9 days in Belize Itinerary

9 days in Belize Itinerary

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9 days in Belize Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly + Drive:  10​h
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
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  10​h 45​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.
On the 13th (Fri), get a taste of the local shopping with Red Flower Gallery.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Caye Caulker online holiday planner .

Newark, USA to Caye Caulker is an approximately 10-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from Newark in March, with highs in Caye Caulker at 85°F and lows at 73°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Altun Ha & The Olde Belize River and then delve into the distant past at Altun Ha. Here are some ideas for day two: delve into the distant past at Cerros Archaeological Reserve and then delve into the distant past at Lamanai Archaeological Reserve.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Orange Walk visit planning app .

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 to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In March in Orange Walk, expect temperatures between 90°F during the day and 70°F at night. You will leave for San Pedro on the 17th (Tue).

Things to do in Orange Walk

Historic Sites

Side Trips

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

2
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Secret Beach and Scuba & Snorkeling. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Spas & Wellness and Skydiving. There's much more to do: explore the gorgeous colors at Hol Chan Marine Reserve, view the masterpieces at Belizean Arts, and kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the San Pedro day trip app .

San Pedro is very close to Orange Walk. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Orange Walk to San Pedro due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Orange Walk in March, you will find days in San Pedro are a bit cooler (85°F), and nights are about the same (73°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to travel to Hopkins.

Things to do in San Pedro

Wildlife Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

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

2
nights
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 20th (Fri), see the vivid underwater world at Glover's Reef Marine Reserve and then cast your line with a fishing tour.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Hopkins attractions planner.

Getting from San Pedro to Hopkins by combination of flight and car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car; or take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 85°F in March, and nighttime lows around 73°F. On the 21st (Sat), you'll travel back home.

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

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