11 days in Belize Itinerary

11 days in Belize Itinerary

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Route & dates

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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Secret Beach Belize and The Split. There's still lots to do: explore the gorgeous colors at Hol Chan Marine Reserve, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Mexico Rocks.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our San Pedro online visit planner.

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 and flight. 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 up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can 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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Preserve and then relax in the rural setting at Bunches of Fun Banana Farm Tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Thu): browse the exhibits of Studio Gallery Cayetano, then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, then stroll through Glover's Reef Marine Reserve, and finally look for gifts at Golden Gifts.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Hopkins day trip tool.

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. August in Hopkins sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 78°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can go by car 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): make a trip to House of Culture, then delve into the distant past at Xunantunich Mayan Ruins, and then stroll around Poustinia Land Art Park.

For ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the San Jose Succotz online vacation builder.

Getting from Hopkins to San Jose Succotz by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to 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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): delve into the distant past at Cerros Archaeological Reserve and then contemplate the long history of Lamanai Archaeological Reserve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Santa Rita Archaeological Site.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Orange Walk road trip app.

Getting from San Jose Succotz to Orange Walk by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from San Jose Succotz to Orange Walk is 1 hour. In August, daily temperatures in Orange Walk can reach 95°F, while at night they dip to 77°F. You will leave for home on the 12th (Mon).

Things to do in Orange Walk

Historic Sites

Side Trips

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

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