12 days in Belize Itinerary

12 days in Belize Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Museum of Belize and Aria Kat Art. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at The Split, stop by Little Blue Gift Shop, and explore the galleries of Red Flower Gallery.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Caye Caulker trip itinerary planning tool.

Vancouver, Canada to Caye Caulker is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Vancouver to Caye Caulker is 2 hours. Traveling from Vancouver in January, things will get warmer in Caye Caulker: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to fly to Placencia.

Things to do in Caye Caulker

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Museum of Belize
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The Split ©
The Split
Museum of Belize ©
Museum of Belize
Aria Kat Art ©
Aria Kat Art

1
night
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.
On the 13th (Sun), trot along with a tour on horseback and then browse the exhibits of Lola Art Studio.

Discover how to plan a Placencia trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Getting from Caye Caulker to Placencia by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry, car, and bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In January, daily temperatures in Placencia can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Cayo.

Things to do in Placencia

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

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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): view the masterpieces at Sak Tunich Art Gallery, contemplate the long history of Xunantunich Mayan Ruins, and then admire the masterpieces at Tanah Mayan Art Museum. On the next day, view the masterpieces at Creek art walter castillo home art gallery, thenexplore the ancient world of Cahal Pech, and then get a new perspective on nature at Chaa Creek Natural History Museum.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Cayo travel tool.

Traveling by car from Placencia to Cayo takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of shuttle and car. In January, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Orange Walk.

Things to do in Cayo

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Xunantunich Mayan Ruins ©
Xunantunich Mayan Ruins
Cahal Pech ©
Cahal Pech
Chaa Creek Natural History Museum ©
Chaa Creek Natural History Museum

3
nights
Orange Walk

Orange Walk ©
An agricultural town that has become an economic hub, Orange Walk sits in a privileged position among ecologically diverse landscape, fertile fields, and historical ruins.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): delve into the distant past at Lamanai Archaeological Reserve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Santa Rita Archaeological Site.

To see reviews and tourist information, you can read our Orange Walk trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Cayo to Orange Walk takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of car and shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from Cayo to Orange Walk is 1 hour. In January, daytime highs in Orange Walk are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. You'll set off for San Pedro on the 18th (Fri).

Things to do in Orange Walk

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Santa Rita Archaeological Site, Lamanai Archaeological Reserve
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Lamanai Archaeological Reserve ©
Lamanai Archaeological Reserve
Santa Rita Archaeological Site ©
Santa Rita Archaeological Site

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.
On the 18th (Fri), take in the exciting artwork at Belizean Arts, look for gifts at Belize Chocolate Company, thentake in the exciting artwork at The Gallery of San Pedro, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Ambergris Museum & Cultural Center and then kick back and relax at Secret Beach Belize.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the San Pedro trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Orange Walk to San Pedro takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. While traveling from Orange Walk, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in San Pedro, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. On the 20th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Pedro

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

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

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