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The Most Scenic Highway in Belize, Hummingbird Highway - Southern Belize Travel Route

Updated: Jul 13, 2021

Travel on the scenic Hummingbird Highway in southern Belize
Hummingbird Highway

Hummingbird Highway is the most scenic highway in Belize, runs 54 miles from the junction of the George Price Highway ( formally Western Highway ) at Belmopan, Cayo District to Dangriga, Stann Creek District. The drive through the Mayan Mountains on the Hummingbird Highway is so spectacular, seeing endless greenery and at times you will spot wildlife. The Hummingbird Highway passes through many villages as well as large citrus orchards.

The Hummingbird Highway is one of the four major highways in #Belize, named by the abounds of hummingbird found throughout the country. Hummingbird Highway was first paved in 1994, in 2020 the highway rehabilitation was completed with new two-lane bridges.


Getting Around in Belize

Belize is full of amazing sceneries, travel in Belize by road and enjoy the diverse view on your route to your destination. Traveling by ground shuttle is the most economical way to travel in Belize.

When Traveling to southern Belize destinations Placencia Village, Hopkins Village, Sittee Point, Dangriga Town, or Punta Gorda by road, you will need to get on Hummingbird Highway.

Travel to or from southern Belize with Julian Shuttles and Transfers, an affordable, reliable private shuttle service in Belize.

Belize Shuttle Destinations!

Book a Door-to-door ground shuttle to Placencia Village or Maya Beach from Belize City. Julian Transfers can help you with arranging a private shuttle from Belize City International Airport (BZE) to a hotel, resort, vacation rental or airbnb in Placencia Peninsula area.


Traveling to Hopkins Village from any location in Belize is pretty easy, the most recommended transportation mode to Hopkins Village is by ground shuttle. The drive from Belize City or San Ignacio to Hopkins Village in Stann Creek District takes you on 3 major highways in Belize, including the scenic Hummingbird Highway.


Getting to Punta Gorda from any location in Belize. Julian Transfers is here to accommodate your shuttle needs to and from Punta Gorda area. Traveling to Punta Gorda in the Toledo Distrct from Belize City, or San Ignacio takes you on 3 major highways in Belize including the scenic route on Hummingbird Highway.


Travel to Dangriga Town from any location in Belize with Julian Transfers, southern Belize most recommended transportation service. Getting to Dangriga Town in the Stann Creek District from Belize City, or San Ignacio takes you on 2 major highways in Belize including the scenic route on Hummingbird Highway.


The city of Belize City is the largest transportation hub in the country. Visitors who arriving at the Belize International Airport (BZE) in Ladyville can take a taxi to the Water Taxi Terminal, then on to San Pedro Ambergris Caye or Caye Caulker. Traveling to western, northern or southern Belize, will then travel by local flight or by ground transfer. Many travelers in Belize choose ground shuttle as transportation mode in the country, this is the most economic way to travel in Belize.

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