16 days in Belize Itinerary

16 days in Belize Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Caye Caulker
— 1 night
2
Belize City
— 3 nights
3
San Pedro, Ambergris Caye
— 3 nights
4
Lighthouse Reef Atoll
— 1 night
5
Placencia
— 1 night
6
Cayo
— 4 nights

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.
Keep things going the next day: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, thenview the masterpieces at Aria Kat Art, thenlook for gifts at Little Blue Gift Shop, and finally explore the gorgeous colors at Shark Ray Alley.

To see photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Caye Caulker online road trip planner.

Albany, USA to Caye Caulker is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Albany to Caye Caulker. Traveling from Albany in January, expect Caye Caulker to be much warmer, temps between °F and °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can catch the ferry to Belize City.

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
Aria Kat Art ©
Aria Kat Art

3
nights
Belize City

Belize's biggest urban center, Belize City is a culturally diverse seaside destination.
Change things up with a short trip to The Belize Zoo in La Democracia (about 42 minutes away). The adventure continues: let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, pause for some photo ops at The Belize Sign Monument, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Crooked Tree Wildlife Sanctuary.

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Belize City trip tool.

You can ride a ferry from Caye Caulker to Belize City in 1.5 hours. Another option is to fly. In January in Belize City, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to San Pedro.

Things to do in Belize City

Tours Outdoors Adventure

Side Trips

The Belize Zoo, Crooked Tree Wildlife Sanctuary
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
The Belize Zoo ©
The Belize Zoo
Crooked Tree Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Crooked Tree Wildlife Sanctuary

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.
San Pedro is known for wildlife, adventure, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Hol Chan Marine Reserve, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, look for gifts at Belize Chocolate Company, and take in the exciting artwork at Belizean Arts.

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

You can fly from Belize City to San Pedro in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In January, daytime highs in San Pedro are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Lighthouse Reef Atoll.

Things to do in San Pedro

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Hol Chan Marine Reserve ©
Hol Chan Marine Reserve
Scuba & Snorkeling
Fishing Charters & Tours

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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): take in the dramatic natural features at Great Blue Hole.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Lighthouse Reef Atoll attractions planning tool.

You can ride a ferry from San Pedro to Lighthouse Reef Atoll in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In January, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight 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 11th (Fri): take in the exciting artwork at Lola Art Studio, thenstep off the mainland to explore Laughing Bird Caye National Park, and then stop by Treasure Box.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Placencia travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Lighthouse Reef Atoll to Placencia takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Placencia are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can drive to Cayo.

Things to do in Placencia

Parks Nature Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Laughing Bird Caye National Park ©
Laughing Bird Caye National Park
Lola Art Studio ©
Lola Art Studio

4
nights
Cayo

Cayo ©
Holidays in Cayo offer adventure and history in equal measure, with a wealth of ancient sites and unspoiled environment to explore.
Go for a jaunt from Cayo to Dangriga to see Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Preserve about 1h 50 min away. There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Xunantunich Mayan Ruins, delve into the distant past at Cahal Pech, make a trip to House of Culture, and explore the world behind art at Tanah Mayan Art Museum.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Cayo trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Placencia to Cayo in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of shuttle and car. In January, daytime highs in Cayo are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cayo

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Preserve
Highlights from your plan
ATM Cave Belize- Actun Tunichil Muknal ©
ATM Cave Belize- Actun Tunichil Muknal
Xunantunich Mayan Ruins ©
Xunantunich Mayan Ruins
Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Preserve ©
Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Preserve

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