8 days in Belize Itinerary

8 days in Belize Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: San Diego
+2
Fly + Foot + Ferry:  11 h 30 min
1
Caye Caulker
— 1 day
+3
Ferry + Foot + Bus + Drive:  4 h 45 min
2
Cayo
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
3
Dangriga
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
San Pedro, Ambergris Caye
— 3 nights
Fly:  9 h 30 min
End: San Diego

1
day
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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Wed): get interesting insight from Tours, view the masterpieces at Aria Kat Art, then explore the galleries of Red Flower Gallery, and finally see the vivid underwater world at Shark Ray Alley.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Caye Caulker road trip planning app.

San Diego, USA to Caye Caulker is an approximately 12.5- hour combination of flight and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from San Diego to Caye Caulker. Traveling from San Diego in March, expect Caye Caulker to be somewhat warmer, temps between 85°F and 73°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can travel to Cayo.

Things to do in Caye Caulker

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Shark Ray Alley
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Shark Ray Alley ©
Shark Ray Alley
Scuba & Snorkeling
Aria Kat Art ©
Aria Kat Art

2
nights
Cayo

Cayo ©
Holidays in Cayo offer adventure and history in equal measure, with a wealth of ancient sites and unspoiled environment to explore.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Green Iguana Conservation Project and then take a memorable tour with MayaWalk Tours. On the 29th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the masterpieces at Tanah Mayan Art Museum, then contemplate the long history of Xunantunich Mayan Ruins, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Barton Creek Cave.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Cayo online trip itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of ferry, bus, and car from Caye Caulker to Cayo in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, shuttle, flight, and car. In March, plan for daily highs up to 85°F, and evening lows to 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can drive to Dangriga.

Things to do in Cayo

Outdoors Tours Transportation
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Green Iguana Conservation Project ©
Green Iguana Conservation Project
MayaWalk Tours ©
MayaWalk Tours
Xunantunich Mayan Ruins ©
Xunantunich Mayan Ruins

1
night
Dangriga

Dangriga ©
Dangriga, formerly known as Stann Creek Town, is a town in southern Belize, located on the Caribbean coast at the mouth of the North Stann Creek River. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sat): view the masterpieces at Studio Gallery Cayetano, see the interesting displays at Maya Center Mayan Museum, and then stroll through Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Preserve.

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Traveling by car from Cayo to Dangriga takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of car and bus. In March in Dangriga, expect temperatures between 85°F during the day and 73°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can go by car to San Pedro.

Things to do in Dangriga

Parks Wildlife Museums
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Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Preserve ©
Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Preserve
Studio Gallery Cayetano ©
Studio Gallery Cayetano

3
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.
Visiting Hol Chan Marine Reserve and Scuba & Snorkeling will get you outdoors. Get a sense of the local culture at The Gallery of San Pedro and Belizean Arts. There's more to do: stop by Belize Chocolate Company and soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for San Pedro using our trip planner.

Traveling by car from Dangriga to San Pedro takes 4.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 85°F in March, and nighttime lows around 73°F. You'll have a few hours on the 2nd (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in San Pedro

Wildlife Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Hol Chan Marine Reserve ©
Hol Chan Marine Reserve
Scuba & Snorkeling
Belizean Arts ©
Belizean Arts

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