17 days in Belize & Guatemala Itinerary

17 days in Belize & Guatemala Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
San Pedro, Belize
— 3 nights
2
Caye Caulker, Belize
— 2 nights
3
Belize City, Belize
— 2 nights
4
Cayo, Belize
— 3 nights
5
Tikal National Park, Guatemala
— 1 night
6
Antigua, Guatemala
— 3 nights

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, stop by Belize Chocolate Company, take in the exciting artwork at Belizean Arts, and get interesting insight from Tours.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the San Pedro road trip planning tool.

London, UK to San Pedro is an approximately 26-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -6 hour difference. In April, San Pedro is much hotter than London - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can ride a ferry to Caye Caulker.

Things to do in San Pedro

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
Highlights from your plan
Hol Chan Marine Reserve ©
Hol Chan Marine Reserve
Scuba & Snorkeling
Fishing Charters & Tours

2
nights
Caye Caulker, Belize

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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the vivid underwater world at Shark Ray Alley and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Caye Caulker trip itinerary maker app.

Ride a ferry from San Pedro to Caye Caulker in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In April, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to catch the ferry to Belize City.

Things to do in Caye Caulker

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

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

2
nights
Belize City, Belize

Belize's biggest urban center, Belize City is a culturally diverse seaside destination.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Fri): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at The Belize Zoo and then appreciate the history behind The Belize Sign Monument.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Belize City trip planner.

Traveling by ferry from Caye Caulker to Belize City takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. April in Belize City sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can drive to Cayo.

Things to do in Belize City

Outdoors Adventure Tours

Side Trip

The Belize Zoo
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
The Belize Zoo ©
The Belize Zoo
The Belize Sign Monument ©
The Belize Sign Monument

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.
Cayo is known for historic sites, nature, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape of Blue Hole National Park, make a trip to House of Culture, admire the sheer force of Rio On Pools, and admire the masterpieces at Tanah Mayan Art Museum.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Cayo trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Belize City to Cayo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of shuttle and car. April in Cayo sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can travel to Tikal National Park.

Things to do in Cayo

Nature Parks Museums
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.
To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Tikal National Park trip builder app.

You can take a bus from Cayo to Tikal National Park in 6 hours. Another option is to take a bus. You'll set off for Antigua on the 30th (Tue).

Things to do in Tikal National Park

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Antigua: Guatemala City (La Aurora Zoo, National Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, &more). There's lots more to do: contemplate the geological forces at Volcán Pacaya, explore the ancient world of Convento de las Capuchinas, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de La Merced, and don't miss a visit to San Jose El Viejo.

To find out how to plan a trip to Antigua, use our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Tikal National Park to Antigua by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. Expect a daytime high around °C in May, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Antigua

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Guatemala City
Highlights from your plan
Casa Santo Domingo Museums ©
Casa Santo Domingo Museums
Volcán Pacaya ©
Volcán Pacaya
Iglesia de La Merced ©
Iglesia de La Merced

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