12 days in Belize Itinerary

12 days in Belize Itinerary

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1
Belize City
— 1 night
2
San Pedro, Ambergris Caye
— 4 nights
3
Caye Caulker
— 1 night
4
San Ignacio
— 3 nights
5
Placencia
— 1 night

1
night
Belize City

Belize's biggest urban center, Belize City is a culturally diverse seaside destination.
On the 19th (Mon), appreciate the history behind The Belize Sign Monument. Keep things going the next day: get interesting insight from Tours and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Belize City holiday maker tool.

Ottawa, Canada to Belize City is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Ottawa to Belize City due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Ottawa in October, things will get much warmer in Belize City: highs are around 35°C and lows about 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to fly to San Pedro.

Things to do in Belize City

Tours · Outdoors · Adventure
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Zipline
The Belize Sign Monument ©
The Belize Sign Monument

4
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Shark Ray Alley and Ocean Essence Day Spa. Get outdoors at Hol Chan Marine Reserve and Scuba & Snorkeling.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our San Pedro trip app.

Traveling by flight from Belize City to San Pedro takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In October, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to catch the ferry to Caye Caulker.

Things to do in San Pedro

Wildlife · Parks · Tours

Side Trip

Shark Ray Alley
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Hol Chan Marine Reserve ©
Hol Chan Marine Reserve
Shark Ray Alley ©
Shark Ray Alley
Scuba & Snorkeling

1
night
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 24th (Sat): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then kick back and relax at The Split, and then stop by Osprey Silver Jewelry & Boutique. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Sun): view the masterpieces at Red Flower Gallery and then stroll through The Estuary of Caye Caulker.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Caye Caulker trip planner.

Ride a ferry from San Pedro to Caye Caulker in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In October, daily temperatures in Caye Caulker can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to travel to San Ignacio.

Things to do in Caye Caulker

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
The Split ©
The Split
Red Flower Gallery ©
Red Flower Gallery

3
nights
San Ignacio

San Ignacio ©
The cultural hub of the district, San Ignacio neatly blends tourism and tradition, expats and indigenous peoples into a convincingly authentic, but modern and welcoming inland town.
On the 26th (Mon), soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, then explore the ancient world of Cahal Pech, and then contemplate the long history of Xunantunich Mayan Ruins. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Masewal Forest Garden Medicinal Trail, stroll through Green Iguana Conservation Project, and then browse the eclectic array of goods at San Ignacio Market.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the San Ignacio travel planner.

Do a combination of ferry and bus from Caye Caulker to San Ignacio in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can go by car to Placencia.

Things to do in San Ignacio

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trip

Xunantunich Mayan Ruins
Highlights from your plan
Green Iguana Conservation Project ©
Green Iguana Conservation Project
Xunantunich Mayan Ruins ©
Xunantunich Mayan Ruins
Cahal Pech ©
Cahal Pech

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 28th (Wed): experience rural life at Bunches of Fun Banana Farm Tours. Keep things going the next day: take in the exciting artwork at Lola Art Studio, then head off the coast to Pumpkin Caye, and then enjoy some diversion at Jaguar Bowling Lanes.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Placencia trip planning tool.

Drive from San Ignacio to Placencia in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in October, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Placencia

Nature · Parks · Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Jaguar Bowling Lanes ©
Jaguar Bowling Lanes
Lola Art Studio ©
Lola Art Studio

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