12 days in Belize Itinerary

12 days in Belize Itinerary

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12 days in Belize Itinerary

Start: Belize City
Fly:  30 min
1
Placencia
— 1 night
Fly:  30 min
2
Belize City
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + Drive + Bus:  2 h
3
San Ignacio
— 2 nights
+2
Bus + Drive + Fly:  3 h 15 min
4
San Pedro, Ambergris Caye
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h
5
Caye Caulker
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
End: Belize City

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 19th (Tue), view the masterpieces at Lola Art Studio, look for gifts at Treasure Box, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Maya Center Mayan Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Placencia Fellowship, and then view the masterpieces at Art n Soul Gallery.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Placencia vacation maker .

Belize City to Placencia is an approximately half hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. In November, daily temperatures in Placencia can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) to allow time to fly to Belize City.

Things to do in Placencia

Shopping Museums Spas

Side Trip

Maya Center Mayan Museum
Highlights from your plan
Lola Art Studio ©
Lola Art Studio
Spas
Art n Soul Gallery ©
Art n Soul Gallery

2
nights
Belize City

Belize City ©
Belize's biggest urban center, Belize City is a culturally diverse seaside destination.
On the 21st (Thu), learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at The Belize Zoo, then delve into the distant past at Altun Ha, and then appreciate the history behind The Belize Sign Monument. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri): stop by Caribbean Spice Belize, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St John's Cathedral, then examine the collection at Museum of Belize, and finally get reinvigorated at Yoga & Pilates.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Belize City online driving holiday planner .

Belize City is just a short distance from Placencia. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in November, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can travel to San Ignacio.

Things to do in Belize City

Museums Historic Sites Spas

Side Trip

The Belize Zoo
Highlights from your plan
St John's Cathedral ©
St John's Cathedral
Museum of Belize ©
Museum of Belize
Spas

2
nights
San Ignacio

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.
On the 23rd (Sat), view the masterpieces at Cappello's Art Gallery, then contemplate the long history of Xunantunich Mayan Ruins, and then explore the galleries of Sak Tunich Art Gallery. Here are some ideas for day two: get a new perspective on nature at Chaa Creek Natural History Museum, then explore the world behind art at Tanah Mayan Art Museum, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

To see ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read San Ignacio visit planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Belize City to San Ignacio takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) to allow time to travel to San Pedro.

Things to do in San Ignacio

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

San Antonio, Xunantunich Mayan Ruins
Highlights from your plan
Sak Tunich Art Gallery ©
Sak Tunich Art Gallery
Xunantunich Mayan Ruins ©
Xunantunich Mayan Ruins
Chaa Creek Natural History Museum ©
Chaa Creek Natural History Museum

4
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.
Do your shopping at The Gallery of San Pedro and Belizean Arts. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Secret Beach Belize, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, look for gifts at Belize Chocolate Company, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Hol Chan Marine Reserve.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our San Pedro trip itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from San Ignacio to San Pedro takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. November in San Pedro sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Caye Caulker.

Things to do in San Pedro

Parks Wildlife Shopping

Side Trip

Ambergris Caye
Highlights from your plan
Hol Chan Marine Reserve ©
Hol Chan Marine Reserve
Scuba & Snorkeling
Secret Beach Belize ©
Secret Beach Belize

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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Fri): take in the exciting artwork at Aria Kat Art and then enjoy the sand and surf at The Split. On your second day here, look for gifts at Lionfish Souvenirs and Adventures, then explore the galleries of Red Flower Gallery, and then explore the gorgeous colors at Shark Ray Alley.

Start your trip to Caye Caulker by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Getting from San Pedro to Caye Caulker by car takes about an hour. In November in Caye Caulker, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Caye Caulker

Parks Shopping Outdoors

Side Trip

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

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