23 days in Belize Cayes Itinerary

23 days in Belize Cayes Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Ottawa
+2
Fly + Foot + Ferry:  11 h 15 min
1
Caye Caulker
— 5 nights
+3
Ferry + Foot + Shuttle + Fly:  4 h 15 min
2
Glovers Reef Atoll
— 3 nights
Travel:  4 h 45 min
3
Lighthouse Reef Atoll
— 5 nights
Fly:  1 h 30 min
4
San Pedro, Ambergris Caye
— 8 nights
Fly:  10 h 45 min
End: Ottawa

5
nights
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.
Explore Caye Caulker's surroundings by going to Belize City (River Rafting & Tubing & Zipline). And it doesn't end there: stroll through Shark Ray Alley, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and stop by Lionfish Souvenirs and Adventures.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Caye Caulker trip planner.

Ottawa, Canada to Caye Caulker is an approximately 11.5- hour combination of flight and ferry. Traveling from Ottawa to Caye Caulker, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Ottawa in March: high temperatures in Caye Caulker hover around 34°C and lows are around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can travel to Glovers Reef Atoll.

Things to do in Caye Caulker

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Belize City, Shark Ray Alley
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River Rafting & Tubing
Shark Ray Alley ©
Shark Ray Alley
Scuba & Snorkeling

3
nights
Glovers Reef Atoll

Glovers Reef Atoll ©
Glovers Reef Atoll is known for nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step off the mainland to explore Half Moon Caye National Monument.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Glovers Reef Atoll road trip planning site.

Getting from Caye Caulker to Glovers Reef Atoll by combination of ferry, shuttle, and flight takes about 4.5 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 26°C. On the 12th (Thu), you'll travel to Lighthouse Reef Atoll.

Things to do in Glovers Reef Atoll

Nature Parks
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Half Moon Caye National Monument ©
Half Moon Caye National Monument

5
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.
Lighthouse Reef Atoll is known for nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Great Blue Hole.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Lighthouse Reef Atoll trip itinerary maker site.

Explore your travel options from Glovers Reef Atoll to Lighthouse Reef Atoll with the Route module. In March, daily temperatures in Lighthouse Reef Atoll can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. You'll set off for San Pedro on the 17th (Tue).

Things to do in Lighthouse Reef Atoll

Nature Parks
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Great Blue Hole ©
Great Blue Hole

8
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 20th (Fri) exploring nature at Bacalar Chico National Park and Marine Reserve. There's much more to do: stroll through Hol Chan Marine Reserve, examine the collection at Ambergris Museum & Cultural Center, look for gifts at Belize Chocolate Company, and kick back and relax at Secret Beach Belize.

For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the San Pedro trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Lighthouse Reef Atoll to San Pedro takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in March, and nighttime lows around 26°C. On the 25th (Wed), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in San Pedro

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Ambergris Caye
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Hol Chan Marine Reserve ©
Hol Chan Marine Reserve
Scuba & Snorkeling
Fishing Charters & Tours