8 days in Belize Itinerary

8 days in Belize Itinerary

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San Ignacio
— 2 nights
2
Placencia
— 1 night
3
Caye Caulker
— 1 night
4
San Pedro, Ambergris Caye
— 3 nights

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): take in the exciting artwork at Cappello's Art Gallery, tour the pleasant surroundings at Green Iguana Conservation Project, and then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. On the next day, explore the ancient world of Cahal Pech and then add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the San Ignacio sightseeing planner.

San Francisco, USA to San Ignacio is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from San Francisco to San Ignacio, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Placencia.

Things to do in San Ignacio

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Kayaking & Canoeing
Green Iguana Conservation Project ©
Green Iguana Conservation Project

1
night
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.
On the 10th (Sat), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Laughing Bird Caye National Park, take in the spiritual surroundings of Placencia Fellowship, and then trot along with a tour on horseback.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Placencia itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from San Ignacio to Placencia takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. July in Placencia sees daily highs of 88°F and lows of 74°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to fly to Caye Caulker.

Things to do in Placencia

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours
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Laughing Bird Caye National Park ©
Laughing Bird Caye National Park
Horseback Riding Tours
Placencia Fellowship ©
Placencia Fellowship

1
night
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 11th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at The Split, then take in the exciting artwork at Red Flower Gallery, and then see the vivid underwater world at Shark Ray Alley.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Caye Caulker journey planner.

Fly from Placencia to Caye Caulker in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, car, and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. July in Caye Caulker sees daily highs of 88°F and lows of 78°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to ride a ferry to San Pedro.

Things to do in Caye Caulker

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Shark Ray Alley
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Shark Ray Alley ©
Shark Ray Alley
The Split ©
The Split
Red Flower Gallery ©
Red Flower Gallery

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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): take in the exciting artwork at Belizean Arts and then see the vivid underwater world at Hol Chan Marine Reserve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Secret Beach Belize, then stop by 12 Belize, and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our San Pedro road trip planning site.

You can ride a ferry from Caye Caulker to San Pedro in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Expect a daytime high around 88°F in July, and nighttime lows around 78°F. On the 14th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Pedro

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

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

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