17 days in Belize Itinerary

17 days in Belize Itinerary

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Belize City
— 2 nights
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Caye Caulker
— 2 nights
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San Pedro, Ambergris Caye
— 3 nights
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Placencia
— 2 nights
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Hopkins
— 2 nights
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San Ignacio
— 5 nights

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Belize City

Belize City ©
Belize's biggest urban center, Belize City is a culturally diverse seaside destination.
On the 2nd (Wed), paddle through the water with V.I.V. Tours and then explore the ancient world of Altun Ha. On the 3rd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Museum of Belize, explore the different monuments and memorials at Yarborough Cemetery, and then head outdoors with Goff's Caye.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Belize City tour site.

Fresno, USA to Belize City is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Fresno in December, expect Belize City to be much hotter, temps between 83°F and 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can ride a ferry to Caye Caulker.

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Goff's Caye
4.2
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Kayaking / Canoeing
V.I.V. Tours
4.8
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Specialty Museum
Museum of Belize
4.1

2
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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.
On the 4th (Fri), kick back and relax at The Split, then explore and take pictures at Shark Ray Alley, and then view the masterpieces at Red Flower Gallery. On the next day, look for gifts at Osprey Silver Jewelry & Boutique, then see the vivid underwater world at Turneffe Reef, and then race across the water with Anda De Wata Tours.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Caye Caulker vacation builder site.

Getting from Belize City to Caye Caulker by ferry takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: fly. December in Caye Caulker sees daily highs of 83°F and lows of 72°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to ride a ferry to San Pedro.

Things to do in Caye Caulker

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

3
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San Pedro, Ambergris Caye

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 Parasailing & Paragliding and Mexico Rocks. Explore hidden gems such as Belize Food Tours and C & S Golf Cart Rental. Next up on the itinerary: view the masterpieces at The Gallery of San Pedro, cross one thing off your bucket list with a skydiving experience, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and explore the galleries of Belizean Arts.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the San Pedro trip maker website.

Getting from Caye Caulker to San Pedro by ferry takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: fly. Expect a daytime high around 83°F in December, and nighttime lows around 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to fly to Placencia.

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Mexico Rocks
4.9
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Helicopter Tour
C & S Golf Cart Rental
4.4

2
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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.
On the 9th (Wed), take in the spiritual surroundings of Placencia Fellowship and then get outside with Silk Caye. On your second day here, take a memorable tour with Tours, then indulge in some culinary diversions at Taste Belize Tours, and then head off the coast to Laughing Bird Caye National Park.

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Placencia trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from San Pedro to Placencia in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry, car, and bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In December in Placencia, expect temperatures between 82°F during the day and 68°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can drive to Hopkins.

Things to do in Placencia

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Silk Caye
4.5
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World heritage site
Laughing Bird Caye National Park
4.7

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): see Off-Road Tours and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Here are some ideas for day two: scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, see the vivid underwater world at Glover's Reef Marine Reserve, and then stop by Garimaya Gift Shop.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our 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. Expect a daytime high around 83°F in December, and nighttime lows around 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to drive to San Ignacio.

Things to do in Hopkins

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Off-Road Tours
4.9
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Scuba & Snorkeling
4.6

5
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San Ignacio

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Cappello's Art Gallery and Creek art walter castillo home art gallery. Explore hidden gems such as Green Iguana Conservation Project and Horseback Riding Tours. Change things up with these side-trips from San Ignacio: Rio On Pools (in Augustine) and Art Box Belize Arts & Crafts Center (in Belmopan). On the 15th (Tue), spend an adventurous day with a kayaking and canoeing tour. It doesn't end there: whizz through the canopy at Calico Jack's Belize Jungle Canopy and Zip Lining and explore the fascinating underground world of ATM Cave Belize- Actun Tunichil Muknal.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the San Ignacio online trip planner.

Drive from Hopkins to San Ignacio in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Ignacio

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