9 days in Belize Itinerary

9 days in Belize Itinerary

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9 days in Belize Itinerary

Start: Charlotte
Fly:  5​h 30​min
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
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Charlotte

3
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.
Visit Secret Beach Belize and The Split for some beach relaxation. Get some cultural insight at Belizean Arts and The Gallery of San Pedro. There's still lots to do: explore the gorgeous colors at Shark Ray Alley, identify plant and animal life at Hol Chan Marine Reserve, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and stop by Belize Chocolate Company.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our San Pedro online travel route planner .

Charlotte, USA to San Pedro is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from Charlotte in December: high temperatures in San Pedro hover around 83°F and lows are around 72°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel to San Ignacio.

Things to do in San Pedro

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Ambergris Caye, The Split
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Hol Chan Marine Reserve ©
Hol Chan Marine Reserve
Shark Ray Alley ©
Shark Ray Alley
Scuba & Snorkeling

2
nights
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 23rd (Mon), identify plant and animal life at Green Iguana Conservation Project, then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and then shop like a local with Sak Tunich Art Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the fascinating underground world of ATM Cave Belize- Actun Tunichil Muknal and then explore the world behind art at Tanah Mayan Art Museum.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read San Ignacio travel itinerary planner .

Do a combination of flight and bus from San Pedro to San Ignacio in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to travel to Belize City.

Things to do in San Ignacio

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trips

San Antonio, ATM Cave Belize- Actun Tunichil Muknal
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
ATM Cave Belize- Actun Tunichil Muknal ©
Sak Tunich Art Gallery ©
Sak Tunich Art Gallery

3
nights
Belize City

Belize City ©
Belize's biggest urban center, Belize City is a culturally diverse seaside destination.
Get some cultural insight at Museum of Belize and St John's Cathedral. Explore hidden gems such as Zipline and Luba Garifuna Cultural Museum. Take a break from Belize City with a short trip to The Belize Zoo in La Democracia, about 42 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: delve into the distant past at Altun Ha and let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Belize City trip itinerary builder .

Getting from San Ignacio to Belize City by combination of bus and flight takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 83°F in December, and nighttime lows around 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Belize City

Adventure Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Altun Ha, The Belize Zoo
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Museum of Belize ©
Museum of Belize
Altun Ha ©
Altun Ha
The Belize Zoo ©
The Belize Zoo

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