Ruins, Rainforests and Reefs

Come explore the wonders of Belize. Our trip start on the beaches of Belize where you will learn about the ecology of the coral reefs while hunting for invasive lion fish. From there we will proceed to the Sleeping Giant Resort, located in the rainforests of central Belize. There, we will explore the wonders of the forest, including working on our new jaguar monitoring project. The trip wraps up with tours of the Mayan ruins at Ruins of Xunantunich and Cahal Pech.

Help Protect the Reefs from Invasive Species!

Learn about the Ecology of the Rain Forest

Participate in researching the local populations of jaguars.

Explore the Ancient Culture of Belize

Our hosts for the trip:

Viva Belize

 

Interested? Questions?

Contact us using the form below or call us at 1.828.372.2576 for more information.

 

 

Sample Itinerary for the Ruins, Rainforests, and Reefs Tour

  • Day 1 Arrival: Transfer airport to Almond Beach. Dinner at the Paddle House Room at Almond Beach.
  • Day 2 Coral Reef Ecology: Breakfast at the Paddle House. Packed Lunch at Salt Water Caye. Snorkel for Lion Fish. Dinner at the Paddle House Room at Almond Beach.
  • Day 3 Coastal Ecology: Breakfast at the Paddle House. Evening Sittee River Tour and Bioluminescence Tour (Snack). Late Dinner at the Paddle House Room at Almond Beach
  • Day 4 Activity Day: Breakfast at the Paddle House. Free Day to Explore Hopkins or Sign up for Tour and/or Spa. Dinner at the Paddle House Room at Almond Beach.
  • Day 5 Transfer to the Rain Forest: Breakfast at the Paddle House Room.Transfer from Beach to Sleeping Giant Lodge. Lunch at the Grove House. Free time at Sleeping Giant: Kayaks, SUP, Hiking, pool & gazebo. Dinner at the Grove House Room at Sleeping Giant.
  • Day 6 Rain Forest Ecology: Breakfast at the Grove House. Jungle Hike (Jaguar Research, Medicinal Plants & Rainforest Ecology). Lunch at Sleeping Giant. Dinner at the Grove House Room at Sleeping Giant.
  • Day 7 Mayan Culture: Breakfast at the Grove House. Mayan Ruins of Xunantunich and Cahal Pech. Packed Lunch. Shopping in San Ignacio. Dinner in Belmopan (guests to buy their own dinner).
  • Day 8 Belize Zoo and Departure: Breakfast, Transfer from Sleeping Giant to the Airport. Stop at the Art Box for shopping. Quick stop at Belize Zoo.
Upcoming Dates
TBA
Offered As:
EcoTourism; Private Groups; Adult Education