11 days in Belize Itinerary

11 days in Belize Itinerary

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11 days in Belize Itinerary

Start: Philadelphia
+3
train + foot + Fly + shuttle:  9​h
1
Belize City
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  2​h
2
Cayo
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Kendal
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  1​h 30​min
4
Caye Caulker
— 1 night
+2
ferry + foot + bus:  2​h
5
Orange Walk
— 1 night
Fly:  30​min
6
San Pedro, Ambergris Caye
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h 30​min
End: Philadelphia


2
nights
Belize City

Belize's biggest urban center, Belize City is a culturally diverse seaside destination.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): visit a coastal fixture at Baron Bliss Lighthouse. On the next day, relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour.

For where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Belize City trip planner .

Philadelphia, USA to Belize City is an approximately 9-hour combination of train, flight, and shuttle. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Philadelphia in August, plan for a bit warmer nights in Belize City, with lows around 78°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel to Cayo.

Things to do in Belize City

Outdoors Tours Adventure

Side Trips

Altun Ha, The Belize Zoo
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River Rafting & Tubing
The Belize Zoo ©
The Belize Zoo
Altun Ha ©
Altun Ha

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 6th (Mon): delve into the distant past at Xunantunich, then explore the ancient world of Cahal Pech Mayan Ruins & Museum, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Green Iguana Conservation Project.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Cayo online trip builder .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Belize City to Cayo takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. In August, daily temperatures in Cayo can reach 89°F, while at night they dip to 78°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can go by car to Kendal.

Things to do in Cayo

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife
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Cahal Pech Mayan Ruins & Museum ©
Cahal Pech Mayan Ruins & Museum
Green Iguana Conservation Project ©

1
night
Kendal

Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then identify plant and animal life at Glover's Reef Marine Reserve.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Kendal tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Cayo to Kendal by car takes about 3 hours. In August in Kendal, expect temperatures between 89°F during the day and 77°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel to Caye Caulker.

Things to do in Kendal

Wildlife Parks Tours

Side Trip

Hopkins
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Scuba & Snorkeling

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 8th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at The Estuary of Caye Caulker, enjoy the sand and surf at The Split, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

Discover how to plan a Caye Caulker trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Getting from Kendal to Caye Caulker by combination of car and flight takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. In August, daily temperatures in Caye Caulker can reach 89°F, while at night they dip to 77°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Orange Walk.

Things to do in Caye Caulker

Outdoors Parks Wildlife
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The Split ©
The Split
Scuba & Snorkeling
The Estuary of Caye Caulker ©
The Estuary of Caye Caulker

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): delve into the distant past at Lamanai Archaeological Reserve.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Orange Walk travel planner.

Do a combination of ferry and flight from Caye Caulker to Orange Walk in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, flight, and car; or do a combination of flight, car, and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Caye Caulker to Orange Walk. In August, daily temperatures in Orange Walk can reach 94°F, while at night they dip to 77°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to fly to San Pedro.

Things to do in Orange Walk

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Lamanai Archaeological Reserve
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Lamanai Archaeological Reserve ©
Lamanai Archaeological Reserve

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Hol Chan Marine Reserve and Parasailing & Paragliding. Spend the 11th (Sat) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Secret Beach, look for gifts at 12 Belize, view the masterpieces at The Gallery of San Pedro, and cast your line with a fishing tour.

For reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read San Pedro trip builder .

San Pedro is just a stone's throw from Orange Walk. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Orange Walk in August, expect nights in San Pedro to be about the same, around 77°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 89°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in San Pedro

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Secret Beach
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Hol Chan Marine Reserve ©
Hol Chan Marine Reserve
Scuba & Snorkeling
Fishing Charters & Tours

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