12 days in Belize Itinerary

12 days in Belize Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

3
nights
Belize City

Belize's biggest urban center, Belize City is a culturally diverse seaside destination.
Step out of the city life by going to River Rafting & Tubing and Mesoamerican Reef (Belize Barrier Reef). St John's Cathedral and Baron Bliss Lighthouse will appeal to history buffs. Take a break from Belize City with a short trip to The Belize Zoo in La Democracia, about 42 minutes away. On the 1st (Fri), enjoy an adventurous day among the treetops at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Museum of Belize, pause for some photo ops at The Belize Sign Monument, and look for gifts at Moho Chocolate.

To see more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Belize City travel route site.

Los Angeles, USA to Belize City is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Los Angeles to Belize City is 2 hours. Traveling from Los Angeles in December, expect nights in Belize City to be much hotter, around °C, while days are somewhat warmer, around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time to ride a ferry to Caye Caulker.

Things to do in Belize City

Adventure Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

The Belize Zoo, Mesoamerican Reef (Belize Barrier Reef)
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River Rafting & Tubing
Mesoamerican Reef (Belize Barrier Reef) ©
Mesoamerican Reef (Belize Barrier Reef)
Zipline

1
night
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 4th (Mon): kick back and relax at The Split, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then look for gifts at Osprey Silver Jewelry & Boutique.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Caye Caulker trip planning tool.

You can ride a ferry from Belize City to Caye Caulker in 1.5 hours. Another option is to fly. January in Caye Caulker sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) to allow time to ride a ferry to San Pedro.

Things to do in Caye Caulker

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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The Split ©
The Split
Scuba & Snorkeling
Osprey Silver Jewelry & Boutique ©
Osprey Silver Jewelry & Boutique

3
nights
San Pedro, Ambergris Caye

San Pedro evolved from small fishing village and now represents one of the most visited locations in Belize.
Step out of the city life by going to Hol Chan Marine Reserve and Skydiving. There's lots more to do: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, explore the galleries of Belizean Arts, enjoy the sand and surf at Secret Beach Belize, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Mexico Rocks.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our San Pedro tour itinerary maker app.

Traveling by ferry from Caye Caulker to San Pedro takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. January in San Pedro sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to fly to Orange Walk.

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
Secret Beach Belize ©
Secret Beach Belize

1
night
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.
On the 8th (Fri), get outside with Lamanai Eco Adventures.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Orange Walk online holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from San Pedro to Orange Walk takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In January in Orange Walk, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. On the 8th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Cayo.

Things to do in Orange Walk

Outdoors
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Lamanai Eco Adventures ©
Lamanai Eco Adventures

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 9th (Sat): stroll through Green Iguana Conservation Project and then Head underground at ATM Cave Belize- Actun Tunichil Muknal. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Xunantunich Mayan Ruins and then delve into the distant past at Cahal Pech.

For photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Cayo route builder website.

Drive from Orange Walk to Cayo in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of shuttle and car. Traveling from Orange Walk to Cayo, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Orange Walk in January: highs in Cayo hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cayo

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife
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Xunantunich Mayan Ruins ©
Xunantunich Mayan Ruins
ATM Cave Belize- Actun Tunichil Muknal ©
ATM Cave Belize- Actun Tunichil Muknal
Cahal Pech ©
Cahal Pech

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