office can confirm pricing and book your flight.  For guests who choose to spend an additional night in Belize we offer Flight & Hotel Packages.

Note: This is one of our more adventurous trips. It takes place in remote wilderness regions of Belize. Weather conditions can affect water levels and may increase the level of difficulty or require itinerary changes. We also believe that the remoteness and variability of conditions are what make this trip the best of its kind in Belize.

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$2999 USD
$3499 CAD
Includes taxes and fees. Per person based on double occupancy.
10 Days / 9 Nights
Family Pricing
$200 Deposit to secure your space

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