7 or 8 days
Belize City, Cayo region, Ambergris Caye

Ancient ruins and amazing reefs blend together in an environmental wonderland of jungles and coastlines.

Belize is Central America's eco-frontier, a young nation with ancient roots that welcomes you with diverse ecosystems and wildlife, as well as different languages and cultures. Discover the mysteries of the Maya civilization, zip line through lush jungles and snorkel in the crystal-clear Caribbean.
  • Day 1: Fly to Belize

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport
  • Day 2: Belize City • Lamanai

    Travel by boat to the New River Lagoon 

    Visit the Old Sugar Mill

    Tour the Lamanai Ruins with an expert local guide

  • Day 3: Belize City • Cayo region

    Travel to the Cayo region

    Enjoy cave tubing

    Take a zipline tour 

    Take a guided jungle survival hike

  • Day 4: Cayo region • Xunantunich

    Visit the Xunantunich Ruins

    Participate in a cultural exchange with locals 

    Visit the Chaa Creek Natural History Museum

    Explore on your own or
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Jungle night hike

    Jungle night hike

    Meet some of Belize’s nocturnal creatures—including ocelots, howler monkeys, kinkajous, and more—during a nighttime nature walk through the Cayo region’s rainforest.

  • Day 5: Cayo region • Belize City • Ambergris Caye

    Travel to Belize City

    Visit the Belize Zoo

    Travel by water taxi to Ambergris Caye

  • Day 6: Ambergris Caye

    Snorkel at Hol Chan Marine Reserve

    Explore Ambergris Caye on your own

  • Day 7: Depart for home

    Travel by water taxi to Belize City for your flight home

Add 1 more day

  • Day 7: Ambergris Caye

    Explore Ambergris Caye on your own

    Explore on your own or
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Snorkeling in the Coral Gardens

    Snorkeling in the Coral Gardens

    See one of the world’s most diverse ecosystems up close when you explore parts of the Belize Barrier Reef with an expert local guide. Board a boat bound for Caye Caulker, and snorkel through the stunning Coral Gardens. Depending on the season, you could observe manta rays, tarpon fish, and nurse sharks. You may even spot the magnificent West Indian manatee—a protected species that can grow up to 13 feet long and weigh upwards of 1,000 pounds.

  • Day 8: Depart for home

    Travel by water taxi to Belize City for your flight home

Interested in learning more about this tour?
  • Day 1: Fly to Belize

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport
  • Day 2: Belize City • Lamanai

    Travel by boat to the New River Lagoon 

    Visit the Old Sugar Mill

    Tour the Lamanai Ruins with an expert local guide

  • Day 3: Belize City • Cayo region

    Travel to the Cayo region

    Enjoy cave tubing

    Take a zipline tour 

    Take a guided jungle survival hike

  • Day 4: Cayo region • Xunantunich

    Visit the Xunantunich Ruins

    Participate in a cultural exchange with locals 

    Visit the Chaa Creek Natural History Museum

    Explore on your own or
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Jungle night hike

    Jungle night hike

    Meet some of Belize’s nocturnal creatures—including ocelots, howler monkeys, kinkajous, and more—during a nighttime nature walk through the Cayo region’s rainforest.

  • Day 5: Cayo region • Belize City • Ambergris Caye

    Travel to Belize City

    Visit the Belize Zoo

    Travel by water taxi to Ambergris Caye

  • Day 6: Ambergris Caye

    Snorkel at Hol Chan Marine Reserve

    Explore Ambergris Caye on your own

  • Day 7: Depart for home

    Travel by water taxi to Belize City for your flight home

Add 1 more day

  • Day 7: Ambergris Caye

    Explore Ambergris Caye on your own

    Explore on your own or
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Snorkeling in the Coral Gardens

    Snorkeling in the Coral Gardens

    See one of the world’s most diverse ecosystems up close when you explore parts of the Belize Barrier Reef with an expert local guide. Board a boat bound for Caye Caulker, and snorkel through the stunning Coral Gardens. Depending on the season, you could observe manta rays, tarpon fish, and nurse sharks. You may even spot the magnificent West Indian manatee—a protected species that can grow up to 13 feet long and weigh upwards of 1,000 pounds.

  • Day 8: Depart for home

    Travel by water taxi to Belize City for your flight home

Interested in learning more about this tour?

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Your experience includes

  • Airfare & transportation

    Round-trip flights on major carriers; Comfortable motorcoach; Boat

  • Hotels

    6 overnight stays in hotels with private bathrooms (7 with extension)

  • Regional-style meals

    3 meals daily (days 2-6 and day 7 with extension); dinner on arrival day; breakfast on departure day

  • Guided sightseeing

    1 sightseeing tour led by an expert, licensed local guide

  • Experiential learning

    Local exchange

  • Entrances

    Old Sugar Mill; Lamanai Ruins; cave tubing; canopy tour; jungle “survival” experience; Xunantunich Ruins; Chaa Creek Natural History Center; Belize Zoo; snorkeling

  • Full-time Tour Director

    Your culturally connected Tour Director is with your group 24/7, providing deep local insight while handling all on-tour logistics.

  • Expert Local Guides

    Your expert local guides are natural historians, adding cultural insight and global perspective on your sightseeing tours.

  • weShare—Personalized Learning

    Our personalized learning experience engages students before, during and after tour, with the option to create a final, reflective project for academic credit.

  • Continuous Support

    Your dedicated EF team helps you every step of the way—from recruiting and enrolling travelers to planning and managing your tour.

  • Worldwide Presence

    EF has over 500 schools and offices in more than 50 countries worldwide so wherever you go, we're there too.

  • 24-hour Emergency Service

    Travelers and their families can count on EF's dedicated emergency service team.

  • Peace of Mind Program

    Feel secure knowing your group can change their destination or travel dates due to unforeseen circumstances. Learn more about your flexible options at eftours.com/peaceofmind.

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Includes airfare, hotels, meals, full-time Tour Director, and more.
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