7 or 8 days
Belize City, San Ignacio, Ambergris Caye

Adventurers, take notice: Jungle hikes, Mayan ruins, zip-lining and all-out discovery ahead.

From rolling green hills to the ocean floor, Belize’s rich biodiversity will be all around you. Learn how humans have interacted with this natural beauty by trekking to the ruins of Lamanai and Xunantunich, and feel closer to our animal ancestors as you riverboat past 12-foot crocodiles.
Belize tour map
  • Day 1: Fly to Belize

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport

    Enjoy dinner in Belize City Region 

  • Day 2: Belize City

    Travel by boat to the New River Lagoon

    Tour the Lamanai Ruins with an expert local guide

    Visit the Old Sugar Mill

    Enjoy lunch in Lamanai

    Enjoy dinner in Belize City Region 

  • Day 3: Belize City • San Ignacio

    Travel via Peccary Hills and Caves Branch Outpost to San Ignacio

    Participate in a jungle survival tour

    Enjoy a zip-line tour

    Enjoy lunch at the Caves Branch Outpost

    Enjoy dinner in San Ignacio

  • Day 4: San Ignacio

    Travel by ferry to the Xunantunich Ruins

    Visit the Xunantunich ruins

    Enjoy lunch in San Ignacio

    Visit the Chaa Creek Natural History Center 

    Enjoy dinner in San Ignacio

  • Day 5: San Ignacio • Burrell Boom • Ambergris Caye

    Travel via Burel Boom and Belize City to Ambergris Caye

    Visit the Belize Zoo

    Take a nature walk at the Community Baboon Sanctuary, where you will see howler monkeys

    Enjoy lunch in Belize City

    Travel by ferry to Ambergris Caye

    Enjoy dinner in Ambergris Caye

  • Day 6: Ambergris Caye

    Enjoy snorkeling at Hol Chan marine reserve

    Enjoy Lunch in Ambergris Caye

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Snuba

    Snuba

    Blending aspects of snorkeling and scuba diving, Snuba offers a completely new take on underwater discovery. Using weights, tubing, mouth pieces and goggles, the Snuba technique lets you go literally deeper in your exploration of the world’s second largest barrier reef—and who knows what you’ll find.

    Enjoy dinner in Ambergris Caye

  • Day 7: Return to Belize City and depart for home

Add more days

  • Day 7: Ambergris Caye

    Spend a full day exploring Ambergris Caye on your own

    Enjoy Lunch in Ambergris Caye

    Enjoy dinner in Ambergris Caye

  • Day 8: Return to Belize City and depart for home

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  • Day 1: Fly to Belize

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport

    Enjoy dinner in Belize City Region 

  • Day 2: Belize City

    Travel by boat to the New River Lagoon

    Tour the Lamanai Ruins with an expert local guide

    Visit the Old Sugar Mill

    Enjoy lunch in Lamanai

    Enjoy dinner in Belize City Region 

  • Day 3: Belize City • San Ignacio

    Travel via Peccary Hills and Caves Branch Outpost to San Ignacio

    Participate in a jungle survival tour

    Enjoy a zip-line tour

    Enjoy lunch at the Caves Branch Outpost

    Enjoy dinner in San Ignacio

  • Day 4: San Ignacio

    Travel by ferry to the Xunantunich Ruins

    Visit the Xunantunich ruins

    Enjoy lunch in San Ignacio

    Visit the Chaa Creek Natural History Center 

    Enjoy dinner in San Ignacio

  • Day 5: San Ignacio • Burrell Boom • Ambergris Caye

    Travel via Burel Boom and Belize City to Ambergris Caye

    Visit the Belize Zoo

    Take a nature walk at the Community Baboon Sanctuary, where you will see howler monkeys

    Enjoy lunch in Belize City

    Travel by ferry to Ambergris Caye

    Enjoy dinner in Ambergris Caye

  • Day 6: Ambergris Caye

    Enjoy snorkeling at Hol Chan marine reserve

    Enjoy Lunch in Ambergris Caye

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Snuba

    Snuba

    Blending aspects of snorkeling and scuba diving, Snuba offers a completely new take on underwater discovery. Using weights, tubing, mouth pieces and goggles, the Snuba technique lets you go literally deeper in your exploration of the world’s second largest barrier reef—and who knows what you’ll find.

    Enjoy dinner in Ambergris Caye

  • Day 7: Return to Belize City and depart for home

Add more days

  • Day 7: Ambergris Caye

    Spend a full day exploring Ambergris Caye on your own

    Enjoy Lunch in Ambergris Caye

    Enjoy dinner in Ambergris Caye

  • Day 8: Return to Belize City and depart for home

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Avg. rating: (4.8)
Environment & Culture in Belize
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What a way to learn

This is so exciting. The world is my classroom. Thank you so much. ...
Brownie / Student traveler
Sheridan, WY / Posted on January 28, 2017

Your experience includes

  • Round-trip airfare

    Your price includes round-trip airfare for your whole group

  • Accommodations

    6 overnight stays in hotels with private bathrooms; 7 with extension

  • On-tour transportation

    Land and water transportation

  • Regional-style meals

    Daily breakfasts, lunches and dinners are included in your program.

  • End-to-end support

    Your team helps to secure administrative approval and academic credit, provides recruiting tools and helps establish your program's ongoing presence on campus.

  • Curriculum integration

    Your academic vision remains present wherever you travel. Tell us your ideal study abroad experience, and we'll help connect your curriculum to EF's extensive connections abroad.

  • Full-time Tour Director

    Your Tour Director is with your group 24/7, providing deep local insight while handling all program logistics.

  • Expert Local Guides

    Your expert Local Guides are natural historians, adding cultural insight and enhancing teaching moments wherever your curriculum takes you.

  • Guided sightseeing

    Gain insider knowledge and cultural perspective from licensed local guides who join your group for select experiences on tour.

  • Entrances

    Lamanai ruins, Old Sugar Mill, Zipline tour, Xunantunich ruins, Chaa Creek Natural History Center, Belize Zoo, Snorkeling

  • Worldwide support, safety and security

    EF has over 500 schools and offices in more than 50 countries worldwide. We provide 24-hour emergency support service along with a comprehensive $50 million liability policy that covers you and your institution while abroad.

  • Flexible payment options

    Give more students the opportunity to study abroad by offering them two different payment plan options, along with our TripFunder website to help fundraise for the program.

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