7 days in Belize Itinerary

7 days in Belize Itinerary

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7 days in Belize Itinerary

San Diego
Fly + shuttle:  12​h 45​min
Cayo
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
Hopkins
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  1​h 30​min
Caye Caulker
— Few hours
ferry + Fly:  2​h
Orange Walk
— 1 night
Fly:  30​min
San Pedro, Ambergris Caye
— 2 nights
Fly:  9​h 30​min
San Diego

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Cayo

Cayo ©
Holidays in Cayo offer adventure and history in equal measure, with a wealth of ancient sites and unspoiled environment to explore.
On the 8th (Fri), Head underground at MayaWalk Tours, then identify plant and animal life at Green Iguana Conservation Project, and then view the masterpieces at Sak Tunich Art Gallery.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Cayo itinerary planner .

San Diego, USA to Cayo is an approximately 13-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and car. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from San Diego in June, with highs in Cayo at 88°F and lows at 78°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can drive to Hopkins.

Things to do in Cayo

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MayaWalk Tours
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Sak Tunich Art Gallery

1
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Hopkins

Advertised as the "Friendliest Village in Belize," Hopkins remains a small fishing settlement on a stretch of golden coastline that offers plenty of modern amenities.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Glover's Reef Marine Reserve and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Hopkins road trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Cayo to Hopkins takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or take a shuttle. June in Hopkins sees daily highs of 88°F and lows of 78°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel to Caye Caulker.

Things to do in Hopkins

#Wildlife, #Nature, #Adventure
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Scuba & Snorkeling

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hours
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 10th (Sun): view the masterpieces at Red Flower Gallery, then enjoy the sand and surf at The Split, and then hike along The Estuary of Caye Caulker.

To find maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Caye Caulker tour planner.

Do a combination of car and flight from Hopkins to Caye Caulker in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In June, plan for daily highs up to 88°F, and evening lows to 78°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Orange Walk.

Things to do in Caye Caulker

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches
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The Split ©
The Split
The Estuary of Caye Caulker ©
The Estuary of Caye Caulker

1
day
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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Mon): get outside with Lamanai Eco Adventures and then contemplate the long history of Lamanai Archaeological Reserve.

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Getting from Caye Caulker to Orange Walk by combination of ferry and flight takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry, flight, and car; or do a combination of flight, car, and bus. Traveling from Caye Caulker to Orange Walk, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In June, daytime highs in Orange Walk are 91°F, while nighttime lows are 78°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to San Pedro.

Things to do in Orange Walk

#Outdoors, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

Lamanai Archaeological Reserve
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Lamanai Eco Adventures ©
Lamanai Eco Adventures
Lamanai Archaeological Reserve ©
Lamanai Archaeological Reserve

2
days
San Pedro, Ambergris Caye

San Pedro evolved from small fishing village and now represents one of the most visited locations in Belize.
On the next day, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, see the vivid underwater world at Shark Ray Alley, then view the masterpieces at The Gallery of San Pedro, then stop by Belize Chocolate Company, and finally look for gifts at 12 Belize.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read San Pedro day trip planner.

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. In June, plan for daily highs up to 88°F, and evening lows to 78°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in San Pedro

#Wildlife, #Adventure, #Tours

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Shark Ray Alley
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River Rafting & Tubing
Spas & Wellness
Belize Chocolate Company ©
Belize Chocolate Company

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