11 days in Belize Itinerary

11 days in Belize Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Bournemouth
Fly + Drive:  24 h
1
Caye Caulker
— 1 day
Ferry:  1 h
2
San Pedro, Ambergris Caye
— 3 nights
Ferry:  1 h 30 min
3
Lighthouse Reef Atoll
— 1 night
Fly:  2 h 15 min
4
Placencia
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
5
Belmopan
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
6
Orange Walk
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  23 h 30 min
End: Bournemouth

1
day
Caye Caulker

Caye Caulker ©
At just under 8 km (5 mi) long and 1.6 km (1 mi) wide, the limestone coral island of Caye Caulker offers a small but perfectly formed getaway 32 km (20 mi) offshore from Belize City.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Shark Ray Alley and then tour the pleasant surroundings at The Estuary of Caye Caulker.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Caye Caulker trip itinerary planning app.

Bournemouth, UK to Caye Caulker is an approximately 26-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Bournemouth to Caye Caulker, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. In October, Caye Caulker is much hotter than Bournemouth - with highs of 35°C and lows of 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to catch the ferry to San Pedro.

Things to do in Caye Caulker

Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Shark Ray Alley
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Shark Ray Alley ©
Shark Ray Alley

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.
Spend the 21st (Wed) exploring nature at Bacalar Chico National Park and Marine Reserve. There's much more to do: stroll through Hol Chan Marine Reserve, explore the galleries of Belizean Arts, stop by 12 Belize, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

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You can ride a ferry from Caye Caulker to San Pedro in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In October, daytime highs in San Pedro are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can ride a ferry to Lighthouse Reef Atoll.

Things to do in San Pedro

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Bacalar Chico National Park and Marine Reserve
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Hol Chan Marine Reserve ©
Hol Chan Marine Reserve
Scuba & Snorkeling
12 Belize ©
12 Belize

1
night
Lighthouse Reef Atoll

Lighthouse Reef Atoll ©
Home to the iconic Great Blue Hole--a giant marine sinkhole--Lighthouse Reef Atoll is a mecca for scuba divers and snorkelers.
On the 22nd (Thu), Head underground at Great Blue Hole.

For photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Lighthouse Reef Atoll road trip planning app.

Traveling by ferry from San Pedro to Lighthouse Reef Atoll takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In October, daytime highs in Lighthouse Reef Atoll are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can fly to Placencia.

Things to do in Lighthouse Reef Atoll

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Great Blue Hole ©
Great Blue Hole

1
night
Placencia

Placencia ©
Once a humble fishing village, Placencia has been transformed into a leading tourist destination, with its focus primarily on outdoor activity and natural exploration.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): head off the coast to Pumpkin Caye, thenhead off the coast to Laughing Bird Caye National Park, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Placencia Fellowship.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Placencia trip itinerary builder website.

Getting from Lighthouse Reef Atoll to Placencia by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus. October in Placencia sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Belmopan.

Things to do in Placencia

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Laughing Bird Caye National Park ©
Laughing Bird Caye National Park
Placencia Fellowship ©
Placencia Fellowship

2
nights
Belmopan

Belmopan ©
Nicknamed the "Garden City" thanks to its planned urban parklands, Belmopan serves as the capital of Belize and a launching point for tours of nearby caves and Mayan ruins.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Blue Hole National Park and then Head underground at Crystal Cave. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Sun): explore the striking landscape of Guanacaste National Park, thenget to know the resident critters at The Belize Zoo, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Jaguar Paw Cave Tubing and Jungle Zipline.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Belmopan road trip planning app.

Getting from Placencia to Belmopan by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. In October in Belmopan, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can go by car to Orange Walk.

Things to do in Belmopan

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

The Belize Zoo
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The Belize Zoo ©
The Belize Zoo
Blue Hole National Park ©
Blue Hole National Park
Guanacaste National Park ©
Guanacaste National Park

1
night
Orange Walk

Orange Walk ©
An agricultural town that has become an economic hub, Orange Walk sits in a privileged position among ecologically diverse landscape, fertile fields, and historical ruins.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): head outdoors with Lamanai Eco Adventures.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Orange Walk trip builder.

You can drive from Belmopan to Orange Walk in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Traveling from Belmopan to Orange Walk, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In October in Orange Walk, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Orange Walk

Outdoors
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Lamanai Eco Adventures ©
Lamanai Eco Adventures

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