This amazing country definitely proves the old saying that ‘good things come in small packages’. Belize has a rich Mayan culture and amazing natural attractions. Belize is sure to please.
Belize is recognised as having both the largest cave system in Central America, and also the largest barrier reef in the Western Hemisphere. Explore the Cayo District which encompasses a large portion of the Maya Mountains and ancient Mayan sights which are full of history and mystery.
Paddle your canoe into and be dazzled by the glistening crystalline formations and Maya artifacts that have been secretly tucked away in overhead alcoves. Relax by the stunning turquoise waters and white sandy beaches of Ambergris Caye, or participate in some of the many adventure sports that are readily available.
Situated on the Caribbean coast of Central America, the country has a modest population of around 350,000. Once part of the British Empire, English is the official language. Worth checking out are the September Celebrations.
With a rich history Maya history in Belize although sadly a lot of the Maya population died as a result of disease and the violent conflict with Europeans. The Maya population in Belize is mostly located in the Cayo, Toledo and Orange Walk districts but in general Belize boasts many cultures and languages.
Belize is nestled on the coast between Mexico and Guatemala and in just 8 days you’ll experience a wide variety of what this tiny country has to offer. Start your journey by exploring exquisite subtropical forests of the Cayo District, which provide shelter for wildlife and ancient Mayan ruins before ending your trip relaxing on the island paradise of Ambergris Caye
Combine exotic Guatemala and Caribbean Belize for a marvellous 2 week journey. We’ll show you Guatemala’s colourful Chichicastenango market, colonial Antigua, volcano fringed Lake Atitlán, and explore the jungle surrounding the Mayan ruins of Tikal. In Belize, come face-to-face with verdant forests and abundant wildlife in the Cayo District, discover more ancient Mayan ruins and enjoy a relaxing stop at the island paradise of Ambergris Caye