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Lamanai Mayan Site and New River Tour

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Address: Belize
Phone Number: (011)501-223-6025
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Great trip

The only negative was the boat ride. It had a lot of wasted time which could have been spent at the ruins

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 17, 2015
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Petaluma, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015 via mobile

The actual Mayan site of Lamanai is amazing. Dense jungle with huge temples you can climb on and see a 360 degrees view of the surrounding area. There is some serious history here. The guides were also very informative. BUT... If you are coming from San Pedro you Take a 1 hour boat ride to get to the mainland, then... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015 via mobile

The only negative was the boat ride. It had a lot of wasted time which could have been spent at the ruins

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

We took this tour in May, and it was great! Our guide was waiting for us when we got off the ship in Mahogany Bay and we were able to get into a van and go. I've read other reviews complaining about everything from the food, to the vans, to the guides attitudes....DON'T believe it ! We were travelling with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015 via mobile

we took a boat ride from Orange Walk" to Lamanai and it took like 1 hour! we had a tour guide and he told us a lot how the Maya had work ones here and how the left... it was really interesting! Lamanai has the third tallest temple in Belize! you walk along a beautiful trail from one temple to... More 

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moreno valley
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Relaxing full day trip to a interesting well preserved Mayan site. We saw spider monkeys and howler monkeys. Be sure to climb to the relatively easily accessible Mayan Temple. The view at the top is spectacular. The guides are very knowledgeable and the museum is well put together. The boat ride to the Mayan site goes through the rain forest... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Booked via our cruise line; Edgar and Edgar (father and son) did a wonderful job of making everyone comfortable; river boat ride was pleasant and nice escape from the heat and humidity; saw spider monkey, croc, as well as amazing plant life. The ruins and info provided were interesting and unlike some other Mayan ruin sites you were able (if... More 

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Miami, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Had an excellent tour guide, who was like a walking encyclopedia. amazing guy. Delicious home made lunch in the jungle was nice and delicious. But it took over 2 hours to get there. There was another site Altun Ha that was closer, and no need to go on a river for over 50 minutes. Do that if you want to... More 

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Townsend, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Amir was totally knowledgeable and fun as a guide on the River of Strange Faces as well as at the Ruins. He delighted us with stories and history as well as stopping at points of interest along the River. Highly recommend!

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Albany, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

This place and the guides we had were totally worth the trip to get there! We left from San Pedro in a boat and went up the Old River to Bomba, got on a bus to the New River then toured the site. Our guide pointed out historical and natural points of interest along the way then knew an amazing... More 

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Newport Beach, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

This was a very interesting ruin site. We had about an hour long boat ride up the river to get to the site. We saw birds, alligators, bats, and cactus growing all over the branches of a tree. The guide gave us lots of history about everything. You can climb to the top of each temple but they are steep.... More 

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Address: Address: Belize
Phone Number: (011)501-223-6025
Location: Central America  >  Belize  >  Belize District

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