17 days in Belize Itinerary

17 days in Belize Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

3
nights
Cayo

Cayo ©
Holidays in Cayo offer adventure and history in equal measure, with a wealth of ancient sites and unspoiled environment to explore.
Cayo is known for historic sites, nature, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape of Blue Hole National Park, admire the masterpieces at Tanah Mayan Art Museum, make a trip to House of Culture, and take in the dramatic scenery at Rio On Pools.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Cayo holiday planner.

Dallas, USA to Cayo is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of flight, shuttle, bus, and car. You can also do a combination of flight, car, and bus; or drive. Traveling from Dallas in February, expect Cayo to be warmer, temps between °F and °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Placencia.

Things to do in Cayo

Nature Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
ATM Cave Belize- Actun Tunichil Muknal ©
ATM Cave Belize- Actun Tunichil Muknal
Blue Hole National Park ©
Blue Hole National Park
Xunantunich Mayan Ruins ©
Xunantunich Mayan Ruins

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.
Explore Placencia's surroundings by going to Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Preserve (in Dangriga), Glover's Reef Marine Reserve (in Hopkins) and Outback Trails (in Kendal). The adventure continues: step off the mainland to explore Laughing Bird Caye National Park, stop by Denyse's Originals, and take in the exciting artwork at Lola Art Studio.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Placencia day trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Cayo to Placencia takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of car and shuttle. In March in Placencia, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Lighthouse Reef Atoll.

Things to do in Placencia

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Preserve, Glover's Reef Marine Reserve, Outback Trails
Highlights from your plan
Outback Trails ©
Outback Trails
Laughing Bird Caye National Park ©
Laughing Bird Caye National Park
Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Preserve ©
Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Preserve

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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Thu): Head underground at Great Blue Hole.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Lighthouse Reef Atoll day trip planning app.

You can fly from Placencia to Lighthouse Reef Atoll in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Lighthouse Reef Atoll can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to catch the ferry to San Pedro.

Things to do in Lighthouse Reef Atoll

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Great Blue Hole ©
Great Blue Hole

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.
Spend the 10th (Sun) exploring nature at Bacalar Chico National Park and Marine Reserve. And it doesn't end there: explore the gorgeous colors at Hol Chan Marine Reserve, see what you can catch with a fishing tour, head outdoors with Rum Punch II, and stop by Belizean Breezes Soap Co. and More.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our San Pedro online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by ferry from Lighthouse Reef Atoll to San Pedro takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In March in San Pedro, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to ride a ferry to Caye Caulker.

Things to do in San Pedro

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Bacalar Chico National Park and Marine Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Hol Chan Marine Reserve ©
Hol Chan Marine Reserve
Scuba & Snorkeling
Fishing Charters & Tours

2
nights
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 13th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Shark Ray Alley, thensee some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at The Estuary of Caye Caulker.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Caye Caulker online trip itinerary planner.

You can ride a ferry from San Pedro to Caye Caulker in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In March, daytime highs in Caye Caulker are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) to allow time to ride a ferry to Belize City.

Things to do in Caye Caulker

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Shark Ray Alley
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Shark Ray Alley ©
Shark Ray Alley

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). There's still lots to do: relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, see the vivid underwater world at Mesoamerican Reef (Belize Barrier Reef), stop by Moho Chocolate, and appreciate the history behind The Belize Sign Monument.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Belize City online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by ferry from Caye Caulker to Belize City takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In March, daily temperatures in Belize City can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Belize City

Outdoors Adventure Tours

Side Trips

Mesoamerican Reef (Belize Barrier Reef), The Belize Zoo
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
The Belize Zoo ©
The Belize Zoo
Mesoamerican Reef (Belize Barrier Reef) ©
Mesoamerican Reef (Belize Barrier Reef)

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