Hi Everyone,

IBBA is heading to Belize! November 3rd-10th, 2019 with an optional overnight trip into Guatemala November 10th and 11th.

This is a trip of a lifetime geared towards our members and friends of like-minded butterfly and nature lovers. Belize is home to approximately 700 species of butterflies and 600 species of birds. We will be traveling throughout spectacular parts of Belize and touring natural areas known for butterflies, wildlife, and world-renowned bird watching. We will also visit butterfly farms and gardens, areas of Mayan ruins, and have a couple of days on the beach for your choice leisure, snorkeling, scuba, fishing, kayaking, inland tours, etc. Join us for an incredible trip!!

ITINERARY:

NOV 03

A representative will be waiting for you outside the airport holding a sign with IBBA. TIME DEPENDS ON THE FLIGHT DETAILS. Immediately after, road transfer from the airport to the hotel in Belize City.

Overnight at BILTMORE.

NOV 04

Breakfast at the hotel.

Guided tour of Altun-Ha and Crooked Tree @8:00am. Full day tour, expect to be at the hotel after the tour approximately 5:00pm – 6:30pm.

Overnight at Hotel De La Fuente in Standard Rooms.

NOV 05

Breakfast at the hotel.

Guided tour of Lamanai and Shipstern 8:00am. Full day tour, expect to be at the hotel after the tour approximately 5:00pm – 6:30pm.

Overnight at BILTMORE.

NOV 06

Breakfast at the hotel.

Guided tour of Xunantunich, Tropical Wings, and Blue Morpho. @8:00am. Full day tour, expect to be at the hotel after the tour approximately 5:00pm – 6:30pm.

Overnight at Cahal Pech Village Resort in standard cabanas/rooms.

NOV 07

Breakfast at the hotel.

Guided tour of Mountain Pine Ridge & Green Hills. @8:00am. Full day tour, expect to be at the hotel after the tour approximately 5:00pm – 6:30pm.

Overnight at Cahal Pech Village Resort.

NOV 08

Breakfast at the hotel.

Road transfer to Belize City @8:30am. Transfer will take approximately 1 hour 45 minutes – 2 hours.

Boat transfer from Belize City to San Pedro, by chartered boat just for our group. Please note that this won’t be a shared/public boat.

Transfer to the hotel. Transfer will take approximately 1 hour 30 minutes.

Overnight at Banana Beach Resort in private balcony rooms.

NOV 09

Breakfast at the hotel.

FREE DAY FOR LEISURE OR ACTIVITIES ON OWN.

Overnight at Banana Beach Resort.

NOV 10

Breakfast at the hotel.

Option # 1:

Transfer to the dock.

Chartered boat transfer from San Pedro to Belize City @7:00am. Transfer will take approximately 1 hour 30 minutes.

Road transfer to the International Airport of Belize @8:30am. Transfer will take approximately 25 minutes.

 

Option # 2:

Road transfer from Belize City to Tikal @8:30am. Transfer will take approximately 3 hours – 3 hours 30 minutes.

Guided tour of Tikal.

Overnight at Tikal Inn in Bungalows.

NOV 11

Breakfast at the hotel.

Road transfer from Tikal to the International Airport of Belize. TIME DEPENDS ON THE FLIGHT DETAILS. Transfer will take approximately 3 hours – 3 hours 30 minutes.

Price

Double Occupancy:

IBBA Member:

$1450 per person (Tikal is additional $425)

Non-member:

$1600 per person (Tikal is additional $425)

Single Occupancy:

IBBA Member: $1850 (Tikal is additional $550) Non-member: $1900 (Tikal is additional $550)

Payments:

#1 If you are not taking the optional Tikal trip on Nov 10th: $350 down to hold your space, which can be paid:

$140 due by March 30th

$210 due by April 14th

OR

#2 If you are choosing to add the optional trip to Tikal Nov 10th:

$450 down to hold your space

Which can be paid:

$180 due by March 30th

$270 due by April 14th

Remaining balance due September 1st

REGISTRATION

Send an email with your name, contact phone number, and name/s of additional guests to: Connie Hodsdon at welcome@flutterbygardens.com

For trip questions or information:

Kathy Marshburn at kathy.marshburn@yahoo.com

Refunds and cancellations:

Cancellations must be in writing.

Refunds, less a $100 fee, will be issued up until 5PM, Sunday, September 1, 2019. Cancellations up until 5 pm, Tuesday,

October 1, 2019, will be issued at 50%. Regretfully, cancellations and no-shows will not be refunded after this.

Travel insurance is highly recommended.

Itinerary subject to change due to unforeseen circumstances.

Cost includes:

As listed above; meet and greet at airport, hotels, transfers, meals listed, guide, entrance fees listed

COST DOES NOT INCLUDE:

Border fee of US$18.75 pp.

Optional activities

Meals not listed

Bar and Gift Purchase

Laundry or any other item of personal nature

Entertainment

Departure taxes

Liquor

Gratuities

International Flights

Tips to bellhops, Guides, or Divers