11 days in Belize Itinerary

11 days in Belize Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Calgary
+2
Fly + Foot + Ferry:  11 h 15 min
1
Caye Caulker
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 15 min
2
Dangriga
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
La Democracia
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Orange Walk
— 3 nights
Drive:  30 min
5
San Pedro, Ambergris Caye
— 3 nights
Fly:  9 h 15 min
End: Calgary

1
night
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.
On the 16th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get interesting insight from Tours and then kick back and relax at The Split.

To find maps and other tourist information, refer to the Caye Caulker trip planner.

Calgary, Canada to Caye Caulker is an approximately 11.5- hour combination of flight and ferry. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Calgary in January; daily highs in Caye Caulker reach 32°C and lows reach 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Dangriga.

Things to do in Caye Caulker

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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The Split ©
The Split
Scuba & Snorkeling

1
night
Dangriga

Dangriga ©
Dangriga, formerly known as Stann Creek Town, is a town in southern Belize, located on the Caribbean coast at the mouth of the North Stann Creek River. Start off your visit on the 17th (Thu): take in the exciting artwork at Studio Gallery Cayetano, stroll through Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Preserve, and then take an in-depth tour of Gulisi Garifuna Museum.

To find where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Dangriga trip itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Caye Caulker to Dangriga takes 3.5 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can travel to La Democracia.

Things to do in Dangriga

Parks Wildlife Museums
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Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Preserve ©
Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Preserve
Studio Gallery Cayetano ©
Studio Gallery Cayetano
Gulisi Garifuna Museum ©
Gulisi Garifuna Museum

1
night
La Democracia

La Democracia ©
Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Mesoamerican Reef (Belize Barrier Reef) and then meet the residents at The Belize Zoo.

Discover how to plan a La Democracia trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Dangriga to La Democracia in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and car. In January, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Orange Walk.

Things to do in La Democracia

Parks Wildlife Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Mesoamerican Reef (Belize Barrier Reef)
Highlights from your plan
The Belize Zoo ©
The Belize Zoo
Mesoamerican Reef (Belize Barrier Reef) ©
Mesoamerican Reef (Belize Barrier Reef)

3
nights
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.
On the 19th (Sat), explore the ancient world of Cerros Archaeological Reserve and then steep yourself in history at Lamanai Archaeological Reserve.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Orange Walk trip planning tool.

Getting from La Democracia to Orange Walk by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and shuttle; or do a combination of car and bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in January, and nighttime lows around 21°C. You'll set off for San Pedro on the 21st (Mon).

Things to do in Orange Walk

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cerros Archaeological Reserve, Lamanai Archaeological Reserve
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Lamanai Archaeological Reserve ©
Lamanai Archaeological Reserve

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Belizean Arts and The Gallery of San Pedro. And it doesn't end there: stroll through Hol Chan Marine Reserve, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, get interesting insight from Tours, and soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

For photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our San Pedro journey maker.

Drive from Orange Walk to San Pedro in 4 hours. Traveling from Orange Walk to San Pedro, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Orange Walk in January, plan for little chillier days in San Pedro, with highs around 32°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 24°C. You'll set off for home on the 24th (Thu).

Things to do in San Pedro

Wildlife Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Secret Beach Belize
Highlights from your plan
Hol Chan Marine Reserve ©
Hol Chan Marine Reserve
Scuba & Snorkeling
Fishing Charters & Tours

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