Belize

Belize might be quite small in the area within Central America, but it's quite rich in surprises! Tucked between Mexico, Guatemala, and the Caribbean Sea, Belize is blessed with lush beaches and colourful reefs, while the country's inner area is lined with Mayan ruins peacefully nestled in untouched foresty and jungles. You can learn how to make chocolate or go through shadowy caves. Perfect for anyone who wants to cut away the real world. Perch yourself in one of Belize' jungle resorts or go snorkeling on their remotely undisturbed areas.

Must Do Adventure

  • Explore the marine biodiversity at the coral reefs, snorkel with the stingrays and fierce sharks, and experience marine life from up close on the Belize Tour at Hol Chan Marine Reserve. Visit the Hol Chan Visitors Center to learn more about marine life at corals reefs and attend interactive displays and events too.

    Explore the rich biodiversity of the Hol Chan Marine Reserve
  • Explore the beauty of the Blue Hole at Lighthouse Reef Atoll on the Belize Tour. Take a deep plunge into the sapphire blue sinkhole and explore the beautiful limestone stalactite formations underwater. Relax at the beach of white sands and turquoise waters in Lighthouse Reef Atoll and have a grand time.

    Venture out to the Lighthouse Reef Atoll and the Blue Hole
  • Visit the fascinating Mayan ruins, sample the exotic Caribbean cuisine, enjoy a session of diving or snorkeling, go cave tubing, hike along the jungle trails, and board the sailboat to explore the abundant wildlife and scenery of Laughing Bird Caye National Park, at Placencia Peninsula.

    Take a tour at Laughing Bird Caye National Park 

Bucket List Experience

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Belize City

Fall in love with Caribbean culture at Belize City on the Belize Tour. Board a horse-drawn carriage to take a tour of the city and visit the Belize Zoo, which is the best little zoo in the world. Learn about the culture and history of Belize at the Museum Of Belize and stop to admire the British colonial architecture of St. John’s Cathedral. Take a look at the vintage furniture, historical photographs, and documents at the Government House and check out the Mayan ruins at Altun Ha.

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Ambergris Caye

Begin with an exploration of the marine life at Hol Chan Marine Reserve in Ambergris Caye on the of the Belize Tour. Visit Marco Gonzales, the 2000-year-old Mayan site of archaeological remains. Enjoy a diving session at Palmeros Point or Love Tunnel, and then proceed to take a tour of the beautiful blue San Pedro Lagoon. Go snorkeling and scuba diving to explore the coral reefs at Belize Barrier Reef and relax at The Secret Beach before heading back to the hotel.

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Belize Barrier Reef

Explore the hotspot of recreational activities that is Belize Barrier Reef on the Belize Tour. Enjoy multiple sessions of sailing, snorkeling, diving, and fishing at the Great Barrier Reef. Go cave diving in the enthralling Blue Hole and relax in the pristine waters of Half Moon Caye. Have fun with diving or snorkeling at South Water Caye Marine Reserve and check out the famous whale sharks and an astounding variety of marine fauna, that includes sea turtles, stingrays, at Gladden Spit and Silk Cayes Marine Reserve.

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Cayo

Have fun on the Belize Tour at Cayo. Begin the day with an exciting voyage into the Mayan archaeological ruins underworld at Aktun Tunichil Muknal Cave and marvel at the towering Mayan pyramid of 136-feet at Caracol. Dig into delicious tamales, tortillas, and tacos, and go on an exciting hiking trip at Mountain Pine Ridge to watch out for exotic animals like tapirs, coatis, and cougars. Attend the breeding program of iguanas at San Ignacio Resort Hotel and enjoy a fun Karaoke Session at Belmopan’s Bull Frog Bar.

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Placencia

Watch out for the sleek, black jaguars at Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary in Placencia and then have a fun kayaking session at Laughing Bird Caye on the Belize Tour. Pay a visit to the Resident Howler Monkeys at Monkey River Village, and explore the ancient sites of Mayan Temples such as Lubantuun and Nim Li Punit in Xunantunich. Go fishing and relish the delicious Belizian cuisine at Placencia Village and luxuriate the beautiful white sands, refreshing tropical weather, calm breeze, and glossy blue waters of the Caribbean beaches.

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Hopkins

Make the most of the Belize Tour at Hopkins. Take a cultural tour in Hopkins Village to take part in Garifuna culture of drumming, cooking, language lessons, and traditional dancing. Snorkel in the coral reef and get close to eagle rays, sea turtles, exotic tropical fishes, dolphins, nurse sharks, and more of the underwater ecosystem at the beach. Make the adrenaline race through the veins with hiking, ziplining, and swimming in the waterfalls at Bocawina National Park and experience wild tubing at Maya King Waterfalls.

When to Visit

Peak Season

Go on the Belize Tour between November and mid-April, when the season is dry, and the usual tourist spots are not so crowded.

Travel Guide

Location

Belize is in Central America and is a part of the Caribbean Coast.

Capital City

The capital of Belize is Belmopan, which is in Cayo District.

Main Airport

Phillip S.W. Goldson International Airport in Belize City is the biggest and most important airport in Belize.

Language Spoken

English is the official and widely spoken language in Belize. People speak in Garifuna and other Mayan languages, too, in Belize.

Currency

The currency of Belize is Belize Dollar.

Visas

The citizens of the US do not require a visa to enter Belize and stay up to 30 days. Citizens of other countries require a Belize visa for the Belize Tour.

Electricity

The standard values vary between 110 volts and 60 Hertz, and the sockets are adapted for types plugs of two flat prongs. Carry an adapter if your device has three prongs.

Vaccinations

The WHO and PHAC recommend vaccinations for Hepatitis A and B, typhoid, yellow fever, meningitis, rabies, measles, polio, rubella, mumps, Tdap, influenza, pneumonia, shingles, and chickenpox before signing up for the Belize tour.

Emergency Calls

Dial toll-free number 911 for any emergency and dial 90 in Belize City during the Belize Tour.

FAQs about Belize

What is internet access like in Belize?

It is easy to connect to wifi service in Belize, and internet access is available at all public places, and at hotels, and restaurants too.

Can I use my mobile phone in Belize?

Use a GSM 1900 and unlocked type of mobile phone to make local calls on the Belize Tour.

How are the toilets like in Belize?

There are hardly any public toilets in Belize. However, businesses will permit you to use the facilities.

Can I drink tap water in Belize?

The tap water of the urban areas of Belize is safe for drinking. In the rural and semi-urban parts, drink filtered and bottled water only.

Are credit cards accepted widely in Belize?

Belize widely accepts credit and debit cards of significant companies, and notably Visa and MasterCard. Several hotels and restaurants accept cards of American Express. Diners Club and Discover cards are rarely accepted.

What is the convenience of ATM access like in Belize?

You will easily find ATM centers in the big towns of Belize. The ATMs accept MasterCard, Visa, Cirrus, and Plus cards.

What to wear in Belize?

Dress in comfy dresses, skirts, tees, tops, tunics, and shirts on the Belize Tour. Pack in a few layers too.

Is Belize safe for women to travel solo?

Belize is incredibly safe for women.

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