15 days in Belize Itinerary

15 days in Belize Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Placencia
— 3 nights
2
Lighthouse Reef Atoll
— 1 night
3
San Ignacio
— 3 nights
4
Caye Caulker
— 3 nights
5
San Pedro, Ambergris Caye
— 4 nights

3
nights
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.
Get in touch with nature at Scuba & Snorkeling and Outback Trails. Placencia Fellowship and Studio Gallery Cayetano are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Take a break from Placencia with a short trip to Glover's Reef Marine Reserve in Hopkins, about 1h 45 min away. There's more to do: head off the coast to Laughing Bird Caye National Park and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

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Toronto, Canada to Placencia is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Toronto to Placencia is minus 1 hour. In August, Placencia is a bit warmer than Toronto - with highs of 37°C and lows of 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to fly to Lighthouse Reef Atoll.

Things to do in Placencia

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Outback Trails, Glover's Reef Marine Reserve, Studio Gallery Cayetano
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Glover's Reef Marine Reserve ©
Glover's Reef Marine Reserve
Outback Trails ©
Outback Trails
Laughing Bird Caye National Park ©
Laughing Bird Caye National 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.
On the 7th (Fri), see the vivid underwater world at Lighthouse Reef and then explore the fascinating underground world of Great Blue Hole.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Lighthouse Reef Atoll online travel planner.

You can fly from Placencia to Lighthouse Reef Atoll in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can catch the bus to San Ignacio.

Things to do in Lighthouse Reef Atoll

Parks · Nature · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Great Blue Hole ©
Great Blue Hole
Lighthouse Reef ©
Lighthouse Reef

3
nights
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.
Explore hidden gems such as ATM Cave Belize- Actun Tunichil Muknal and Spas & Wellness. Get outdoors at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Kayaking & Canoeing. Next up on the itinerary: explore the ancient world of Cahal Pech, tour the pleasant surroundings at Green Iguana Conservation Project, and look for gifts at Kaj Expressions.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our San Ignacio day trip planning site.

You can take a bus from Lighthouse Reef Atoll to San Ignacio in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel to Caye Caulker.

Things to do in San Ignacio

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trip

ATM Cave Belize- Actun Tunichil Muknal
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
ATM Cave Belize- Actun Tunichil Muknal ©
ATM Cave Belize- Actun Tunichil Muknal
Kayaking & Canoeing

3
nights
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Shark Ray Alley and The Split. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Museum of Belize and Spas. Take a break from Caye Caulker with a short trip to The Belize Sign Monument in Belize City, about 1h 30 min away. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Turneffe Reef, view the masterpieces at Red Flower Gallery, look for gifts at Osprey Silver Jewelry & Boutique, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Caye Caulker online trip builder.

Traveling by combination of bus and ferry from San Ignacio to Caye Caulker takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In August, daily temperatures in Caye Caulker can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to catch the ferry to San Pedro.

Things to do in Caye Caulker

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Belize City, Shark Ray Alley
Highlights from your plan
Shark Ray Alley ©
Shark Ray Alley
Turneffe Reef ©
Turneffe Reef
Boat Tours & Water Sports

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Mexico Rocks and Hol Chan Marine Reserve. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Gallery of San Pedro and Belizean Arts. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Secret Beach Belize, take the plunge with a skydiving experience, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and look for gifts at 12 Belize.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our San Pedro online vacation planner.

Traveling by ferry from Caye Caulker to San Pedro takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In August in San Pedro, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 30°C at night. On the 17th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Pedro

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

Ambergris Caye
Highlights from your plan
Mexico Rocks ©
Mexico Rocks
Hol Chan Marine Reserve ©
Hol Chan Marine Reserve
Scuba & Snorkeling

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