11 days in Belize Itinerary

11 days in Belize Itinerary

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11 days in Belize Itinerary

Start: Pasco
Fly + Drive:  17​h 45​min
1
Caye Caulker
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Orange Walk
— 3 nights
Drive:  30​min
3
San Pedro, Ambergris Caye
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  2​h
4
Hopkins
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
Cayo
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  18​h 45​min
End: Pasco

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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at The Estuary of Caye Caulker, tour the pleasant surroundings at The Split, and then explore the gorgeous colors at Shark Ray Alley. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: step off the mainland to explore Caye Caulker.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Caye Caulker itinerary planning tool .

Pasco, USA to Caye Caulker is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is 2 hours. Traveling from Pasco in May, you will find days in Caye Caulker are somewhat warmer (88°F), and nights are much hotter (78°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel to Orange Walk.

Things to do in Caye Caulker

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Shark Ray Alley
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Shark Ray Alley ©
Shark Ray Alley
The Split ©
The Split

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.
On the 19th (Sun), explore the ancient world of Cerros Archaeological Reserve and then steep yourself in history at Lamanai Archaeological Reserve. On the 20th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Altun Ha & The Olde Belize River and then explore the ancient world of Altun Ha.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Orange Walk road trip site .

Do a combination of ferry and bus from Caye Caulker to Orange Walk in 3.5 hours. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In May in Orange Walk, expect temperatures between 93°F during the day and 77°F at night. On the 21st (Tue), you're off toSan Pedro.

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

2
nights
San Pedro, Ambergris Caye

San Pedro evolved from small fishing village and now represents one of the most visited locations in Belize.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Spas & Wellness and Belizean Arts. Escape the urban bustle at Secret Beach and Scuba & Snorkeling. There's lots more to do: see the vivid underwater world at Hol Chan Marine Reserve, whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and stop by Belize Chocolate Company.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the San Pedro road trip planning app .

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. While traveling from Orange Walk, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in San Pedro, ranging from highs of 88°F to lows of 78°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can travel to Hopkins.

Things to do in San Pedro

Wildlife Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Secret Beach Belize
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hol Chan Marine Reserve ©
Hol Chan Marine Reserve
Zipline

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.
On the 24th (Fri), explore the gorgeous colors at Glover's Reef Marine Reserve and then see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

Plan trip to Hopkins with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Do a combination of flight and car from San Pedro to Hopkins in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or take a shuttle. May in Hopkins sees daily highs of 88°F and lows of 78°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can go by car to Cayo.

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

1
night
Cayo

Cayo ©
Holidays in Cayo offer adventure and history in equal measure, with a wealth of ancient sites and unspoiled environment to explore.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): take in the dramatic scenery at Rio On Pools, then look for all kinds of wild species at Green Iguana Conservation Project, and then delve into the distant past at Xunantunich.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Cayo trip itinerary maker site .

Drive from Hopkins to Cayo in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or take a shuttle. In May, daily temperatures in Cayo can reach 88°F, while at night they dip to 78°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cayo

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Rio On Pools ©
Rio On Pools
Xunantunich Mayan Ruins ©
Xunantunich Mayan Ruins

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