Northern Belize, Caye Caulker and Tikal in Guatemala

Northern and Central Belize/ Caye Caulker and Tikal In Guatemala (8 days, 7 nights)

US$2,049.00 per person, double occupancy

DAY 1: Arrival- Belize International Airport/ Birds Eye View Lodge

After clearing immigration and customs you are met by your guide and

travel the Northern Highway to Crooked tree village inside the wildlife

sanctuary and check into your accommodations in time for dinner

There will be opportunities for birding along the way.

Lunch, Dinner & Overnight Bird’s Eye View Lodge

DAY 2: Lamanai Mayan Ruins,

Following breakfast we drive an hr to the toll bridge where we will board

our boat for the ride to the Mayan ruins of Lamanai. The leisurely boat

ride takes us approximately 30 miles up the New River, where we have the

opportunity to see many water birds such as Black Crowned Night Herons,

Purple Gallinule, Kingfishers,snail kites and more

You may also see crocodiles and other wildlife along the way. After

arriving at Lamanai we will have the chance to explore the ruins and have

the opportunity to view birds such as Red-lored Parrots, Black-Crowned

Motmots, Collared Aracari Toucans, Lineated and Pale-billed Woodpeckers,

and Black-Headed and Violaceous Trogons. In addition, Black Howler

Monkeys are usually seen or heard here.

Breakfast, Dinner & Overnight Bird’s Eye View Lodge; Lunch at Lamanai

DAY 3: Crooked Tree-Crystal Paradise Lodge

We will do early morning birding by boat on the lagoon of Crooked Tree

Wildlife Sanctuary. Water birds will be the main target with special

emphasis on finding the Jabiru, Sungrebe and Agami herons. Depart for

Crystal paradise after a late breakfast allowing a stop at the Belize Zoo

and for lunch at one of the local restaurants. We check into our

accommodations at Crystal Paradise

Lunch at Amigos on the road, Dinner and Overnight Crystal Paradise

DAY 4: Mountain Pine Ridge and Hidden valley Falls

After an early breakfast we depart for the Mountain Pine Ridge Reserve.

Here we have the opportunity to see yellow faced grassquits, Rufous-capped

Warblers, Acorn Woodpeckers, Yellow-backed Orioles and Golden-hooded

Tanagers. Black headed Siskins can often be seen flying in flocks. There

is a strong possibility of seeing the orange-breasted falcons and king

vultures by The 1,000 Ft. Falls (Hidden Valley).

Breakfast, Packed Lunches, Dinner and Overnight Crystal Paradise

DAY 5: Crystal Paradise- Tikal Guatemala

Travel 1 ½ hr drive into neighboring Guatemala to visit a very important

Maya site. Located in the Peten lowland of Guatemala, this huge Classic Period Maya site, rich in jungle flora and fauna, is considered one of the world's premier Archaeological

Reserves. The park consists of 225+ square kilometers

Guided tour of Tikal Maya site itself which offers great birding

opportunties. Some of the birds we hope to see include the Toddy-motmot

slaty-tailed trogons, orange breasted falcons, Occelated turkeys, Crested

Guans and more

Breakfast at Crystal Paradise; Lunch, Dinner, & Overnight at Tikal Inn

DAY 6: Tikal, Belize City, Caye Caulker

Pre breakfast bird-walk. Leave Tikal after a late breakfast transfer to

Belize City optional stops along the way to bird and have lunch at a local restaurant

Breakfast Tikal, Lunch on the way, Dinner & Overnight in Caye Caulker

DAY 7: Caye Caulker- Hol Chan Marine Reserve

Pre-breakfast bird walk on the reserve there as we look for the Whimbrels,

Black Catbird, Bananaquit, and more.

Magnificent Frigatebirds and Brown Peilicans,are commonly seen flying over the sea.

After breakfast we board boat for a snorkel trip

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner & Overnight in Caye Caulker

DAY 8: Caye to BZE via water taxi or plane

Transfer to BZE Int’l airport for your flight home after a fun filled birding vacations in Belize.

Breakfast at Caye Caulker

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