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Turf and Surf Getaway

Itinerary for Turf and Surf Getaway

Sample Itinerary - subject to changes

Day 1 (Saturday): Arrival 
We will meet you at the Municipal or International Airport and transfer you to the lodge. If you have an early arrival coming from Belize City or International Airport we can take a side trip to the zoo (entry fee not included). If arrival to is before 2:00pm, a short horseback can be arranged upon request. Dinner and lodging in the thatched roof cabana or standard air-conditioned room. You have free time to wander around the properly before dinner around 7:00pm.
Meal included: Lunch & Dinner
Overnight at the Lodge

Day 2 (Sunday): Half-day jungle horseback ride and half-day Cayo West Tour
After breakfast, explore the vast area of the 200 acre farm with agricultural fields, tree farms, cattle grazing, and horse pastures. Cross small streams, canter on jungle paths and swim with the horses in the Belize River. After lunch, visit either Xunantunich or Cahal Pech.
Other option: For those interested in a little less riding and more sightseeing - you can do the full day Cayo West Tour. In that case, the day starts with a visit to either Xunantunich or Cahal Pech. Each of these are unique sites and choosing which to visit is difficult as all are equally impressive. Your guide then takes you to have a wonderful lunch and shopping in San Ignacio or you may wish to visit the Butterfly Farm or the Mennonite settlement known as Spanish Lookout.
Family style dinner served in the evening.
Meal included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Overnight at the Lodge

Day 3 (Monday): Full day Ride 
Today you can choose all day riding ,which can be divided into a morning ride and afternoon ride with coming back to the lodge for lunch, or you can take your lunch with you picnic-style and enjoy all day out on the longer trails. Alternatively, you may wish to do a half day of riding and spend the other half of the day on the Belize River by boat or river tubing. Meander down the Belize River with our tour guide pointing out  plants and wildlife (birds, iguanas, otters, howler monkeys, etc.).
In the evening, join the rest of the guests at dinner time and share all the day's adventures. Get a good rest and early bedtime because tomorrow is a big day!
Meal included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Overnight at the Lodge

Day 4 (Tuesday): Temple excursion
After an early breakfast, we head for either Tikal or Caracol (minimum of 3 required for both).
To visit Tikal, we cross the Guatemalan border and head for the largest Maya site in Central America. Your English speaking guide will lead you through the 5 major temples built around 700 AD.  Caracol is located in the Mountain Pine Ridge area of Belize. It is the largest site in Belize and you will learn of CAANA (Sky House) and the important role of it’s King Lord Can ll. Caracol is credited with the conquest of Tikal and Narajo. (Minimum of 2 for Caracol tour) BLD
Alternatively, you can choose to do some more riding and exploring the jungle on the Howler Monkey Trail, Tiger Creek Trail, and Devil Dip Trail. These trails span over the 4000 acres and let you experience the beauty of the jungle as well as open fields and teak plantations.
Meal included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Overnight at the Lodge

Day 5 (Wednesday): Transfer to the coast
Take the ferry boat or a short flight to the San Pedro Island (for more information how to book a Water Taxi or a short flight - please check "Meeting" on our website). Take a taxi to the per-arranged hotel (the hotel will pay your driver) and check into your ocean front suite! Later, we invite you come to the office to go over the different activities (activities are not included and are to be booked locally at the hotel.) that we can offer you and we will help you to design the beach vacation you want.
Meal included: Breakfast
Overnight at the Hotel

Day 6 & 7 (Thursday & Friday): San Pedro Island
Taking advantage of the many different options, you can be active all day or take some time out and relax on the beach. We can take you on an all day excursion to the "Blue Hole" for snorkeling and diving, explore the surrounding islands by motor boat - maybe try fishing for Bonefish, or we can take you out to the breathtaking reefs to explore the marine life just 10 minutes from your hotel.
Meal included: none
Overnight at the Hotel

Day 8 (Saturday): Departure
Breakfast and departure before noon for your flight back to Belize City. End of services.
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Turf and Surf Getaway
Tour Code: IT-BEMS01
8 days / 7 nights ~$0.00
Dates : Available all Year

Trip Rating :
Difficulty : Riding Level
Riding Level Explained
Beginner A rider who has limited experience, is unable to post the trot and does not canter.
Novice A rider who is capable of mounting and dismounting unassisted, capable of applying basic aids, comfortable and in control at the walk, moderate length posting trots, and short canters.
Intermediate A rider who has a firm seat, is confident and in control at all paces (including posting trots, two point canters and gallops), but does not ride regularly.
D Strong Intermediate
Strong Intermediate An intermediate rider who is currently riding regularly and is comfortable in the saddle for at least 6 hours per day.
All of the above, plus an independent seat, soft hands, and capable of handlinga spirited horse in open country.
Lodging: Standard
Lodging Level Explained
= Facilities in lodges, estancias, haciendas, resorts, etc.
Basic lodging - some with shared bathroom facilities, usually no AC or room service.
Regular standard room - usually with private bath.
 Accommodations with superior comforts.
 = Trips with nights in tent camps. Sometimes the first and last night are in hotels.
Basic tent camping - everyone helps out with camp chores.
Regular standard with some camp amenities and camp cook.
Camping facilities with superior comforts like camp shower, bathroom facility..
 = Trips that combine nights in hotels and camping.
Basic accommodation and basic camping facilities can be expected.
Regular standard with some nicer amenities.
Only assigned to hotel and camping facilities with superior comforts.

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Season Seasons  Min / MaxReserve
C 2021 01/04 - 05/31 8d / 7n 8 day Turf and Surf (Mid) 2 /12 Reserve
B 2021 06/01 - 12/18 8d / 7n 8 day Turf and Surf (Low) 2 /12 Reserve
A 2021 12/19 - 12/31 8d / 7n 8 day Turf and Surf (High) 2 /12 Reserve
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Tack: Western Wintec, some English saddles o...
Horses: Spanish quarterhorse local breed mix
Pace: moderate with canters
Walk, Trot, Canter,
Airport: Philip S.W. Goldson International Airport (BZE)
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