10 days in Belize Itinerary

10 days in Belize Itinerary

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10 days in Belize Itinerary

Start: Denver
Fly:  8​h 15​min
1
San Pedro, Ambergris Caye
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  2​h
2
Hopkins
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
San Ignacio
— 2 nights
+2
Bus + Drive + Fly:  2​h
4
Belize City
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: Denver

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: identify plant and animal life at Hol Chan Marine Reserve, stop by Belize Chocolate Company, take in the exciting artwork at Belizean Arts, and explore the striking landscape of Bacalar Chico National Park and Marine Reserve.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the San Pedro trip planner .

Denver, USA to San Pedro is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also fly. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In December, San Pedro is much hotter than Denver - with highs of 83°F and lows of 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Hopkins.

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
Shark Ray Alley ©
Shark Ray Alley

2
nights
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 26th (Thu), see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, look for gifts at Garimaya Gift Shop, and then take in the exciting artwork at Studio Gallery Cayetano. Keep things going the next day: see what you can catch with a fishing tour and then relax in the rural setting at Bunches of Fun Banana Farm Tours.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Hopkins journey tool .

You can 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. December in Hopkins sees daily highs of 83°F and lows of 72°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to drive to San Ignacio.

Things to do in Hopkins

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Bunches of Fun Banana Farm Tours, Studio Gallery Cayetano
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Fishing Charters & Tours
Garimaya Gift Shop ©
Garimaya Gift Shop

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.
On the 28th (Sat), look for all kinds of wild species at Green Iguana Conservation Project and then explore the fascinating underground world of ATM Cave Belize- Actun Tunichil Muknal. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Sun): explore the ancient world of Cahal Pech Mayan Ruins & Museum, then explore the ancient world of Xunantunich Mayan Ruins, and then get a new perspective on nature at Chaa Creek Natural History Museum.

To find where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read San Ignacio road trip planner.

Getting from Hopkins to San Ignacio by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel to Belize City.

Things to do in San Ignacio

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Cayo
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ATM Cave Belize- Actun Tunichil Muknal ©
Cahal Pech Mayan Ruins & Museum ©
Cahal Pech Mayan Ruins & Museum
Chaa Creek Natural History Museum ©
Chaa Creek Natural History Museum

2
nights
Belize City

Belize's biggest urban center, Belize City is a culturally diverse seaside destination.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): delve into the distant past at Altun Ha, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at The Belize Zoo, and then appreciate the history behind The Belize Sign Monument. On the next day, kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Belize City trip planning tool .

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. In December, plan for daily highs up to 83°F, and evening lows to 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Belize City

Tours Outdoors Adventure

Side Trips

The Belize Zoo, Altun Ha
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Zipline
The Belize Zoo ©
The Belize Zoo
Altun Ha ©
Altun Ha

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