23 days in Belize Itinerary

23 days in Belize Itinerary

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23 days in Belize Itinerary

Start: Boston
Fly:  10 h 30 min
1
San Pedro, Ambergris Caye
— 5 nights
Fly:  1 h 30 min
2
Lighthouse Reef Atoll
— 1 night
Travel:  4 h 45 min
3
Caye Caulker
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Belize City
— 3 nights
Fly:  15 min
5
Ladyville
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
6
San Ignacio
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  1 h
7
La Democracia
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  2 h
8
Mountain Pine Ridge Reserve
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  13 h 15 min
End: Boston

5
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: see the vivid underwater world at Hol Chan Marine Reserve, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Bacalar Chico National Park and Marine Reserve, tour the pleasant surroundings at Mexico Rocks, and discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read San Pedro journey maker tool.

Boston, USA to San Pedro is an approximately 10.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of train, tram, flight, and shuttle. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Boston in April; daily highs in San Pedro reach 88°F and lows reach 76°F. You'll set off for Lighthouse Reef Atoll on the 25th (Sat).

Things to do in San Pedro

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Ambergris Caye
Find places to stay Apr 20 — 25:
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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.
On your second day here, take in the dramatic natural features at Great Blue Hole and then explore the gorgeous colors at Lighthouse Reef.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Lighthouse Reef Atoll holiday maker website.

You can fly from San Pedro to Lighthouse Reef Atoll in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In April, daily temperatures in Lighthouse Reef Atoll can reach 88°F, while at night they dip to 76°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Caye Caulker.

Things to do in Lighthouse Reef Atoll

Parks Nature Wildlife
Find places to stay Apr 25 — 26:
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Great Blue Hole ©
Great Blue Hole
Lighthouse Reef ©
Lighthouse Reef

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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Mon): make a trip to Shark Ray Alley, then explore the galleries of Red Flower Gallery, and then enjoy the sand and surf at The Split. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and then take a memorable tour with Tours.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Caye Caulker trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Lighthouse Reef Atoll to Caye Caulker. April in Caye Caulker sees daily highs of 88°F and lows of 76°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Belize City.

Things to do in Caye Caulker

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Shark Ray Alley
Find places to stay Apr 26 — 29:
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The Split ©
The Split
Shark Ray Alley ©
Shark Ray Alley
Scuba & Snorkeling

3
nights
Belize City

Belize's biggest urban center, Belize City is a culturally diverse seaside destination.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Altun Ha as well as River Rafting & Tubing. And it doesn't end there: head outdoors with Goff's Caye, appreciate the history behind The Belize Sign Monument, examine the collection at Luba Garifuna Cultural Museum, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

For photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Belize City online day trip planner .

Traveling by car from Caye Caulker to Belize City takes 2 hours. April in Belize City sees daily highs of 88°F and lows of 76°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Ladyville.

Things to do in Belize City

Outdoors Tours Adventure

Side Trip

Goff's Caye
Find places to stay Apr 29 — May 2:
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River Rafting & Tubing
Zipline
Goff's Caye ©
Goff's Caye

2
nights
Ladyville

Ladyville ©
Ladyville is the largest village in the country of Belize, eight miles northwest of Belize City in the Belize District. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Crooked Tree Wildlife Sanctuary. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): stroll through Crooked Tree Wildlife Sanctuary.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Ladyville trip itinerary planner.

Ladyville is just a stone's throw from Belize City. In May in Ladyville, expect temperatures between 88°F during the day and 78°F at night. On the 4th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to San Ignacio.

Things to do in Ladyville

Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Belize District
Find places to stay May 2 — 4:
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Crooked Tree Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Crooked Tree Wildlife Sanctuary
Bacab Eco Park ©
Bacab Eco Park

3
nights
San Ignacio

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.
Change things up with a short trip to Blue Hole National Park in Belmopan (about 46 minutes away). There's lots more to do: explore the fascinating underground world of ATM Cave Belize- Actun Tunichil Muknal, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, view the masterpieces at Cappello's Art Gallery, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Green Iguana Conservation Project.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the San Ignacio driving holiday planning site .

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. On the 7th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in San Ignacio

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Blue Hole National Park, ATM Cave Belize- Actun Tunichil Muknal
Find places to stay May 4 — 7:
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ATM Cave Belize- Actun Tunichil Muknal ©
Blue Hole National Park ©
Blue Hole National Park
Cahal Pech Mayan Ruins & Museum ©
Cahal Pech Mayan Ruins & Museum

2
nights
La Democracia

La Democracia ©
You've now added Cave Tubing R Us to your itinerary.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read La Democracia day trip app .

You can do a combination of flight and car from San Ignacio to La Democracia in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. In May in La Democracia, expect temperatures between 88°F during the day and 78°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Mountain Pine Ridge Reserve.

Things to do in La Democracia

Outdoors Adventure Tours

Side Trip

Cave Tubing R Us
Find places to stay May 7 — 9:
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Cave Tubing R Us ©
Cave Tubing R Us

2
nights
Mountain Pine Ridge Reserve

Mountain Pine Ridge Reserve ©
Caracol has been added to your itinerary. On the 9th (Sat), take a peaceful walk through Mountain Pine Ridge Forest Reserve. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic scenery at Rio On Pools and then delve into the distant past at Caracol.

To find reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Mountain Pine Ridge Reserve road trip planning tool .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from La Democracia to Mountain Pine Ridge Reserve takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. On the 11th (Mon), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Mountain Pine Ridge Reserve

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cayo, Rio On Pools
Find places to stay May 9 — 11:
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Rio On Pools ©
Rio On Pools
Mountain Pine Ridge Forest Reserve ©
Caracol ©
Caracol