18 days in Belize Itinerary

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Fly to Belize City Goldson Intl Apt, Bus to San Ignacio
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San Ignacio
— 4 nights
Drive
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Belize City
— 3 nights
Ferry
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Caye Caulker
— 2 nights
Ferry
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San Pedro, Ambergris Caye
— 4 nights
Fly
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Placencia
— 3 nights
Drive to Philip S. W. Goldson International Airport, Fly to Brussels

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San Ignacio — 4 nights

Cayo Town

The cultural hub of the district, San Ignacio neatly blends tourism and tradition, expats and indigenous peoples into a convincingly authentic, but modern and welcoming inland town.
San Ignacio is known for historic sites, parks, and adventure. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Xunantunich Mayan Ruins, take in the exciting artwork at Empyrean Art Center, stroll through Green Iguana Conservation Project, and explore the galleries of Cappello's Art Gallery.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the San Ignacio trip maker site.

Brussels, Belgium to San Ignacio is an approximately 20-hour combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 7 hours traveling from Brussels to San Ignacio. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can go by car to Belize City.
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Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Shopping
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Belize City — 3 nights

Belize's biggest urban center, Belize City is a culturally diverse seaside destination.
Take a break from Belize City with a short trip to Altun Ha in Rock Stone Pond, about 50 minutes away. On the 9th (Sat), spend a relaxing day on the river with a rafting and tubing tour. On the 11th (Mon), enjoy an adventurous day among the treetops at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks. The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Lamanai Archaeological Reserve.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Belize City trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from San Ignacio to Belize City in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to ride a ferry to Caye Caulker.
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Caye Caulker — 2 nights

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 12th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and then stroll through The Estuary of Caye Caulker. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at The Split, then see the vivid underwater world at Turneffe Reef, and then look for gifts at Osprey Silver Jewelry & Boutique.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Caye Caulker tour planning website.

Traveling by ferry from Belize City to Caye Caulker takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. September in Caye Caulker sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 29°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can catch the ferry to San Pedro.
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Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Beaches

San Pedro, Ambergris Caye — 4 nights

San Pedro evolved from small fishing village and now represents one of the most visited locations in Belize.
San Pedro is known for wildlife, adventure, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, browse the exhibits of The Gallery of San Pedro, laugh and play at Secret Beach Waterpark, and have fun at Art From The Heart Of Belize.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our San Pedro trip tool.

Ride a ferry from Caye Caulker to San Pedro in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In September in San Pedro, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 29°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Placencia.
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Placencia — 3 nights

Once a humble fishing village, Placencia has been transformed into a leading tourist destination, with its focus primarily on outdoor activity and natural exploration.
Placencia is known for wildlife, nature, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Mesoamerican Reef (Belize Barrier Reef), soothe aching muscles at Evolution Beach Gym, get all the information you need at Placencia Municipal Pier, and stop by Kaj Expressions Placencia.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Placencia road trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from San Pedro to Placencia takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, car, and bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In September, daily temperatures in Placencia can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel back home.
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Belize travel guide

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Scuba & Snorkeling · River Rafting & Tubing · Reefs
Belize boasts a long coastline along the Caribbean Sea and serves as one of the world's top destinations for snorkeling and scuba diving. In a country providing a home for many different ethnic communities, a holiday in Belize ensures visitors experience a blend of cultures sharing a small land endowed with grand natural beauty. As you tour Belize, you'll see dense broadleaf forests sheltering a staggering variety of birds, ancient Maya ruins providing a palpable history lesson, and tiny coastal villages making up in hospitality what they lack in tourist infrastructure. Still relatively unexplored by foreigners, the country offers travelers a chance to experience pristine scenery free of big crowds and pushy souvenir vendors.
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