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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 $0 CAD
When: December through April - Contact our office for details
Starts: Belize International Airport
Ends: Dangriga
Activities: Rainforest River Travel Swimming Stand-up Paddle Boarding Snorkeling Sea Kayaking (Paddling) Sea Kayak Sailing Scuba Diving Rappelling Archaeology Mayan Ruins Hiking Fishing Birding Zip Line Yoga

Trip Highlights

  • Paddle the incomparable Moho River, and visit Mayan villages far removed from the outside world
  • Sea kayak, snorkel and discover the turquoise waters and coral reefs of Glover’s Reef Marine Reserve 
  • Stay in the Southern Maya Mountains at a beautiful eco-lodge in the heart of a National Park
  • Spend four nights at Southwest Caye Adventure Basecamp on Glover's Reef
  • Our premiere multi-sport trip explores the rivers, rainforests, history, culture, tropical islands and coral reefs of Belize
  • Select departures feature certified yoga teachers. Yoga Schedule

Trip Itinerary

Day 1
Stay: Bocawina Rainforest Resort
Meals: Dinner

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

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

From Bocawina we travel south, into the Mayan homeland of Belize, an area of rich indigenous culture and stunning scenery. Your guides teach the skills you need to confidently paddle your inflatable kayak in moving water before starting our journey down Belize's most beautiful rainforest rivers

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

Wake to a tropical rainforest setting in the Moho River Valley that feels straight out of a storybook. 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 with calm meandering sections and stretches of exciting rapids and chutes. Our evenings along the river include storytelling and night walks in the jungle.

 

Day 4
Stay: Bocawina Rainforest Lodge
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

In the morning, as we descend out of the Maya Mountains the river changes its nature, widens and begins to meander into the coastal plains. On route back to Bocawina we stop for lunch at the ancient Mayan city of Lubaantun, a beautiful ridgetop site overlooking the Columbia River Valley. Settle into your room and pamper yourself with all the amenities of our boutique lodge. We’ll gather at the bar before enjoying dinner at the Wild Fig restaurant

Day 5
Stay: Bocawina Rainforest Lodge
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Even though we’ve changed from a riverside camp to a comfortable lodge, we’re still in the midst of a pristine rainforest. Today we’ll hike to hidden waterfalls with astounding views all the way to the Caribbean Sea, you can choose to rappel down a waterfall and, one of the special attractions of Bocawina Lodge, a thrilling two and a half mile rainforest canopy zipline course on the lodge property

 

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

After an early breakfast we travel to the coast and then, by chartered boat, 36 miles offshore to our private Basecamp on Southwest Caye within Glover’s Reef Marine Reserve. In this incomparable setting of turquoise waters and living coral reefs we have four perfect days of paddling sea kayaks and SUPs, snorkeling, sailing and fishing.  And best of all, your Basecamp staff are dedicated to making sure your stay is beyond special, so expect to eat delicious meals and be pampered between your daily adventures

Day 10
Stay: n/a
Meals: Breakfast, Packed Lunch

Our boat charter back to the mainland departs the atoll late-morning returning to the town of Dangriga, from here our logistics staff assist with connecting you to the next leg of your journey or to the international airport. 

The Places We Stay

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Glover's Reef Basecamp
Glover's Reef Marine Basecamp

On the water's edge, with dramatic views over the main reef wall and the open Caribbean Sea, is our dining area, with large raised verandah, lounge and resource library. The enclosed outdoor stoop is where your island guides give their fun and informative talks on the surrounding ecology each morning.

The camp is powered by solar generated electricity with freshwater showers, modern compost toilets and solar powered refrigeration. Guests sleep in comfortable wall-tent cabanas with beds, wooden floors, a night stand, lighting and can be outfitted for singles, doubles and  familiy sizes.

Delicious meals featuring Creole and international cuisine are prepared and served buffet style in our open air dining area by our much beloved cooks.

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Expedition Camping on the river
Expedition Camping on the River

For two nights, we set  camp  along the Moho River - the camp locations are sublime and there's always time for swimming, exploring or just soaking in the beauty of the rainforest before dinner is served.  At night, river guides turn into riverside chefs preparing their favorite meals,including fresh tortillas and savory fire roasted chicken. Using their bush skills and sharing their intimate relationship with the rainforest your Mayan guides make camping along the Moho River a high point of any trip.

 

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Bocawina Rainforest Lodge & Adventures
Bocawina Rainforest Lodge & Adventures

This boutique lodge in the midst of a 700 acre Bocawina National Park offers guests a quintessential tropical rainforest experience. Over 150 species of birds, howler monkey, wild peccary, jaguars and ocelots have been recorded in close proximity to the lodge.  Enjoy the beautiful tropical landscaping on the property and dine in style at the acclaimed Wild Fig restaurant.

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$2999 USD
$0 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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