9 days in Belize Itinerary

9 days in Belize Itinerary

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9 days in Belize Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  8​h 45​min
1
San Pedro, Ambergris Caye
— 3 nights
Fly:  30​min
2
Orange Walk
— 1 night
+2
bus + foot + ferry:  2​h
3
Caye Caulker
— 1 night
+3
ferry + foot + shuttle + Fly:  1​h 15​min
4
Placencia
— 2 nights
Fly:  30​min
5
Belize City
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h
End: Toronto

3
nights
San Pedro, Ambergris Caye

San Pedro evolved from small fishing village and now represents one of the most visited locations in Belize.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like River Rafting & Tubing and Kitexplorer San Pedro. Get outdoors at Shark Ray Alley and Parasailing & Paragliding. Spend the 14th (Mon) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Next up on the itinerary: soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, view the masterpieces at The Gallery of San Pedro, and look for gifts at 12 Belize.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our San Pedro trip maker .

Toronto, Canada to San Pedro is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of flight and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Toronto in May; daily highs in San Pedro reach 36°C and lows reach 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) to allow time to fly to Orange Walk.

Things to do in San Pedro

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Shark Ray Alley
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Parasailing & Paragliding
Spas & Wellness

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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Lamanai Archaeological Reserve.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Orange Walk trip itinerary planner.

Orange Walk is just a stone's throw from San Pedro. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from San Pedro to Orange Walk due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in May, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Caye Caulker.

Things to do in Orange Walk

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Lamanai Archaeological Reserve
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Lamanai Archaeological Reserve ©
Lamanai Archaeological Reserve

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 17th (Thu), take in the exciting artwork at Red Flower Gallery, then enjoy the sand and surf at The Split, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at The Estuary of Caye Caulker.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Caye Caulker trip planner .

Do a combination of flight and ferry from Orange Walk to Caye Caulker in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and ferry; or do a combination of bus, car, and flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. In May, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) to allow time to fly to Placencia.

Things to do in Caye Caulker

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

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Here are some ideas for day two: relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers and then head off the coast to Laughing Bird Caye National Park.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Placencia trip app .

Traveling by flight from Caye Caulker to Placencia takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, shuttle, and flight; or take a bus. In May in Placencia, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Belize City.

Things to do in Placencia

Outdoors Tours Adventure
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Laughing Bird Caye National Park ©
Laughing Bird Caye National Park
Scuba & Snorkeling
Spas & Wellness

1
night
Belize City

Belize City ©
Belize's biggest urban center, Belize City is a culturally diverse seaside destination.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): make a trip to The Belize Sign Monument and then explore the ancient world of Altun Ha Ruins.

For ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Belize City day trip planning website .

Belize City is just a short distance from Placencia. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in May, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Belize City

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Altun Ha
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Altun Ha ©
Altun Ha
The Belize Sign Monument ©
The Belize Sign Monument

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