11 days in Belize Itinerary

11 days in Belize Itinerary

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11 days in Belize Itinerary

Windsor
Fly:  9​h 30​min
San Ignacio
— 1 night
Drive + Fly + Drive:  30​min
Belmopan
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Orange Walk
— 1 night
Fly:  30​min
San Pedro, Ambergris Caye
— 4 nights
+3
Fly + shuttle + foot + ferry:  3​h 15​min
Caye Caulker
— 2 nights
Fly:  13​h 15​min
Windsor

2
days
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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Green Iguana Conservation Project, delve into the distant past at Cahal Pech Mayan Ruins & Museum, and then explore the ancient world of Xunantunich. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu): explore the fascinating underground world of Actun Tunichil Muknal, then paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and then stop by Back to My Roots.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the San Ignacio online itinerary creator.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Tecumseh, Canada to San Ignacio. Traveling from Tecumseh to San Ignacio, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Tecumseh in March; daily highs in San Ignacio reach 38°C and lows reach 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can fly to Belmopan.

Things to do in San Ignacio

#Parks, #Historic Sites, #Nature

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Xunantunich ©
Xunantunich
Cahal Pech Mayan Ruins & Museum ©
Cahal Pech Mayan Ruins & Museum

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Belmopan

Belmopan ©
Nicknamed the "Garden City" thanks to its planned urban parklands, Belmopan serves as the capital of Belize and a launching point for tours of nearby caves and Mayan ruins.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): identify plant and animal life at St Herman's Cave and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Belmopan travel itinerary planner.

Belmopan is very close to San Ignacio. In March, daytime highs in Belmopan are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Orange Walk.

Things to do in Belmopan

#Parks, #Wildlife
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St Herman's Cave ©
St Herman's Cave

1
day
Orange Walk

Orange Walk ©
An agricultural town that has become an economic hub, Orange Walk sits in a privileged position among ecologically diverse landscape, fertile fields, and historical ruins.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): head outdoors with Lamanai Eco Adventures and then delve into the distant past at Lamanai Archaeological Reserve.

To see maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Orange Walk itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Belmopan to Orange Walk takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Belmopan in March, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 26°C in Orange Walk. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to San Pedro.

Things to do in Orange Walk

#Historic Sites, #Outdoors
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Lamanai Archaeological Reserve ©
Lamanai Archaeological Reserve

4
days
San Pedro, Ambergris Caye

San Pedro evolved from small fishing village and now represents one of the most visited locations in Belize.
Belizean Melody Art Gallery and The Gallery of San Pedro are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll discover tucked-away gems like River Rafting & Tubing and Secret Beach. On the 7th (Tue), spend a day among the vivid marine life at Hol Chan Marine Reserve. There's still lots to do: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, take a memorable tour with Belize Sailing Center, view the masterpieces at Belizean Arts, and see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our San Pedro sightseeing planner.

San Pedro is just a short distance from Orange Walk. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. In March in San Pedro, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to fly to Caye Caulker.

Things to do in San Pedro

#Outdoors, #Wildlife, #Tours

Side Trip

Secret Beach
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River Rafting & Tubing
Hol Chan Marine Reserve ©
Hol Chan Marine Reserve

2
days
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 9th (Thu): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then catch a wave with a taste of the best surfing spots. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at The Estuary, then view the masterpieces at Cooper's Art Gallery, then take in the exciting artwork at Red Flower Gallery, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at The Split.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Caye Caulker vacation trip planner.

Caye Caulker is very close to San Pedro. In March, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Caye Caulker

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches
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The Split ©
The Split
The Estuary of Caye Caulker ©
The Estuary of Caye Caulker
Scuba & Snorkeling

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