One of the most popular attractions of visiting Belize is the opportunity to sample the delicious range of food available from restaurants, cafes, and roadside stalls. With a rich cultural heritage, Belizean cuisine features the very best of delicious flavors suitable for every palate. A stop at a local rum factory and city sightseeing complete a great introduction to this tiny Central American jewel.
You will meet your professional, English-speaking guide just outside your Belize tender terminal where you will board your air-conditioned vehicle to begin your excursion. The guide will be giving you info about the sights you will see and the places you will visit.
Your first stop will feature sampling freshly made local chicken tamales or a choice of chicken or beef tacos Belizean style. A complimentary glass of Belikin Beer, the national beer of Belize, will provide a mouthwatering accompaniment to the tasty morsels.
A stop at a small, local market will afford the chance to taste some freshly picked, deliciously colorful fruit such as bananas, pineapple, watermelon, oranges, and papaya. Next up, you will enjoy 2 samples of local rum at the Travellers Rum factory, where, for only $1.00 USD, you can sample even more!
Leaving the rum factory you will catch a glimpse of St. John's Cathedral and the famous Belize City swing bridge before arriving at your luncheon destination, please consider the lunch is not included, however, you can expect to pay up to $10.00 USD per person. Along the way, your guide will provide historical and cultural anecdotes to both educate and entertain. Once seated in the restaurant, guests receive a choice of rice & beans with stewed chicken, cow foot soup, oxtail, split peas, and white rice boil up, or a whole fish (snapper)...all Belize recipes.
After lunch, take advantage of the great photo opportunity in front of the Belize sign before returning to your Belize tender terminal.
Enjoy some tantalizing treats for your taste buds on this one-of-a-kind Belizean food-tasting excursion with sightseeing and more. A great shore excursion to experience local culture, traditions, sounds, food, drinks, and a lot more!