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Tulum & Belize

Duration:

9 Days / 8 Nights

Early Signup: $1,945

Regular: $2,145

THE EXPERIENCE

Stunning beaches with turquoise water, ancient underground cenotes, Mayan Ruins, island vibes, authentic Mexican & Belizean food. Plus, the hip vibes of Tulum & Belize all wrapped up into one unforgettable experience.

Visit multiple UNESCO world heritage sites, snorkel with amazing marine biodiversity, & see Chichen Itza – one of the New Seven Wonders of the World.

Start

Belize City International Airport (BZE)
To ensure included transportation:
Plan to arrive Day 1 by 1:00 pm

*The January 9, 2019 trip runs from Mexico to Belize. Plan to arrive Cancun International Airport (CUN)

Finish

Cancun International Airport (CUN)
To ensure included transportation:
Plan to depart Day 9 by 2:00 pm

*The January 9, 2019 trip runs from Mexico to Belize. Plan to depart Belize City International Airport (BZE)

Physical Activity:

Light

This trip is relaxing and includes light activities with optional moderate activities.  Participants can decide how much time they spend being active. No physical preparation is required to make the most of the experience.

Physical Activity:

Moderate

This trip is a good mix of activity and relaxation and includes moderate physical activities.  Participants should expect to be active 3-4 hours most days. An active lifestyle is helpful though not required to enjoy the trip.

Physical Activity:

High

This trip is for those who enjoy being physically challenged and reaping the rewards. It includes moderate to intense physical activities and participants should expect to be active 6-8 hours most days. Participants should have an active lifestyle.

Trip Overview

Day 1

Arrive in Belize

Arrive at Belize City International Airport (BZE) by 1:00 pm and be shuttled by the Under30Experiences team to the ferry dock in Belize City.

Take a scenic water taxi ride to the island of Caye Caulker as you gaze in awe at the turquoise-blue waters.

Arrive at your boutique hotel just steps from the Caribbean Sea. Your home base will be an island with no cars that lives by the motto, "Go Slow."

Day 2

Snorkeling Trip

After a delicious breakfast at a local cafe, travel by private boat to snorkel the world famous Hol Chan Marine Reserve. Belize is home to the second largest barrier reef in the world.

Snorkel with an array of tropical fish, mind-blowing coral formations, and maybe even a manatee or sea turtle. Next stop is Shark and Ray Alley where you'll swim with harmless nurse sharks and stingrays.

Enjoy the boat ride back to the island while sipping rum punch, before enjoying dinner at a local restaurant in Caye Caulker.

*weather conditions may alter the day of these activities

Day 3

Cave Tubing

Take a day trip to the interior of Belize. Go cave tubing down a branch of the Sinbun River and enter the underworld with only a headlamp to light your way.

Your guide will walk you down the jungle track, pointing out medicinal trees and other flora and fauna.

Take the boat back to Caye Caulker and relax in the turquoise water at The Split– the local swimming hole Caye Caulker is famous for.

For dinner try Caribbean Jerk or Belizean hot sauce.

Day 4

Explore Caye Caulker

Today, relax back on the beautiful island of Caye Caulker. Rent a bike, enjoy a beachfront massage, or soak in the sun.

Take the afternoon to hang out on inner tubes while floating on picture-perfect turquoise waters. Go slow or find an adventure of your own.

Enjoy your last Caribbean-style dinner. Find a local reggae bar and celebrate with your group who you've come to know this week.

Day 5

Depart for Tulum, Mexico

Wake-up early to read a book or take in the sea breeze as you say goodbye to this island paradise.

Catch the ferry to Chetumal, Mexico with your Trip Leader and begin your journey to Tulum.

Away from more overbuilt resort cities, you'll be enjoying the Maya Riviera steps away from some of the best Mayan Ruins.

Enjoy the best tacos of your life and meet new travelers who will be joining you on this leg of the trip.

Day 6

Bike the Maya Riviera & Tulum Ruins

Soak in ancient Mayan ruins, perfect beaches, and authentic Mexican food-- all on two wheels.

