Young boy shows off a starfish he found while snorkeling in Belize

10-Day Family Adventure of Ancient Maya, Caves, and Barrier Reefs in Belize

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Customizable Itinerary

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Countries Visited

Belize, Guatemala

Places Visited

San Ignacio, Belmopan, Placencia Peninsula

Suggested Duration

10 Days

Belize’s diverse and bountiful natural beauty is displayed on your 10-day family adventure to the Ancient Mayan ruins of San Ignacio, the incredible underground caves near Belmopan, and the breathtaking Belize Barrier Reef off the picturesque coast of Placencia. Trek, paddle, zipline, sail, and more to explore the ancient cities, lush rainforests, glistening shorelines, and captivating caves that await on this thrilling family tour.

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Trip Highlights

  • Explore the ancient stepped pyramids and Mesoamerican ball courts of the Xunantunich Mayan Ruins, and capture views of the Cayo District atop El Castillo temple
  • Tour the Tikal Temples in Guatemala’s Maya Biosphere Reserve, and learn about the Ancient Mayan civilization as you wander to each architectural wonder
  • Enjoy an adventure unlike any other as you enter the Actun Tunichil Muknal underground cave complex and peruse the mazelike passageways to The Cathedral
  • Paddle across the cobalt blue waters of the Five Blues Lake National Park and plunge into the sparkling calcite crystal caves that carve the karst limestone cliffs
  • Partake in a thrilling Jungle Safari After Dark where your family will find out what happens under the veil of the night and encounter the creepy creatures firsthand
  • Race across the lush emerald Belize rainforests on a thrilling Angels Falls Belize ziplining tour over jungle canyons and through the canopy
  • Escape to the sparkling Placencia coastline and snorkel over the fluorescent coral formations teeming with colorful marine life in the Belize Barrier Reef
  • Hike the illustrious Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary, see the Black Howler Monkeys on the Monkey River boat tour, and cruise the Placencia mangroves during sunset

Starting Price

$4,415 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.

What's Included

  • Accommodations
  • In-country transportation
  • Some or all activities and tours
  • Expert trip planning
  • 24x7 support during your trip

Your final trip cost will vary based on your selected accommodations, activities, meals, and other trip elements that you opt to include.

Reviews of this Travel Agency

4.93 stars based on 41 reviews.

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