9 days in Belize Itinerary

9 days in Belize Itinerary

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9 days in Belize Itinerary

Start: New York City
bus + Fly:  6​h 45​min
1
San Pedro, Ambergris Caye
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Cayo
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  2​h
3
Belize City
— 2 nights
Fly:  30​min
4
Placencia
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  6​h 45​min
End: New York City

2
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Shark Ray Alley and Skydiving. Get in touch with nature at Hol Chan Marine Reserve and Scuba & Snorkeling. There's much more to do: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, view the masterpieces at Belizean Arts, and stop by Belizean Breezes Soap Co. and More.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the San Pedro trip itinerary planning website .

New York City, USA to San Pedro is an approximately 7-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In October, San Pedro is somewhat warmer than New York City - with highs of 86°F and lows of 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Cayo.

Things to do in San Pedro

Wildlife Parks Tours

Side Trip

Shark Ray Alley
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Hol Chan Marine Reserve ©
Hol Chan Marine Reserve
Shark Ray Alley ©
Shark Ray Alley
Scuba & Snorkeling

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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Tue): delve into the distant past at Caracol and then admire the sheer force of Rio On Pools. Keep things going the next day: take in the exciting artwork at Cappello's Art Gallery, look for all kinds of wild species at Green Iguana Conservation Project, then Head underground at MayaWalk Tours, and finally look for gifts at Kaj Expressions.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Cayo road trip planning site .

Do a combination of flight and car from San Pedro to Cayo in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and car. In October, plan for daily highs up to 86°F, and evening lows to 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Belize City.

Things to do in Cayo

Transportation Outdoors Tours
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MayaWalk Tours ©
MayaWalk Tours
Caracol ©
Caracol
Rio On Pools ©
Rio On Pools

2
nights
Belize City

Belize's biggest urban center, Belize City is a culturally diverse seaside destination.
On the 17th (Thu), whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports and then explore the ancient world of Altun Ha.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Belize City vacation maker app .

Do a combination of car and flight from Cayo to Belize City in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. In October in Belize City, expect temperatures between 86°F during the day and 75°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Placencia.

Things to do in Belize City

Adventure Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Altun Ha
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Zipline
Altun Ha ©
Altun Ha
River Rafting & Tubing

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): look for gifts at Treasure Box, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and then step off the mainland to explore Laughing Bird Caye National Park. On the 20th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour.

To find where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Placencia route planner .

Placencia is just a short distance from Belize City. October in Placencia sees daily highs of 87°F and lows of 73°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Placencia

Parks Adventure Nature
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Laughing Bird Caye National Park ©
Laughing Bird Caye National Park
Spas

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