Bike through the chic town, along forest paths and the Caribbean shore, while learning about Mexican and Maya traditions.

After visiting the stunning Tulum Ruins, cool off with a swim in a cenote-- a limestone sinkhole unique to the Yucatan Peninsula.

Tonight eat dinner and listen to live music at a local mojito bar.

Day 7

Experience Chichen Itza

Visit Chichen Itza, one of the largest and most mystical Maya cities. The giant step pyramid, El Castillo is one of the New 7 Wonders of the World. Learn about the history and culture of this archeological site from a certified Mexican guide.

Swim in another crystal-clear cenote before heading back to Tulum.

Go out for an amazing Yucatan style meal and dance to a variety of latin music at a local disco.

Day 8

Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve

Wake up early to enjoy white-sand Mexican beaches, just minutes down the road.

In the afternoon, visit Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve, a UNESCO world heritage site and the largest protected area in the Mexican Caribbean.

Visit the archeological site of Muyil, take a boat ride across two freshwater lagoons, and soak in the pristine water.

After your last Mexican dinner, find a mezcal bar to celebrate with your new friends on your final night.

Day 9

Relaxation & Departure

Say adios to Tulum and plan to keep in touch with the Under30Experiences Community back home.

Take our shuttle back to Cancun International Airport (CUN) for your flight departing after 2:00 PM.

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What's Included

We've got you covered:

-9 days / 8 nights in boutique hotels with a roommate
-8 Breakfasts, 5 lunches, and 8 dinners
-Airport transportation from Belize City International Airport (BZE) & to Cancun International Airport (CUN)
-Water taxi to and from Caye Caulker
-Hol Chan Marine Reserve snorkeling
-Guided Cave tubing experience
-Roundtrip transportation to Mayan Ruins and Cenotes
-Entrance fees to Tulum Ruins, Chichen Itza, and Sian Ka'an Biosphere
-Swim in two ancient cenotes
-Bike along the Maya Riviera, Tulum town, and Tulum ruins
-Professional guided tour of Chichen Itza
-Visit the colonial city of Valladolid
-Boat trip across Muyil and Chunyaaxche lagoons.
-Float in Sian Ka'an Biosphere
-Explore the archeological site of Muyil
-Authentic Mexican cultural experience
-Under30Experiences Trip Leader
-Access to the Under30Experiences Community
-Taxes always included, never hidden fees, & NO blackout dates
-Book with confidence: it's free to switch your trip more than 30 days out

*Travelers responsible for international airfare
*Accommodations can vary but will be the same quality

When should I book my flight?
Plan to arrive Day 1 by 1:00 pm and to depart Day 9 after 2:00 pm local time
*Please wait to book your flight until you receive an email from us with more details

Duration:

9 Days / 8 Nights

Early Signup: $1,945

Regular: $2,145

OUR travelers LOVE US

Tulum & Belize Trip Reviews

"U30X is awesome! I went on the Mexico/Belize trip and everything went very smooth. The staff were great, the accommodations and trip planning were solid, and all of the other travelers were super friendly. There is a certain culture that U30X exudes and kind of sinks into everyone while on the trip, which helps to create some very cool memories and friendships. I would highly recommend trying them out - and if you have any questions, just ask their staff (they were very patient with me)!" -Dave B.

"I just returned from my first trip with U30X (to Mexico and Belize) and had a wonderful experience. I'm already looking to book my second one! The trip was so fun, the staff was great, and the people I met were amazing. The trip was well planned, organized, and executed. If you're on the fence about booking a trip, DO IT. It's 100% worth it. If you have any questions, definitely reach out to the staff. They love what they do, so they love talking to interested travelers." -Maggie T.

"I went to Belize with U30X and it was one of the best trips I have taken! The guides are awesome and were very knowledgeable about the area and the country, the people in my group were amazing and the activities were so much fun. The value is great as well! The hotel we stayed in was very nice and clean, and the restaurants they took us to were so good! I highly recommend going on a trip with them!" -Jessica A.

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