20 days in Belize Itinerary

20 days in Belize Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Bristol
+2
Fly + Shuttle + Bus:  19 h 30 min
1
San Ignacio
— 4 nights
+2
Bus + Drive + Fly:  2 h
2
Belize City
— 4 nights
Fly:  30 min
3
Placencia
— 4 nights
Fly + Shuttle:  2 h 45 min
4
San Pedro, Ambergris Caye
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h
5
Caye Caulker
— 2 nights
Fly:  19 h 30 min
End: Bristol

4
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.
Get in touch with nature at Green Iguana Conservation Project and ATM Cave Belize- Actun Tunichil Muknal. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Barton Creek Cave and Horseback Riding Tours. And it doesn't end there: delve into the distant past at Cahal Pech Mayan Ruins & Museum, paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, admire the masterpieces at Tanah Mayan Art Museum, and get interesting insight from Tours.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the San Ignacio online travel planner.

Bristol, UK to San Ignacio is an approximately 23- hour combination of flight, shuttle, and bus. You can also do a combination of train, flight, shuttle, and bus; or do a combination of flight, car, and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Bristol to San Ignacio is minus 6 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel to Belize City.

Things to do in San Ignacio

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Cayo, Tanah Mayan Art Museum
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ATM Cave Belize- Actun Tunichil Muknal ©
ATM Cave Belize- Actun Tunichil Muknal
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Green Iguana Conservation Project ©
Green Iguana Conservation Project

4
nights
Belize City

Belize City ©
Belize's biggest urban center, Belize City is a culturally diverse seaside destination.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Lamanai Archaeological Reserve and The Belize Sign Monument. Visiting Crooked Tree Wildlife Sanctuary and Zipline will get you outdoors. When in Belize City, make a side trip to see The Belize Zoo in La Democracia, approximately La Democracia away. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Luba Garifuna Cultural Museum, relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, stop by Caribbean Spice Belize, and ponder the world of politics at Supreme Court of Belize.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Belize City travel route app.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from San Ignacio to Belize City takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Belize City can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Placencia.

Things to do in Belize City

Adventure Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

The Belize Zoo, Lamanai Archaeological Reserve, Crooked Tree Wildlife Sanctuary
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Lamanai Archaeological Reserve ©
Lamanai Archaeological Reserve
River Rafting & Tubing
The Belize Zoo ©
The Belize Zoo

4
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.
Get outdoors at Laughing Bird Caye National Park and Horseback Riding Tours. Get some cultural insight at Placencia Fellowship and Lola Art Studio. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Placencia: Studio Gallery Cayetano (in Dangriga) and Hopkins (Scuba & Snorkeling, Glover's Reef Marine Reserve, &more).

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Placencia visit planner.

Placencia is very close to Belize City. In August, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to travel to San Pedro.

Things to do in Placencia

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

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

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Secret Beach Belize and Spas. Get in touch with nature at Hol Chan Marine Reserve and Bacalar Chico National Park and Marine Reserve. And it doesn't end there: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, look for gifts at 12 Belize, see what you can catch with a fishing tour, and take in the exciting artwork at Belizean Arts.

For more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the San Pedro road trip tool.

Getting from Placencia to San Pedro by combination of flight and shuttle takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. In August in San Pedro, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can drive to Caye Caulker.

Things to do in San Pedro

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Ambergris Caye
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Hol Chan Marine Reserve ©
Hol Chan Marine Reserve
Scuba & Snorkeling
Secret Beach Belize ©
Secret Beach Belize

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at The Split, explore the galleries of Red Flower Gallery, and then explore the gorgeous colors at Shark Ray Alley. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Sat): see what you can catch with a fishing tour, see the vivid underwater world at Turneffe Reef, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at The Estuary of Caye Caulker.

For ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Caye Caulker trip maker.

Drive from San Pedro to Caye Caulker in an hour. August in Caye Caulker sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 30°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Caye Caulker

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Shark Ray Alley
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Shark Ray Alley ©
Shark Ray Alley
Turneffe Reef ©
Turneffe Reef
Fishing Charters & Tours

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