Special Youth Savings: Kids 4 to 17 save up to 20%. See details.

Belize & Guatemala Family Multi-Adventure Tour

Small Group Adventures for:

Couples, Friends & Solos Adults 18+

Women's Adventures Women 18+

Families with Young Adults 20s & Beyond Best for ages 20+ (min. age 18)

Families with Older Teens & 20s Best for ages 17-23 (min. age 14)

Families with Teens & Kids Best for ages 9-17 (min. age 4)

Best for ages 8+ (Ages 4+ ok) | Min. age to ride own bike: 8+

From $5,999 - $6,299 /person

+$200 internal air

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7 days

6 nights

Activity Levels 1-2

We categorize our trips based on a range of activity levels from leisurely (1) to avid (5) with plenty of options in between.

Premiere Hotels

Premiere Hotels - From lavish luxury to on-trend boutique, offering experiences as unique as the regions we explore.

Casual Plus Hotels - A step above Casual but not quite Premiere.

Casual Hotels - Known for their character, charm and proximity to outdoor adventures and Backroads activities.

Small Luxury Ships - Unpack once and cover more distance on an intimate ship with spacious staterooms and superb amenities.

Special Youth Savings: Kids 4 to 17 save up to 20%. See details.

Belize & Guatemala Family Multi-Adventure Tour

Small Group Adventures for:

Couples, Friends & Solos Adults 18+

Women's Adventures Women 18+

Families with Young Adults 20s & Beyond Best for ages 20+ (min. age 18)

Families with Older Teens & 20s Best for ages 17-23 (min. age 14)

Families with Teens & Kids Best for ages 9-17 (min. age 4)

Best for ages 8+ (Ages 4+ ok) | Min. age to ride own bike: 8+

7 days

6 nights

Activity Levels 1-2

We categorize our trips based on a range of activity levels from leisurely (1) to avid (5) with plenty of options in between.

Premiere Hotels

Premiere Hotels - From lavish luxury to on-trend boutique, offering experiences as unique as the regions we explore.

Casual Plus Hotels - A step above Casual but not quite Premiere.

Casual Hotels - Known for their character, charm and proximity to outdoor adventures and Backroads activities.

Small Luxury Ships - Unpack once and cover more distance on an intimate ship with spacious staterooms and superb amenities.

2024: Dec 2025: Mar-Apr, Dec 2026: Mar-Apr

From $5,999 - $6,299 /person

+$200 internal air

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Maya Temples to the Caribbean

Belize and Guatemala. It’s a pairing as perfect as lime and coconut. From the depths of coral reefs and caves to labyrinthine Maya ruins, these engaging neighbors invite you to dive in. Into local traditions and stories, into rugged jungle adventures, and of course, into blue Caribbean waters.

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Walk/Hike
Biking
Kayak
Snorkel
Yoga
Zip-Line

Highlights

  • Bike the quiet jungle road into Tikal National Park, a World Heritage site which spectacularly showcases the ancient Maya’s artistic and architectural genius
  • Snorkel with vibrantly colored fish in the warm Caribbean waters of the world's second-largest barrier reef  
  • Learn about Belize and Guatemala's rich blend of cultures, from Garifuna to Mennonite and ancient Maya  
  • Hike to ancient ceremonial caves and explore Central America’s fascinating underground world with headlamps and local guides  
  • Keep an eye out for wildlife like howler monkeys (you’ll hear them before you see them!) and chubby squirrel-like agoutis 
Belize & Guatemala Family Multi-Adventure Tour map

Guatemala & Belize

Start Flores

End Belize City

Airports & Travel details*

* Start/End locations may vary. Do not book flights until your trip details are confirmed.

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Itinerary

Days 1-2

Description

Discover the delights of Flores, a charming island city in Guatemala's Lake Petén Itzá • Bike along the picturesque lakeshore through an ancient land once ruled by the Maya • Make yourself at home at our boutique rain forest hideaway • Make your own corn masa and coconut juice with a local family who invites us into the kitchen before serving us lunch • Walk to a secret beach where you may opt for a dip in the inviting freshwater of the lake.

Accommodations

Nights 1-2

Bolontiku Boutique Hotel
Petén
Premiere Hotel

This oasis on the shore of Lake Petén is jam-packed with enchanting and inviting spaces, from airy hillside terraces to jungle nooks and waterside lounging spots. (pool, spa)

Hotels may vary based on departure. Any variations will be displayed when selecting a departure under Dates & Prices.

Days 3-4

Description

Pedal amid a tropical jungle landscape to Tikal National Park, a World Heritage site • Discover Maya pyramids tucked within the dense forest alongside parrots and howler monkeys • Hop across the border to Belize and our next rain forest retreat • At Sleeping Giant Ceremonial Cave, explore the caverns once used as ancient Maya ritual sites • Book an optional horseback-riding adventure with the hotel, walk the nearby trails or just kick back and unwind by the pool.

Accommodations

Nights 3-4

Sleeping Giant Rainforest Lodge
Belmopan
Premiere Hotel

Hammocks, hot tubs and a mountainous rain forest setting are among the many features of this refined and airy lodge. (pool)

Hotels may vary based on departure. Any variations will be displayed when selecting a departure under Dates & Prices.

Days 5-7

Description

Zip-lining is the perfect way to get a monkey's-eye view from the jungle canopy • Taste and learn about Maya chocolate • Hop in a kayak and navigate the mangrove tunnels of the Placencia lagoon with your family • Devote the morning to warm crystalline water and unusual marine life during our snorkeling excursion on the Belize Barrier Reef, the longest coral reef outside of Australia • Stretch out in a morning yoga class • Sit back on our scenic flight from the beach resort town of Placencia to Belize City.

Accommodations

Nights 5-6

Naïa Resort & Spa
Placencia
Premiere Hotel

Stretched across 19 acres of pristine beachfront property, this luxuriously minimalist resort has all the makings of a tropical oasis. (pool, spa)

Hotels may vary based on departure. Any variations will be displayed when selecting a departure under Dates & Prices.

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Hotels

World-Class Hotels

Our hand-selected Premiere hotels offer exceptional hospitality and experiences as special as the regions we explore.

Hotels may vary based on departure. Any variations will be displayed when selecting a departure under Dates & Prices.

Nights 1-2

Bolontiku Boutique Hotel
Petén

Premiere Hotel

This oasis on the shore of Lake Petén is jam-packed with enchanting and inviting spaces, from airy hillside terraces to jungle nooks and waterside lounging spots. (pool, spa)

Nights 3-4

Sleeping Giant Rainforest Lodge
Belmopan

Premiere Hotel

Hammocks, hot tubs and a mountainous rain forest setting are among the many features of this refined and airy lodge. (pool)

Nights 5-6

Naïa Resort & Spa
Placencia

Premiere Hotel

Stretched across 19 acres of pristine beachfront property, this luxuriously minimalist resort has all the makings of a tropical oasis. (pool, spa)

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