Highlights of Belize- Solo Traveler

Starting Price $2450 per person
Trip Duration 8 Days
Availibility All Year
Activity Level Very High level of fitness
Highlights
  • Visit to Mayan ruins
  • Swim in rainforest waterfalls
  • Bird watching, canoeing, swimming and caving
  • Community service program
  • Wildlife river safari
  • Guided jungle excursion
  • Snorkeling sessions
  • Trip to the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute research station
  • Visit a bird sanctuary
  • Lagoon tour to see manatee and dolphins
  • Evening campfire programs
What To Expect

Participate in community service projects and adventure activities which celebrate the natural wonders of Belize and the Mayan Civilization.

Educational Benefits

Belize is a small country with high biodiversity, allowing you to experience a world-renowned diversity of flora and fauna, eco-tourism and adventure – all within a manageable distance.

Daily Itinerary

Day 1 - Travel to Belize

Transfer to our mountain lodge. The eco lodge is located 33 miles from the Mayan ruins of Caracol and is surrounded by lush rain forest. The cottages are large native-style freestanding cottages, built with materials gathered from the forest, including thatched roofs. Orientation for trip.

Day 2 - Carocol

Mayan Ruins of Caracol, which at one time in history had a population of about 185,000, covering an area of 75 square miles. Afternoon back to the lodge and a short hike to to swim in the pools at the bottom of the Big Rock Falls.

Day 3 - Wildlife Sanctuary

Arrive to a wildlife sanctuary for greeting and orientation tour of the campus and facilities. Enjoy lunch, followed by 1 km hike to river for mid-afternoon swim in the Sibun. Evening after-hours guided night tour at Belize Zoo to interact with Belize’s unique fauna when they are most active – after dark – in their natural surroundings.

Day 4 - Community Service & Canoe Paddle

Depart to a local village or wildlife sanctuary for introduction to service project. We will work on phase one of our project for the morning. Afternoon downstream canoe paddle down Sibun River. Evening discussion and debrief on service project and intercultural communicative competency.

Day 5 - Community Service & Jungle Exploration

Morning finishing the final phase of our service project. Afternoon guided jungle excursion, including limestone cave formations waiting for our exploration. Pass ancient Mayan pottery and artifacts, and go through mature stands of Cohune palms and tropical hardwoods, noting the historical use of this private protected area.

Day 6 - Caye Lodge

Boat ride to an isolated Caye on the Barrier reef. Participate in a walking tour of the island and take a snorkeling briefing to learn about the marine wildlife we will see. Afternoon swimming at Caye. Evening discussion about climate change and barrier reefs, optional night snorkel with lights.

 

Day 7 - Tropical Research Institute

Special trip to the Tropical Research Institute research station on nearby Carrie Bow Caye. Participate in a second snorkeling session and visit a Man-O-War Caye bird sanctuary. Head out on a lagoon tour for a chance to see manatees and dolphins in their natural habitat.

Day 8 - Homeward Bound

Begin our journey home after an incredible trip to Belize.

Transportation
  • Airfare
    Roundtrip airfare to Belize
  • Bus
    Private coach bus as needed for duration of tour
Accommodation
  • Eco Lodge
    Evolve works with eco-lodges which promote sustainable living practices
  • Dorm
    Centrally located, student friendly dorm accomodations
Food

Breakfast, lunch, and dinner included daily in Belize. Meals at locally owned and run restaurants and accommodations serving authentic cuisine sufficient for all appetites.

Meet Our Leaders
Elie Landesberg
Did you know?

Belize is the only Central American country where English is the official language.

Places You’ll Visit

Belize City

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Welcome to Belize!

Carocol Ruins

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One time in history had a population of about 185,000.

Belize Zoo

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Special after-hours guided night tour to interact with Belize’s unique fauna.

Sibun River

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Enjoy a three-hour downstream canoe paddle.

Barrier reef

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Boat ride to an isolated Caye.