This budget package keeps you close to “home” with a low impact on the environment. Inland activities take place close to the resort and offer the opportunity to gain an insight and appreciation of local customs. Next the group heads out to
Caye Caulker and some time on the water. So bring good hiking shoes and a beach towel and join us for this low impact, Budget Vacation Package ...
Our efficient and always friendly office staff will be there to help facilitate any requests that you may have. We can provide vehicles to suit any size group, along with friendly, engaging and knowledgeable tour guides. Your group will be met at the Belize City Airport and accompanied by your guide/s throughout your stay in Belize. You can just relax and leave everything to us.
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(B=Breakfast included; L=Lunch included; D=Dinner included)
Day 1 – Meet your guide at the Belize City Airport for your transfer to duPlooy’s Jungle Lodge. Stop at the Belize Zoo on the way if time permits and visit with some of Belize’s indigenous animals such as the Jaguar, Tapir and Scarlet Macaw; Cold drinks and snacks will be provided along the way.
Check-in - Short orientation and evening free to explore or relax. D
Day 2 – Traditional Knowledge Workshop at Belize Botanic Gardens to experience a Healers' Walk in the Plants of the Maya section. Afterwards learn to make tortillas or tamales on a Mayan wood-fired fogon and enjoy eating what you have prepared as part of a typical Mayan lunch. After lunch try your hand at a local craft such as thatching, plastering with white lime, broom making, basket weaving, etc. After the workshop, there should still be some time left for Swimming, Tubing or Canoeing in the Macal River off the beach at duPlooy's. BLD
Day 3 – Join your guide on the deck for morning coffee and easy bird watching. After breakfast, get ready for some Horseback Riding or take a short ride in the back of a pick-up truck upstream to a trail from where you will hike about 45 minutes to Flour Camp Cave. After a picnic lunch, return to duPlooy's by inner tube. (You may be exercising some little-used muscles today, so we have included a yoga class before dinner if you wish) BLD
Day 4 – Morning bird walk this morning – 6am sharp! Come back, enjoy a leisurely
breakfast and spend the rest of the day exploring duPlooy's and the gardens, swimming canoeing, tubing, hiking or horseback riding - See Things to Do.
Evening – As part of this package, if you would like, we can provide a guest speaker to give a presentation on sustainability. BLD
Day 5 – Optional morning walk, breakfast at 8 and then hike 6 miles to the Xunantunich, a Maya Site, because after all, you can't come to this part of the world and not see a ruin. Tour the ruins and then go across the road to Tropical Wings where you will have lunch and a tour of their butterfly house and small museum. After dinner enjoy a Night Walk tonight to see what lurks around after dark and marvel at an uninterrupted view of the night sky. BLD
Day 6 – It's always good to have a look at your surroundings so today, we're going to head in to
San Ignacio Town. You can do this by Canoe or road, your choice. Walk around town, see what's going on in everyday life for Belizean people, have lunch in a local restaurant. If you want to see another Maya site, Cahal Pech is located right up the hill or you can visit the Green Iguana project at the San Ignacio Hotel. BLD
Day 7 – After breakfast, head back toward Belize City. Eat lunch at a local restaurant. Arrive at the Marine Terminal for a short (45 minutes) boat ride to Caye Caulker where you will spend the next two nights and your days on the shores of the beautiful blue Caribbean. The first night includes a presentation on reef ecology. BL - No dinner
Day 8 – Explore the island, lounge around on the beach, go snorkeling, just enjoy the day. A half-day snorkel trip is included. No Meals
Day 9 – Your final day. Take the water taxi (included) back to Belize City where you
will be transferred back to the airport for your trip home or onward destination. No Meals
Belize on a Budget - Group Package Prices
Budget Vacation Package Price Includes:
- 8 Nights Accommodations
- Transportation & Tours as listed
- All Meals at duPlooy's beginning with dinner on arrival day,
through lunch on Day 7
- Comps for group leaders
- ALL Taxes & Service Charges
* PRICE PER PERSON IN $ US
* Prices in effect for the following dates: June 1st - December 15th