12 days in Belize Itinerary

12 days in Belize Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Newark
Fly + Drive:  10 h 45 min
1
Cayo
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
2
Dangriga
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
San Pedro, Ambergris Caye
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
4
Caye Caulker
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  10 h
End: Newark

2
nights
Cayo

Cayo ©
Holidays in Cayo offer adventure and history in equal measure, with a wealth of ancient sites and unspoiled environment to explore.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Xunantunich Mayan Ruins and Cahal Pech Mayan Ruins & Museum. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Green Iguana Conservation Project and Rio On Pools. The adventure continues: stroll through St Herman's Cave, take a peaceful walk through Green Hills Butterfly Ranch, stop by The Orange Gallery, and admire the masterpieces at Tanah Mayan Art Museum.

For reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Cayo trip itinerary planning website.

Newark, USA to Cayo is an approximately 12.5- hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Newark to Cayo is minus 1 hour. In January, Cayo is much hotter than Newark - with highs of 81°F and lows of 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to drive to Dangriga.

Things to do in Cayo

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Green Iguana Conservation Project ©
Green Iguana Conservation Project
Xunantunich Mayan Ruins ©
Xunantunich Mayan Ruins
St Herman's Cave ©
St Herman's Cave

2
nights
Dangriga

Dangriga, formerly known as Stann Creek Town, is a town in southern Belize, located on the Caribbean coast at the mouth of the North Stann Creek River. On the 21st (Mon), identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the galleries of Studio Gallery Cayetano, then see the interesting displays at Maya Center Mayan Museum, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Preserve.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Dangriga online vacation planner.

Getting from Cayo to Dangriga by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of car, flight, and bus. In January, daytime highs in Dangriga are 81°F, while nighttime lows are 69°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to go by car to San Pedro.

Things to do in Dangriga

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Scuba & Snorkeling
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Preserve ©
Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Preserve
Studio Gallery Cayetano ©
Studio Gallery Cayetano

3
nights
San Pedro, Ambergris Caye

San Pedro evolved from small fishing village and now represents one of the most visited locations in Belize.
Let the collections at Belizean Arts and The Gallery of San Pedro capture your imagination. Escape the urban bustle at Hol Chan Marine Reserve and Scuba & Snorkeling. And it doesn't end there: see the vivid underwater world at Mexico Rocks, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, stop by Belize Chocolate Company, and enjoy the sand and surf at Secret Beach Belize.

You can plan San Pedro trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Getting from Dangriga to San Pedro by car takes about 4.5 hours. January in San Pedro sees daily highs of 81°F and lows of 69°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Caye Caulker.

Things to do in San Pedro

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Ambergris Caye
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hol Chan Marine Reserve ©
Hol Chan Marine Reserve
Mexico Rocks ©
Mexico Rocks

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sat): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then look for gifts at Little Blue Gift Shop, then view the masterpieces at Aria Kat Art, and finally browse the exhibits of Red Flower Gallery.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Caye Caulker trip itinerary planner.

Drive from San Pedro to Caye Caulker in an hour. In January in Caye Caulker, expect temperatures between 81°F during the day and 69°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Caye Caulker

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Turneffe Reef ©
Turneffe Reef
Scuba & Snorkeling
Aria Kat Art ©
Aria Kat Art

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