22 days in Belize Itinerary

22 days in Belize Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Washington DC
Fly:  8 h 30 min
1
Belize City
— 3 nights
Fly:  30 min
2
Placencia
— 4 nights
Fly + Shuttle:  2 h 15 min
3
Belmopan
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  30 min
4
San Ignacio
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
5
Corozal Town
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  45 min
6
San Pedro, Ambergris Caye
— 6 nights
Fly:  7 h 45 min
End: Washington DC


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3
nights
Belize City

Belize's biggest urban center, Belize City is a culturally diverse seaside destination.
Belize City is known for adventure, wildlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Crooked Tree Wildlife Sanctuary, pause for some photo ops at The Belize Sign Monument, look for gifts at Moho Chocolate, and examine the collection at Museum of Belize.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Belize City trip builder site.

Washington DC, USA to Belize City is an approximately 7.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Washington DC to Belize City. Traveling from Washington DC in November, things will get much warmer in Belize City: highs are around 84°F and lows about 72°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Placencia.

Things to do in Belize City

Wildlife Parks Tours

Side Trip

Crooked Tree Wildlife Sanctuary
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Crooked Tree Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Crooked Tree Wildlife Sanctuary
Museum of Belize ©
Museum of Belize

4
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Nim Li Punit (Big Hat) and Placencia Fellowship. When in Placencia, make a side trip to see Glover's Reef Marine Reserve in Hopkins, approximately Hopkins away. There's lots more to do: see the vivid underwater world at Mesoamerican Reef (Belize Barrier Reef), cast your line with a fishing tour, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and stop by Che'il Mayan Products.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Placencia trip builder app.

Placencia is very close to Belize City. In November, daily temperatures in Placencia can reach 83°F, while at night they dip to 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Belmopan.

Things to do in Placencia

Wildlife Parks Tours

Side Trips

Mesoamerican Reef (Belize Barrier Reef), Che'il Mayan Products, Glover's Reef Marine Reserve, Nim Li Punit (Big Hat)
Highlights from your plan
Glover's Reef Marine Reserve ©
Glover's Reef Marine Reserve
Mesoamerican Reef (Belize Barrier Reef) ©
Mesoamerican Reef (Belize Barrier Reef)
Fishing Charters & Tours

4
nights
Belmopan

Belmopan ©
Nicknamed the "Garden City" thanks to its planned urban parklands, Belmopan serves as the capital of Belize and a launching point for tours of nearby caves and Mayan ruins.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Lamanai Archaeological Reserve and Studio Gallery Cayetano. Step out of Belmopan to go to La Democracia and see The Belize Zoo, which is approximately 30 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: explore the ancient world of Caracol, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Blue Hole National Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at St Herman's Cave, and view the masterpieces at Art Box Belize Arts & Crafts Center.

To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Belmopan road trip website.

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Placencia to Belmopan takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Belmopan can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to San Ignacio.

Things to do in Belmopan

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

The Belize Zoo, Lamanai Archaeological Reserve, Caracol, Studio Gallery Cayetano
Highlights from your plan
The Belize Zoo ©
The Belize Zoo
Lamanai Archaeological Reserve ©
Lamanai Archaeological Reserve
Caracol ©
Caracol

3
nights
San Ignacio

San Ignacio ©
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.
Xunantunich Mayan Ruins and Creek art walter castillo home art gallery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's much more to do: Head underground at ATM Cave Belize- Actun Tunichil Muknal, get a new perspective on nature at Chaa Creek Natural History Museum, explore the world behind art at Tanah Mayan Art Museum, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

To find photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our San Ignacio vacation maker app.

San Ignacio is just a stone's throw from Belmopan. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to drive to Corozal Town.

Things to do in San Ignacio

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trips

Cayo, Tanah Mayan Art Museum
Highlights from your plan
Chaa Creek Natural History Museum ©
Chaa Creek Natural History Museum
Xunantunich Mayan Ruins ©
Xunantunich Mayan Ruins
Creek art walter castillo home art gallery ©
Creek art walter castillo home art gallery

1
night
Corozal Town

Corozal Town ©
Corozal Town is a town in Belize, capital of Corozal District. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Tue): delve into the distant past at Cerros Archaeological Reserve and then steep yourself in history at Santa Rita Archaeological Site.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Corozal Town trip itinerary app.

You can drive from San Ignacio to Corozal Town in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. November in Corozal Town sees daily highs of 88°F and lows of 69°F at night. On the 26th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to San Pedro.

Things to do in Corozal Town

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Cerros Archaeological Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Santa Rita Archaeological Site ©
Santa Rita Archaeological Site

6
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.
Bring the kids along to Secret Beach Belize and The Split. Get a sense of the local culture at The Gallery of San Pedro and Belizean Arts. Go for a jaunt from San Pedro to Caye Caulker to see Red Flower Gallery about 1h 05 min away. The adventure continues: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, cast your line with a fishing tour, stop by Caye Coffee Roasting Co., and stroll through Shark Ray Alley.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read San Pedro itinerary planning website.

Getting from Corozal Town to San Pedro by combination of car and flight takes about an hour. Other options: ride a ferry; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In November, daytime highs in San Pedro are 84°F, while nighttime lows are 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in San Pedro

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Ambergris Caye, Caye Caulker
Highlights from your plan
Hol Chan Marine Reserve ©
Hol Chan Marine Reserve
Scuba & Snorkeling
Fishing Charters & Tours

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