32 days in Belize Itinerary

32 days in Belize Itinerary

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32 days in Belize Itinerary

Start: Montreal, Quebec
Fly:  8​h 30​min
1
Belize City
— 5 nights
Fly:  1​h 30​min
2
Lighthouse Reef Atoll
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 15​min
3
Placencia
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Punta Gorda
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
5
San Ignacio
— 6 nights
+2
Bus + Foot + Ferry:  4​h
6
Caye Caulker
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h
7
San Pedro, Ambergris Caye
— 7 nights
Fly:  9​h
End: Montreal, Quebec

5
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). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Lamanai Archaeological Reserve, see the interesting displays at Museum of Belize, learn more about the world around you at St John's Cathedral, and stroll through Community Baboon Sanctuary Visitor Center and Museum.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Belize City trip itinerary planner .

Montreal, Canada to Belize City is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Montreal in March, expect Belize City to be much warmer, temps between 34°C and 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Lighthouse Reef Atoll.

Things to do in Belize City

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Belize District, The Belize Zoo, Goff's Caye, Lamanai Archaeological Reserve
Find places to stay Mar 20 — 25:
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River Rafting & Tubing
Lamanai Archaeological Reserve ©
Lamanai Archaeological Reserve
The Belize Zoo ©
The Belize Zoo

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 26th (Thu): explore the gorgeous colors at Lighthouse Reef and then make a trip to Great Blue Hole.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Lighthouse Reef Atoll journey website .

Fly from Belize City to Lighthouse Reef Atoll in 1.5 hours. In March, daily temperatures in Lighthouse Reef Atoll can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can fly to Placencia.

Things to do in Lighthouse Reef Atoll

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

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Placencia side-trips: Dangriga (Studio Gallery Cayetano & Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Preserve) and Glover's Reef Marine Reserve (in Hopkins). There's lots more to do: step off the mainland to explore Laughing Bird Caye National Park, cast your line with a fishing tour, experience rural life at Bunches of Fun Banana Farm Tours, and explore the gorgeous colors at Mesoamerican Reef (Belize Barrier Reef).

Plan my day in Placencia using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can fly from Lighthouse Reef Atoll to Placencia in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Placencia can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Punta Gorda.

Things to do in Placencia

Wildlife Parks Tours

Side Trips

Dangriga, Glover's Reef Marine Reserve, Che'il Mayan Products, Mesoamerican Reef (Belize Barrier Reef)
Find places to stay Mar 26 — Apr 1:
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Glover's Reef Marine Reserve ©
Glover's Reef Marine Reserve
Laughing Bird Caye National Park ©
Laughing Bird Caye National Park
Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Preserve ©
Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Preserve

2
nights
Punta Gorda

Punta Gorda ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): explore the ancient world of Lubaantun, then steep yourself in history at Nim Li Punit (Big Hat), and then learn more about the world around you at Maya House of Cacao. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for gifts at IXCACAO Maya Belizean Chocolate, then take in the exciting artwork at We Art Gallery, and then head off the coast to Snake Cayes.

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Punta Gorda online driving holiday planner .

Getting from Placencia to Punta Gorda by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and bus. April in Punta Gorda sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can drive to San Ignacio.

Things to do in Punta Gorda

Shopping Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Toledo District, IXCACAO Maya Belizean Chocolate
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IXCACAO Maya Belizean Chocolate ©
IXCACAO Maya Belizean Chocolate
Nim Li Punit (Big Hat) ©
Nim Li Punit (Big Hat)
Lubaantun ©
Lubaantun

6
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.
Get out of town with these interesting San Ignacio side-trips: Rio On Pools (in Augustine), Belmopan (Blue Hole National Park, Crystal Cave, & more) and Big Rock Falls (in Mountain Pine Ridge Reserve). And it doesn't end there: Head underground at ATM Cave Belize- Actun Tunichil Muknal, explore the galleries of Cappello's Art Gallery, delve into the distant past at Cahal Pech Mayan Ruins & Museum, and admire the masterpieces at Tanah Mayan Art Museum.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the San Ignacio holiday planning tool .

You can drive from Punta Gorda to San Ignacio in 5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to Caye Caulker.

Things to do in San Ignacio

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cayo, Belmopan, Rio On Pools, Tanah Mayan Art Museum, Big Rock Falls
Find places to stay Apr 3 — 9:
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Blue Hole National Park ©
Blue Hole National Park
Rio On Pools ©
Rio On Pools

4
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.
Caye Caulker is known for wildlife, beaches, adventure, spas, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the vivid underwater world at Shark Ray Alley, stroll through The Estuary of Caye Caulker, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and stop by Lionfish Souvenirs and Adventures.

To find where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Caye Caulker trip itinerary website .

You can do a combination of bus and ferry from San Ignacio to Caye Caulker in 4 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to go by car to San Pedro.

Things to do in Caye Caulker

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

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

7
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 16th (Thu) exploring nature at Bacalar Chico National Park and Marine Reserve. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Hol Chan Marine Reserve, stop by Belize Chocolate Company, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and push the limits with an extreme tour.

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the San Pedro travel itinerary planner .

Drive from Caye Caulker to San Pedro in an hour. In April, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. On the 20th (Mon), you're off tohome.

Things to do in San Pedro

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Ambergris Caye
Find places to stay Apr 13 — 20:
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Hol Chan Marine Reserve ©
Hol Chan Marine Reserve
Scuba & Snorkeling
Fishing Charters & Tours

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