Life is better in Belize!
Explore ancient Mayan sites • Meet local Belizeans • Hike the rainforest • Sample local cuisine
Discover the art of chocolate-making • Private island tour • Snorkel
You can also can expect to encounter the blend of cultures that call this country home. Whether Mayan, Creole, East Indian, Mestizo, or Garifuna, each culture contributes harmoniously to the cuisine, culture and traditions that make Belize so fascinating.
Private local guides
Choose from the example itineraries below
or we’ll customize one especially for your group
an extra long weekend for those on the go
Rainforest & Wildlife
Day 1 – Blue Hole National Forest area. Get up close with a few of Belize 145 fascinating animals at Belize’s zoo. Experience an authentic Belizean meal. Meet local teens making a different in their community. Fall asleep to sounds of the jungle at your eco-lodge.
Mayan sites & local cuisine
Days 2-3 – San Ignacio. Explore the Mayan site of either Xunantinich or Cahal Pech. Learn the Mayan way to make chocolate, and taste it of course! Meet a local family for an authentic Belizean meal.
OPTION: High adventure Actun Tunichil Muknal (ATM) cave followed by a rustic Creole kitchen experience.
Days 4-5 – Ambergris Caye. In this paradise for all things water related, enjoy your own boat and captain for a private snorkeling tour and an island picnic lunch. If you’re up for it, swim with the sharks. Relax at the pool. Wrap up with a five-star dinner seaside.
OPTIONAL ACTIVITIES: deep sea fishing, scuba diving
For those who want to embrace more of what Belize offers
River ride & Wildlife
Day 1 – Lamanai. Savor lunch Belizean style followed by a river boat ride and wildlife discovery. Venture out on an evening crocodile encounter if you’re up to it. Explore the Mayan site at Lamanai.
Mayan sites & local connections
Days 2-3 – San Ignacio. Explore the Mayan sites of both Xunantinich and Cahal Pech. Meet local teens making a difference in their community. Join a local family for an authentic Belizean lunch.
OPTION: Explore Actun Tunichil Muknal (ATM) cave and Creole experience.
Rainforest & local cuisine
Day 4 – Blue Hole National Park area. Go for a dip in the turquoise waters of the Blue Hole. See how cacao beans are transformed into chocolate at a local chocolate shoppe. Hands-on cooking experience at an East Indian restaurant. Take a light hike near the Blue Hole National Park and fall asleep to the jungle sounds at your eco-lodge.
Days 5-8 – Ambergris Caye. Enjoy a private boat tour for snorkeling and an island picnic lunch. If you’re up for it, swim with the sharks. Relax at the pool or further explore sea life at Mexico Rocks, part of Belize’s Barrier reef. Experience amazing local seafood and a five-star farewell dinner oceanside.
OPTIONAL ACTIVITIES: Deep sea fishing, scuba diving
Explore the possibilities of your own private small group tour
Private tours designed with you in mind. Handcrafted for you and your travel companions.
What does each tour include?
- Detailed personalized service from beginning to end
- Your own private guide, a local expert on the region and culture
- Private transportation, inclusive of airport transfer
- All tour activities and entrance fees per itinerary. No hidden costs!
- Local, English-speaking guide who’s knowledgeable of the local region and culture
- Excellent accommodations
- Breakfast plus one other meal daily
- Detailed pre-trip information, including itinerary, cultural tips, and suggested packing list.
Does not include international airfare, gratuities or alcoholic beverages
How are Niteo tours unique?
Niteo Tours’s local connections mean you’ll discover destinations, meet people, and experience things that many often miss. You’ll come away with an insider’s look at what makes Belize the best. And as with every Niteo tour, everything benefits a local nonprofit benefitting those in need.
What are some cultural activities in this tour?
Hear the story of a banker turned chef and sample some of his amazing cooking. Enjoy the best tamales ever in the home of your local guide. Discover the art of chocolate-making.