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Lamanai Mayan Site and New River Tour

Belize
(011)501-223-6025
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Ancient Ruins
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Dallas, Texas
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Ok so I should work out more. But even so, the long boat and car ride, hike through the jungle, and climb up incredibly steep (and tall!) Mayan ruins was totally worth it. This was such an amazing experience and one of my favorite trips in Belize. We got quite the surprise when a few howling monkeys came to the... More

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Holland, Michigan
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

It took a long time to get to the ruins but once there it was a nice site. There were a number of temples that could be climbed and nice trails at site.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Lamanai Adventure tours did an excellect job. We wound our way through the rivers on an excellent boat trip. We had a wonderful traditional lunch (Mayan chicken, rice and beans, watermelon. Our guide was very knowledgeable about the ruins. Don't pass up climbing to the top of the temple! The views are amazing up there!

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Horsham, Pennsylvania
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44 reviews 44 reviews
20 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

When discussing Lamanai, you must separate the site from the journey to get there (something other reviewers have not done). From our resort in Ambergris Caye, we traveled 6 hours round trip. The trip is long, cramped and bumpy (both boat and bus), but you do get to see mangrove forests and the interior of central Belize (my youngest son... More

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Gillette, Wyoming
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5 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

My husband and I visited Lamanai in April of 2014. It was part of a trip to Orchid Bay to look at property. We love visiting Mayan Ruins and this one was exceptional. We were taken to Lamanai by way of boat on the New River. Lamanai is very large, so be prepared to walk a bit over uneven terrain.... More

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Houston, Texas
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89 reviews 89 reviews
23 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

We took this tour from tropic air, it was still a long day but worth it. A must see once if you are into these type of things.

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Lovettsville, Virginia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

The whole day was great. Started with the journey with the boat. Our guide drove slowly when appropriate to help us enjoy the scenary including feeding one monkey. The temples were beautiful and when you climb them the views are unbeliezable We did this tour with Tuff E Nuff and I am sure this made a difference since they are... More

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Arlington, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

We booked this on our Royal Caribbean cruise. We were a little nervous of the long hours for this tour, but it was absolutely amazing. Our guides were very friendly and knowledgeable about Belize's history and the history of the ruins. The captain of our river boat was very good at spotting wildlife along the river tour and slowing to... More

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East Texas
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

This was a very interesting place to visit. The view from the top is breathtaking, besides the fact that we climbed 133 feet to get there! Riding the river and then hiking through the jungle is an awesome experience.

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Houston, TX
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We recently went on a cruise and choose this excursion in Belize. The river tour was amazing, even though we got caught in a rain storm on the way to the ruin. When we arrived at the dock at Lamani, it was sunny and beautiful. Our guide for this tour was amazing, he had so much information to share about... More

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