13 days in Belize Itinerary

13 days in Belize Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
San Pedro, Ambergris Caye
— 4 nights
2
Caye Caulker
— 2 nights
3
Hopkins
— 2 nights
4
Belmopan
— 4 nights

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.
Bring the kids along to Bacalar Chico National Park and Marine Reserve and Secret Beach Belize. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Hol Chan Marine Reserve, view the masterpieces at Belizean Arts, explore the gorgeous colors at Mexico Rocks, and discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our San Pedro holiday tool.

Chicago, USA to San Pedro is an approximately 9-hour flight. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Chicago in June, with highs in San Pedro at °F and lows at °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can catch the ferry to Caye Caulker.

Things to do in San Pedro

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Ambergris Caye
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Hol Chan Marine Reserve ©
Hol Chan Marine Reserve
Scuba & Snorkeling
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 3rd (Fri): explore the gorgeous colors at Shark Ray Alley, thentake in the exciting artwork at Red Flower Gallery, and then enjoy the sand and surf at The Split. Keep things going the next day: stroll through The Estuary of Caye Caulker, explore the gorgeous colors at Turneffe Reef, and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Caye Caulker trip builder app.

Ride a ferry from San Pedro to Caye Caulker in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In July, daily temperatures in Caye Caulker can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel to Hopkins.

Things to do in Caye Caulker

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Shark Ray Alley
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Shark Ray Alley ©
Shark Ray Alley
Scuba & Snorkeling
The Split ©
The Split

2
nights
Hopkins

Hopkins ©
Advertised as the "Friendliest Village in Belize," Hopkins remains a small fishing settlement on a stretch of golden coastline that offers plenty of modern amenities.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour and then see the vivid underwater world at Glover's Reef Marine Reserve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Mon): trek along Outback Trails and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Preserve.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Hopkins day trip tool.

Getting from Caye Caulker to Hopkins by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In July, daytime highs in Hopkins are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Belmopan.

Things to do in Hopkins

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Outback Trails, Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Preserve
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Outback Trails ©
Outback Trails
Glover's Reef Marine Reserve ©
Glover's Reef Marine Reserve
Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Preserve ©
Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Preserve

4
nights
Belmopan

Nicknamed the "Garden City" thanks to its planned urban parklands, Belmopan serves as the capital of Belize and a launching point for tours of nearby caves and Mayan ruins.
Kids will enjoy River Rafting & Tubing and The Belize Zoo. Take a break from Belmopan with a short trip to Cappello's Art Gallery in San Ignacio, about 46 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: explore the fascinating underground world of ATM Cave Belize- Actun Tunichil Muknal, walk around Guanacaste National Park, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Blue Hole National Park.

To see maps and other tourist information, you can read our Belmopan vacation builder.

Traveling by car from Hopkins to Belmopan takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In July, daytime highs in Belmopan are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. On the 10th (Fri), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Belmopan

Parks Nature Adventure

Side Trips

ATM Cave Belize- Actun Tunichil Muknal, The Belize Zoo, River Rafting & Tubing, Cappello's Art Gallery
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River Rafting & Tubing
The Belize Zoo ©
The Belize Zoo
ATM Cave Belize- Actun Tunichil Muknal ©
ATM Cave Belize- Actun Tunichil Muknal

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