16 days in Belize & Guatemala Itinerary

16 days in Belize & Guatemala Itinerary

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San Pedro, Belize
— 3 nights
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Cayo, Belize
— 3 nights
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El Remate, Guatemala
— 2 nights
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Placencia, Belize
— 2 nights
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Belize City, Belize
— 4 nights

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San Pedro, Belize

San Pedro ©
San Pedro evolved from small fishing village and now represents one of the most visited locations in Belize.
Get in touch with nature at Hol Chan Marine Reserve and Shark Ray Alley. Explore hidden gems such as Belizean Arts and Belizean Breezes Soap Co. and More. There's still lots to do: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports and browse the exhibits of The Gallery of San Pedro.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the San Pedro trip itinerary planner.

Ottawa, Canada to San Pedro is an approximately 11-hour flight. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Ottawa to San Pedro due to the time zone difference. In January, San Pedro is much hotter than Ottawa - with highs of 32°C and lows of 24°C. On the 6th (Mon), you'll travel to Cayo.

Things to do in San Pedro

Wildlife · Parks · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Hol Chan Marine Reserve ©
Hol Chan Marine Reserve
Shark Ray Alley ©
Shark Ray Alley
Scuba & Snorkeling

3
nights
Cayo, Belize

Cayo ©
Holidays in Cayo offer adventure and history in equal measure, with a wealth of ancient sites and unspoiled environment to explore.
Take a break from the city and head to Green Iguana Conservation Project and Barton Creek Cave. Do some cultural sightseeing at Caracol and Cappello's Art Gallery. There's much more to do: explore the fascinating underground world of ATM Cave Belize- Actun Tunichil Muknal, deepen your appreciation for local ecosystems through MayaWalk Tours, stop by Kaj Expressions, and take in the dramatic scenery at Rio On Pools.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Cayo trip itinerary site.

You can do a combination of flight and car from San Pedro to Cayo in 4.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of ferry, bus, and car. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in January, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel to El Remate.

Things to do in Cayo

Parks · Nature · Tours · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Green Iguana Conservation Project ©
Green Iguana Conservation Project
ATM Cave Belize- Actun Tunichil Muknal ©
ATM Cave Belize- Actun Tunichil Muknal
Caracol ©
Caracol

2
nights
El Remate, Guatemala

El Remate ©
On the 11th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Cerro Biotope Cahui, then delve into the distant past at Yaxha National Park, and then make a trip to Isla Principal Topoxte.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read El Remate trip planner.

Getting from Cayo to El Remate by car takes about 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel to Placencia.

Things to do in El Remate

Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Yaxha National Park ©
Yaxha National Park
Cerro Biotope Cahui ©
Cerro Biotope Cahui
Isla Principal Topoxte ©
Isla Principal Topoxte

2
nights
Placencia, Belize

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.
Visiting Laughing Bird Caye National Park and Scuba & Snorkeling will get you outdoors. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Horseback Riding Tours and Fishing Charters & Tours. There's lots more to do: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, browse the exhibits of Art n Soul Gallery, and stop by Treasure Box.

To find where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Placencia trip planner.

You can drive from El Remate to Placencia in 4.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in January, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Belize City.

Things to do in Placencia

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Laughing Bird Caye National Park ©
Laughing Bird Caye National Park
Scuba & Snorkeling
Fishing Charters & Tours

4
nights
Belize City, Belize

Belize City ©
Belize's biggest urban center, Belize City is a culturally diverse seaside destination.
Get some cultural insight at Altun Ha and Lamanai Archaeological Reserve. Explore hidden gems such as Zipline and Diamonds International. The adventure continues: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports and appreciate the history behind The Belize Sign Monument.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Belize City trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Placencia to Belize City takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 24°C. On the 18th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Belize City

Adventure · Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Lamanai Archaeological Reserve ©
Lamanai Archaeological Reserve
River Rafting & Tubing
Zipline

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