10 days in Belize Itinerary

10 days in Belize Itinerary

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10 days in Belize Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  10​h 45​min
1
San Pedro, Ambergris Caye
— 3 nights
Fly:  30​min
2
Orange Walk
— 1 day
+2
bus + foot + ferry:  2​h
3
Caye Caulker
— 1 night
+3
ferry + foot + shuttle + Fly:  1​h 15​min
4
Placencia
— 3 nights
Fly:  30​min
5
Belize City
— 2 nights
Fly:  9​h
End: Newark

3
nights
San Pedro, Ambergris Caye

San Pedro evolved from small fishing village and now represents one of the most visited locations in Belize.
Here are some ideas for day two: let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, then see Kitexplorer San Pedro, and then look for gifts at 12 Belize.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the San Pedro travel tool .

Newark, USA to San Pedro is an approximately 11-hour flight. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Newark to San Pedro due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Newark in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in San Pedro, with lows of 77°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to fly to Orange Walk.

Things to do in San Pedro

Wildlife Outdoors Adventure

Side Trip

Shark Ray Alley
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Parasailing & Paragliding
River Rafting & Tubing
Spas & Wellness

1
day
Orange Walk

Orange Walk ©
An agricultural town that has become an economic hub, Orange Walk sits in a privileged position among ecologically diverse landscape, fertile fields, and historical ruins.
On the 18th (Sat), explore the ancient world of Lamanai Archaeological Reserve.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Orange Walk journey builder website .

Orange Walk is just a short distance from San Pedro. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In August, daytime highs in Orange Walk are 94°F, while nighttime lows are 77°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel to Caye Caulker.

Things to do in Orange Walk

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Lamanai Archaeological Reserve
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Lamanai Archaeological Reserve ©
Lamanai Archaeological Reserve

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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): take in the exciting artwork at Red Flower Gallery, then enjoy the sand and surf at The Split, and then hike along The Estuary of Caye Caulker.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Caye Caulker day trip planning site .

Traveling by combination of flight and ferry from Orange Walk to Caye Caulker takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and ferry; or do a combination of bus, car, and flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Orange Walk in August, expect nights in Caye Caulker to be about the same, around 77°F, while days are slightly colder, around 89°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to fly to Placencia.

Things to do in Caye Caulker

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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The Estuary of Caye Caulker ©
The Estuary of Caye Caulker
The Split ©
The Split

3
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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers and then step off the mainland to explore Laughing Bird Caye National Park.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Placencia trip itinerary maker site .

Traveling by flight from Caye Caulker to Placencia takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, shuttle, and flight; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Placencia are 89°F, while nighttime lows are 74°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can fly to Belize City.

Things to do in Placencia

Outdoors Adventure Wildlife
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Laughing Bird Caye National Park ©
Laughing Bird Caye National Park
Scuba & Snorkeling
Spas & Wellness

2
nights
Belize City

Belize's biggest urban center, Belize City is a culturally diverse seaside destination.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): 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 23rd (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Altun Ha & The Olde Belize River, then explore the ancient world of Altun Ha Ruins, and then make a trip to The Belize Sign Monument.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Belize City trip planner .

Belize City is just a stone's throw from Placencia. In August, plan for daily highs up to 89°F, and evening lows to 78°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Belize City

Outdoors Adventure Tours

Side Trip

Altun Ha
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Zipline
Altun Ha & The Olde Belize River ©
Altun Ha & The Olde Belize River
Altun Ha ©
Altun Ha

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