16 days in Belize Itinerary

16 days in Belize Itinerary

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16 days in Belize Itinerary

Start: London
Fly + shuttle:  16​h 30​min
1
San Pedro, Ambergris Caye
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Caye Caulker
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Belize City
— 3 nights
Fly:  30​min
4
Placencia
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
Cayo
— 2 nights
shuttle + Fly:  17​h 30​min
End: London

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.
Get in touch with nature at Zipline and Secret Beach. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Spas and The Gallery of San Pedro. Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, look for gifts at Belize Chocolate Company, view the masterpieces at Belizean Arts, and see the vivid underwater world at Hol Chan Marine Reserve.

To find maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the San Pedro trip builder .

London, UK to San Pedro is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also fly. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Central Standard Time is minus 6 hours. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from London in September: high temperatures in San Pedro hover around 36°C and lows are around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to drive to Caye Caulker.

Things to do in San Pedro

Wildlife Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Secret Beach
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Hol Chan Marine Reserve ©
Hol Chan Marine Reserve
Zipline
Scuba & Snorkeling

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Shark Ray Alley and Turneffe Reef. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at The Split and Aria Kat Art. Spend a day of island exploring on the 12th (Thu) at Caye Caulker. There's still lots to do: get interesting insight from Tours and look for gifts at Osprey Silver Jewelry & Boutique.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Caye Caulker trip planner.

You can drive from San Pedro to Caye Caulker in an hour. In September, daytime highs in Caye Caulker are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Belize City.

Things to do in Caye Caulker

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

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

3
nights
Belize City

Belize's biggest urban center, Belize City is a culturally diverse seaside destination.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Zipline and Spas. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Altun Ha and Altun Ha. Take a break from Belize City with a short trip to The Belize Zoo in La Democracia, about 42 minutes away. The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Altun Ha & The Olde Belize River, make a trip to The Belize Sign Monument, and relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Belize City trip itinerary maker site .

Traveling by car from Caye Caulker to Belize City takes 2 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Belize City can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Placencia.

Things to do in Belize City

Outdoors Adventure Tours

Side Trips

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

3
nights
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Glover's Reef Marine Reserve and Horseback Riding Tours. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Scuba & Snorkeling and Laughing Bird Caye National Park. The adventure continues: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas and stop by Treasure Box.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Placencia trip itinerary planning site .

Placencia is just a stone's throw from Belize City. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in September, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Cayo.

Things to do in Placencia

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Hopkins
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Glover's Reef Marine Reserve ©
Glover's Reef Marine Reserve
Laughing Bird Caye National Park ©
Laughing Bird Caye National Park

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.
On the 20th (Fri), explore the ancient world of Caracol, then get a taste of the local shopping with Cappello's Art Gallery, then identify plant and animal life at Green Iguana Conservation Project, and finally stop by Kaj Expressions. On your second day here, admire the masterpieces at Tanah Mayan Art Museum and then delve into the distant past with MayaWalk Tours.

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Getting from Placencia to Cayo by combination of flight and car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and car. In September, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cayo

Parks Outdoors Transportation
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Green Iguana Conservation Project ©
Green Iguana Conservation Project
Caracol ©
Caracol
MayaWalk Tours ©
MayaWalk Tours

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