9 days in Belize Itinerary

9 days in Belize Itinerary

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9 days in Belize Itinerary

Start: New York City
bus + Fly:  6​h 45​min
1
San Pedro, Ambergris Caye
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + Drive + bus:  3​h 15​min
2
San Ignacio
— 3 nights
+2
bus + Drive + Fly:  2​h
3
Belize City
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  6​h 15​min
End: New York City

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.
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, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, explore the striking landscape of Bacalar Chico National Park and Marine Reserve, and see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our San Pedro itinerary maker .

New York City, USA to San Pedro is an approximately 7-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from New York City to San Pedro. Traveling from New York City in April, expect San Pedro to be much warmer, temps between 88°F and 76°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel to San Ignacio.

Things to do in San Pedro

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Bacalar Chico National Park and Marine Reserve
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Hol Chan Marine Reserve ©
Hol Chan Marine Reserve
Scuba & Snorkeling
Fishing Charters & Tours

3
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Blue Hole National Park in Belmopan (about 46 minutes away). There's lots more to do: explore the fascinating underground world of ATM Cave Belize- Actun Tunichil Muknal, explore the ancient world of Cahal Pech Mayan Ruins & Museum, view the masterpieces at Cappello's Art Gallery, and contemplate the long history of Xunantunich Mayan Ruins.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the San Ignacio trip builder site .

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. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can travel to Belize City.

Things to do in San Ignacio

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cayo, Tanah Mayan Art Museum, Blue Hole National Park
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ATM Cave Belize- Actun Tunichil Muknal ©
Xunantunich Mayan Ruins ©
Xunantunich Mayan Ruins
Blue Hole National Park ©
Blue Hole National Park

2
nights
Belize City

Belize City ©
Belize's biggest urban center, Belize City is a culturally diverse seaside destination.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): get a new perspective on nature at St John's Cathedral, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at The Belize Zoo, and then get interesting insight from Tours. On the 26th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the ancient world of Altun Ha.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Belize City route planner .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from San Ignacio to Belize City takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April in Belize City, expect temperatures between 88°F during the day and 76°F at night. On the 26th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Belize City

Historic Sites Adventure Outdoors

Side Trips

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

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