14 days in Belize & Guatemala Itinerary

14 days in Belize & Guatemala Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Belize City, Belize
— 2 nights
2
San Ignacio, Belize
— 3 nights
3
Tikal National Park, Guatemala
— 1 night
4
Antigua, Guatemala
— 3 nights
5
San Pedro, Belize
— 3 nights

2
nights
Belize City, Belize

Belize's biggest urban center, Belize City is a culturally diverse seaside destination.
On the 6th (Mon), take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, admire nature's wide array of creatures at The Belize Zoo, thenlook for gifts at Caribbean Spice Belize, and finally pause for some photo ops at The Belize Sign Monument. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the gorgeous colors at Mesoamerican Reef and then see the interesting displays at Luba Garifuna Cultural Museum.

For more things to do and other tourist information, go to the Belize City driving holiday planner.

Cork, Ireland to Belize City is an approximately 18.5-hour combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -6 hour difference. Traveling from Cork in April, things will get much warmer in Belize City: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to drive to San Ignacio.

Things to do in Belize City

Parks Adventure Wildlife

Side Trip

The Belize Zoo
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
The Belize Zoo ©
The Belize Zoo
Caribbean Spice Belize ©
Caribbean Spice Belize

3
nights
San Ignacio, Belize

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.
Explore San Ignacio's surroundings by going to Belmopan (Guanacaste National Park & Blue Hole National Park). There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Xunantunich Mayan Ruins, explore the fascinating underground world of ATM Cave Belize- Actun Tunichil Muknal, delve into the distant past at Cahal Pech, and browse the exhibits of Cappello's Art Gallery.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the San Ignacio online sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Belize City to San Ignacio in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Tikal National Park.

Things to do in San Ignacio

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cayo, Belmopan
Highlights from your plan
ATM Cave Belize- Actun Tunichil Muknal ©
ATM Cave Belize- Actun Tunichil Muknal
Blue Hole National Park ©
Blue Hole National Park
Xunantunich Mayan Ruins ©
Xunantunich Mayan Ruins

1
night
Tikal National Park, Guatemala

Tikal National Park
Take a trip to Tikal National Park and discover an ancient city in the thick tropical jungle.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): examine the collection at Centro de Conservacion e Investigaction.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Tikal National Park sightseeing planning app.

You can drive from San Ignacio to Tikal National Park in 2.5 hours. On the 11th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Antigua.

Things to do in Tikal National Park

Museums

3
nights
Antigua, Guatemala

Antigua ©
The former capital of Guatemala and a World Heritage Site, Antigua retains its colonial charm and remains one of the most visited destinations in the country.
Step out of Antigua to go to Guatemala City and see Catedral Metropolitana, which is approximately 1 hour away. There's still lots to do: contemplate the geological forces at Volcán Pacaya, explore the ancient world of Arco de Santa Catalina, don't miss a visit to San Jose El Viejo, and admire the masterpieces at Casa Santo Domingo Museums.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Antigua trip itinerary builder app.

Getting from Tikal National Park to Antigua by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. Expect a daytime high around °C in April, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to travel to San Pedro.

Things to do in Antigua

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Catedral Metropolitana
Highlights from your plan
Iglesia de La Merced ©
Iglesia de La Merced
Volcán Pacaya ©
Volcán Pacaya
Casa Santo Domingo Museums ©
Casa Santo Domingo Museums

3
nights
San Pedro, Belize

San Pedro ©
San Pedro evolved from small fishing village and now represents one of the most visited locations in Belize.
San Pedro is known for wildlife, adventure, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the vivid underwater world at Hol Chan Marine Reserve, view the masterpieces at Belizean Arts, enjoy the sand and surf at Secret Beach Belize, and soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read San Pedro online sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Antigua to San Pedro in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of shuttle, bus, and ferry. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Antigua in April; daily highs in San Pedro reach °C and lows reach °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Pedro

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Ambergris Caye
Highlights from your plan
Hol Chan Marine Reserve ©
Hol Chan Marine Reserve
Scuba & Snorkeling
Mexico Rocks ©
Mexico Rocks

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