10 days in Belize Itinerary

10 days in Belize Itinerary

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10 days in Belize Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly + Drive:  7​h 30​min
1
Cayo
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Hopkins
— 1 night
+2
Fly + Drive + shuttle:  3​h
3
Orange Walk
— 3 nights
Drive:  30​min
4
San Pedro, Ambergris Caye
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h 30​min
End: Toronto

2
nights
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 7th (Sat), take in the dramatic scenery at Big Rock Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Green Iguana Conservation Project and then explore the fascinating underground world of MayaWalk Tours.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Cayo visit planner.

Toronto, Canada to Cayo is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from Toronto in March, with highs in Cayo at 34°C and lows at 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Hopkins.

Things to do in Cayo

Parks Tours Transportation
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Rio On Pools ©
Rio On Pools
MayaWalk Tours ©
MayaWalk Tours
Caracol ©
Caracol

1
night
Hopkins

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 10th (Tue): see the vivid underwater world at Glover's Reef Marine Reserve and then cast your line with a fishing tour.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Hopkins using our trip planner.

Getting from Cayo to Hopkins by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and bus; or take a shuttle. In March, daily temperatures in Hopkins can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel to Orange Walk.

Things to do in Hopkins

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Glover's Reef Marine Reserve ©
Glover's Reef Marine Reserve
Fishing Charters & Tours

3
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): delve into the distant past at Cerros Archaeological Reserve and then delve into the distant past at Lamanai Archaeological Reserve. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Altun Ha & The Olde Belize River and then delve into the distant past at Altun Ha.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Orange Walk day trip app .

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Hopkins to Orange Walk takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Hopkins to Orange Walk due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in March, and nighttime lows around 24°C. You'll set off for San Pedro on the 13th (Fri).

Things to do in Orange Walk

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cerros Archaeological Reserve, Lamanai Archaeological Reserve, Altun Ha
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Lamanai Archaeological Reserve ©
Lamanai Archaeological Reserve
Altun Ha ©
Altun Ha

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.
Visiting Secret Beach and Zipline will get you outdoors. Step off the beaten path and head to Shark Ray Alley and Belize Chocolate Company. Go for a jaunt from San Pedro to Caye Caulker to see The Estuary of Caye Caulker about 30 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and explore the gorgeous colors at Hol Chan Marine Reserve.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read San Pedro day trip planning site .

San Pedro is just a stone's throw from Orange Walk. The time zone difference when traveling from Orange Walk to San Pedro is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Orange Walk in March, plan for slightly colder days in San Pedro, with highs around 34°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 26°C. On the 16th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Pedro

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Ambergris Caye, The Estuary of Caye Caulker
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Hol Chan Marine Reserve ©
Hol Chan Marine Reserve
Shark Ray Alley ©
Shark Ray Alley
Zipline

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