9 days in Belize Itinerary

9 days in Belize Itinerary

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9 days in Belize Itinerary

Start: Houston
Fly:  6​h 30​min
1
San Pedro, Ambergris Caye
— 4 nights
+2
Fly + Drive + bus:  3​h 15​min
2
San Ignacio
— 2 nights
+2
bus + Drive + Fly:  2​h
3
Belize City
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Houston

4
nights
San Pedro, Ambergris Caye

San Pedro evolved from small fishing village and now represents one of the most visited locations in Belize.
Let the collections at Belizean Arts and The Gallery of San Pedro capture your imagination. Get outdoors at Hol Chan Marine Reserve and Fishing Charters & Tours. Take a break from San Pedro with a short trip to The Split in Caye Caulker, about 1h 05 min away. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Secret Beach Belize, examine the collection at Ambergris Museum & Cultural Center, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and look for gifts at Caye Coffee Roasting Co., Ltd..

For photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read San Pedro trip builder tool .

Houston, USA to San Pedro is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of bus and ferry. When traveling from Houston in December, plan for somewhat warmer days in San Pedro, with highs around 83°F, while nights are much warmer with lows around 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel to San Ignacio.

Things to do in San Pedro

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Ambergris Caye, The Split
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hol Chan Marine Reserve ©
Hol Chan Marine Reserve
Fishing Charters & Tours

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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): take in the exciting artwork at Cappello's Art Gallery, explore the ancient world of Xunantunich Mayan Ruins, then get a taste of the local shopping with Sak Tunich Art Gallery, and finally get a new perspective on nature at Chaa Creek Natural History Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: Head underground at ATM Cave Belize- Actun Tunichil Muknal and then admire the masterpieces at Tanah Mayan Art Museum.

To find maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our San Ignacio tour 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. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel to Belize City.

Things to do in San Ignacio

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

San Antonio, Cayo
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ATM Cave Belize- Actun Tunichil Muknal ©
Xunantunich Mayan Ruins ©
Xunantunich Mayan Ruins
Chaa Creek Natural History Museum ©
Chaa Creek Natural History Museum

2
nights
Belize City

Belize City ©
Belize's biggest urban center, Belize City is a culturally diverse seaside destination.
On the 30th (Mon), delve into the distant past at Altun Ha, get to know the resident critters at The Belize Zoo, and then appreciate the history behind The Belize Sign Monument. Keep things going the next day: take a memorable tour with Tours, then examine the collection at Museum of Belize, and then get a new perspective on nature at St John's Cathedral.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Belize City online route planner .

Do a combination of bus and flight from San Ignacio to Belize City in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. December in Belize City sees daily highs of 83°F and lows of 72°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Belize City

Historic Sites Adventure Outdoors

Side Trips

Altun Ha, The Belize Zoo
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The Belize Zoo ©
The Belize Zoo
River Rafting & Tubing
Altun Ha ©
Altun Ha

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