Educators, the Education Adventure is for students that would like to learn while exploring the country of Belize.
Belize, an English speaking country, is located in Central America on the Yucatan Peninsula, snuggled between Mexico and Guatemala.
The Belize Barrier Reef is part of the 602 mile Great Mayan Reef, which is the largest coral reef system in the Western Hemisphere. Belize’s 300 miles of reef straddles the coast of Belize and boast of not only 65 different types of coral but 500 species of fish as well as a variety of crustaceans, sea turtles, dolphins, manatees, and stingrays. An adventure in Belize will include the students learn about the Caves of Belize that boasts an amazing array of stalactites and stalagmites produced by precipitation of minerals from water dripping through the cave ceilings.
A student adventure in Belize includes speleology, the exploration of caves and cave environments. This expedition includes some of the most amazing stalactites and stalagmites throughout the caves Flora and Fauna. Belize is one of the most bio-diverse countries on the planet, and boasts over 4000 different types of native flowering plants, and over 700 different species of trees.
Further exploration includes examining the diverse flora and fauna of Belize. The country contains one of the most bio-diverse environments on the planet, with more than 4000 types of native flowering plants, 700 species of trees. Belize is host to a multifarious collection big cat species including the Jaguar, along with Howler and Spider monkeys, Tapirs, and the Green and Black Iguanas. Finally, Belize is a sanctuary to more than 300 indigenous and 500 migratory birds.
The many Mayan ruins in Belize include, Altun Ha, Caracoll, Lamanai, Nim Li Punit, and Xunantunich. These sites offer a path back into the history and cultures of the indigenous Mayan inhabitants− the Yucatec, Poman and Q’eqchi’ Maya.
The Belize Rainforest provides a canopy over half of the country. The government protects greater than 60% of the rainforest. This tropical backdrop provides a home for the Jaguar, Tapir, crocodile, monkeys, the Toucan, Macaw Parrots and a plethora of hummingbird species.
The students will also meet the schoolchildren of Belize, and will have the opportunity to be immersed into the culture as well.
|PARTICIPANTS||The participants are ages 10 +.|
|DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION||To be determined by participant.|
|DEPARTURE TIME||To be determined by participant.|
|RETURN TIME||To be determined by participant.|
|WEAR||Comfortable athletic clothing, hiking boots, hat, jacket, sunscreen, etc.|
|INCLUDED||Pick Up and Transfer, Lodging, Meals, Transportation, Tour Guide, Trainer, Entrance Fees and Activities.|
|NOT INCLUDED||Airline Ticket, Gratuity.|
JUST A FEW OF THE ITEMS AVAILABLE TO YOU:
LEARNING THE HISTORY OF THE MAYAN RUINS
LEARNING ABOUT THE RAINFOREST
WATER SPORTS: CANOEING, KAYAKING, PADDLE BOARDING
ATV’ing THROUGH THE RAINFOREST
TOURING THE BELIZE ZOO
HELICOPTER TOUR OF THE GREAT BLUE HOLE
PONTOON CRUISE OF THE DAM RESERVOIR
RIO ON POOLS
MEDICINAL PLANT ID
FISH IDENTIFICATION COURSE
NATURAL HISTORY SESSION
BUTTERFLY AND HUMMINGBIRD FARM
BEAN TO BAR CHOCOLATE TOUR
IGUANA HATCHERY VISIT
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