9 days in Belize Itinerary

9 days in Belize Itinerary

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Placencia
— 1 night
2
Belmopan
— 3 nights
3
Lighthouse Reef Atoll
— 1 night
4
San Pedro, Ambergris Caye
— 3 nights

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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 (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Placencia Fellowship, then step off the mainland to explore Laughing Bird Caye National Park, and then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

To see traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Placencia route planner.

New York City, USA to Placencia is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Placencia is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 88°F in July, and nighttime lows around 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to drive to Belmopan.

Things to do in Placencia

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

3
nights
Belmopan

Nicknamed the "Garden City" thanks to its planned urban parklands, Belmopan serves as the capital of Belize and a launching point for tours of nearby caves and Mayan ruins.
Venture out of the city with trips to Green Iguana Conservation Project (in San Ignacio), The Belize Zoo (in La Democracia) and Belize City (River Rafting & Tubing & Moho Chocolate). Next up on the itinerary: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Blue Hole National Park and explore the fascinating underground world of ATM Cave Belize- Actun Tunichil Muknal.

For ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Belmopan trip planner.

Drive from Placencia to Belmopan in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In July, plan for daily highs up to 88°F, and evening lows to 78°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can catch the bus to Lighthouse Reef Atoll.

Things to do in Belmopan

Parks · Nature · Tours

Side Trips

Belize City, Green Iguana Conservation Project, ATM Cave Belize- Actun Tunichil Muknal, The Belize Zoo
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River Rafting & Tubing
ATM Cave Belize- Actun Tunichil Muknal ©
ATM Cave Belize- Actun Tunichil Muknal
Blue Hole National Park ©
Blue Hole National Park

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Lighthouse Reef Atoll

Lighthouse Reef Atoll ©
Home to the iconic Great Blue Hole--a giant marine sinkhole--Lighthouse Reef Atoll is a mecca for scuba divers and snorkelers.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): see the vivid underwater world at Lighthouse Reef and then Head underground at Great Blue Hole.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Lighthouse Reef Atoll vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by bus from Belmopan to Lighthouse Reef Atoll takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In July, daily temperatures in Lighthouse Reef Atoll can reach 88°F, while at night they dip to 78°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to catch the ferry to San Pedro.

Things to do in Lighthouse Reef Atoll

Parks · Nature · Wildlife
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Great Blue Hole ©
Great Blue Hole
Lighthouse Reef ©
Lighthouse Reef

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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.
San Pedro is known for wildlife, adventure, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the gorgeous colors at Hol Chan Marine Reserve, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Bacalar Chico National Park and Marine Reserve, stop by Caye Coffee Roasting Co., and browse the exhibits of Belizean Arts.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the San Pedro travel site.

You can ride a ferry from Lighthouse Reef Atoll to San Pedro in 2.5 hours. Another option is to fly. Expect a daytime high around 88°F in July, and nighttime lows around 78°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in San Pedro

Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trip

Bacalar Chico National Park and Marine Reserve
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Hol Chan Marine Reserve ©
Hol Chan Marine Reserve
Scuba & Snorkeling
Skydiving

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