12 days in Belize Itinerary

12 days in Belize Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
San Pedro, Ambergris Caye
— 2 nights
2
Cayo
— 2 nights
3
Placencia
— 1 night
4
Belize City
— 2 nights
5
Caye Caulker
— 3 nights

2
nights
San Pedro, Ambergris Caye

San Pedro ©
San Pedro evolved from small fishing village and now represents one of the most visited locations in Belize.
Explore hidden gems such as Secret Beach Belize and The Gallery of San Pedro. Belizean Arts and Ambergris Museum & Cultural Center will appeal to museum buffs. There's lots more to do: stop by Belize Chocolate Company, take the plunge with a skydiving experience, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and get interesting insight from Tours.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our San Pedro road trip planning tool.

Vancouver, Canada to San Pedro is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Vancouver to San Pedro is 2 hours. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Vancouver in January; daily highs in San Pedro reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to travel to Cayo.

Things to do in San Pedro

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Ambergris Caye
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Secret Beach Belize ©
Secret Beach Belize
Belizean Arts ©
Belizean Arts
Spas & Wellness

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.
On the 14th (Mon), admire the masterpieces at Tanah Mayan Art Museum and then don't miss a visit to Caracol. On the 15th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to House of Culture, thensteep yourself in history at Xunantunich Mayan Ruins, and then stroll through Green Iguana Conservation Project.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Cayo trip planner.

You can do a combination of shuttle and car from San Pedro to Cayo in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and car. January in Cayo sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Placencia.

Things to do in Cayo

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Caracol ©
Caracol
Xunantunich Mayan Ruins ©
Xunantunich Mayan Ruins
Green Iguana Conservation Project ©
Green Iguana Conservation Project

1
night
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 16th (Wed): trot along with a tour on horseback and then view the masterpieces at Lola Art Studio.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Placencia online trip planner.

Getting from Cayo to Placencia by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of car and shuttle. January in Placencia sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Belize City.

Things to do in Placencia

Tours Wildlife Outdoors
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Horseback Riding Tours
Lola Art Studio ©
Lola Art Studio

2
nights
Belize City

Belize City ©
Belize's biggest urban center, Belize City is a culturally diverse seaside destination.
Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Luba Garifuna Cultural Museum, thenexamine the collection at Museum of Belize, and then get outside with Cavetubing5star.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Belize City day trip planning app.

You can fly from Placencia to Belize City in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Belize City can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can ride a ferry to Caye Caulker.

Things to do in Belize City

Outdoors Museums
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Cavetubing5star ©
Cavetubing5star
Museum of Belize ©
Museum of Belize

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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): view the masterpieces at Red Flower Gallery and then explore the gorgeous colors at Shark Ray Alley. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Sun): look for gifts at Little Blue Gift Shop, view the masterpieces at Aria Kat Art, and then enjoy the sand and surf at The Split.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Caye Caulker travel itinerary planner.

You can ride a ferry from Belize City to Caye Caulker in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In January, daytime highs in Caye Caulker are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. You'll have a few hours on the 21st (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Caye Caulker

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Shark Ray Alley
Highlights from your plan
Shark Ray Alley ©
Shark Ray Alley
The Split ©
The Split
Aria Kat Art ©
Aria Kat Art

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