Belize Couples Adventure Package
Summary: After a private transfer from Belize Airport, we will arrive at the hotel in San Ignacio and meet for a welcome briefing in the hotel conference room.
- 2:30 PM Flight lands at Belize’s International airport (may vary depending on your flight departure).
- 5:00 PM Meet with evolution35 assistant at the airport
- 5:05 PM Transfer from the airport to the hotel
- 6:30 PM Arrive at the hotel to check-in and meet for a welcome briefing
- 7:00 PM Dinner at the hotel (not included).
Summary: A fun-filled day outside!
- 6:30 AM Breakfast at the hotel (not included).
- 7:30 AM Leave for the Che Chem Ha cave
- 8:30 AM Begin hike at the Che Chem Ha cave
This hike will take one hour. This cave contains a main chamber filled with rocks lined up which is believed to have been used for sacred Mayan rituals dating from the middle pre-classic period (900-300BC) to the late classic period (700-850AD). Also, there are many chambers found high up within the cave which contain many large pottery vessels which may have been used to collect ‘pure water’ to be used for their rituals.
- 9:30 AM Hike the Che Chem Ha waterfall
- 1:00 PM Leave for Benny’s Kitchen
- 2:00 PM Arrive at Benny’s Kitchen for lunch (not included).
- 3:00 PM Leave for Cahal Pech Mayan Ruins
- 3:10 PM Arrive at Cahal Pech Mayan Ruins
We will enjoy some site seeing for about two hours. Cahal Pech is a Maya site located near the town of San Ignacio in the Cayo District of Belize. The site was a palatial, hilltop home for an elite Maya family, and through the most major construction dates to the Classic period, evidence of continuous habitation has been dated to as far back as 1200 BCE during the Early Middle Formative period (Early Middle Preclassic), making Cahal Pech one of the oldest recognizably Maya sites in Western Belize.
- 5:10 PM Leave for the hotel
- 5:30 PM Arrive at the hotel and have dinner (not included).
Summary: Starting our day early, we will travel to Lamanai Town and end our day in a new hotel.
- 4:30 AM Early Breakfast at the hotel (not included).
- 5:15 AM Leave for Tower Hill
- 7:30-8:00 AM Arrive at Tower Hill.
- 8:30 AM Leave for Lamanai Ruins in a speed boat.
- 9:45 AM Arrive at Lamanai Ruins to do some site seeing.
Lamanai (from Lama’anayin, “submerged crocodile” in Yucatec Maya) is a Mesoamerican archaeological site and was once a major city of the Maya civilization, located in the north of Belize, in Orange Walk District. The site’s name is pre-Columbian, recorded by early Spanish missionaries, and documented over a millennium earlier in Maya inscriptions as Lam’an’ain. Lamanai is renowned for its exceptionally long occupation spanning three millennia, beginning in the Early Preclassic Maya period and continuing through the Spanish and British Colonial periods, into the 20th century. Unlike most Classic-period sites in the southern Maya lowlands, Lamanai was not abandoned at the end of the 10th century AD.
- 12:00 PM Lunch at lamanai (included)
- 12:30 PM Leave for Tower Hill.
- 1:45 PM Arrive at Tower Hill.
- 1:15 PM Leave Tower Hill for the hotel.
- 5:00 PM Arrive at the hotel.
Summary: A full day of adventures!
- 7:00 AM Breakfast at the hotel (not included).
- 8:25 AM Leave for Ajaw Chocolate.
- 8:45 AM Arrive at Ajaw Chocolate.
Our tour session will last 45 minutes. Ajaw Chocolate’s traditional Chocolate making tour is based on a process that dates back to 2,000 B.C. and includes learning how the bean is farmed as well as how it is prepared for chocolate making. The main focus is crushing cacao beans on a Mano and Matte. They crush the beans to a paste and then dissolve it in hot water. Honey is then added as a sweetener and chile for flavoring. A second drink is prepared with this cacao paste dissolved in water and sweetened with honey but flavored with cinnamon and spice instead of chile. At the end of this session, we will share a small sample of milk and dark chocolate from Ajaw Chocolate.
- 9:30 AM Leave for Xunantunich.
- 10:00 AM Arrive at Xunantunich for a tour.
This tour will last two hours. Xunantunich is an Ancient Maya archaeological site in western Belize, about 70 miles (110 km) west of Belize City, in the Cayo District. Xunantunich is located atop a ridge above the Mopan River, well within sight of the Guatemala border – which is a mere 0.6 miles (1 km) to the west.
- 12:00 PM Leave for Benny’s Kitchen.
- 12:15 PM Arrive at Benny’s Kitchen for lunch (not included).
- 1:00 PM Leave for Barton Creek.
- 1:45 PM Arrive at Barton Creek.
We will be visiting Barton Creek for one hour and 30 minutes. Barton Creek Cave is a natural cave located near San Ignacio that was once used by the ancient Maya for ceremonial activities. This cave can only be explored by canoe and is considered one of Belize’s most fascinating natural and cultural wonders. Barton Creek Cave tour. After entering the cave, you will travel approximately a mile along a meandering river flowing through the beautiful cathedral-like chambers and wide passages of the cavern.
- 3:30 PM Leave for the hotel.
- 5:00 PM Arrive at the hotel and have dinner (not included).
Summary:Time to head home!
- 8:00 AM Breakfast at the hotel (not included).
- 8:30 AM Transfer from the hotel to the San Ignacio Airport.
- 10:00 AM Arrive at the airport for your flight (flight departure time may vary).