16 days in Belize Itinerary

16 days in Belize Itinerary

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16 days in Belize Itinerary

Start: Denver
+2
Fly + shuttle + Drive:  10​h
1
Cayo
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Placencia
— 3 nights
Fly:  30​min
3
Belize City
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Caye Caulker
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
5
San Pedro, Ambergris Caye
— 4 nights
shuttle + Fly:  8​h 15​min
End: Denver

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Xunantunich and Sak Tunich Art Gallery. Visiting Blue Hole National Park and Actun Tunichil Muknal will get you outdoors. There's more to do: explore the world behind art at Tanah Mayan Art Museum and make a trip to House of Culture.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Cayo trip itinerary maker app .

Denver, USA to Cayo is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Denver to Cayo due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Denver in July, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Cayo, with lows around 78°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Placencia.

Things to do in Cayo

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Blue Hole National Park ©
Blue Hole National Park
Xunantunich Mayan Ruins ©
Xunantunich Mayan Ruins

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Lola Art Studio and Placencia Fellowship. Escape the urban bustle at Glover's Reef Marine Reserve and Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Preserve. Go for a jaunt from Placencia to Kendal to see Outback Trails about 54 minutes away. There's lots more to do: head off the coast to Laughing Bird Caye National Park, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and look for gifts at Treasure Box.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Placencia road trip planner .

Getting from Cayo to Placencia by combination of car and flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car and bus. Expect a daytime high around 88°F in July, and nighttime lows around 74°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Belize City.

Things to do in Placencia

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

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

2
nights
Belize City

Belize's biggest urban center, Belize City is a culturally diverse seaside destination.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): explore the ancient world of Altun Ha, delve into the distant past at Altun Ha, and then head outdoors with Cavetubing5star. Here are some ideas for day two: get reinvigorated at Yoga & Pilates, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at The Belize Zoo, and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour.

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Belize City is just a short distance from Placencia. In July in Belize City, expect temperatures between 88°F during the day and 78°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to drive to Caye Caulker.

Things to do in Belize City

Outdoors Historic Sites Adventure

Side Trips

The Belize Zoo, Altun Ha
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River Rafting & Tubing
Altun Ha ©
Altun Ha
Cavetubing5star ©
Cavetubing5star

3
nights
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Aria Kat Art and Red Flower Gallery. Step out of the city life by going to The Split and Caye Caulker. There's still lots to do: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, identify plant and animal life at Shark Ray Alley, and take in the exciting artwork at Cooper's Art Gallery.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Caye Caulker trip builder site .

Drive from Belize City to Caye Caulker in 2 hours. July in Caye Caulker sees daily highs of 88°F and lows of 78°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to San Pedro.

Things to do in Caye Caulker

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Shark Ray Alley
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The Split ©
The Split
Scuba & Snorkeling
Shark Ray Alley ©
Shark Ray Alley

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.
The Gallery of San Pedro and Belizean Arts are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Take a break from the city and head to Hol Chan Marine Reserve and Fishing Charters & Tours. There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Secret Beach, get interesting insight from Tours, look for gifts at Belizean Breezes Soap Co. and More, and see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the San Pedro online trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Caye Caulker to San Pedro in an hour. In July, daily temperatures in San Pedro can reach 88°F, while at night they dip to 78°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Pedro

Wildlife Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Secret Beach Belize
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Hol Chan Marine Reserve ©
Hol Chan Marine Reserve
Scuba & Snorkeling
Fishing Charters & Tours

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