17 days in Mexico City, Belize & Guatemala Itinerary

17 days in Mexico City, Belize & Guatemala Itinerary

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17 days in Mexico City, Belize & Guatemala Itinerary

Santiago, Chile
Fly:  12​h 30​min
Mexico City, Mexico
— 4 nights
+2
Fly + taxi + ferry:  5​h 15​min
San Pedro, Belize
— 4 nights
Fly:  30​min
Orange Walk, Belize
— 1 night
Fly + ferry:  2​h
Caye Caulker, Belize
— 1 night
ferry:  1​h
Belize City, Belize
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  3​h
Tikal National Park, Guatemala
— 1 night
shuttle + ferry:  8​h
Livingston, Guatemala
— 1 night
Fly:  22​h 30​min
Santiago, Chile

3
days
Mexico City, Mexico

Mexico City ©
Breathtakingly large, Mexico City provides a home for almost 9 million people living in nearly 1,700 distinct neighborhoods.
Get a sense of the local culture at National Museum of Anthropology (Museo Nacional de Antropologia) and Palacio de Bellas Artes. When in Mexico City, make a side trip to see Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve in Sian Ka'an, approximately 42 minutes away. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Frida Kahlo Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Zocalo, explore the historical opulence of Chapultepec Castle, and get a sense of history and politics at National Palace (Palacio Nacional).

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Santiago, Chile to Mexico City is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Santiago to Mexico City due to the time zone difference. In March, daytime highs in Mexico City are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. On the 8th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to San Pedro.

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#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Neighborhoods

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Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve
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Palacio de Bellas Artes ©
Palacio de Bellas Artes
Frida Kahlo Museum ©
Frida Kahlo Museum

4
days
San Pedro, Belize

San Pedro ©
San Pedro evolved from small fishing village and now represents one of the most visited locations in Belize.
Visiting Scuba & Snorkeling and Bacalar Chico National Park and Marine Reserve will get you outdoors. There's lots more to do: see the vivid underwater world at Hol Chan Marine Reserve, stroll through Secret Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and view the masterpieces at The Gallery of San Pedro.

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You can do a combination of flight and ferry from Mexico City to San Pedro in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. When traveling from Mexico City in March, plan for a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in San Pedro: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can fly to Orange Walk.

Things to do in San Pedro

#Outdoors, #Wildlife, #Parks

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Ambergris Caye
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Hol Chan Marine Reserve ©
Hol Chan Marine Reserve
Scuba & Snorkeling
Fishing Charters & Tours

1
day
Orange Walk, Belize

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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): explore the ancient world of Lamanai Archaeological Reserve.

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Orange Walk is very close to San Pedro. The time zone difference when traveling from San Pedro to Orange Walk is 1 hour. In March, daily temperatures in Orange Walk can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel to Caye Caulker.

Things to do in Orange Walk

#Historic Sites

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Lamanai Archaeological Reserve
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Lamanai Archaeological Reserve ©
Lamanai Archaeological Reserve

1
day
Caye Caulker, Belize

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 14th (Wed): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, enjoy the sand and surf at The Split, and then identify plant and animal life at The Estuary of Caye Caulker.

To see reviews and other tourist information, you can read our Caye Caulker tour itinerary website .

Traveling by combination of flight and ferry from Orange Walk to Caye Caulker takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, car, and flight; or do a combination of car, flight, and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Orange Walk to Caye Caulker is minus 1 hour. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Orange Walk in March: highs in Caye Caulker hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can ride a ferry to Belize City.

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The Split ©
The Split
Scuba & Snorkeling
The Estuary of Caye Caulker ©
The Estuary of Caye Caulker

2
days
Belize City, Belize

Belize's biggest urban center, Belize City is a culturally diverse seaside destination.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour. Here are some ideas for day two: step off the mainland to explore Half Moon Caye National Monument, admire nature's wide array of creatures at The Belize Zoo, and then don't miss a visit to The Belize Sign Monument.

For reviews and more tourist information, read Belize City online trip maker .

Traveling by ferry from Caye Caulker to Belize City takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in March, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Tikal National Park.

Things to do in Belize City

#Outdoors, #Adventure, #Tours

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Half Moon Caye National Monument, The Belize Zoo
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River Rafting & Tubing
The Belize Zoo ©
The Belize Zoo
The Belize Sign Monument ©
The Belize Sign Monument

1
day
Tikal National Park, Guatemala

Tikal National Park ©
Take a trip to Tikal National Park and discover an ancient city in the thick tropical jungle.
On the 17th (Sat), explore the ancient world of Tikal.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Tikal National Park trip planner .

Getting from Belize City to Tikal National Park by combination of flight and car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and car; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Livingston.

Things to do in Tikal National Park

#Historic Sites, #Nature, #Parks
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Tikal ©
Tikal

1
day
Livingston, Guatemala

Livingston ©
The largely Garifuna town of Livingston sits at the mouth of a river flowing out into the sea.
To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Livingston trip site .

Do a combination of shuttle and ferry from Tikal National Park to Livingston in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In March, daily temperatures in Livingston can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

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#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors
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Playa Blanca ©
Playa Blanca
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Seven Altars

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