Belize Soft Adventure Family Vacation Package

TIKAL-RUINS-GUATEMALA

TIKAL-RUINS-GUATEMALA

Escape to Belize for a family soft adventure vacation filled with exploring the tropical rainforest of Belize, the ancient Mayan Ruins, turquoise reefs, zip lining, rappelling or hiking to a hidden cave or waterfalls.

BelizeTravelPOINTS has created a Family Vacation Package that offers an all-inclusive option to explore and experience fun, outdoor adventures, jungle, wildlife, coral reefs and also our authentic Belizean culture.

Get ready to discover Belize with a package that provides your family with the opportunity to vacation and enjoy paradise from the perspective of a child. It is a vacation that takes your children and teenagers through a wondrous expedition of the mind and imagination, something they will never forget!

The Jungle and Beach Soft Adventure Discovery Week for Families features guided exploration of abandoned Mayan ruins, guided river tubing or padding down an underground river, up close encounters with exotic birds and wildlife of the Central American rainforest. Then travel to a remote island Caye for beach front accommodations on Ambergris Caye.   Snorkeling or diving excursions out to the Barrier Reef are at your beach front hotel.

This Belize itinerary is a package vacation which includes, private transfers from the Belize International Airport to your hotel, knowledgeable expert English speaking guides for day excursions, tree house accommodations on the mainland, inter-country airfare arrangements from Belize to Ambergris Caye, transfers to your luxury beach front hotel, and active daily ocean excursions for the family.

Treehouse Jungle & Beach Discovery  Package
-  4 Nights Accommodations in a Luxury Tree House in the Cayo District
-  Daily Excursions may include:  Ruins of Tikal, Exploration of ATM Cave, or Paddling down on the Barton River.
-  3 Nights Accommodations in a Luxury Beach Front Resort on Ambergris Caye
-  Day Excursions may include: Diving or Snorkeling the Hol Chan Reserve, Mexico Rocks, Manatee Watching or a    trip over to Caye Caulker and even a Sunset Cruises.
-  All transfers to/from the Belize International Airport
-  Intra-country airline arrangements from the mainland of Belize to Ambergris Caye Island.
-  All sightseeing day excursions with knowledgeable expert English speaking guides

Victoria House Grounds

 

Day to Day Itinerary:

Day 01 – Belize

Welcome to Belize, your guide will meet you at the Belize International Airport and transfer you to your Luxury Tree Top Resort Lodge in the Cayo Distict of Belize.  The TreeHouse are the place to stay, but if you prefer a cottage  suite cabanas or a comfortable bungalows, we have them available too. The Riverview Tree houses is 75 feet above the  River. They have a screened living room, which  allows for panoramic views of the jungle and river below. The raised bedroom overlooks the living room. If your family needs more beds, they can accommodate with bunk beds and/or a futon sofa bed in the living room. There is a full indoor bathroom with a beautiful shower. These Treehouses are amazing, comfortable and very special, where else can you say you stayed in a Treehouse on vacation?

Day 02 – Belize / (B, D)

Today you will have your choice of day excursions, then this evening relax from your porch of your Treehouse deck and enjoy the view.

ATM Cave – Your drive and expert guide will take you into the jungle where you will begin your hike to the Actun Tunichil Muknal (Cave of the Crystal Sepulchre), also known locally as “Xibalba” or ATM, This notable Maya archaeological site includes skeletons, ceramics, and stoneware. There are several areas of skeletal remains in the main chamber as well as untouched pottery dated back many, many years.  The best-known is “The Crystal Maiden”, the skeleton of a teenage girl, whose bones have been calcified to a sparkling, crystallized appearance.

ACTUN TUNICHIL MUKNAL CAVE BELIZE
ACTUN TUNICHIL MUKNAL CAVE BELIZE

You can visit the exciting Zip Line Park, a famous Water fall, the exciting Black Hole or maybe you will visit the Mayan site of Xunantunich and Cahal Pech Maya Ruins. Other tour options are River Kayak Trips, Tikal or you can trek in the pristine Jungle with local bushmen guides. Decisions, decisions, decisions. Whatever you choose to do today your day will be exciting and memorable no matter what you do.

Day 03 – Belize / (B,D)

Today is a full day excursion to the Mayan Ruins of Tikal located in Guatamala.TIKAL – The largest and most spectacular of all the Mayan sites in Meso-America is located in the Peten area of Guatemala, deep in the high canopy jungle. Tikal is about 1 ½ hours from the Cayo Distict. The flora and fauna in this area is almost as breathtaking as the Mayan ruins themselves.

The original city covered an area of 35 square miles and although the archaeologists have been excavating here since the 1930′s, they tell us that there is at least another 100 years of work.

