12 days in Belize Itinerary

12 days in Belize Itinerary

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12 days in Belize Itinerary

Start: Indianapolis
Fly:  7​h
Placencia
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  3​h 15​min
Cayo
— 4 nights
+3
Drive + bus + foot + ferry:  4​h 30​min
Caye Caulker
— 4 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Indianapolis

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Laughing Bird Caye National Park and Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Preserve. Explore hidden gems such as Spas & Wellness and Lola Art Studio. There's still lots to do: head off the coast to Pumpkin Caye and stop by Treasure Box.

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Indianapolis, USA to Placencia is an approximately 27-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Indianapolis in June; daily highs in Placencia reach 88°F and lows reach 74°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can travel to Cayo.

Things to do in Placencia

#Parks, #Nature, #Shopping

Side Trip

Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Preserve
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Laughing Bird Caye National Park ©
Laughing Bird Caye National Park
Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Preserve ©
Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Preserve
Spas & Wellness

4
nights
Cayo

Cayo ©
Holidays in Cayo offer adventure and history in equal measure, with a wealth of ancient sites and unspoiled environment to explore.
Get outdoors at Green Iguana Conservation Project and Rio On Pools. Step off the beaten path and head to Actun Tunichil Muknal and Mountain Pine Ridge Forest Reserve. And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at St Herman's Cave, view the masterpieces at Art Box Arts & Crafts Center, and take in the dramatic scenery at Big Rock Falls.

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Do a combination of flight and car from Placencia to Cayo in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. In July in Cayo, expect temperatures between 88°F during the day and 78°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to travel to Caye Caulker.

Things to do in Cayo

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife
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Green Iguana Conservation Project ©
Green Iguana Conservation Project
St Herman's Cave ©
St Herman's Cave
Rio On Pools ©
Rio On Pools

4
nights
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.
Visiting Shark Ray Alley and Hol Chan Marine Reserve will get you outdoors. Discover out-of-the-way places like The Split and The Estuary of Caye Caulker. Get out of town with these interesting Caye Caulker side-trips: San Pedro (Spas & Wellness & Scuba & Snorkeling). Next up on the itinerary: see the vivid underwater world at Turneffe Reef and look for gifts at Little Blue Gift Shop.

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Traveling by combination of car, bus, and ferry from Cayo to Caye Caulker takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, shuttle, and ferry. July in Caye Caulker sees daily highs of 88°F and lows of 78°F at night. On the 9th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Caye Caulker

#Wildlife, #Parks, #Nature

Side Trips

San Pedro, Shark Ray Alley
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Hol Chan Marine Reserve ©
Hol Chan Marine Reserve
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The Split ©
The Split

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