11 days in Belize Itinerary

11 days in Belize Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Cayo
— 1 night
2
Placencia
— 2 nights
3
San Pedro, Ambergris Caye
— 2 nights
4
Caye Caulker
— 3 nights

1
night
Cayo

Cayo ©
Holidays in Cayo offer adventure and history in equal measure, with a wealth of ancient sites and unspoiled environment to explore.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Xunantunich Mayan Ruins and then delve into the distant past at Cahal Pech Mayan Ruins & Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Thu): admire the sheer force of Rio On Pools, tour the pleasant surroundings at Green Iguana Conservation Project, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Belize Botanic Gardens.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Cayo holiday builder website.

Newark, USA to Cayo is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of car and flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Newark in January: high temperatures in Cayo hover around °F and lows are around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to drive to Placencia.

Things to do in Cayo

Parks Historic Sites Nature
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Rio On Pools ©
Rio On Pools
Cahal Pech Mayan Ruins & Museum ©
Cahal Pech Mayan Ruins & Museum
Green Iguana Conservation Project ©
Green Iguana Conservation Project

2
nights
Placencia

Placencia ©
Once a humble fishing village, Placencia has been transformed into a leading tourist destination, with its focus primarily on outdoor activity and natural exploration.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): head off the coast to Laughing Bird Caye National Park and then view the masterpieces at Lola Art Studio. Keep things going the next day: step off the mainland to explore Pumpkin Caye and then stop by Treasure Box.

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Placencia visit planner.

You can drive from Cayo to Placencia in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of car and shuttle. In January in Placencia, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can travel to San Pedro.

Things to do in Placencia

Nature Parks Shopping
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Laughing Bird Caye National Park ©
Laughing Bird Caye National Park
Lola Art Studio ©
Lola Art Studio

2
nights
San Pedro, Ambergris Caye

San Pedro evolved from small fishing village and now represents one of the most visited locations in Belize.
On the 20th (Sun), see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers. Keep things going the next day: explore the gorgeous colors at Mexico Rocks, browse the exhibits of Belizean Arts, thenview the masterpieces at The Gallery of San Pedro, and finally look for gifts at Belize Chocolate Company.

To find more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the San Pedro trip planner.

Getting from Placencia to San Pedro by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus, car, and ferry. In January, daily temperatures in San Pedro can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Caye Caulker.

Things to do in San Pedro

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Mexico Rocks
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Mexico Rocks ©
Mexico Rocks
Spas & Wellness

3
nights
Caye Caulker

Caye Caulker ©
At just under 8 km (5 mi) long and 1.6 km (1 mi) wide, the limestone coral island of Caye Caulker offers a small but perfectly formed getaway 32 km (20 mi) offshore from Belize City.
On the 22nd (Tue), see the vivid underwater world at Turneffe Reef and then stop by Little Blue Gift Shop.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Caye Caulker holiday planner.

Ride a ferry from San Pedro to Caye Caulker in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Expect a daytime high around °F in January, and nighttime lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Caye Caulker

Wildlife Parks Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Turneffe Reef ©
Turneffe Reef
Aria Kat Art ©
Aria Kat Art
Little Blue Gift Shop ©
Little Blue Gift Shop

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