Welcome to La Milpa Lodge! La Milpa is nestled deep in the forests of northwestern Belize and is known for the third largest archaeological site in Belize which is located three miles away from the Lodge. The La Milpa Archaeological Site is only one of at least sixty other archaeological sites found on the Rio Bravo. Serving as a base for two long-term archaeological projects, La Milpa Archaeological Site has evolved as the center of archaeological research. Guests visiting the La Milpa Lodge experience firsthand the rich history of the Maya Civilization and in 1996, the site received international recognition when a royal Maya tomb was found and a male skeleton adorned with a jeweled necklace was unearthed on its grounds. The La Milpa site is only one of 60 Mayan sites found in the Rio Bravo Conservation and Management Area.
Guests can choose between our private thatched- roof cabanas with private baths or a comfortable and tastefully decorated dormitory featuring state-of-the-art ‘green’ technology with shared baths. Hiking nature trails, jungle trekking and birding are the order of the day at La Milpa. Spend a day in the nearby Mestizo and Mennonite villages for a taste of Belizean culture. Tour breathtaking and majestic ancient Maya sites. Avid birders can compile a list of more than 150 species during a three day trip to our La Milpa venue.
There are 8 cabana rooms which can sleep a total of 16 based on double occupancy. All cabana rooms carry an additional loft area which can accommodate a 3rd person. The dorm has a total of 6 rooms each capable of sleeping 5 persons.
All meals $65.00. Email us directly for current tour and transfer rates.
Belize was known to be occupied by the ancient Mayas as evidenced by the Mayan temples across the country and the RBCMA is no exception.
Take the Northern Highway to Orange Walk Town. In Orange Walk Town, take a left at the Fire station and head towards the village of Yo Creek.
Itineraries include; Sample Small Groups or Individual Itineraries, Sample Family Itinerary, Winging It in Belize and much more.
Arrival and pickup at International Airport in Belize City. Three hour bus ride to La Milpa Ecolodge and Research Center. Welcome and settling into living quarters.
1. How many persons do you intend to bring in your group?
2. How many males and females are in the group?
3. What is the approximate age range within the group?
4. Do the group members know each other?
5.Do any of the group members have special dietary or other specific requirements?
6.Is your visit to the La Milpa Ecolodge and Research Center or Hill Bank Field Station part of a longer tour of Belize or the region? If so please describe.
7.Is the purpose of the visit: