"If the world had any ends, Aldous Huxley wrote in 1934, Belize - then known as British Honduras - "would certainly be one of them...Almost 75 years later, Belize still feels remote. It's roughly the size of Massachussetts, yet it has only a handful of trafiic lights...The country has the largest continuous barrier reef in the Western Hemisphere, one that's lined with hundreds of beautiful small islands, or cayes. The scuba-diving and snorkeling are world-class...A pokey trail leads down to a small natural freshwater pool, or cenote, known as the Blue Hole. It is easily one of the most beautiful spots I've ever seen: a turquoise swimming hole fed by a cool underground river and surrounded by limestone cliffs and deep jungle...The options for exploring are numerous...There are jungle treks and trips to Mayan ruins, river kayaking, survival expeditions, and rappelling and spelunking. We opt for a floating cave tour and spend the next day on inner tubes, drifting in the dark cool water for what seems like miles with miner's lamps strapped to our foreheads...Belize can still feel like one of Huxley's end-o-the-world places, its charms hiding in plain sight."
Dwight Garner, The New York Times
Festival Tours invites you to travel Belize!
Our Destination Specialists are here to help you Monday to Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. EST
Belize Fast Facts
Entry Requirements: Valid passport
Currency: Belize Dollar. U.S. Dollar and major credit cards accepted
Electric Current: Outlets are 110 Volts, with standard U.S. two prong plugs
Time Zone: Mountain Standard Time
Best Time To Visit: The dry (and high) season, late November through April
Must-Try Local Food: Hudut, whole fish or fish stew, served in coconut milk broth
Best Buys: Paintings by local artists, jade jewelry, Marie Sharp's Hot Sauce
Festival Tours offers great value and diverse vacation travel packages throughout Belize. Use the Navigational Menu to the left or click on the links below for more information about our Belize Tours: Belize Adventure, Belize Discovery, Belize Experience, Belize Holiday, Belize Jamboree, Belize Spectacular and more...
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