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Belize Birding Expedition - 10 Days

Belize Birding Expedition

This 10-day birding tour is a mixture of the best bird-watching destinations in Belize including the best locations to appreciate wonderful birds.  The tour will also visit the Tropical Rainforest at Peten, Guatemala.

Day 1
Day 01

Meet & greet at Belize international airports and depart to Rio Bravo conservation and management area. A night walk for owls will be available for those interested.

Day 2
Day 2

birding at la milpa archaeological site, top location in Belize to find the rare crested eagle and other large raptors. Spider monkeys play in the canopy and are a favorite meal for crested eagles. lodging at la milpa

Day 3
Day 3

birding around Rio Bravo conservation and a management area for species such as crane hawk, great curassow, and the brightly colored ocellated turkey.

lodging at la milpa

Day 4
Day 4

birding around blue creek rice fields for several migrant waders and ducks.

after lunch departure to the crooked tree

lodging at bird’s eye view lodge

Day 5
Day 5

Crooked tree wildlife sanctuary tour on a boat in search of the jabiru stork, snail kites, black-collared hawk and dozens of ducks, egrets, herons, and waders. lodging at bird’s eye view lodge

Day 6
day 6

Sunrise birding on the western lagoon and the edge of crooked tree village in search of typical savannah species such as the Yucatan jay and yellow-headed parrot. After lunch, we depart to Belize city and continue by collective boat to Caye Caulker.

Day 7
Day 7

Birding around Caye Caulker forest reserve for species such as clapper rail and rufous-necked wood rail and common black hawk. Along the beachfront, we might find godwits and brown boobies, as well as waders skimming through for small crustaceans.

Day 8
Days 8

departure from Caye Caulker in a collective boat to Belize city and head to mountain pine ridge with a stop at green hills butterfly ranch for about a dozen hummingbirds. hook-billed kites and gray-headed kites have regularly been spotted at this spot too.

Day 9
Day 9

Birding around the hidden valley private reserve for rare raptors such as the orange-breasted falcon, king vulture, solitary eagle, stygian owl and aplomado falcon. In the afternoon we head to Rio Frio cave for encounters with blue-crowned motmot, orange-billed sparrow, and golden-crowned warblers. Montezuma oropendolas, rusty sparrow, and plumbeous kites can frequently be seen along the way as well.

Day 10
Day 10

breakfast and transfer to belize international airport with a stop at the belize zoo.

end of our services

What is included?

  • All lodging as per itinerary sharing room with en-suite facilities
  • All meals from dinner day 1 to breakfast day 9 (2 soft drinks per meal included)
  • Ground transportation mentioned in the itinerary,
  • Boat transportation at Ria Lagartos
  • Collective ferry from Playa del Carmen to Cozumel round trip
  • Birdwatching specialized tour guide full time from day 1 – 9
  • Local guides in each destination
  • Check List
  • Reserve and parks entrance fees
  • Hotel taxes

What is not included?

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Price & Availability

USD3,750 / per person
This tour is operated by: Birding Expeditions

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