From the emerald leaves of the jungle canopy to the coral reefs sprawling across the seafloor, Belize offers family-friendly adventure underneath the sea and in the shadow of the tropical mountains. This custom tailored tour of Belize takes your family on an unforgettable journey into unfettered beauty. Your family will watch the wildlife from the comforts of your room in the jungle and listen to subterranean waterfalls echo off of...
Blue Hole National Park – Tropical Welcome
As the plane descends into Philip S.W. Goldson International Airport, the kids look out the window at the emerald trees encompassing east of Belize City. To the west, the indigo Caribbean Sea glints in the sunlight. Your private transfer meets the family at baggage claim after you disembark the plane. The tropical ambiance greets you outside of the airport. Palm trees rustle in the gentle breeze. The indulgent aroma of coconut drifts past. At the town of Belmopan, you turn onto the Hummingbird Highway. The thoroughfare travels more than 53 miles and remains the only highway in Belize that cuts through the mountains.
The family marvels at the beauty sweeping alongside the road. Your driver says Hummingbird Highway is the prettiest drive in the country. You believe it as you pass by orange groves and towering jade trees. The Maya Mountains roll along the horizon, creating interesting shapes. In the distance, you can see the sleeping giant, named for the way the mountains resembles a large person at rest. The van pulls into your accommodation near Blue Hole National Park. The entire family is excited to spend time in a luxurious room overlooking the jungle.
Blue Hole National Park – The Family’s First Adventure
Blue Hole National Park – Into the Black Hole
Ambergris Caye – Containing the Wilds of Central America
Ambergris Caye – Along Shark and Ray Alley
Ambergris Caye – The Island Difference
Ambergris Caye – Breaking in the Beachside
Ambergris Caye – Putting the Play to Rest
- Indulge in luxurious and secluded accommodations that provide ample space and comfort for the entire family
- Enjoy in adventures in the Maya Mountains while trekking through caves to view subterranean waterfalls
- Snorkel with nurse sharks and manta rays for an unforgettable experience under the water
- Rappel more than 300 feet down the Black Hole for an ineffable view of the rainforest canopy and forest floor
- Delight in a brief scenic flight to San Pedro Airport on Ambergris Caye, which takes you over the stunning Caribbean Sea
- Kayak through a mangrove forest reserve in search of marine life and avifauna
- Relax with your family in the warm tropical sun on a white sand beach located outside your luxury accommodation
Belize is an amalgamation of Central American jungles and the Caribbean Sea, bringing together vibrant heritage, eclectic culture, and natural wonder. Your 8-day vacation takes the entire family on a discovery tour in search of the indelible adventures the country contains. Your private transfer greets you upon your arrival at Philip S.W. Goldson International Airport in Belize City. You travel along a part of the scenic Hummingbird Highway to reach your first hotel. Settle into the treetops in a luxurious room with a view of the jungle canopy. On the following day, the family treks into the jungle for a daring, guided excursion to the Waterfall Cafes.
Spend time exploring the caverns and jumping into the cool natural pools. Next, you travel into the Maya Mountains for the unique experience of repelling down the cliff-side into the Black Hole, sandwiched between hiking excursions through the forest. Your private transfer escorts you to Philip S.W. Goldson International Airport for your brief flight to San Pedro on Ambergris Caye. En route, you stop at the Belize Zoo to view the variety of animals all indigenous to the country. Then, the family ventures out for a half-day snorkeling tour. Visit the sensational combination of Hol Chan Marine Reserve and Shark Ray Alley for an experience of a lifetime swimming with the marine life.
Afterward, you take a scenic boat ride to the nearby island of Caye Caulker. The family can decide how to spend the day, whether strolling along the quiet sweets or kayaking around the forest reserve. Spend the day at your leisure, enjoying the sand, streets, and culture of Ambergris Caye and San Pedro Town. Rent a stand-up paddleboard or linger by the pool. You could even venture to Marco Gonzales, a site of Mayan ruins located on the fringe of the island. On your final day, your private transfer escorts you to San Pedro Airport for your return flight to Belize City, where you continue home.
$3,635 per person (excluding international flights)
Your Zicasso trip is fully customizable, and this sample itinerary is a starting place for your travel plans. Actual costs are dynamic, and your selection of accommodations and activities, your season of travel, and other such variables will bring this budget guideline up or down. Throughout your planning experience with your Zicasso specialist, your itinerary is designed around your budget. You can book your trip when you are satisfied with every detail. Planning your trip with a Zicasso travel specialist is a free service.
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Your final trip cost will vary based on your selected accommodations, activities, meals, and other trip elements that you opt to include.
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