Crystal Caves and Coral Cayes Tour to Belize and Guatemala combines the 
beauties of the inland of Belize with fantastic scuba diving on the Belize Barrier Reef Global Travel : Belize Tours
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Crystal Caves & Coral Cayes
Jungle Adventure and Tropical Island Tour

( 8 nights / 9 days )
Tropical Treasures Tour to Belize and Guatemala combines the beautities of 
the inland of Belize with fantastic scuba diving on the Belize Barrier Reef


Crystal Caves & Coral Cayes Adventure Tour to 
Belize combines the tropical jungle, the caves and caverns, the underground river caves, the lost Maya ruins, burial sites and ceremonial centers, the 
indigenous wildlife and the ancient mysticism that surrounds it all with an idyllic island on the Southern Belize Barrier Reef where you can sit back and 
relax or enjoy amazing scuba diving, snorkeling, kayaking or other watersports The tropical jungle, the caves and caverns, the underground river caves, the lost Maya ruins, burial sites and ceremonial centres, the indigenous wildlife and ... the ancient mysticism that surrounds it all.

This fascinating tour combines all these miracles of nature with an idyllic island on the Southern Belize Barrier Reef where you can sit back and relax or enjoy amazing scuba diving, snorkeling or other watersports.

Day 1 - OFF TO THE RAINFOREST!!! - (D)

Belize Jungle Dome Lodge "Meet & Greet" on arrival at Belize International Airport and transfer by road to Belize Jungle Dome Lodge for a 4 night stay.

Set in a tropical paradise this unique lodge is a friendly, family run Resort, specializing in high quality Adventure Travel.

The large swimming pool is stunning. Soak up the sun then cool off in the ambience of a breathtaking sunset. Above the swimming pool, the abundant birdlife of the towering Guanacaste Tree provide a amazing jungle soundtrack.

Day 2 - BLACK HOLE DROP - (B,L,D)
After breakfast you'll you will set off for one of the most amazing days you will ever experience. Start with hiking (1 hour walk) into the foothills of the Maya Mountains.

Crystal Caves & Coral Cayes Adventure Tour to Belize 
combines the tropical jungle, the caves and caverns, the underground river caves, the lost Maya ruins, burial sites and ceremonial centers, the 
indigenous wildlife and the ancient mysticism that surrounds it all with an idyllic island on the Southern Belize Barrier Reef where you can sit back 
and relax or enjoy amazing scuba diving, snorkeling, kayaking or other watersports The edge of Actun Loch Tunich sink hole sits over 300 feet above the basin below, 200 feet above the rainforest canopy that grows out from the sink hole basin. After an exhilerating abseil down into the jungle canopy (and listening to your own screams echoing back at you), a mouthwatering picnic & the discovery of the 'the Mother of all Caves'. We end the trip by a short climb and hike back.

CLIENT COMMENT:
On the Black Hole Drop we were scared to death and then so proud we were beaming that we made it. All-in-all a fabulous trip. Tracy & Bill McDade, Georgia, USA

Day 3 - ACTUN TUNICHIL MUKNAL - (B,L,D)

Actun Tunichil Muknal "Cave of the Stone Sepulcher", one of the most impressive caves in the Maya Lowland is right in the heart of the Belize rainforest.

This cave was a sacred place to the prehistoric Maya of Belize, who first began to use the entrance during the early classic period (300-600AD).

It was not until the late terminal classic period (700-900AD) that the Mayas traveled deeper into the Cave to conduct their ceremonies.
caving trip from Belize Jungle Dome Lodge
Actun Tunichil Muknal - Click for larger image

Our experienced guide will take you on a journey to the Maya Underworld; an experience not to be missed.

An exciting 45 minutes hike through dense Jungle in the Tapir Mountain Nature Reserve and wade across three streams, where you will learn about the plants and animals of the Jungle.


At the entrance of the Cave you will be outfitted in the necessary equipment preparing you for the Caving Adventure ahead. Some swimming will be required and also climbing and Caving activity. Degree of Difficulty: Challenging - A good level of physical fitness required. This is a first class Caving and Archaeological experience.
Click for larger image

The cave system consists of a series of chambers, ending in a 300 by 50 meter Cathedral where sacrificial ceremonies once took place.

