This expedition includes everything on jungle survival skills, the geology and history of the cave systems explored, flora and fauna!! All within the Manatee Forest Reserve

On the first day we meet at the starting point given to you upon booking. We complete a short safety introduction before starting a 5km trek to the Jaguar Temple base camp which takes about 2 hours. Once at the camp site, we have lunch and have our hammocks and basher organized. After this, guests are given an introduction to the Belizean Jungle and Rainforest so guests know what to expect and what to prepare for. Around 2pm there is an introduction on the following:

  • proper use, safety, and maintenance of machetes

  • proper hygiene and prevention of common rash, sores, and tropical
    diseases

  • scorpions, spiders, botfly larvae and other harmful insect

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  • reptiles including both non-venomous and venomous snakes like the
    fer-de-lance. How to look out for them and what to do!

At around 4pm, the Tree planting is carried out as part of the Manatee
Forest Reserve Project. We end day1 with dinner. This expedition includes
everything on jungle survival skills, the geology and history of the cave
systems explored, and flora and fauna. During the second day trek, we
explore the caves and limestone tunnels under the jungle cerros (hills)!!
The expedition ends around noon on Day 3 with a 5km hike back to the
starting point.

Intensity:

Moderate

Age Restriction:

12+ yrs.

Specifics of services and equipment provided

  • ATV will be on standby for medical and emergency support.

  • All meals (breakfast, snack lunch, dinner) are included in the package.

  • First Aid kits are always on the treks.

  • Petzel helmets and emergency headlights provided by our Tour Company.

What you MUST bring along for this trip

  • Backpack

  • Extra socks to change after each day

  • Change of clothes (preferably quick dry material)

  • Recommended clothing- long sleeve shirts/trousers

  • Water bottles/camelbacks

  • Insect Repellant

  • Sunscreen (we are mostly under the jungle canopy, so unless a person is very allergic to sun exposure then he/she can bring along)

  • Hiking boots/shoes

  • Small day pack

  • Personal medication

  • Sleeping

  • hammock/bashers o Personal toiletries

  • Personal eating and drinking utensils

  • Headlamps for personal use during the night

Cost:

Starting at- $500 USD p/p Min 4 Pax