13 days in Belize Itinerary

13 days in Belize Itinerary

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13 days in Belize Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
Fly + Drive:  11 h 15 min
1
Ladyville
— 2 nights
Fly:  1 h 45 min
2
Lighthouse Reef Atoll
— 1 night
+2
Bus + Drive + Fly:  4 h
3
San Ignacio
— 4 nights
+2
Bus + Foot + Ferry:  4 h
4
Caye Caulker
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
5
San Pedro, Ambergris Caye
— 4 nights
Shuttle + Fly:  11 h
End: San Francisco

2
nights
Ladyville

Ladyville ©
Ladyville is the largest village in the country of Belize, eight miles northwest of Belize City in the Belize District. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Crooked Tree Wildlife Sanctuary as well as Altun Ha. Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Crooked Tree Wildlife Sanctuary. On the 29th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll around Bacab Eco Park and then explore the ancient world of Altun Ha.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Ladyville vacation planner.

San Francisco, USA to Ladyville is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from San Francisco in July, you will find days in Ladyville are a bit warmer (88°F), and nights are warmer (78°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) to allow time to fly to Lighthouse Reef Atoll.

Things to do in Ladyville

Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Belize District
Highlights from your plan
Crooked Tree Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Crooked Tree Wildlife Sanctuary
Bacab Eco Park ©
Bacab Eco Park

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Great Blue Hole. Start off your visit on the 30th (Tue): explore the fascinating underground world of Great Blue Hole.

For reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Lighthouse Reef Atoll trip tool .

Fly from Ladyville to Lighthouse Reef Atoll in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. July in Lighthouse Reef Atoll sees daily highs of 88°F and lows of 78°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to travel to San Ignacio.

Things to do in Lighthouse Reef Atoll

Parks Nature
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Great Blue Hole ©
Great Blue Hole

4
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Actun Tunichil Muknal and Belize Botanic Gardens. Explore San Ignacio's surroundings by going to The Belize Zoo (in La Democracia) and Art Box Belize arts & crafts center (in Belmopan). There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Green Iguana Conservation Project, browse the eclectic array of goods at San Ignacio Market, explore the ancient world of Xunantunich Mayan Ruins, and whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To find ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our San Ignacio road trip site .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Lighthouse Reef Atoll to San Ignacio in 4 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can travel to Caye Caulker.

Things to do in San Ignacio

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Cayo, Art Box Belize Arts & Crafts Center, The Belize Zoo
Highlights from your plan
ATM Cave Belize- Actun Tunichil Muknal ©
Green Iguana Conservation Project ©
Green Iguana Conservation Project
Zipline

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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): explore the gorgeous colors at Shark Ray Alley, then view the masterpieces at Red Flower Gallery, then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and finally stop by Michael's Blue Coral Gallery & Gifts.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Caye Caulker day trip tool .

Traveling by combination of bus and ferry from San Ignacio to Caye Caulker takes 4 hours. August in Caye Caulker sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 78°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can drive to San Pedro.

Things to do in Caye Caulker

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Shark Ray Alley
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Shark Ray Alley ©
Shark Ray Alley
Red Flower Gallery ©
Red Flower Gallery

4
nights
San Pedro, Ambergris Caye

San Pedro evolved from small fishing village and now represents one of the most visited locations in Belize.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Fishing Charters & Tours, Scuba & Snorkeling and Hol Chan Marine Reserve. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Spas and Secret Beach. And it doesn't end there: stop by Belize Chocolate Company, view the masterpieces at Belizean Arts, and look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the San Pedro trip planner .

Traveling by car from Caye Caulker to San Pedro takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 89°F in August, and nighttime lows around 78°F. On the 8th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Pedro

Wildlife Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Secret Beach Belize
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Spas
Belize Chocolate Company ©
Belize Chocolate Company

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