9 days in Belize Itinerary

9 days in Belize Itinerary

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9 days in Belize Itinerary

Chicago
Fly:  8​h 45​min
San Pedro, Ambergris Caye
— 4 nights
Fly:  30​min
Orange Walk
— Few hours
Fly + ferry:  2​h
Caye Caulker
— 1 night
Fly:  1​h 15​min
Placencia
— 2 nights
Fly:  30​min
Belize City
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  7​h 45​min
Chicago

3
days
San Pedro, Ambergris Caye

San Pedro ©
San Pedro evolved from small fishing village and now represents one of the most visited locations in Belize.
Explore hidden gems such as River Rafting & Tubing and Shark Ray Alley. Step out of the city life by going to Hol Chan Marine Reserve and Scuba & Snorkeling. There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Ocean Essence Day Spa and stop by Belizean Breezes Soap Co. and More.

Before you visit San Pedro, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Chicago, USA to San Pedro is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle. Traveling from Chicago in May, you will find days in San Pedro are a bit warmer (88°F), and nights are much hotter (77°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) to allow time to fly to Orange Walk.

Things to do in San Pedro

#Wildlife, #Parks, #Nature

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Shark Ray Alley
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Hol Chan Marine Reserve ©
Hol Chan Marine Reserve
Scuba & Snorkeling
River Rafting & Tubing

few
hours
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.
On the 29th (Tue), explore the ancient world of Lamanai Archaeological Reserve.

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Orange Walk is just a short distance from San Pedro. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 92°F in May, and nighttime lows around 77°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to 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

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 30th (Wed), enjoy the sand and surf at The Split and then trek along The Estuary of Caye Caulker.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Caye Caulker trip app .

Traveling by combination of flight and ferry from Orange Walk to Caye Caulker takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and ferry; or do a combination of bus, car, and flight. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Orange Walk to Caye Caulker due to the time zone difference. May in Caye Caulker sees daily highs of 88°F and lows of 77°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) to allow time to 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

1
day
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 31st (Thu), discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Placencia trip itinerary tool .

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, daily temperatures in Placencia can reach 88°F, while at night they dip to 74°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can fly to Belize City.

Things to do in Placencia

#Adventure, #Wildlife, #Outdoors
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Scuba & Snorkeling

2
days
Belize City

Belize's biggest urban center, Belize City is a culturally diverse seaside destination.
On the 1st (Fri), whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks. Here are some ideas for day two: delve into the distant past at Altun Ha Ruins.

To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Belize City trip website .

Belize City is just a short distance from Placencia. In June in Belize City, expect temperatures between 88°F during the day and 78°F at night. On the 2nd (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Belize City

#Adventure, #Outdoors, #Tours

Side Trip

Altun Ha
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Zipline
Altun Ha ©
Altun Ha

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