Here you will be exposed to the individuals sacrificed to the gods of the underworld. Visitors to this cave have the opportunity to travel into the Maya past and witness a living museum where the human sacrificies and artifacts can be viewed in their original context.

Clothing: Shorts and T-shirts are suggested along with a good pair of tennis or hiking shoes, (no sandals allowed). You will be getting wet so bring along extra clothes.

Day 4 - RIVER CAVE TUBING & ZIP LINE EXPEDITION - (B,L,D)
Combine inner tubing and cave exploration to explore this incredible river cave system where ancient Maya ceremonial centres, pottery, artifacts, altars and the actual footprints of the Shamen and priests dated to 400 A.D. are still seen.

Spectacular crystal formations over 5 million years old cast eerie shadows into the black abyss as you explore and experience the most sacred area of the ancient Maya.

A living museum where the past can still be experienced in its historical and natural location.

Massive cathedral size chambers with walls of river sculptured rock dwarf explorers as we pass on foot and inner tube.

Imagine the experience as we float through a cathedral and we turn off our lights leaving you with the sensation of floating in timelessness.
Crystal Caves & Coral Cayes Adventure Tour to 
Belize combines the tropical jungle, the caves and caverns, the underground river caves, the lost Maya ruins, burial sites and ceremonial centers, 
the indigenous wildlife and the ancient mysticism that surrounds it all with an idyllic island on the Southern Belize Barrier Reef where you can sit 
back and relax or enjoy amazing scuba diving, snorkeling, kayaking or other watersports
Crystal Caves & Coral Cayes Adventure Tour 
to Belize combines the tropical jungle, the caves and caverns, the underground river caves, the lost Maya ruins, burial sites and ceremonial centers, 
the indigenous wildlife and the ancient mysticism that surrounds it all with an idyllic island on the Southern Belize Barrier Reef where you can sit 
back and relax or enjoy amazing scuba diving, snorkeling, kayaking or other watersports

Zip Line Canopy Adventure

Crystal Caves & Coral Cayes Adventure Tour to 
Belize combines the tropical jungle, the caves and caverns, the underground river caves, the lost Maya ruins, burial sites and ceremonial centers, 
the indigenous wildlife and the ancient mysticism that surrounds it all with an idyllic island on the Southern Belize Barrier Reef where you can sit 
back and relax or enjoy amazing scuba diving, snorkeling, kayaking or other watersports This morning you will enjoy an exciting start to the day on the Aerial Trek Canopy Tour which offers a thrilling opportunity to soar through the jungle treetops high above the forest floor.

The canopy tour involves traversing from one platform to another along a steel cable suspended up to 80 feet above the forest floor.

You will be given a safety briefing and outfitted with safety gear that includes a body harness, pulleys, helmet and gloves.

After you are fully geared up and checked, your tour then starts off with a short educational hike up to the first platform. Here a new world unfolds as you gently slide along on a steel cable to the next tree platform.

All tours are escorted through the forest canopy by a lead guide and a follow guide to ensure your safety. The guides explain the different areas of the ecosystem you are experiencing.

A one week tour of Belize which combines two luxury jungle resorts, Jaguar Paw Jungle Lodge and Jaguar Reef Lodge, one in the heart of the Belizean rainforest and the other nestled on a golden sand beach between the Maya Mountains and the Caribbean Sea.


Your tour will take you over eight platforms. Along the way you will enjoy the birds eye view of our beautiful pristine ecosystem. When you arrive on the last platform you will then need to repel to the ground. The tour will take approximately two hours.


Day 5 - JUNGLE RIVER / BARRIER REEF BLISS - (B,L,D)

After breakfast you will enjoy wonderful Wildlife Spotting on the Belize River. Meander downstream by boat with our Tour Guide pointing out the Birds, Iguanas, Crocodiles and other creatures that inhabit the Belize River. Boat ride starts at the Lodge and finishes several miles downstream where you will be picked up and return through the Teak Plantation back to the Lodge.

It is time to say goodbye to Andy and Simone and their friendly staff who have made you so welcome during your stay.

Transfer - through beautiful jungle scenery - down the most scenic road in Belize, The Hummingbird Highway.Drive past the Citrus Plantations of the Stann Creek Valley to Dangriga in Southern Belize. From the dock in Dangriga you will be transferred by boat to one of the most idyllic tropical islands of Belize, Tobacco Caye, on the Southern Belize Barrier Reef.

