Summer Time And The Livin’ Is Easy

It's Cool to float around in the Macal River

It’s Cool to float around in the Macal River

Summer Time And The Livin' Is Easy at duPlooy's Jungle Lodge
Relax With a Cold Belikin Beer – Summer Timer And The Livin’ Is Easy


And at these prices, you can’t afford to stay home
.  Buy  duPlooy’s Jungle Lodge’s Summer Time And The Livin’ Is Easy Package. This is our summer 2016 Cayo only package. (Cayo is the District in Belize where you will find duPlooy’s Jungle Lodge)

Here’s the unbeatable package information: This is a basic 3-night package with optional add-on days.  The tours included are all close to the lodge.  If you want to purchase tours not listed here, just check with the front desk when you arrive.

You have the option of staying in one of our shared bath accommodations or in one of our private rooms with it’s own bathroom, hammock and porch.

Included in the price
Ground Transportation to and from Belize City
3 Nights’ Accommodation
Breakfast
Choice of Tours from the list below on non-transfer days
Entrances to listed Sites
9% Accommodation Tax
12.5% Sales Tax where applicable
10% Gratuity to be shared by all staff

Lunch, Dinner,  Delicious Drinks and picnics for tours can be purchased at our restaurant and bar

Tour Choices:

Horseback Riding –

Horseback Riding is lots of fun at duPlooy's
Horseback Riding is lots of fun at duPlooy’s

duPlooy’s Signature Tours


Xunantunich
–  This is about a 2-hour ride. Cross the river on a hand-cranked ferry for a guided tour.  Return by horse or road – your choice.

OR

Ride to Flour Camp Cave.  Explore the cave and Picnic on the riverside.  Make your way back downstream to duPlooy’s by canoe or road.

Passageway in Flour Camp Cave
Passageway in Flour Camp Cave

OR

Have fun on a combination of 2 of the following nearby sites:

Horseback Riding around the property
Canoeing to San Ignacio Town 
Visit an Iguana Conservation Project

Iguana in a tree
Iguana in a tree

Tour Xunantunich Ruins

Xunantunich
Xunantunich

Tour Cahal Pech Ruins
Learn how chocolate is made the old-fashioned way
Visit the San Ignacio Market (best on a Saturday)
Tube in the Macal River
Canoe in the Macal River
Hike the nature trails
Visit Belize Botanic Gardens at your leisure or with a guide
Learn to make tamales in a Maya House
Have a Guided Walk through the Maya Medicine Trail

Maya House
Maya House

There are lots more tours that are not included in this package.  All you need to do is to ask at the office and any of them can be arranged for you with a 10% discount.

How much does all this cost?

Private room:  $580/pp – Extra Days – $94/pp
Shared bath: $390/pp – Extra Days – $62/pp

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Belize Jungle Adventure

A Belize Jungle Adventure can be many things.  depending on your idea of adventure.

Jungle Lodge Rooms

Jungle Lodge Rooms

duPlooy’s Jungle Lodge, located along the banks of the Macal River offers a large variety of adventures.  Frolick about in waterfalls and cascading pools, ride a horse to a cave and float back downstream to the lodge.  Experience the famous ATM (Actun Tunichil Mucknal) Cave, climb Mayan temples in Belize and Guatemala.

Canoe through the Mayan underworld and zing high above the canopy on a zipline or or try rappelling 300  ft down into a sink hole.

duPlooy Hiking Trails

duPlooy Hiking Trails

Some people consider just traveling the 4-mile dirt road to get here an adventure and spend the rest of their vacation enjoying the grounds, having a relaxing massage or lounging in their hammock with a cool belikin beer.

With access to 5 Maya sites, hiking trails, waterfalls, canoeing, horseback riding, several caves and more, duPlooy’s is the perfect jump-off place for your Belize Jungle Adventure.  With so much to do, just “make sure you stay long enough”

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And the birdwatching is great!

Adjacent to duPlooy’s is Belize Botanic Gardens.  duPlooy’s guests get to go there anytime they want, included with the room charge, along with Continental Breakfast and use of inner tubes and canoes around the lodge.

Maya House
Maya House

 

 

5 Interesting Facts about Barton Creek Cave

Barton Creek Cave, Belize

 

Barton Creek Cave  forms part of a large riverine system, which is easily accessed and the least difficult of all caves, since it allows its visitors to wonder the Mayan Underworld on a canoe.

Read below five of the most interesting facts that makes Barton Creek a unique and Interesting Cave.

1.Barton creek Cave is the longest subterranean site in Belize.The natural process of the cave allows visitors to go in for about one kilometer only.

2.The ceramic remains suggest that the Maya were using the cave from Early classic to Late Classic Period.

Ceramic remains found inside Barton Creek Cave

3.The Osteological analysis of the human remains found, revealed that atleast 28 individuals were buried inside Barton Creek Cave including kids.

4.Fire hearths with little evidence of cooking were found inside the cave, which suggests that the main functions of the hearths were for providing light/burning of copal incense for ceremonial purposes.Only royalties, like the priests and the sacrificial virgins were allowed inside the cave.

5.Some areas in the cave appear to have been purposely modified by the Maya to improve access to other locations within the cave, that may have been difficult to reach.

After hundreds of years, little was left and archaeologists continue to look at cave materials that can give a clearer depiction of how, why and when the Maya utilized the cave.