Birding Package 2

PACKAGE 2
Central Belize and Caye Caulker Birding Package (7 days, 6 nights)
US$1,749.00 per person, double occupancy
Day 1
AIRPORT/CRYSTAL PARADISE
You will be met at the airport by your bird guide and transferred to your Belize 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
MACAL RIVER CANOEING
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.Afternoon:
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
MOUNTAIN PINE RIDGE
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). Recently we have been seeing the Black Hawk Eagle, Ornate Hawk Eagle and the Stygian Owl

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

Day 4
El PILAR
We will make an afternoon visit to El Pilar, a Maya site and flora/fauna reserve. It is excellent for 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 5
BLUE HOLE / BELIZE CITY / CAYE CAULKER –
We will depart in the morning for a stop at the Blue Hole National Park. The Blue Hole has a number of trails to hike within the park. Some of the unusual birds known to this area include White Hawks, Spotted-Wood Quails, Crested Guans, Lovely Cotingas, Keel-Billed Toucans, Red-Legged Honey Creepers, and Slaty-tailed Trogons. Transfer to Belize City Marine terminal for a 40 minute boat ride to Caye Caulker. Stops along the way to bird and have lunch at a local restaurant. Breakfast at Crystal Paradise, Lunch on the way Overnight in Caye Caulker
Day 6
CAYE-CAULKER-CORAL GARDENS MARINE RESERVE –
Pre-breakfast bird walk on the reserve there as we look for the Whimbrels, Black Catbird, Bananaquit, and more. Magnificent Frigatebirds and Brown Pelicans are commonly seen flying over the sea. Snorkeling tour departs at 10:30 to the Coral Gardens Reserve. Overnight in Caye Caulker
Day 7
CAYE TO BZE VIA WATER TAXIBoat transfer to Belize City Marine terminal for a short drive to BZE Int’l airport for your flight home after a fun filled birding vacation in Belize.

  • The rates for package are per person, in U.S. dollars, based on double occupancy. Discounts are available for larger groups.
  • Belize birding Packages include: all tours as listed, fees, guides, transportation, Belize accommodations and all meals as stated. Packages that include domestic flights include the tickets for these flights.
  • Additional tours are available e.g. Belize Caving, Belize Maya ruin tours, etc. For more information, please view : www.crystalparadise.com

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