11 days in Belize Itinerary

11 days in Belize Itinerary

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11 days in Belize Itinerary

Start: Detroit
Fly:  10​h 30​min
1
San Pedro, Ambergris Caye
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  2​h
2
Hopkins
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
San Jose Succotz
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
4
Orange Walk
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  12​h
End: Detroit

4
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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Secret Beach and The Split. And it doesn't end there: see the vivid underwater world at Hol Chan Marine Reserve, make a trip to Shark Ray Alley, look for gifts at Belizean Breezes Soap Co. and More, and look for all kinds of wild species at Mexico Rocks.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our San Pedro planning website .

Detroit, USA to San Pedro is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle. Traveling from Detroit to San Pedro, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Detroit in August, things will get somewhat warmer in San Pedro: highs are around 89°F and lows about 78°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Hopkins.

Things to do in San Pedro

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Ambergris Caye, The Split
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Hol Chan Marine Reserve ©
Hol Chan Marine Reserve
Scuba & Snorkeling
Fishing Charters & Tours

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Preserve and then experience rural life at Bunches of Fun Banana Farm Tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: view the masterpieces at Studio Gallery Cayetano, then skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, then explore the gorgeous colors at Glover's Reef Marine Reserve, and finally stop by Golden Gifts.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Hopkins holiday builder .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from San Pedro to Hopkins takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or take a shuttle. In August, plan for daily highs up to 89°F, and evening lows to 78°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time to drive to San Jose Succotz.

Things to do in Hopkins

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Dangriga, Bunches of Fun Banana Farm Tours
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Glover's Reef Marine Reserve ©
Glover's Reef Marine Reserve
Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Preserve ©
Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Preserve
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours

1
night
San Jose Succotz

San Jose Succotz ©
Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): don't miss a visit to House of Culture, then contemplate the long history of Xunantunich, and then walk around Poustinia Land Art Park.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the San Jose Succotz trip planner .

Drive from Hopkins to San Jose Succotz in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can go by car to Orange Walk.

Things to do in San Jose Succotz

Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Benque Viejo del Carmen, Xunantunich Mayan Ruins
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Xunantunich Mayan Ruins ©
Xunantunich Mayan Ruins
Poustinia Land Art Park ©
Poustinia Land Art Park

3
nights
Orange Walk

Orange Walk ©
An agricultural town that has become an economic hub, Orange Walk sits in a privileged position among ecologically diverse landscape, fertile fields, and historical ruins.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): explore the ancient world of Cerros Archaeological Reserve and then delve into the distant past at Lamanai Archaeological Reserve. On the next day, contemplate the long history of Santa Rita Archaeological Site and then explore the ancient world of Altun Ha.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Orange Walk trip website .

Traveling by car from San Jose Succotz to Orange Walk takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from San Jose Succotz to Orange Walk due to the time zone difference. In August, daily temperatures in Orange Walk can reach 95°F, while at night they dip to 77°F. On the 12th (Mon), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Orange Walk

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lamanai Archaeological Reserve, Altun Ha, Cerros Archaeological Reserve, Santa Rita Archaeological Site
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Lamanai Archaeological Reserve ©
Lamanai Archaeological Reserve
Altun Ha ©
Altun Ha
Santa Rita Archaeological Site ©
Santa Rita Archaeological Site

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