Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Toledo Explorer Package: The Lodge at Big Falls in Belize

The Lodge at Big Falls near Punta Gorda in southern Belize has packages that include not-to-be-missed activities along with the amenities of a family lodge that allow guests to truly enjoy and experience the culture of Toledo.

Among the several packages available, is the Toledo Explorer, a 5-day/4-night adventure:
  • Explore the banks of Monkey River, while keeping lookout for crocodiles, turtles and birds. Enjoy learning about food of the forest with Percy Gordon, “King of the Howlers,” who will call the monkeys to you.
  • Learn and listen to Florencio Mes, Mayan harpist and instrument maker, shares his gift and deep knowledge of Mayan music history.
  • Visit Lubaantun Mayan site, home of the Crystal Skull. Late classic site with unique architectural features, including miniature ceramic objects found throughout.
  • Swim in the deep bathing pool below the waterfall in Rio Blanco National Park. Excellent photo opps on the cable suspension bridge along the mile and a half jungle loop trail.
  • Hike to the entrance of Blue Creek Cave and swim upstream inside the cave's tall caverns. Adventure accessible to every generation.
  • Experience Miguel Choco’s house and kitchen garden and learn about soil-to-table Organic Cacao Farming. Visit where he grows dozens of species of exotic fruits and vegetables, as well as cacao. Enjoy a home-cooked vegetarian meal and sample the traditional cacao and corn drink.
Contact us for more info or to learn more about the different packages at The Lodge at Big Falls.

Photos by The Lodge at Big Falls.

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