13 days in Belize Itinerary

13 days in Belize Itinerary

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13 days in Belize Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
Fly:  11​h 30​min
1
Belize City
— 3 nights
Fly:  30​min
2
Placencia
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
San Ignacio
— 3 nights
+2
bus + Drive + Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
San Pedro, Ambergris Caye
— 3 nights
Fly:  11​h
End: San Francisco

3
nights
Belize City

Belize's biggest urban center, Belize City is a culturally diverse seaside destination.
Go for a jaunt from Belize City to La Democracia to see The Belize Zoo about 42 minutes away. The adventure continues: relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, identify plant and animal life at Crooked Tree Wildlife Sanctuary, explore the ancient world of Altun Ha, and learn more about the world around you at St John's Cathedral.

For traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Belize City day trip site .

San Francisco, USA to Belize City is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from San Francisco in July, you will find days in Belize City are a bit warmer (36°C), and nights are much hotter (30°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can fly to Placencia.

Things to do in Belize City

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Belize District, The Belize Zoo
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River Rafting & Tubing
The Belize Zoo ©
The Belize Zoo
Altun Ha ©
Altun Ha

3
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.
Explore Placencia's surroundings by going to Glover's Reef Marine Reserve (in Hopkins) and Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Preserve (in Dangriga). There's lots more to do: step off the mainland to explore Laughing Bird Caye National Park, view the masterpieces at Lola Art Studio, look for gifts at Treasure Box, and get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Placencia driving holiday planner .

Placencia is just a stone's throw from Belize City. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in July, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to San Ignacio.

Things to do in Placencia

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Glover's Reef Marine Reserve, Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Preserve
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Laughing Bird Caye National Park ©
Glover's Reef Marine Reserve ©
Glover's Reef Marine Reserve
Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Preserve ©

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.
Change things up with a short trip to Blue Hole National Park in Belmopan (about 46 minutes away). Spend the 10th (Wed) exploring the underground world of Actun Tunichil Muknal. It doesn't end there: delve into the distant past at Xunantunich and explore the world behind art at Tanah Mayan Art Museum.

Make your San Ignacio itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can drive from Placencia to San Ignacio in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel to San Pedro.

Things to do in San Ignacio

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cayo, Blue Hole National Park, Tanah Mayan Art Museum
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ATM Cave Belize- Actun Tunichil Muknal ©
Xunantunich Mayan Ruins ©
Xunantunich Mayan Ruins
Blue Hole National Park ©
Blue Hole National Park

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.
On the 13th (Sat), indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas and then see the vivid underwater world at Hol Chan Marine Reserve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Sun): see what you can catch with a fishing tour and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our San Pedro trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from San Ignacio to San Pedro takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in July, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Pedro

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Shark Ray Alley
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Hol Chan Marine Reserve ©
Hol Chan Marine Reserve
Scuba & Snorkeling
Fishing Charters & Tours

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