16 days in Honduras, Guatemala & Belize Itinerary

16 days in Honduras, Guatemala & Belize Itinerary

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1
Roatan, Honduras
— 4 nights
2
Antigua, Guatemala
— 2 nights
3
Tikal National Park, Guatemala
— 1 night
4
San Antonio, Belize
— 2 nights
5
Dangriga, Belize
— 1 night
6
San Pedro, Belize
— 3 nights

4
nights
Roatan, Honduras

Roatan ©
The largest of the Bay Islands, Roatan is the most developed and the most popular among its neighbors.
Visiting Little French Key and Scuba & Snorkeling will get you outdoors. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at West Bay Beach and Tabyana Beach. And it doesn't end there: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, see the interesting displays at Roatan Underwater Museum, take in the exciting artwork at Shawn Jackson Gallery, and whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Roatan driving holiday planner.

London, UK to Roatan is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Roatan is minus 6 hours. Traveling from London in December, expect Roatan to be warmer, temps between °C and °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can travel to Antigua.

Things to do in Roatan

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Little French Key ©
Little French Key
Nature & Wildlife Tours
West Bay Beach ©
West Bay Beach

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Antigua, Guatemala

Antigua ©
The former capital of Guatemala and a World Heritage Site, Antigua retains its colonial charm and remains one of the most visited destinations in the country.
On the 11th (Wed), contemplate the geological forces at Volcán Pacaya, stop by Joyeria C'Santos Antigua, and then delve into the distant past at Arco de Santa Catalina. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to Cerro de la Cruz, admire the masterpieces at Casa Santo Domingo Museums, thenexplore the ancient world of Convento de las Capuchinas, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de La Merced.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Antigua attractions planner.

Traveling by flight from Roatan to Antigua takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Roatan in December, with highs in Antigua at °C and lows at °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can travel to Tikal National Park.

Things to do in Antigua

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Arco de Santa Catalina ©
Arco de Santa Catalina
Volcán Pacaya ©
Volcán Pacaya
Iglesia de La Merced ©
Iglesia de La Merced

1
night
Tikal National Park, Guatemala

Tikal National Park
Take a trip to Tikal National Park and discover an ancient city in the thick tropical jungle.
To find maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Tikal National Park road trip app.

Traveling by flight from Antigua to Tikal National Park takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. You'll set off for San Antonio on the 13th (Fri).

Things to do in Tikal National Park

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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2
nights
San Antonio, Belize

San Antonio ©
On the 14th (Sat), take in the dramatic scenery at Rio On Pools and then contemplate the long history of Xunantunich Mayan Ruins. On the next day, Head underground at ATM Cave Belize- Actun Tunichil Muknal.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our San Antonio trip planning app.

You can drive from Tikal National Park to San Antonio in 3 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Dangriga.

Things to do in San Antonio

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cayo, Rio On Pools
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Xunantunich Mayan Ruins ©
Xunantunich Mayan Ruins
ATM Cave Belize- Actun Tunichil Muknal ©
ATM Cave Belize- Actun Tunichil Muknal
Rio On Pools ©
Rio On Pools

1
night
Dangriga, Belize

Dangriga ©
Dangriga, formerly known as Stann Creek Town, is a town in southern Belize, located on the Caribbean coast at the mouth of the North Stann Creek River. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Outback Trails and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Preserve. On the 17th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for gifts at Garimaya Gift Shop, tour the pleasant surroundings at Glover's Reef Marine Reserve, thenexamine the collection at Maya Center Mayan Museum, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Studio Gallery Cayetano.

For where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Dangriga trip itinerary maker tool.

Getting from San Antonio to Dangriga by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and bus; or fly. In December, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can fly to San Pedro.

Things to do in Dangriga

Parks Wildlife Trails

Side Trips

Hopkins, Outback Trails
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Outback Trails ©
Outback Trails
Glover's Reef Marine Reserve ©
Glover's Reef Marine Reserve
Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Preserve ©
Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Preserve

3
nights
San Pedro, Belize

San Pedro ©
San Pedro evolved from small fishing village and now represents one of the most visited locations in Belize.
Get some cultural insight at The Gallery of San Pedro and Belizean Arts. Step out of the city life by going to Hol Chan Marine Reserve and Scuba & Snorkeling. The adventure continues: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, tour the pleasant surroundings at Mexico Rocks, and enjoy the sand and surf at Secret Beach Belize.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for San Pedro using our trip planner.

Getting from Dangriga to San Pedro by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: ride a ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. December in San Pedro sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Pedro

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Ambergris Caye
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Hol Chan Marine Reserve ©
Hol Chan Marine Reserve
Scuba & Snorkeling
Fishing Charters & Tours

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