18 days in Belize Itinerary

18 days in Belize Itinerary

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18 days in Belize Itinerary

Start: Brussels
Fly:  17​h 45​min
1
Caye Caulker
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h 15​min
2
Placencia
— 4 nights
Fly:  30​min
3
Belize City
— 3 nights
Fly:  15​min
4
San Pedro
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
Cayo
— 3 nights
shuttle + Fly:  18​h
End: Brussels

2
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.
On the 8th (Tue), tour the pleasant surroundings at The Split, view the masterpieces at Red Flower Gallery, then hike along The Estuary of Caye Caulker, and finally stop by Osprey Silver Jewelry & Boutique.

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Caye Caulker journey builder app .

Brussels, Belgium to Caye Caulker is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Central Standard Time is minus 7 hours. Traveling from Brussels in May, expect Caye Caulker to be much hotter, temps between 36°C and 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can 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

4
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.
Get outdoors at Laughing Bird Caye National Park and Scuba & Snorkeling. Do some cultural sightseeing at Studio Gallery Cayetano and Lola Art Studio. Change things up with these side-trips from Placencia: Glover's Reef Marine Reserve (in Hopkins) and Dangriga (Maya Center Mayan Museum & Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Preserve). There's more to do: look for gifts at Treasure Box.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Placencia sightseeing planner.

Getting from Caye Caulker to Placencia by flight takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry, shuttle, and flight; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Placencia can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can fly to Belize City.

Things to do in Placencia

#Wildlife, #Parks, #Adventure

Side Trips

Dangriga, Glover's Reef Marine Reserve
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Laughing Bird Caye National Park ©
Laughing Bird Caye National Park
Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Preserve ©
Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Preserve
Scuba & Snorkeling

3
nights
Belize City

Belize's biggest urban center, Belize City is a culturally diverse seaside destination.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Zipline and Altun Ha Ruins. Take a break from the city and head to River Rafting & Tubing and Altun Ha & The Olde Belize River. Step out of Belize City with an excursion to The Belize Zoo in La Democracia--about 42 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Museum of Belize and identify plant and animal life at Community Baboon Sanctuary Visitor Center and Museum.

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Belize City is just a stone's throw from Placencia. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in May, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to San Pedro.

Things to do in Belize City

#Outdoors, #Adventure, #Tours

Side Trips

Belize District, The Belize Zoo
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Zipline
Altun Ha ©
Altun Ha
Altun Ha & The Olde Belize River ©
Altun Ha & The Olde Belize River

4
nights
San Pedro

San Pedro ©
San Pedro evolved from small fishing village and now represents one of the most visited locations in Belize.
Get in touch with nature at River Rafting & Tubing and Secret Beach. Step off the beaten path and head to Shark Ray Alley and 12 Belize. And it doesn't end there: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, view the masterpieces at The Gallery of San Pedro, identify plant and animal life at Hol Chan Marine Reserve, and admire the landmark architecture of Ocean Essence Day Spa.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the San Pedro day trip planner .

San Pedro is just a stone's throw from Belize City. May in San Pedro sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 29°C at night. On the 20th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Cayo.

Things to do in San Pedro

#Wildlife, #Parks, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Ambergris Caye
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Hol Chan Marine Reserve ©
Hol Chan Marine Reserve
Scuba & Snorkeling
River Rafting & Tubing

3
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 a sense of the local culture at Caracol and Sak Tunich Art Gallery. Step out of the city life by going to Actun Tunichil Muknal and MayaWalk Tours. There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Green Iguana Conservation Project, delve into the lush surroundings at Mountain Pine Ridge Forest Reserve, and look for gifts at Rubba Dub Soap Shop.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Cayo day trip planning website .

Getting from San Pedro to Cayo by combination of flight and car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and shuttle; or take a shuttle. In May in Cayo, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 30°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cayo

#Parks, #Nature, #Transportation
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Green Iguana Conservation Project ©
Green Iguana Conservation Project
Caracol ©
Caracol
MayaWalk Tours ©
MayaWalk Tours

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