11 days in Southern Mexico & Belize Itinerary

11 days in Southern Mexico & Belize Itinerary

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1
Palenque, Mexico
— 1 night
2
Oaxaca, Mexico
— 1 night
3
Caye Caulker, Belize
— 1 night
4
Belize City, Belize
— 1 night
5
San Pedro, Belize
— 3 nights

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night
Palenque, Mexico

Palenque
Palenque remains best known for the nearby ruins of an ancient Mayan city, which probably flourished around the 7th century CE.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Aluxes, thendon't miss a visit to Zona Arqueologica de Palenque, and then examine the collection at Museo de Sitio de Palenque "Alberto Ruz Lhuillier". Here are some ideas for day two: admire the sheer force of La Asuncion, take in the dramatic scenery at Cascadas de Misol-Ha, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia Santo Domingo.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Palenque road trip planner.

New York City, USA to Palenque is an approximately 14-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Palenque is minus 1 hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel to Oaxaca.

Things to do in Palenque

Parks Nature Museums
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Cascadas de Misol-Ha
Cascadas de Misol-Ha
Zona Arqueologica de Palenque ©
Zona Arqueologica de Palenque
Aluxes ©
Aluxes

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Oaxaca, Mexico

Oaxaca ©
Capital city of the eponymous state, Oaxaca relies heavily on its colonial charm, its core a maze of tree-shaded alleys flanked by photogenic mansions, government buildings, and old churches.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): explore the ancient world of Monte Alban, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica de la Soledad, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Our Lady of the Assumption, thensee the interesting displays at Museo de las Culturas de Oaxaca, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Templo de Santo Domingo de Guzman. On the next day, make a trip to Andador de Macedonia Alcala, thendon't miss a visit to Zocalo, thenget outside with The Water Boils, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Voces de Copal.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Oaxaca tour itinerary tool.

You can fly from Palenque to Oaxaca in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Oaxaca are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel to Caye Caulker.

Things to do in Oaxaca

Historic Sites Outdoors Museums
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Templo de Santo Domingo de Guzman ©
Templo de Santo Domingo de Guzman
Monte Alban ©
Monte Alban
Andador de Macedonia Alcala ©
Andador de Macedonia Alcala

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night
Caye Caulker, Belize

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.
Here are some ideas for day two: take a memorable tour with Tours, thentake in the exciting artwork at Aria Kat Art, thenlook for gifts at Little Blue Gift Shop, and finally explore the gorgeous colors at Shark Ray Alley.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Caye Caulker online trip maker.

Explore your travel options from Oaxaca to Caye Caulker with the Route module. Traveling from Oaxaca in December, Caye Caulker is warmer at night with lows of °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Belize City.

Things to do in Caye Caulker

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Shark Ray Alley
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Shark Ray Alley ©
Shark Ray Alley
Aria Kat Art ©
Aria Kat Art

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night
Belize City, Belize

Belize's biggest urban center, Belize City is a culturally diverse seaside destination.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): take a memorable tour with Tours.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Belize City holiday builder tool.

Getting from Caye Caulker to Belize City by ferry takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: fly. In December, daily temperatures in Belize City can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can catch the flight to San Pedro.

Things to do in Belize City

Tours Adventure Outdoors
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River Rafting & Tubing

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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: tour the pleasant surroundings at Hol Chan Marine Reserve, cast your line with a fishing tour, stop by Belizean Breezes Soap Co. and More, and take in the exciting artwork at The Gallery of San Pedro.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the San Pedro trip builder site.

You can fly from Belize City to San Pedro in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. December in San Pedro sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Pedro

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Hol Chan Marine Reserve ©
Hol Chan Marine Reserve
Scuba & Snorkeling
Fishing Charters & Tours

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