Atalanta Journey works with Universities to create student travel with specific areas of study. We arrange the appropriate lodging, tours and guest speakers created around your focus.

Example Itinerary

Belize, Central America
8 Nights/ 9 Days
Group Size 12-25

Day 1-5: Cotton Tree Lodge 

Day 1-3

  • Arrival via International Flight from MSP to BZE (Belize City)
  • Local flight from BZE to Punta Gorda
  • Check In at Cotton Tree Lodge
  • Dinner at Cotton Tree Lodge and Overnight (3 people per Cabana with private bathroom)
  • Breakfast at Cotton Tree Lodge
  • Maya Cultural Learning Day: Lubaantun Maya Site
    • Maya cultural study with emphasis on chocolate used in trade
    • Lunch in a Maya home
  • Dinner at Cotton Tree Lodge & Overnight
  • Discussion with Cotton Tree Owner Re: Responsible Tourism / Cotton Tree Lodge Business

  • Breakfast at Cotton Tree Lodge
  • Blue Creek Cave Adventure or Day at Leisure
  • Dinner at Cotton Tree Lodge & Overnight
  • Guided Night Hike in the Rainforest (Cotton Tree grounds)
Maya homes
  • Breakfast at Cotton Tree Lodge
  • Service Learning Project- Sustainable Harvest International
    •  Includes Lunch in Maya homes
  • Dinner at Cotton Tree Lodge & Overnight
  • Guided Night Hike in the Rainforest (Cotton Tree grounds)

  • Breakfast at Cotton Tree Lodge
  • Van transport to Punta Gorda
  • Visit to Fair Trade business Maya Bags
  • Visit to Cotton Tree Chocolate
  • Visit local village and home of Maya Bags worker
  • Lunch on own in Punta Gorda
  • Dinner at Cotton Tree Lodge & Overnight

Day 6-9: Blue Tang Inn

Day 6-9

  • Breakfast at Cotton Tree Lodge
  • AM Van Transport to Belize City Water Taxi (5 hours) with stop for lunch on the way- paid on own
  • Water Taxi to San Pedro Town, Ambergris Caye (1.5 hrs)
  • Check –in at Blue Tang Inn (Triple Occupancy)
  • Dinner on own in San Pedro Town
  • Continental Breakfast at Blue Tang Inn
  • Study of Reef/Ecosystem on ½ Day Snorkel to Hol Chan Marine Park
  • Lunch on own
  • Dinner on own in San Pedro Town
  • Overnight Blue Tang Inn
  • Continental Breakfast at Blue Tang Inn
  • Tropic Air Flight from San Pedro to Belize International Airport (BZE)
  • Return Flight Home to MSP
  • Lunch and Dinner on own