Explore Belize activities and experience the natural beauty surrounding Blancaneaux Lodge with a variety of different hikes.

Explore hiking at Blancaneaux Lodge with an expert guide. Follow fresh jaguar tracks through the jungle-clad hills of the Elijio Panti National Park, marvel at delicate orchids and observe charismatic bird species such as the keel-billed toucan.  Discover medicinal plants used by the ancient Maya thousands of years ago and learn their secrets. After lunch beside a cooling waterfall, conclude the day by meandering along old logging trails in the tropical pine forest while the sun begins its descent.

Departs: 9:00am
Price: US$102 (BZ$204) per person plus tax, minimum 2 persons.
Length: 5-6 hours.
Level of difficulty: Moderate to High

Begin your adventure following a trail that overlooks the creek and waterfalls. Keep a slow pace and admire the abundant brightly colored orchids that adorn the granite rock outcroppings and that thrive in the thin soils of the savannah meadows.  Relax at one of the many streams crisscrossing the trail, lie in the shade of an ancient granite outcropping and enjoy the spectacular scenery.  Dip into the creek to be energized by the cool mountain water and receive an invigorating massage provided by the massive waterfall.

Departs: Anytime before 5pm
Price: Guided - US$25 (BZ$50) per person plus tax for 1-4 people | Self-guided - free
Length: 2.5 hours roundtrip.
Level of difficulty: High


Blancaneaux Lodge is located in Gallery Forest at the intersection of the Mountain Pine Ridge and the broadleaf forests of the Elijo Panti National Park. This unique region provides world-class orchid hunting opportunities with approximately 150 orchid species found in a 10-mile radius of Blancaneaux Lodge. Follow orchid trails close to the lodge in the Mountain Pine Ridge and along a landscape of tumbling waterfalls and granite outcroppings where trees often have five or six different orchid species and are complemented by a wide array of ground orchids. Heading to the west, spectacular viewpoints are accompanied by trees literally stacked with orchids.

Departs: Anytime before 5pm
Price: Guided - US$50 (BZ$100) per person plus tax for 1-4 people | Self-guided - free
Length: 30 minute walk
Level of difficulty: Low


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