13 days in Belize Itinerary

13 days in Belize Itinerary

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Route & dates

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.
Step out of Belize City to go to La Democracia and see The Belize Zoo, which is approximately 42 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, stroll through Crooked Tree Wildlife Sanctuary, stop by Caribbean Spice Belize, and browse the exhibits of St John's Cathedral.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Belize City day trip planning site.

San Francisco, USA to Belize City is an approximately 10- hour flight. You can also do a combination of subway and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from San Francisco to Belize City is 2 hours. When traveling from San Francisco in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Belize City, with highs around 36°C, while nights are much warmer with lows around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to fly to Placencia.

Things to do in Belize City

Parks Wildlife Adventure

Side Trips

Belize District, The Belize Zoo
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River Rafting & Tubing
The Belize Zoo ©
The Belize Zoo
Crooked Tree Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Crooked Tree Wildlife Sanctuary

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 the numerous day-trip ideas around Placencia: Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Preserve (in Dangriga) and Glover's Reef Marine Reserve (in Hopkins). The adventure continues: head off the coast to Laughing Bird Caye National Park, take in the exciting artwork at Lola Art Studio, trot along with a tour on horseback, and stop by Treasure Box.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Placencia trip itinerary maker site.

Placencia is very close to Belize City. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in July, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to drive to San Ignacio.

Things to do in Placencia

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Preserve, Glover's Reef Marine Reserve
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Laughing Bird Caye National Park ©
Laughing Bird Caye National Park
Glover's Reef Marine Reserve ©
Glover's Reef Marine Reserve
Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Preserve ©
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.
Step out of San Ignacio to go to Belmopan and see Blue Hole National Park, which is approximately 46 minutes away. The adventure continues: Head underground at ATM Cave Belize- Actun Tunichil Muknal, delve into the distant past at Cahal Pech Mayan Ruins & Museum, admire the masterpieces at Tanah Mayan Art Museum, and contemplate the long history of Xunantunich Mayan Ruins.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our San Ignacio trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Placencia to San Ignacio takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to travel to San Pedro.

Things to do in San Ignacio

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

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

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.
Start off your visit 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): cast your line with a fishing tour and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the San Pedro trip planning website.

Traveling by combination of bus, car, and flight from San Ignacio to San Pedro takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. July in San Pedro sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in San Pedro

Wildlife Tours 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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