41 days in Belize Itinerary

41 days in Belize Itinerary

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San Pedro, Ambergris Caye
— 7 nights
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Caye Caulker
— 6 nights
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San Ignacio
— 8 nights
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Punta Gorda
— 2 nights
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Placencia
— 6 nights
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Lighthouse Reef Atoll
— 1 night
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Belize City
— 10 nights

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7
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San Pedro, Ambergris Caye

San Pedro ©
San Pedro evolved from small fishing village and now represents one of the most visited locations in Belize.
Kids will enjoy Bacalar Chico National Park and Marine Reserve and Secret Beach Belize. There's still lots to do: explore the gorgeous colors at Hol Chan Marine Reserve, view the masterpieces at The Gallery of San Pedro, look for gifts at Belize Chocolate Company, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Mexico Rocks.

To see maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our San Pedro online itinerary maker.

Copenhagen, Denmark to San Pedro is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You'll gain 7 hours traveling from Copenhagen to San Pedro due to the time zone difference. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Copenhagen in January; daily highs in San Pedro reach 32°C and lows reach 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Caye Caulker.

Things to do in San Pedro

Parks · Wildlife · Shopping · Outdoors

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Hol Chan Marine Reserve ©
Hol Chan Marine Reserve
Secret Beach Belize ©
Secret Beach Belize
Mexico Rocks ©
Mexico Rocks

6
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.
Kids will enjoy The Split and Aria Kat Art. And it doesn't end there: see the vivid underwater world at Shark Ray Alley, view the masterpieces at Red Flower Gallery, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Caye Caulker vacation maker app.

Ride a ferry from San Pedro to Caye Caulker in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In January in Caye Caulker, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 24°C at night. On the 23rd (Sat), you'll travel to San Ignacio.

Things to do in Caye Caulker

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Beaches

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Shark Ray Alley ©
Shark Ray Alley
The Split ©
The Split
Scuba & Snorkeling

8
nights
San Ignacio

San Ignacio ©

Cayo Town

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.
Get out of town with these interesting San Ignacio side-trips: Belmopan (Guanacaste National Park, Blue Hole National Park, &more) and Rio On Pools (in Augustine). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Xunantunich Mayan Ruins, explore the fascinating underground world of ATM Cave Belize- Actun Tunichil Muknal, delve into the lush surroundings at Rio Bravo Forest Reserve, and make a trip to House of Culture.

To find where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the San Ignacio tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of ferry and bus from Caye Caulker to San Ignacio takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to go by car to Punta Gorda.

Things to do in San Ignacio

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

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ATM Cave Belize- Actun Tunichil Muknal ©
ATM Cave Belize- Actun Tunichil Muknal
Xunantunich Mayan Ruins ©
Xunantunich Mayan Ruins
Blue Hole National Park ©
Blue Hole National Park

2
nights
Punta Gorda

Punta Gorda ©

P.G.

Known locally as P.G., the seaport and fishing town of Punta Gorda was once known to travelers as the place to get a boat over to Guatemala, though it has started to develop a reputation for itself.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Mon): stop by IXCACAO Maya Belizean Chocolate and then view the masterpieces at We Art Gallery. On the next day, admire the natural beauty at Belize Spice Farm & Botanical Garden, contemplate the long history of Nim Li Punit (Big Hat), and then learn more about the world around you at Maya House of Cacao.

To find maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Punta Gorda day trip tool.

You can drive from San Ignacio to Punta Gorda in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Punta Gorda are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Placencia.

Things to do in Punta Gorda

Shopping · Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
IXCACAO Maya Belizean Chocolate ©
IXCACAO Maya Belizean Chocolate
Nim Li Punit (Big Hat) ©
Nim Li Punit (Big Hat)
Belize Spice Farm & Botanical Garden ©
Belize Spice Farm & Botanical Garden

6
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 Hopkins (Garimaya Gift Shop, Glover's Reef Marine Reserve, &more) and Dangriga (Maya Center Mayan Museum, Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Preserve, &more). There's much more to do: step off the mainland to explore Laughing Bird Caye National Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Mesoamerican Reef (Belize Barrier Reef), relax in the rural setting at Bunches of Fun Banana Farm Tours, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Placencia trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Punta Gorda to Placencia takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to fly to Lighthouse Reef Atoll.

Things to do in Placencia

Parks · Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Laughing Bird Caye National Park ©
Laughing Bird Caye National Park
Mesoamerican Reef (Belize Barrier Reef) ©
Mesoamerican Reef (Belize Barrier Reef)
Glover's Reef Marine Reserve ©
Glover's Reef Marine Reserve

1
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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 9th (Tue), see the vivid underwater world at Lighthouse Reef and then explore the striking landscape at Great Blue Hole.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Lighthouse Reef Atoll trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by flight from Placencia to Lighthouse Reef Atoll takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. February in Lighthouse Reef Atoll sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 25°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Belize City.

Things to do in Lighthouse Reef Atoll

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

10
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Belize City

Belize's biggest urban center, Belize City is a culturally diverse seaside destination.
Bring the kids along to The Belize Zoo and Community Baboon Sanctuary Visitor Center and Museum. Step out of Belize City to go to Orange Walk and see Lamanai Eco Adventures, which is approximately 1h 35 min away. There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Lamanai Archaeological Reserve, see the interesting displays at Museum of Belize, make a trip to Nohoch Che'en Caves Branch Archaeological Reserve, and whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Belize City trip maker.

Fly from Lighthouse Reef Atoll to Belize City in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in February, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Belize City

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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

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