14 days in Belize Itinerary

14 days in Belize Itinerary

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14 days in Belize Itinerary

Start: Vancouver
Fly + shuttle:  14​h
1
Cayo
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  2​h
2
Belize City
— 3 nights
Fly:  30​min
3
Placencia
— 1 day
+3
Fly + shuttle + foot + ferry:  1​h 15​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
— 5 nights
Fly:  10​h 30​min
End: Vancouver

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Xunantunich and Caracol. Get in touch with nature at Actun Tunichil Muknal and Barton Creek Cave. The adventure continues: take in the dramatic scenery at Rio On Pools.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Cayo tour itinerary planner.

Vancouver, Canada to Cayo is an approximately 14-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Vancouver to Cayo is 2 hours. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from Vancouver in January, with highs in Cayo at 32°C and lows at 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to travel to Belize City.

Things to do in Cayo

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Caracol ©
Caracol
Rio On Pools ©
Rio On Pools
Barton Creek Cave ©
Barton Creek Cave

3
nights
Belize City

Belize's biggest urban center, Belize City is a culturally diverse seaside destination.
On the 20th (Sun), let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through The Belize Zoo, explore the ancient world of Altun Ha Ruins, and then visit a coastal fixture at Baron Bliss Lighthouse.

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

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 January, daytime highs in Belize City are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to fly to Placencia.

Things to do in Belize City

Outdoors Adventure Tours

Side Trips

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

1
day
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.
On the 22nd (Tue), look for gifts at Treasure Box and then step off the mainland to explore Laughing Bird Caye National Park.

To see more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Placencia trip itinerary tool .

Placencia is just a stone's throw from Belize City. In January in Placencia, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 23°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Caye Caulker.

Things to do in Placencia

Nature Parks Shopping
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Laughing Bird Caye National Park ©
Laughing Bird Caye National Park

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.
On the 23rd (Wed), hike along The Estuary of Caye Caulker and then enjoy the sand and surf at The Split.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Caye Caulker visit planner .

Traveling by flight from Placencia to Caye Caulker takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, shuttle, and ferry; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in January, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Orange Walk.

Things to do in Caye Caulker

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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The Split ©
The Split
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 24th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Lamanai Archaeological Reserve.

To find maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Orange Walk holiday planner.

Traveling by combination of ferry and flight from Caye Caulker to Orange Walk takes 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 January in Orange Walk, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 23°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight 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

5
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Secret Beach and Fishing Charters & Tours. Spend the 26th (Sat) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Hol Chan Marine Reserve, glide peacefully along the water with Kitexplorer San Pedro, stop by Belize Chocolate Company, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the San Pedro trip planner .

San Pedro is just a stone's throw from Orange Walk. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Orange Walk to San Pedro. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in January, and nighttime lows around 24°C. On the 29th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can 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
River Rafting & Tubing

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