9 days in Belize Itinerary

9 days in Belize Itinerary

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9 days in Belize Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  10​h
Caye Caulker
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  1​h 30​min
Hopkins
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  2​h
San Pedro, Ambergris Caye
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  1​h 15​min
La Democracia
— 1 night
Fly:  9​h 15​min
End: Newark

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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): take in the exciting artwork at Red Flower Gallery.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Caye Caulker trip itinerary planning site .

Newark, USA to Caye Caulker is an approximately 10-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Newark in May, expect nights in Caye Caulker to be warmer, around 77°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 88°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel to Hopkins.

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The Estuary of Caye Caulker ©
The Estuary of Caye Caulker
The Split ©
The Split

3
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On your second day here, identify plant and animal life at Glover's Reef Marine Reserve and then look for all kinds of wild species at Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Preserve.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Hopkins trip itinerary tool .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Caye Caulker to Hopkins in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In May in Hopkins, expect temperatures between 88°F during the day and 77°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel to San Pedro.

Things to do in Hopkins

#Wildlife, #Outdoors, #Tours

Side Trip

Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Preserve
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Preserve ©
Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Preserve
Fishing Charters & Tours

3
nights
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 12 Belize. Take a break from the city and head to Shark Ray Alley and Hol Chan Marine Reserve. There's more to do: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour and admire the striking features of Ocean Essence Day Spa.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our San Pedro trip itinerary website .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Hopkins to San Pedro takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and shuttle; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. In May, plan for daily highs up to 88°F, and evening lows to 77°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to travel to La Democracia.

Things to do in San Pedro

#Wildlife, #Nature, #Parks

Side Trip

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

1
night
La Democracia

La Democracia ©
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Blue Hole National Park.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read La Democracia trip itinerary maker website .

You can do a combination of flight and car from San Pedro to La Democracia in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of shuttle and car. In May in La Democracia, expect temperatures between 88°F during the day and 77°F at night. On the 18th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in La Democracia

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Blue Hole National Park
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Blue Hole National Park ©
Blue Hole National Park
The Belize Zoo ©
The Belize Zoo

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