My husband and l will be travelling from Dangriga to Hopkins, then a few days later from Hopkins to Placencia, next month. We've been to Belize many times, and have spent time in Placencia, but this will be our first time in Dangriga or Hopkins. I was thinking of taking the bus between towns, but am having a little bit of trouble tracking down the details and determining if this is a good idea. We are pretty comfortable navigating, and are not afraid to walk a bit. My main concern is the timing and duration of the trip. The leg from Dangriga to Hopkins will need to be done on a Sunday. The Hopkins to Placencia leg is a Thursday I believe.
Can anyone who has made this trip recently weigh in with some details? Do the buses leave on time, are there posted schedules, was it relatively easy to figure out where to get on and off?
Also, in the past we've had good luck finding a willing driver between towns; does anyone have suggestions for where in Dangriga or Hopkins to ask around to hire a driver, if the bus turns out to not be convenient? Also estimates on price?