16 days in Belize Itinerary

16 days in Belize Itinerary

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San Pedro, Ambergris Caye
— 4 nights
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Caye Caulker
— 2 nights
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Placencia
— 2 nights
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Hopkins
— 2 nights
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San Ignacio
— 4 nights
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Rock Stone Pond
— 1 night

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San Pedro, Ambergris Caye

San Pedro ©
San Pedro evolved from small fishing village and now represents one of the most visited locations in Belize.
Step off the beaten path and head to Mexico Rocks and Belizean Arts. Get in touch with nature at Hol Chan Marine Reserve and C & S Golf Cart Rental. Spend the 11th (Mon) exploring nature at Bacalar Chico National Park and Marine Reserve. The adventure continues: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, cross one thing off your bucket list with a skydiving experience, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Secret Beach Belize.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our San Pedro vacation planner.

San Francisco, USA to San Pedro is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of subway, train, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Central Standard Time is 2 hours. In January, San Pedro is much hotter than San Francisco - with highs of 81°F and lows of 69°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to catch the ferry to Caye Caulker.

Things to do in San Pedro

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Outdoors

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Mexico Rocks
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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 12th (Tue): kick back and relax at The Split and then explore the gorgeous colors at Shark Ray Alley. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Wed): view the masterpieces at Red Flower Gallery, see the vivid underwater world at Turneffe Reef, and then get interesting insight from Anda De Wata Tours.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Caye Caulker trip planning site.

You can ride a ferry from San Pedro to Caye Caulker in 1.5 hours. Another option is to fly. In January, plan for daily highs up to 81°F, and evening lows to 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to fly to Placencia.

Things to do in Caye Caulker

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours

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Shark Ray Alley
4.5
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Turneffe Reef
4.5
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Speed Boats Tour
Anda De Wata Tours
4.8

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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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Thu): let your taste buds guide you at Taste Belize Tours and then head off the coast to Laughing Bird Caye National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Fri): get outside with Silk Caye, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Placencia Fellowship, and then get interesting insight from Tours.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Placencia trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Caye Caulker to Placencia takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, car, and bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. January in Placencia sees daily highs of 80°F and lows of 67°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Hopkins.

Things to do in Placencia

Outdoors · Tours · Nature · Parks
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Silk Caye
4.5

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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.
On the 16th (Sat), stroll through Outback Trails and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Preserve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a memorable tour with Tours and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

For traveler tips and more tourist information, read Hopkins trip itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Placencia to Hopkins in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. In January, plan for daily highs up to 81°F, and evening lows to 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to drive to San Ignacio.

Things to do in Hopkins

Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

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Outback Trails
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Scuba & Snorkeling
4.6
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Off-Road Tours
4.9

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San Ignacio

Cayo Town

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Kayaking & Canoeing and Horseback Riding Tours. Get a sense of the local culture at Xunantunich Mayan Ruins and Cahal Pech. Spend the 18th (Mon) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Green Iguana Conservation Project.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the San Ignacio trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Hopkins to San Ignacio takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Rock Stone Pond.

Things to do in San Ignacio

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Adventure

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Rock Stone Pond

Rock Stone Pond
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): delve into the distant past at Altun Ha.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Rock Stone Pond road trip planner.

Traveling by car from San Ignacio to Rock Stone Pond takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and car. On the 22nd (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rock Stone Pond

Historic Sites

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