Belize Jungle & Sea Combo – The Lodge at Chaa Creek & The Inn at Robert’s Grove

  • Tikal – Maya Ruins in the rainforest of Guatemala
  • Traveling concept. Young smiling woman with hat and backpack
  • beautiful landscape of xunantunich maya site ruins in belize
  • Night Beach Party in Placencia, Belize

Highlights

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Visit Xunantunich, the largest archaeological site in the Belize River Valley
  • Enjoy a full day tour of the famous ruins of Tikal
  • Enjoy a guided bird watching tour in the Chaa Creek Nature Reserve
  • Swim in the pools beneath Vaca Falls
  • Glide up Monkey River and get a close-up view of the Howler Monkeys
  • Explore Belize's Barrier Reef
  • Enjoy a picnic lunch at Robert's Caye Island
  • Visit the world's first Jaguar Preserve and experience the jaguar's habitat

Itinerary

BELIZE CITY | CHAA CREEK (CAYO AREA) | TIKAL (GUATEMALA) | PLACENCIA

DAY 1 | BELIZE CITY | CHAA CREEK (CAYO AREA)
Morning departure from the airport in Belize. Visit to the world- famous Belize Zoo; see over 100 species of native animals living in their natural habitat. After lunch, continue to Xunantunich, the largest archeological site in the Belize River Valley and once a major Mayan ceremonial center. On to the Cayo area – you’ll see the landscape change into hilly jungle and farmland. Here, you’ll find a dramatic mix of mountains, waterfalls, caves, jungle, wildlife and archaeological ruins. (L, D)

DAY 2 | TIKA (GUATEMALA)
Full day tour at the famous ruins of Tikal (Guatemala). Visit the pyramids, Palace of the Nobles and the Pre-Classic Lost World Complex. Return to Chaa Creek for an overnight stay. (B, L, D)

DAY 3 | CHAA CREEK
With over 280 species of resident and migratory birds, the Chaa Creek Nature Reserve offers some of the best birding in Belize. The morning guided bird watching tour allows you to spot many of the tropical avian species that abound in western Belize – Keel-billed Toucan, Bluecrowned Mot-Mot, and the Black-headed Trogon as well as numerous species of parrots. Continue on a visit to the “Xibalba” (the Maya Underworld)! A steep jungle trail leads you to Chumpiate Cave; discover intact pottery that dates back to 300 BC. After lunch, walk through the River’s Canyon; you’ll be surrounded by towering cliffs as you make your way upriver. Stop for a refreshing swim in the pools beneath Vaca Falls. (B, L, D)

DAY 4 | CHAA CREEK | PLACENCIA
Morning visit to the Natural History Center and Butterfly Farm, followed by a scenic ride to the Western Highway to board your canoe down the Macal River. After lunch, continue to Placencia via the Hummingbird Highway. Check into the Robert’s Grove Beach Resort for dinner and an overnight stay. (B, L, D)

DAY 5 | ROBERT'S GROVE BEACH RESORT (PLACENCIA)
Today’s adventure takes you to Monkey River, where you glide up the river by boat and hike over newly cut trails in the rainforest to get a close-up view of the Howler monkeys, rare birds, crocodiles and iguanas who call this fascinating river home. Lunch at a local restaurant. Return to the hotel for dinner and an overnight stay. (B, L, D)

DAY 6 | ROBERT'S GROVE BEACH RESORT (PLACENCIA)
The Inn’s licensed guides will whisk you away to Belize’s Barrier Reef (the second largest in the world) and the many beautiful cayes nearby, such as Laughingbird Caye National Park, for great snorkeling. Enjoy a Picnic Lunch at Robert’s Caye, the Inn’s very own white sandy island where the only inhabitants – a family of osprey – will greet you. (B, L, D)

DAY 7 | ROBERT'S GROVE BEACH RESORT (PLACENCIA)
Today, explore the world’s first Jaguar Preserve. Although it is not likely that you will spot the great cat, you will experience his habitat in a tropical rainforest. An experienced guide will lead you through the hiking trails, pointing out medicinal plants and herbs, animal life and habitats. Time to swim under the waterfall and try river tubing. Picnic Lunch is included. (B, L, D)

DAY 8 | DEPART PLACENCIA
Transfer to the local airport for your flight to Belize City.

(B) Breakfast (L) Lunch (D) Dinner

Hotels and Rates

HOTELROOM TYPENIGHTSTWIN
The Lodge at Chaa CreekCottage3
Robert's Grove Beach ResortBeach View Room4
Starting From:$4,022

*Please call for International Airfares in Economy or Business Class. Prices are not valid during certain holidays and are based on a minimum of 2 persons traveling together. Optional Activities at Playa Bonita are not included.

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