Crystal Caves & Coral Cayes Adventure Tour 
to Belize combines the tropical jungle, the caves and caverns, the underground river caves, the lost Maya ruins, burial sites and ceremonial centers, 
the indigenous wildlife and the ancient mysticism that surrounds it all with an idyllic island on the Southern Belize Barrier Reef where you can sit 
back and relax or enjoy amazing scuba diving, snorkeling, kayaking or other watersports

Tobacco Caye is one of the privately-owned islands sitting right on top of the Southern Belize Barrier Reef and is part of the Southwater Caye Marine Reserve which has been designated a World Heritage Site.

4 night stay at Ocean's Edge Lodge, Reef's End Lodge or Tobacco Caye Lodge in basic but comfortable Belizean-style island accommodation situated right on the beach overlooking the crystal-clear waters of the Southern Barrier Reef.

The island falls within the Southwater Caye Marine Reserve which has been designated a World Heritage Site.

Every direction you look is a sea view on this palm-fringed coral island.

MEALS : Three delicious meals including fresh seafood, fresh fruit and home baking, served family-style. (B,L,D daily)

NON-DIVERS: Sunbathing, Swimming, Snorkeling, Kayaking or lazing in a Hammock with a Caribbean Rum & Coke!


OPTIONAL SCUBA DIVING :

Scuba diving can easily be arranged on arrival at Tobacco Caye.

All boat dives are drift dives because this section of the barrier reef is without any permanent moorings due to the small number of divers who are able to visit these private islands in the South.

The Southern Belize Barrier Reef offers access to some of the most spectacular wall dives, ocean drop-offs and amazing marine life anywhere in the world. Wall dives range from 30 to 120 feet with water visibility averaging 80 to 100 feet and water temperatures between 75 to 85 degrees year around.
Crystal Caves & Coral Cayes Adventure Tour to Belize combines the 
tropical jungle, the caves and caverns, the underground river caves, the lost Maya ruins, burial sites and ceremonial centers, the indigenous wildlife 
and the ancient mysticism that surrounds it all with an idyllic island on the Southern Belize Barrier Reef where you can sit back and relax or enjoy 
amazing scuba diving, snorkeling, kayaking or other watersports

DAY 9 - DEPARTURE

Unfortunately it is time to pack your bags and transfer to the mainland for the short commuter flight from Dangriga to the International Airport to connect with your homebound flights...


An Escape You Will Always Remember... To a Place You Will Never Forget.
A Place of Yesteryear's History, Today's Hospitality and Tomorrow's Hope.


Crystal Caves & Coral Cayes Adventure Tour to Belize combines the tropical jungle, the caves and caverns, the underground river caves, the lost Maya ruins, burial sites and ceremonial centers, the indigenous wildlife and the ancient mysticism that surrounds it all with an idyllic island on the Southern Belize Barrier Reef where you can sit back and relax or enjoy amazing scuba diving, snorkeling, kayaking or other watersports

Crystal Caves & Coral Cayes - Rates 2010
Season Low Season
June 01 to Oct 31
High Season
Nov 01 to May 31
Double 1,794.00 1,894.00
Single 1,998.00 2,098.00
Includes:
  • Meet & Greet at Belize International Airport
  • Road Transfer to Belize Jungle Dome Lodge
  • 4 nights lodgings at Belize Jungle Dome Lodge
  • 4 Dinners, 3 Lunches, 4 Breakfasts at Belize Jungle Dome
  • All guided tours at Belize Jungle Dome
  • Road transfer/tour to Dangriga
  • Boat transfer to/from Tobacco Caye
  • 4 nights lodgings on Tobacco Caye
  • All meals on Tobacco Caye
  • Transfer to Dangriga Airstrip
  • Domestic Flight from Dangriga to Belize International
Hotel Taxes:
  • All our rates automatically INCLUDE 9% hotel tax
  • All our rates automatically INCLUDE, 10% sales tax
  • All our rates automatically INCLUDE any service charges
Not Included:
  • International Flights. See Getting to Belize
  • Departure Taxes
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Tipping is at your discretion but always welcome.


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