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Birding Package 1

Central Belize (6 days, 5 nights)
US$1249.00 per person, double occupancy

Day 1
You will be met at the airport by your Belizean bird guide and transferred to your jungle lodge accommodations. There will be opportunities for birding along the way as we drive through a number of habitats such as mangrove swamps, pine savannahs and later jungle. We check into our accommodations at Crystal Paradise after a short orientation.

O/N Crystal Paradise Resort. L/D

Day 2
Morning:Pre-breakfast bird-walk on the grounds at Crystal Paradise. Some of the birds we hope to see include Red-legged Honeycreepers, Tanagers, Tityras, and Parrots. Blue Crowned Motmots and the Ferruginous Pygmy-Owls are also a common sight. Easy morning to hang out explore on your own after a late breakfast.


Canoeing on the Macal River. While canoeing we have the chance to see Neotropic Cormorants, Mangrove Swallows, Kingfishers, Gray-necked Wood-rails and other wildlife that frequent the riverbanks such as iguanas sunning themselves on the rocks and trees.

O/N Crystal Paradise Resort. B/L/D

Day 3
After an early breakfast we depart for the Mountain Pine Ridge Reserve. Here we have the opportunity to see yellow faced grassquits, Rufous-capped Warblers, Acorn Woodpeckers, Yellow-backed Orioles and Golden-hooded Tanagers. Black headed Siskins can often be seen flying in flocks. There is a strong possibility of seeing the orange-breasted falcons and king vultures by The 1,000 Ft. Falls (Hidden Valley).

O/N Crystal Paradise Resort. B/L/D

Day 4
After an early breakfast we drive to Laguna Aguacate near the Mennonite community of Spanish Lookout. We encounter many different habitats on this trip, such as savannah, open farmland, and subtropical forest around the lake. In the open land and pastures it is easy to find vermillion flycatchers, fork-tailed flycatchers, yellow-rumped warblers, White-tailed kites, Laughing Falcons, Eastern Meadowlarks and Northern rough-wings Swallows.

O/N Crystal Paradise Resort. B/L/D

Day 5
We will make an afternoon visit to El Pilar, a Maya site in Belize offering some of the best flora and fauna in the area. It is excellent for Belize birding, hiking, and provides an insight to Belize’s sub-tropical forests. We will make stops along the way to view such birds as the Collared Manakins and Honeycreepers an array of flycatchers etc. We will then return to our accommodations after witnessing a Belizean sunset.

O/N Crystal Paradise Resort. B/L/D

Day 6
Return transfer to Belize City or International Airport. Optional stop at the Belize Zoo.