9 days in Belize Itinerary

9 days in Belize Itinerary

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9 days in Belize Itinerary

Start: Sioux City
Fly:  15​h
1
Belize City
— 1 day
Fly:  30​min
2
Placencia
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
San Ignacio
— 2 nights
+2
bus + Drive + Fly:  3​h 15​min
4
San Pedro, Ambergris Caye
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
5
Caye Caulker
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  16​h 30​min
End: Sioux City

1
day
Belize City

Belize's biggest urban center, Belize City is a culturally diverse seaside destination.
On the 4th (Wed), center your mind and body at Yoga & Pilates and then explore the striking landscape of Billy Barquiedier National Park.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Belize City trip itinerary planner.

Sioux City, USA to Belize City is an approximately 15-hour flight. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Sioux City in December; daily highs in Belize City reach 83°F and lows reach 72°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Placencia.

Things to do in Belize City

Nature Parks Spas
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Spas

2
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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Thu): head off the coast to Pumpkin Caye, look for gifts at Treasure Box, then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and finally see the interesting displays at Maya Center Mayan Museum.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Placencia trip maker tool .

Placencia is just a stone's throw from Belize City. In December, daily temperatures in Placencia can reach 82°F, while at night they dip to 68°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can go by car to San Ignacio.

Things to do in Placencia

Nature Parks Spas

Side Trips

Scarlet Macaw Viewing Area, Maya Center Mayan Museum
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Spas
Placencia Municipal Pier ©
Placencia Municipal Pier
Scarlet Macaw Viewing Area ©
Scarlet Macaw Viewing Area

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.
On the 7th (Sat), take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then shop like a local with Cappello's Art Gallery, then take a peaceful walk through Green Hills Butterfly Ranch, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Belize Botanic Gardens. Keep things going the next day: trot along with T'initz Tours Belize, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and then look for gifts at Back to My Roots.

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Drive from Placencia to San Ignacio in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to travel to San Pedro.

Things to do in San Ignacio

Adventure Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Green Hills Butterfly Ranch
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River Rafting & Tubing
Belize Botanic Gardens ©
Belize Botanic Gardens

1
night
San Pedro, Ambergris Caye

San Pedro evolved from small fishing village and now represents one of the most visited locations in Belize.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Mon): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, get a taste of the local shopping with Belizean Arts, then look for gifts at Belize Chocolate Company, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

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Do a combination of bus and flight from San Ignacio to San Pedro in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. In December, daytime highs in San Pedro are 83°F, while nighttime lows are 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to drive to Caye Caulker.

Things to do in San Pedro

Adventure Outdoors Wildlife
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Spas
Belize Chocolate Company ©
Belize Chocolate Company

2
nights
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.
To find more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Caye Caulker vacation planner .

You can drive from San Pedro to Caye Caulker in an hour. In December, plan for daily highs up to 83°F, and evening lows to 72°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Caye Caulker

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Turneffe Reef ©
Turneffe Reef

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