10 days in Belize Itinerary

10 days in Belize Itinerary

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10 days in Belize Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
Fly + Shuttle:  11​h
1
San Pedro, Ambergris Caye
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + Drive + Bus:  3​h 15​min
2
San Ignacio
— 2 nights
+2
Bus + Drive + Fly:  2​h
3
Belize City
— 4 nights
Fly:  11​h 15​min
End: San Francisco

3
nights
San Pedro, Ambergris Caye

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, nightlife, spas, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the vivid underwater world at Hol Chan Marine Reserve, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and explore the striking landscape of Bacalar Chico National Park and Marine Reserve.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the San Pedro online driving holiday planner .

San Francisco, USA to San Pedro is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of flight and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from San Francisco to San Pedro is 2 hours. In December, San Pedro is much warmer than San Francisco - with highs of 83°F and lows of 72°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to travel to San Ignacio.

Things to do in San Pedro

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Ambergris Caye
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hol Chan Marine Reserve ©
Hol Chan Marine Reserve
Spas

2
nights
San Ignacio

San Ignacio ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): explore the fascinating underground world of ATM Cave Belize- Actun Tunichil Muknal and then delve into the distant past at Cahal Pech Mayan Ruins & Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the ancient world of Xunantunich Mayan Ruins, take in the exciting artwork at Sak Tunich Art Gallery, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Barton Creek Cave.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the San Ignacio itinerary site .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from San Pedro to San Ignacio takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel to Belize City.

Things to do in San Ignacio

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cayo, Sak Tunich Art Gallery
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ATM Cave Belize- Actun Tunichil Muknal ©
Barton Creek Cave ©
Barton Creek Cave
Cahal Pech Mayan Ruins & Museum ©
Cahal Pech Mayan Ruins & Museum

4
nights
Belize City

Belize's biggest urban center, Belize City is a culturally diverse seaside destination.
Explore Belize City's surroundings by going to The Belize Zoo (in La Democracia) and Jaguar Paw Cave Tubing and Jungle Zipline (in Belmopan). There's still lots to do: explore the ancient world of Lamanai Archaeological Reserve, get a new perspective on nature at St John's Cathedral, let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, and stop by Diamonds International.

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You can do a combination of bus and flight from San Ignacio to Belize City in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 83°F in December, and nighttime lows around 72°F. On the 31st (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Belize City

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Belize District, Lamanai Archaeological Reserve, Jaguar Paw Cave Tubing and Jungle Zipline, The Belize Zoo
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River Rafting & Tubing
The Belize Zoo ©
The Belize Zoo
Altun Ha ©
Altun Ha

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