The Orange Walk District itself is a curious mix of Creole, Maya and Mennonite communities.

Responsible for much of Belize's food and sugar production, the district is home to agricultural farmland, dense swathes of jungle, ancient Mayan ruins and well-protected wildlife conservation areas. Jaguars, puma, ocelot, margay and jaguarundi are all on the prowl in the remote jungle areas here and crocodiles bask along the New River.

Discover some spectacular Mayan sites almost completely surrounded by thick jungle such as Altun Ha and the impressive ruins of Lamanai. Much has been done here to protect and preserve the pristine forest as a habitat for wildlife and in recent years, endangered species have begun to thrive in areas such as the Crooked Tree Wildlife Sanctuary, the Rio Bravo Conservation Area and the private Gallon Jug Estate.

We have a selection of comfortable, remote lodges, perfect as a base on your Orange Walk holiday. This wonderful and tranquil area is an ideal place for wildlife lovers, where chances of a jaguar spotting in the wild are better here than almost anywhere else - although you still have to be very lucky!

These lodges offer fully inclusive programmes including a selection of trips to various areas nearby and also transport to the lodge usually by road and boat or also by small aircraft into a local airstrip.

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Belize Mayan Discovery & Beach
Cayo District
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14 nights from £4,495 per person

Belize Mayan Discovery & Beach

Itinerary Highlights

  • Mayan ruins & wildlife at Lamanai
  • Garifuna culture in the Toledo District
  • Exceptional bird watching opportunities
  • Crystal clear Caribbean waters
Chan Chich
Orange Walk

Chan Chich

Chan Chich is situated inside the Gallon Jug Estate (a 130, 000 acre private reserve) and is uniquely set in the square of an Ancient Mayan site.Since 1988, Chan Chich Lodge has welcomed visitors into this special area and this destination is a particular treat for bird and nature lovers on their holiday to Belize.Set amidst forests, the Chan Chich Lodge offers 12 cabanas and 1 villa as well as, a...

Lamanai Outpost Lodge
Orange Walk

Lamanai Outpost Lodge

Lamanai Lodge is the place to visit if you are looking for an amazing and special jungle experience during your time in Belize!Situated by a 28 mile lagoon and set inside the ruins of a Mayan city, the Lamanai Lodge is a lovely and isolated 18 cabana property.Visitors to the Lamanai Lodge can expect a great range of activities and excursions (in groups of up to 10 people) such as; jungle dawn excu...

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  • We've been leading wildlife travel since our first South Africa tours over 25 years ago
  • Our Travel Specialists have lived in their specialist area for years
  • We work with local guides to immerse you deeper in our diverse range of experiences

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  • You'll speak to your own expert who'll share their first-hand knowledge
  • We'll make your itinerary seamless with 24/7 emergency contact available
  • Your Travel Specialist will listen to ensure you have the best chance of seeing the wildlife you love

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  • We take care to actively contribute to the conservation of environments we visit
  • For select countries, we make a charitable donation on your behalf when you make your booking
  • We've partnered with conservation experts and NGOs to curate responsible tours
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