For your honeymoon, Mountain Equestrian Trails has planned a spectacular once in a lifetime experience filled with adventure and romance. For eight days and seven nights, you will be staying at MET in our upscale “Honeymoon” Cabana. Your days will be filled with adventure; horseback riding, exploring caves, waterfalls, and ancient Mayan cities. You will enjoy private gourmet lunches alone beside magnificent waterfalls in a jungle setting. Our guides will lead you to your destination, describing rainforest medicine and traditional uses for the rainforest plants. Surprises are in store for the newly married couple and you can expect to be treated like royalty.
The 7 nights, 8-
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Mountain Equestrian Trails (MET) is a small jungle lodge deep in the rainforest overlooking
a private valley with incredible views of the Maya Mountains. Practicing Eco tourism
for more than twenty years, MET offers thatched roof cottages set carefully under
the rainforest canopy along the edges of a mountain valley. The Cabanas are constructed
of stucco and hardwoods, with native-
The Cantina is the center of action. Here we have electricity available for you to
charge your phones, cameras, computers and anything else you may want to plug in.
We also offer our high-
You will find an intimate atmosphere, and qualified staff providing outstanding service and more to make your stay in Belize peaceful and relaxed. Our surrounding nature trails are superb with abundant opportunities to see birds and butterflies. Many guests find our horseback riding is the best they have experienced anywhere. This is the adventure vacation you’ve been looking for, far from the maddening crowd, where you vacation with fewer guests, enjoy our personal activity planning and intimate atmosphere.
2012 MET Maya Honeymoon Itinerary
Day 1: Transfers. Meet the driver for MET at predetermined location and time. On arrival at MET, settle into your room, relax and enjoy drinks in the Cantina with your hosts and other guests. Enjoy a delicious dinner and stimulating conversation before your first night’s sleep in the jungle.
Day 2: This morning, you will go on a half-
Day 3: Choose between taking a vehicle or a full day horseback ride to waterfalls in the Mountain Pine Ridge. Included is a gourmet picnic lunch. There will be some strenuous hiking down to the waterfalls. Return to MET for cocktails, rest, and relaxation before dinner.
Day 4: house, San Antonio artists, Cahal Pech, Xunantunich, shopping. NEEDS EXPANSION
Day 5:Cave exploration & swimming at a private waterfall NEEDS EXPANSION
Day 6: After breakfast, you will receive an orientation for the full day horseback
ride to the Barton Creek river cave. The trail winds through the Barton Creek Mennonite
community. You may see primitive farming techniques using horse and plow or watch
families traveling in their own horse-
Day 7: Full day horseback ride with up to two hours on Zip lines. The trail winds through scenic rainforest habitat, crossing creeks and passing through pristine habitat. You will have lunch by the water and a quick dip if desired before continuing on to the Zip line, over 2,700 feet made up of 9 runs and 15 platforms. Return to MET for relaxation, bird watching, and dinner with your hosts and other guests.
Day 8: Breakfast, then return to airport or destination of choice. Along the way, you have the option of stopping at the Orange Gift Shop, and/or the Belize Zoo.
Package rates are all inclusive of rooms, meals, inland transfers, taxes and entrance fees to Mayan ruins.
Not included are gratuities, departure taxes and bar purchases, entrance fees for optional activities.
All tours start on Saturday. Please inquire if you need alternate arrival dates.
This itinerary is an example of all the activities you can expect to experience. We maintain the right to rearrange the itinerary as necessary; for example, weather conditions may require that we adjust the schedule but we will do our best to ensure you get to do everything you want to do.
What should I bring?
Remember to bring your flashlight and extra batteries. There is no electricity in the rooms, but we can charge batteries in the Cantina. Bring your prescription medications, insect repellent, sunscreen, light cotton clothing, long pants, hiking or riding boots, tennis shoes, bathing suit, camera and lots of film.
What if I cannot complete my tour?
If weather or other circumstance prevents the completion of a portion of the tour we will do our best to offer a substitute tour. We are not responsible for unusual circumstances or weather patterns. We have the right to refuse to offer tours to Tikal if circumstances make it unsafe to travel there. We will either offer a substitute tour or horseback riding.
NOTE: No portion of tour is refundable if not used. All tours allow time for early morning bird watching and nature walks.
Do I need shots to come to Belize?
Please follow your doctor's recommendations. Many doctors recommend malaria prevention. No immunizations are required, although we do recommend you’re your tetanus vaccine is up to date.
What else should I know?
To maximize your holiday enjoyment, we suggest that you be in reasonably good physical condition, regardless of your age. We also recommend that you do some stable riding prior to the tour, spending at least 1 1/2 hours in the saddle at a time. Please sign our liability waiver provided at the resort before riding.
All visitors to Belize must present a valid passport before entering the country. Please note that driver’s licenses and birth certificates are not approved travel documents and cannot be used to enter the country. Passports must be valid up until time of departure.
Departure fees of US $37.50 per person are payable only in US currency at the Philip Goldson International Airport at the time of departure. Please note that these fees are not included in the tour packages, however, they are sometimes included in the cost of your airfare.
Please see the Belize Tourist Board website for current information on visas and departure fees.
How to confirm your reservation.
Please send a deposit of 50% of total booked. We should receive this within 3 weeks after your request. Or send by Email, fax, telephone, or letter, your VISA or MASTERCARD number, expiration date, and the name in which the card is held. If confirmation is not received in the form of cash, check or credit card, the room will be released 3 weeks after the request for reservation. Payment in full by cash, check, or credit card must be received 45 days before booking date, 90 days for holidays.
Refunds will be made to guests who provide Mountain Equestrian Trails with written notice of their wish to cancel. We recommend buying travel cancellation insurance. When cancellation notice is received 45 days or more (90 days for holidays) prior to arrival date, there will be a full refund less $25.00 per person cancellation fee ($50.00 per person for holidays).
When cancellation notice is received 45-
When cancellation notice is received less than 30 days (60 days for holidays) there is no refund.