Central America Belize Cruise

Belize to Tikal: Reefs, Rivers & Ruins of the Maya World

Cruise among vibrant reefs and explore near-mythical ruins on this 9-day land-and-sea National Geographic Belize to Tikal expedition. Board the 100-guest National Geographic Quest to discover the colorful corals and abundant sea life of the Belize Barrier Reef, the largest reef system in the Northern Hemisphere. Discover ancient Maya history, including over a full day in the expansive and enchanting ruins of Tikal National Park.

Snorkel, kayak, stand-up paddleboard and dive the Belize Barrier Reef Reserve System on one of the only expedition ships exploring the Mesoamerican Reef. Explore Belize’s coastal rivers by Zodiac and in one of the largest barrier reef systems in the world, discover wild, beautiful places and spot rainbow-colored fish, turtles, rays, toucans and green iguanas.

Venture into the jungles of Guatemala with local experts to discover the spectacular temples and pyramids of both Tikal and Yaxha. See temples overgrown with tropical rainforest and explore the stories and archaeological sites of these stone ruins swathed in plantlife and teeming with wildlife. Dedicate ample time to explore the sublime Maya ruins of Tikal’s stone temples, palaces and public spaces, then head to the little-visited Maya ruins of Yaxha, beautifully situated on a ridge overlooking Yaxha Lake.

This unique Belize cruise that transitions from snorkeling vibrant reefs to discovering the ancient city of Tikal with National Geographic experts is sure to be the trip of a lifetime! Contact the Belize experts at AdventureSmith Explorations to book your Belize to Tikal small ship cruise.

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