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“A Fun Full Day Excursion”

Lamanai Archaeological Reserve
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Lamanai and the New River Safari in Belize
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Belize New River Cruise and Lamanai Mayan Ruins Day Trip by Air from Ambergris...
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Lamanai Day Trip from San Ignacio
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Owner description: This site features more than 700 Mayan buildings plus a museum.
Reviewed November 3, 2013

We booked a full day excursion to the ruins through our hotel (Black Orchid Resort). There first is a drive to the "Lamanai Outpost" where you board a small boat. You then travel by boat for about an hour to the actual ruins. Along the way our guide pointed out various birds and wildlife. The ruins themselves are not huge like Tikal, but had very few other visitors which made them so enjoyable (book your trip when the cruise ships are not in port). The ruins also afforded some nice some wildlife spotting. Another nice plus was the ability to actually climb to the top of the temples for very nice views. This was not the case at other ruins we visited. I think the total excursion is about 6-7 hours with 2 1/2 hours at the ruins (with lunch).

Thank Randy P
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Reviewed October 27, 2013 via mobile

Took a trip to the mainland with Searious Tours on 10/26/13. Went to The ancient Mayan city of Lamana'in. Aka Lamanai. Awesome day. A 1 hour boat ride up river to the site after disembarking from our vans. The site itself is breathtaking. Our guide Ignacio was extremely informative, attentive and ensured that we understood the "lesson" lol. This was my first tour of anything in the Mundo Maya.

Thank Fries_with_Ketchup
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Reviewed October 12, 2013

Fascinating trip. Came to know about the Maya all the more.
We were fortunate and the cruise ship tourists weren't there,
so the jungle was peaceful and easier to imagine life back then.
We are birders, the river boat ride there was great.
Saw most of the habit that resides along the river.
The guides are so informative, humble, happy.
They feed us before we left.
Trogons and Howler monkeys were entertaining.
We went the end of Feb. '13 no bugs, not hot.
We stayed at Crooked tree.
About a 4 hour tour.
Including transportation to boat, up the river, explore Lamamia, lunch, and back. Great morning.

Thank colleen_mike33
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Reviewed October 1, 2013

Lovely walk - go early. it gets very hot and overfull of other tourists. Take water with you - well worth it

Thank midasfriend
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Reviewed September 23, 2013

Pretty kewl Mayan Ruin on the New River. Definitely take a boat, the road takes forever. Bring some mosquito repellent. We had some snacks and beverage with us. The local village has food and beverages as well.

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