11 days in Guatemala & Belize Itinerary

11 days in Guatemala & Belize Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Antigua, Guatemala
— 3 nights
2
San Pedro, Belize
— 3 nights
3
San Ignacio, Belize
— 2 nights
4
Belize City, Belize
— 2 nights

3
nights
Antigua, Guatemala

Antigua ©
The former capital of Guatemala and a World Heritage Site, Antigua retains its colonial charm and remains one of the most visited destinations in the country.
Step out of Antigua to go to Guatemala City and see Catedral Metropolitana, which is approximately 1 hour away. There's still lots to do: contemplate the geological forces at Volcán Pacaya, make a trip to San Jose El Viejo, explore the ancient world of Arco de Santa Catalina, and admire the masterpieces at Casa Santo Domingo Museums.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Antigua trip maker tool.

Montreal, Canada to Antigua is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Montreal to Antigua, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Montreal in April, expect Antigua to be much warmer, temps between °C and °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel to San Pedro.

Things to do in Antigua

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Catedral Metropolitana
Highlights from your plan
Iglesia de La Merced ©
Iglesia de La Merced
Volcán Pacaya ©
Volcán Pacaya
Casa Santo Domingo Museums ©
Casa Santo Domingo Museums

3
nights
San Pedro, Belize

San Pedro ©
San Pedro evolved from small fishing village and now represents one of the most visited locations in Belize.
San Pedro is known for wildlife, adventure, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the gorgeous colors at Hol Chan Marine Reserve, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, stroll through Mexico Rocks, and look for gifts at 12 Belize.

For photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the San Pedro driving holiday planner.

Getting from Antigua to San Pedro by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of shuttle, bus, and ferry. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Antigua in April; daily highs in San Pedro reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to San Ignacio.

Things to do in San Pedro

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Ambergris Caye
Highlights from your plan
Hol Chan Marine Reserve ©
Hol Chan Marine Reserve
Scuba & Snorkeling
Mexico Rocks ©
Mexico Rocks

2
nights
San Ignacio, Belize

San Ignacio ©
The cultural hub of the district, San Ignacio neatly blends tourism and tradition, expats and indigenous peoples into a convincingly authentic, but modern and welcoming inland town.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Mon): Head underground at ATM Cave Belize- Actun Tunichil Muknal and then stroll through Green Iguana Conservation Project. On your second day here, look for gifts at Kaj Expressions, thendelve into the distant past at Xunantunich Mayan Ruins, and then explore the ancient world of Cahal Pech.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the San Ignacio journey website.

You can fly from San Pedro to San Ignacio in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can drive to Belize City.

Things to do in San Ignacio

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Cayo
Highlights from your plan
ATM Cave Belize- Actun Tunichil Muknal ©
ATM Cave Belize- Actun Tunichil Muknal
Xunantunich Mayan Ruins ©
Xunantunich Mayan Ruins
Cahal Pech ©
Cahal Pech

2
nights
Belize City, Belize

Belize's biggest urban center, Belize City is a culturally diverse seaside destination.
On the 29th (Wed), let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, thenlearn about wildlife with up-close encounters at The Belize Zoo, and then see the interesting displays at Orchid Garden Eco-Village Museum Belize.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Belize City road trip tool.

You can drive from San Ignacio to Belize City in 2 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in April, and nighttime lows around °C. On the 30th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Belize City

Museums Outdoors Adventure

Side Trip

The Belize Zoo
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
The Belize Zoo ©
The Belize Zoo
Museum of Belize ©
Museum of Belize

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