23170
Belize/Guatemala

Snorkel, Hikes & History: Belize & Tikal With Your Grandchild

Experience the wonders of Central America with your grandchild while hiking with experts, learning about Mayan culture and searching for wildlife at the South Water Caye Marine Reserve.
Program No. 23170RJ
Length
10 days
Starts at
3,499 / ADULT
3,099 / CHILD
Flights start at
600

At a Glance

For outdoor enthusiasts and Maya history buffs the Central American neighbors of Belize and Guatemala offer the best of both worlds. Alongside your grandchild, venture on an active exploration of Maya ceremonial artifacts while swimming to a jungle cave. Discover the jewel of Maya civilization with local experts on an exploration of the ancient ruins of Tikal. Experience Belize from a different point of view while rappelling down a 300-foot sink hole, and search for tropical fish as you and your grandchild snorkel in the South Water Caye Marine Reserve. Lush rainforests with orchids, howler monkeys and hundreds of exotic birds make getting to these magical and mysterious Mayan sites half the fun.
Activity Level
Outdoor: Spirited
Walking on forest trails and suspension bridges, rappelling into a large sinkhole, snorkeling and swimming. Less strenuous activities are available on most challenging days.
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 10 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Swim, hike and climb your way to Actun Tunichil Muknal Cave to view the ceremonial pottery, burial chambers and petrified remains of the ancient Maya.
  • Discover the beautiful underwater world of Belize's barrier reef while snorkeling in the South Water Caye Marine Reserve.
  • Hike to the edge of the Black Hole, a large sinkhole used for Maya religious ceremonies, and rappel into its 300-foot crater.

General Notes

Program is intended for grandparents and grandchildren ages 9-11 & 12-14. If you have grandchildren 15 and over, or a family with mixed ages, please see "Snorkel, Hikes & History: Belize & Tikal With Your Family" (#23171).
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