15 days in Belize Itinerary

15 days in Belize Itinerary

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Start: Mexico City
Bus + Drive:  11 h 15 min
1
Cayo
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
2
Placencia
— 2 nights
Fly:  30 min
3
Belize City
— 3 nights
Ferry:  1 h
4
Caye Caulker
— 3 nights
Ferry:  3 h 15 min
5
San Pedro, Ambergris Caye
— 3 nights
Ferry:  5 h 15 min
End: Mexico City

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.
Caracol and Xunantunich Mayan Ruins are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Green Iguana Conservation Project and Barton Creek Cave. There's lots more to do: get around town with MayaWalk Tours, explore the world behind art at Tanah Mayan Art Museum, and take a peaceful walk through Mountain Pine Ridge Forest Reserve.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Cayo travel itinerary planner.

Mexico City, Mexico to Cayo is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of bus and car. You can also do a combination of flight, taxi, bus, and car; or drive. Traveling from Mexico City in December, expect nights in Cayo to be much hotter, around 26°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 33°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can drive to Placencia.

Things to do in Cayo

Parks Nature Tours
Highlights from your plan
Green Iguana Conservation Project ©
Green Iguana Conservation Project
Caracol ©
Caracol
MayaWalk Tours ©
MayaWalk Tours

2
nights
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 (Wed), identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas and then head off the coast to Laughing Bird Caye National Park. Keep things going the next day: get outside with Silk Caye and then take in the exciting artwork at Lola Art Studio.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Placencia road trip planning site.

Drive from Cayo to Placencia in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of car and shuttle. In December, daytime highs in Placencia are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Belize City.

Things to do in Placencia

Outdoors Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Silk Caye ©
Silk Caye
Laughing Bird Caye National Park ©
Laughing Bird Caye National Park
Horseback Riding Tours

3
nights
Belize City

Belize's biggest urban center, Belize City is a culturally diverse seaside destination.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Museum of Belize and Luba Garifuna Cultural Museum. Escape the urban bustle at River Rafting & Tubing and Zipline.

To see other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Belize City trip itinerary tool.

You can fly from Placencia to Belize City in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Belize City are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to ride a ferry to Caye Caulker.

Things to do in Belize City

Adventure Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Museum of Belize ©
Museum of Belize
Zipline

3
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Shark Ray Alley and Scuba & Snorkeling. Get outdoors at Turneffe Reef and The Split. There's more to do: browse the exhibits of Aria Kat Art and take in the exciting artwork at Red Flower Gallery.

To find photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Caye Caulker online road trip planner.

Ride a ferry from Belize City to Caye Caulker in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In December in Caye Caulker, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to ride a ferry to San Pedro.

Things to do in Caye Caulker

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Shark Ray Alley
Highlights from your plan
Shark Ray Alley ©
Shark Ray Alley
Turneffe Reef ©
Turneffe Reef
Scuba & Snorkeling

3
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Hol Chan Marine Reserve and Scuba & Snorkeling. Step off the beaten path and head to Secret Beach Belize and Spas & Wellness. The adventure continues: take in the exciting artwork at The Gallery of San Pedro, browse the exhibits of Belizean Arts, and look for gifts at Belizean Breezes Soap Co. and More.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the San Pedro trip maker site.

Getting from Caye Caulker to San Pedro by ferry takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: fly. December in San Pedro sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Pedro

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

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

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