8 days
Belize City, Cayo region, Punta Gorda, Southern coast, Tobacco Caye

💎 What makes this program special? Explore different dimensions of wellness, from personal to environmental, and how they’re all connected. Contribute to ongoing preservation efforts, including tracking turtles via radio signal. Practice self-care with beachside yoga, while learning to live off the land with cooking classes and jungle healing techniques. Experience the excitement of snorkeling and cave tubing and immerse yourself in local Mayan culture.

🏃 The physical rating of this program is: Active: 3 (out of 3)

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  • Day 1: Fly to Belize City

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport

    Travel to the Cayo region

  • Day 2: Cayo region

    Visit the Xunantunich Ruins

    Visit the rainforest, where you will participate in ecological activities like:

    • Stream and watershed assessment
    • Tracking turtles via radio signal
    • Identifying local wildlife during a jungle walk
  • Day 3: Cayo region • Punta Gorda

    Travel to Punta Gorda

    Experience the thrill of a ziplining adventure through the Belizean canopy (Participants must weigh less than 275 lbs) 

    Enjoy cave tubing

    Connect with yourself through a mindfulness session

  • Day 4: Punta Gorda

    Visit a sustainable farm, where you will:

    • Discover how agricultural practices are linked to reef health
    • Learn about climate-smart farming practices
    • Participate in activities like planting seeds, pruning cacao trees, or harvesting fruit

    Learn about Mayan culture at a local village, where you will:

    • Make tortillas from scratch (then sample your creations!)
    • See firsthand how chocolate goes from bean to bar
    • Try your hand at traditional basket-weaving and Mayan dances
  • Day 5: Punta Gorda

    Explore the Port Honduras Marine Reserve, where you will: 

    • Visit the Abalone Caye Ranger Station
    • Participate in an underwater transect survey 
    • Get an up-close look at marine life while snorkeling 

    Visit Punta Negra and learn how climate change and coastal erosion are affecting this community

    Help local scientists monitor the manatee population 

  • Day 6: Punta Gorda • Southern Coast

    Travel to the southern coast

    Participate in a jungle healing experience

    Take a cooking class

    Visit Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary and Jaguar Reserve 

    Recharge with a wellness session led by your Tour Director

  • Day 7: Southern Coast

    Take a day trip to Tobacco Caye, where you will:

    • Visit a nearby marine research field station
    • Snorkel along the longest barrier reef in the Western Hemisphere
    • Participate in a beach cleanup activity and record your findings
    • Hear more about the impact of plastic pollution from an expert

    Relax and recharge with a yoga session

  • Day 8: Depart for home

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  • Day 1: Fly to Belize City

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport

    Travel to the Cayo region

  • Day 2: Cayo region

    Visit the Xunantunich Ruins

    Visit the rainforest, where you will participate in ecological activities like:

    • Stream and watershed assessment
    • Tracking turtles via radio signal
    • Identifying local wildlife during a jungle walk
  • Day 3: Cayo region • Punta Gorda

    Travel to Punta Gorda

    Experience the thrill of a ziplining adventure through the Belizean canopy (Participants must weigh less than 275 lbs) 

    Enjoy cave tubing

    Connect with yourself through a mindfulness session

  • Day 4: Punta Gorda

    Visit a sustainable farm, where you will:

    • Discover how agricultural practices are linked to reef health
    • Learn about climate-smart farming practices
    • Participate in activities like planting seeds, pruning cacao trees, or harvesting fruit

    Learn about Mayan culture at a local village, where you will:

    • Make tortillas from scratch (then sample your creations!)
    • See firsthand how chocolate goes from bean to bar
    • Try your hand at traditional basket-weaving and Mayan dances
  • Day 5: Punta Gorda

    Explore the Port Honduras Marine Reserve, where you will: 

    • Visit the Abalone Caye Ranger Station
    • Participate in an underwater transect survey 
    • Get an up-close look at marine life while snorkeling 

    Visit Punta Negra and learn how climate change and coastal erosion are affecting this community

    Help local scientists monitor the manatee population 

  • Day 6: Punta Gorda • Southern Coast

    Travel to the southern coast

    Participate in a jungle healing experience

    Take a cooking class

    Visit Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary and Jaguar Reserve 

    Recharge with a wellness session led by your Tour Director

  • Day 7: Southern Coast

    Take a day trip to Tobacco Caye, where you will:

    • Visit a nearby marine research field station
    • Snorkel along the longest barrier reef in the Western Hemisphere
    • Participate in a beach cleanup activity and record your findings
    • Hear more about the impact of plastic pollution from an expert

    Relax and recharge with a yoga session

  • Day 8: Depart for home

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Your experience includes

This all-inclusive global experience gives students the chance to explore the world — at the guaranteed lowest price.
  • Airfare & transportation

    Your flights—covered. Buses, trains, cruise ships, ferries and subways—covered. We take care of getting you around so you can enjoy the ride.

  • Hotels

    Safe, comfortable hotels with private bathrooms will be waiting for you at your destination.

  • Regional-style meals

    Traditional breakfasts and dinners bring local flavors to life as part of your tour experience. Lunches are left up to you to discover favorite dishes of your own.

  • Full-time Tour Director

    Your culturally connected Tour Director is with your group 24/7, providing deep local insight while handling all on-tour logistics.

  • Guided Sightseeing

    Gain insider knowledge and cultural perspective from your licensed local guides while they lead you on sightseeing tours.

  • Entrances

    Step inside the world’s most cherished treasures with your local guide—we’ll take care of lines and tickets.

  • Expert Local Guides

    Your expert local guides are natural historians, adding cultural insight and global perspective on your sightseeing tours.

  • weShare—accredited learning

    Our online learning platform engages students in activities before, during and after tour, with the option to create a final project for academic credit.

  • Continuous Support

    Your dedicated EF team helps you every step of the way—from recruiting and enrolling travelers to planning and managing your tour.

  • Worldwide Presence

    EF has over 500 schools and offices in more than 50 countries worldwide so wherever you go, we're there too.

  • 24-hour Emergency Service

    Travelers and their families can count on EF's dedicated emergency service team.

  • Peace of Mind Program

    Feel secure knowing your group can change their destination or travel dates due to unforeseen circumstances. Learn more about your flexible options at eftours.com/peaceofmind.

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