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Tikal_ruins_guatemala

Day 04 – Belize / Ambergris Caye (B)

Transfer from the Cayo District to Belize City.  Board a local small aircraft flight from Belize City to Ambergris Caye.  Transfer to your Luxury Beach Front Hotel.

Your beach cabana will be comfortable and relaxing. Located North of San Pedro this Luxury beachfront hotel sits on the most beautiful beaches of the island. If shopping, nightlife and culture is something you want to see, San Pedro is just 15 minutes away by boat. Many of the best restaurants are located north of San Pedro.  Your thatched roof cabana is on the sand and offers a view through the front picture windows of the beach. Your spacious and airy cabana, is relaxing, comfortable and very unique.  Each cabana has a good size deck with deck chairs and hammocks overlooking the beach.

After you arrive and check in you may enjoy a walk on the beach, a nap in the hammock or a nice cold juice by the pool. It’s time to soak up the sun and enjoy life.

Day 05 – Ambergirs Caye (B)

When you are ready, your continental breakfast will be waiting for you as well as a nice cup of hot coffee or tea.  Today you can relax on the beach and explore the area or sit by the pool. Maybe you will decide to take a trip into San Pedro or or swim in the beautiful turquoise water.

 Pool and Ocean Belize
Pool and Ocean Belize

 

 Day 06 – Ambergris Caye (B)

Today your have your option:  A snorkel, dive tour or a fishing adventure is available for you and your family. The reef is just a short distance from the shore for snorkeling or diving. Or maybe it’s a birding adventure you’d prefer. Over 40% Belize consist of protected areas for animals and birds.

Day Excursions Available on Ambergris Caye for active families:

DIVING EXCURIONS: TURNEFFE ATOLL – NORTH -TURNEFFE ELBOW BLUE HOLE / HALF MOON CAYE / LIGHTHOUSE REEF

SNORKELING:BLUE HOLE AND LIGHTHOUSE REEF. HOL CHAN MARINE RESERVE AND SHARK RAY ALLEY, CORAL GARDENS, MEXICO ROCKS AND ROBLES BEACH BBQ, BOATING EXCURSIONS:

CAYE CAULKER DAY CRUISE, SUNSET AND FULL MOON CRUISES -MANATEE WATCHING AND SNORKELING TOUR

LAND EXCURSIONS:  ALTUN HA AND MARUBA JUNGLE RESORT , LAMANAI AND NEW RIVER EXCURSION

 Day 07 – Ambergris Caye (B)

Today your have your option to participate in a 1/2 or full day excursions or relax. All day excursions are accessible from your Luxury Beach hotel.

Day 08 – Ambergis Caye / Belize International Airport

Time to say Good Bye to Belize and head back home. Your water taxi will take you back to the San Pedro dock where you will then be driven to the Airstrip. Your flight back to Belize City will take only 15 minutes and you will arrive in time to catch your flight back to your original destination.

Meet Patsy James

P James

 

Patsy  James, Destination Specialist for Belize, Costa Rica, Chile & Peru Programs. The Belize Soft Adventure Vacation for Families has a variety of activities and wildlife in this weeklong trip, along with the educational opportunities. Its  perfect for families with kids of any age.  Participants will stay at one of the most comfortable ecolodges featuring good food, friendly local hosts, and surrounding nature & wildlife at your doorstep. Then 4 Days on a beautiful stretch of white beach with calm waters and plenty of water and beach time for the family.

 

ATP Tours dba Belize TravelPOINTS, Costa Rica TravelPOINTS, Peru TravelPOINTS is an active soft adventure company offering eco-friendly vacation packages into Central & South America including hiking, diving, snorkeling, fishing, biking, and rafting on travel packages that explores both cultural and natural wonders. Familes will begin and end their Belize pacakge in Belize City and or combine there pacakge with a excursion into Guatamala This Tree House Adventure Package is especially appropriate for active families with older teens and young adults.

 About ATP Tours:  ATP Tours dba Belize TravelPOINTS, Costa Rica TravelPOINTS, Peru TravelPOINTS is a long standing family-owned adventure travel company in the US, offering couples, active older adults,small groups, honeymooners and families customized itineraries into Central & South America. With a dedicated family travel staff personally familiar with the challenges and opportunities of small groups, custom and multigenerational travel, ATP Tours is a full-service exotic, guided, cross-cultural explorations, nature safaris, treks and eco-tours in remote corners of Belize, Costa Rica, Guatamala, Panama, Ecuador, Bolivia and Peru.  Founded by current owners in 1998, ATP Tours boasts an extraordinary record of client satisfaction and industry awards.

 

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