17 days in Belize Itinerary

17 days in Belize Itinerary

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17 days in Belize Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  8 h 30 min
1
San Pedro, Ambergris Caye
— 4 nights
Fly:  15 min
2
Ladyville
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
3
San Ignacio
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
4
Placencia
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h 15 min
5
Lighthouse Reef Atoll
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  13 h 30 min
End: Toronto

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Shark Ray Alley and Turneffe Reef. Belizean Arts and The Gallery of San Pedro are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step out of San Pedro to go to Caye Caulker and see Red Flower Gallery, which is approximately 1h 05 min away. There's much more to do: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, enjoy the sand and surf at Secret Beach Belize, stop by Belize Chocolate Company, and take the plunge with a skydiving experience.

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the San Pedro trip planner.

Toronto, Canada to San Pedro is an approximately 8.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of flight and ferry. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Toronto to San Pedro due to the time zone difference. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Toronto in December; daily highs in San Pedro reach 33°C and lows reach 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Ladyville.

Things to do in San Pedro

Parks Wildlife Shopping

Side Trips

Ambergris Caye, Caye Caulker
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Shark Ray Alley ©
Shark Ray Alley
Mexico Rocks ©
Mexico Rocks
Scuba & Snorkeling

3
nights
Ladyville

Ladyville ©
Ladyville is the largest village in the country of Belize, eight miles northwest of Belize City in the Belize District. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Lamanai Archaeological Reserve and Queen Street Baptist church. Visiting Cavetubing5star and Billy Barquiedier National Park will get you outdoors. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Museum of Belize, look for gifts at Caribbean Spice Belize, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and appreciate the history behind The Belize Sign Monument.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Ladyville trip itinerary site.

Ladyville is just a stone's throw from San Pedro. In December, daily temperatures in Ladyville can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to go by car to San Ignacio.

Things to do in Ladyville

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Belize City, Lamanai Archaeological Reserve
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Lamanai Archaeological Reserve ©
Lamanai Archaeological Reserve
Museum of Belize ©
Museum of Belize
Cavetubing5star ©
Cavetubing5star

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Cahal Pech Mayan Ruins & Museum and El Pilar. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Zipline and River Rafting & Tubing. When in San Ignacio, make a side trip to see Big Rock Falls in Mountain Pine Ridge Reserve, approximately Mountain Pine Ridge Reserve away. There's lots more to do: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, look for gifts at The Orange Gallery, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Green Iguana Conservation Project.

For photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read San Ignacio travel route planner.

You can drive from Ladyville to San Ignacio in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can go by car to Placencia.

Things to do in San Ignacio

Outdoors Adventure Tours

Side Trips

Big Rock Falls, River Rafting & Tubing
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Zipline
Big Rock Falls ©
Big Rock Falls
River Rafting & Tubing

3
nights
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Laughing Bird Caye National Park and Canyoning & Rappelling Tours. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Placencia Fellowship and Maya Center Mayan Museum. The adventure continues: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas and head off the coast to Pumpkin Caye.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Placencia itinerary maker tool.

Drive from San Ignacio to Placencia in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight. In December, daily temperatures in Placencia can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. On the 2nd (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Lighthouse Reef Atoll.

Things to do in Placencia

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Maya Center Mayan Museum, Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
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Spas
Laughing Bird Caye National Park ©
Laughing Bird Caye National Park
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours

2
nights
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.
Great Blue Hole has been added to your itinerary. On the next day, explore the gorgeous colors at Lighthouse Reef and then explore the striking landscape at Great Blue Hole.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Lighthouse Reef Atoll trip itinerary builder .

Getting from Placencia to Lighthouse Reef Atoll by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Lighthouse Reef Atoll are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. You'll set off for home on the 4th (Mon).

Things to do in Lighthouse Reef Atoll

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Lighthouse Reef ©
Lighthouse Reef
Great Blue Hole ©
Great Blue Hole

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