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Rainforest Canopy Extension

Rainforest Canopy Extension

A Three Day Eco-Lodge Adventure in the Rainforests of Southern Belize

A Three Day Eco-Lodge Adventure in the Rainforests of Southern Belize

Overview

3 Days / 2 Nights
$649 USD or $769 CAD
When: Any date, any time of year
Starts: Dangriga
Ends: Dangriga
Activities: Swimming Rappelling Mayan Ruins Hiking Birding Zip Line
Zipline Bocawina

Trip Highlights

The Rainforest Canopy Extension travels off-the-grid to a jungle lodge and eco-resort in the southern Maya Mountains. 

Situated in 7000-acre Mayflower Bocawina National Park and adjacent to the world-famous Cockscomb Basin Jaguar Reserve, your location is superb for adventure. This three-day trip is ideal for those wanting to experience the essence of this untouched, tropical rainforest while vacationing in Belize. 

  • Stay in an eco-lodge in the heart of the jungle – wake up to the sounds of the rainforest, with first light emerging through the mists. 
  • Choose from a range of fully guided adventure experiences.  Decide how active or challenged you want to be! 
  • Take a guided trail walk in the Bocawina Rainforest or journey through the rainforest canopy on Central America's longest zipline.   
  • Go on an exhilarating hiking expedition to Antelope Falls with an option to rappel down a waterfall a must-do thrilling adventure! 

Trip Itinerary

Day 1
Accomodation:Bocawina Rainforest Resort
Meals: Lunch & Dinner

Your adventure starts at our Operations Base in the coastal town of Dangriga. From here you’ll travel a short distance “off the grid” and into the southern Maya Mountains. You’ll have a special welcome at our rainforest lodge where you’ll be staying for the next two nights. This is a true eco-resort in the middle of Mayflower Bocawina National Park. The lodge is powered by an array of solar panels and a small-scale hydroelectric generating station. Wi-Fi is available in the restaurant so you can share daily experiences with family and friends from this remote rainforest setting.

You’ll start your trip by settling into our lodge and learning about the property and the experiences that lie ahead in the surrounding mountains and rainforest. That afternoon you can choose from the guided Bocawina Rainforest trail walk or the longest rainforest canopy zipline in Central America!

On the Bocawina Rainforest Trail Walk, you will hike along bush trails as you discover local birds, wildlife, waterfalls, and unexcavated Mayan ruins. Your guides will point out medicinal plants and bring to life the layers of biological diversity that make the worlds’ tropical rainforests such a rewarding experience.

If you opt for the Rainforest Canopy Zipline, you will hike up the slopes to the start of the zipline for a thorough safety briefing from your guides. Then, outfitted in your safety harness, you will climb to the first platform where your adventure through the canopy begins!

Day 2
Accomodation:Bocawina Rainforest Resort
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Rise with the sun and be on the grounds for the first light of day emerging through the jungle mists. Waking up to the sounds of the tropics is a pure delight, with the chatter of parrots and parakeets flying overhead, the fresh morning air scented with tropical blossoms, and the expectation of an exciting adventure-filled day ahead. There is no need to venture far to experience the heart of the jungle. Finding a quiet spot to sip a coffee with binoculars close at hand is a sure way to soak in the essence of the rainforest.

After breakfast, you will join an exhilarating hiking expedition to Antelope Falls. On this adventure you will go on an invigorating hike through the rainforest, learning about the jungle flora and fauna from your guides. After your challenging hike you will enjoy a picnic lunch while you cool off in the refreshing emerald pools at the top of the falls. From the top, you can see all the way to the Caribbean Sea. At this point you can choose to go on a waterfall rappel or just relax and swim in this breathtaking setting.

This evening, you may want to sign up for the eco-lodge’s optional nocturnal hike. A walk in the rainforest is magical at night, exploring the moonlit trails and listening to the calls of the crickets, frogs and birds. You are likely to encounter paca, owls and kinkajou …and maybe even see a wildcat!

Day 3
Accomodation:n/a
Meals: Breakfast (if you arrived after lunch on Day 1 then lunch can be included on this day)

Victoria Peak, the highest peak in Belize, emerges early from the mists this morning. It reminds us of the many secret places that lie hidden in the swaths of green jungle. Five species of wildcats pad silent trails and the legendary Harpy Eagle nests in the upper reaches of the canopy. Day three is completely flexible. You can stay close to the lodge or follow a trail to a favorite pool or waterfall. Your return transportation by van to Dangriga can be arranged for either before or after lunch.

Dates and Prices

Available any date, any time of year. This Extension works wonderfully before or after any of our Expedition trips, or can be booked as a stand-alone itinerary. Call us directly to help you coordinate the dates.

Available any date, any time of year. This Extension works wonderfully before or after any of our Expedition trips, or can be booked as a stand-alone itinerary. Call us directly to help you coordinate the dates.

Available any date, any time of year. This Extension works wonderfully before or after any of our Expedition trips, or can be booked as a stand-alone itinerary. Call us directly to help you coordinate the dates.

$649 USD
$769 CAD
Includes taxes and fees. Per person based on double occupancy.
3 Days / 2 Nights
Family Pricing
$200 Deposit to secure your space

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