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Belize for Families

9 Days

9 Days

Belize for Families

Welcome to Belize! Your family will be amazed and truly astounded by the beauty, culture and diversity of wildlife and geographical locations during this once in a lifetime trip!

9 Day Sample Itinerary

Trip at a Glance

Let's go on an adventure!

Day 1

Arrive Belize City and proceed to San Ignacio

Day 2 - 4

Discover the jungle, learn the natural history, explore Maya Ruins and more on an inclusive family program

Day 5

Travel to Hopkins, stopping for a refreshing swim at the Inland Blue Hole along the way

Day 6

Spend the day on the water reef fishing, with an island stop to cook your catch

Day 7

Explore the Cockscomb Basin Jaguar Preserve, float down the river and experience a Mayan Chocolate Farm

Day 8

Soak up the sun and local culture on a day at leisure

Day 9

Depart Belize

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Day 1: ARRIVE BELIZE CITY

Welcome to Belize!

Welcome to Belize!
Your family adventure begins with a transfer to San Ignacio.

  • Accommodations: Chaa Creek
  • Meals Included: Dinner Today
Days 2-4: SAN IGNACIO

Experience the cultures and people of Belize

Discover the jungle, learn the natural history, explore Mayan Ruins and more on an inclusive family program.

During your stay you will undertake a wide range of activities including a nature rules treasure hunt along jungle trails. Learn about tropical animals and plants and the importance of conserving and protecting fragile environments.

Travel back in time on horseback to on-site ancient Mayan temples and watch the kids become junior archeologists learning about the mystery of a lost civilization. You will also enjoy a tour of the Mayan temple of Xunantunich.

Experience the cultures and people of Belize after canoeing downstream on the Macal River to meet a family in Cristo Rey village. Share a meal and perhaps even help prepare corn tortillas for a traditional meal.

  • Accommodations: Chaa Creek
  • Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Daily
Day 5: SAN IGNACIO

Travel to Hopkins

Travel to Hopkins, stopping for a refreshing swim at the inland Blue Hole along the way.

As you travel on the Hummingbird Highway, a stop and short walk through the jungle brings you to one of Belize’s prettiest swimming holes. The inland Blue Hole is a sapphire-colored sinkhole where you can enjoy a cool swim. After a picnic lunch, continue to your beach house in Hopkins.

  • Accommodations: Hopkins Bay Resort
  • Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch Today
Day 6: HOPKINS

Spend the day on the water reef fishing, then head off to cook your catch

Take a relaxing boat ride out to the world’s second largest barrier reef to fish in magnificent aqua blue waters. Your captain will take you to his favorite spot for your chance to catch snapper, grouper, mackerel, jacks, barracuda, and more. Whether you prefer trolling along the outer cayes or spin casting anywhere along the coast, you will get to experience it all. Stop at an island where your catch will be prepared for a delicious lunch.

  • Accommodations: Hopkins Bay Resort
  • Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch Today
Day 7: HOPKINS

Explore the Cockscomb Basin Jaguar Preserve, float down the river, and experience a Mayan Chocolate Farm

Cockscomb Basin is renowned for being the world’s first and only jaguar preserve with over 128,000 acres of lush tropical rainforest. It’s home to all five of Belize’s large cats: jaguar, puma, margay, jaguarundi, and ocelot. Explore the jungle trails of this flora and fauna sanctuary with a naturalist tour guide. After your hike, tube or float down the river for a unique, close-up look at the jungle.

After lunch, head over to a nearby cacao farm. You will get a front row seat to the ancient practice of chocolate making. You’ll learn everything there is to know about chocolate, including its many healthy properties and how the ancient Mayan civilizations used cacao beans as currency.

  • Accommodations: Hopkins Bay Resort
  • Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch Today
Day 8: HOPKINS

Soak up the sun and local culture on a day at leisure

Explore the waters with complimentary use of kayaks and paddle boards. Or, explore the village with complimentary use of bicycles. You may also enjoy beach games and an array of kid’s activities. Do not miss the cultural nights every Saturday and Sunday!

  • Accommodations: Hopkins Bay Resort
  • Meals Included: Breakfast Today
Day 9: DEPART BELIZE

End your Belize adventure

Fly from Dangriga to Belize City and depart Belize.

  • Meals Included: Breakfast Today
INTERESTED IN THIS TRIP?
Contact a Belize Travel Specialist

With the help of our travel specialists, create a perfect trip planned around your specific interests, tastes and preferences. We will provide helpful tips and honest advice based on first-hand knowledge of the destination.


CONTACT US ABOUT THIS TRIP
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