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2 week itinerary- too much?

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2 week itinerary- too much?

My husband and I are spending two weeks in Belize in March 2014. We've been doing our travel research but now the problem is that we want to do EVERYTHING. Any advise on our tentative schedule below would be appreciated. Are we trying to fit in too many cities/activities in our 2 weeks? Keep in mind that we do not want to rent a car and are trying to keep expenses low, so we will most likely be traveling by bus/shuttle.

Days 1-6: Ambergris and Caye Caulker- Water activities and 1-2 inland tours. (We're starting our trip here because my sister will be there that week.)

Days 7-10: Tikal and San Ignacio- One night in Tikal, and two nights in SI to explore the jungle and do the ATM tour.

Days 11-13: Hopkins or Placencia? (We're leaning towards Placencia.)- Beach life and exploring the Cockscomb Wildlife Sanctuary and Mayflower Bocawina National Park.

Day 14: Flight home at 3:30PM (mid-week). According to https:/… we can take the Express bus from Independence and arrive in BC by 10:45AM.

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1. Re: 2 week itinerary- too much?

Is that just 2 nights in Hopkins or Placencia - arriving on the 11th and leaving on the 13th? That wouldn't be enough time to make all that extra time on the road worth it in my opinion. I would probably spend an extra night each in/near San Ignacio and Tikal.

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2. Re: 2 week itinerary- too much?

Depending on which land tours you want to do from the northern Cayes, you may want to move to San Ignacio one day earlier and do the tour from there. Hopkins is about one hour less travel time each way than Placencia and much closer to Mayflower. You can catch the same express bus from Dangriga at 8:30. Here is a link to an excellent map of Belize, so you can get an idea of where things are in relation to one another:


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