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$119 Cultural & Theme Tours

Lamanai and a taste of Sugar city famous tacos

On this all-day excursion from the Cayo District, you will travel to the Mayan site of Lamanai and also get to try the famous Sugar City tacos! Lamanai, which means “Submerged Crocodile”, is located in the Orange Walk district in northern Belize. Lamanai is impressive and well-known for the exceptionally long length of time that it was occupied by the Mayan people: its occupation spanned from the Preclassic Maya period all the way into the Spanish and British Colonial periods in the early 20th century. In contrast, most of the other Mayan sites in Belize were abandoned by the 10th century AD. To get to the site, your experienced guide will accompany you on an organized boat trip which departs from Orange Walk Town and travels along the New River. Once you reach the site, be sure to take in the impressive history as you explore notable structures such as the Mask Temple, Jaguar Temple, and High Temple. After your tour of the site, make sure to try the Sugar City tacos (in Orange Walk), which are claimed to be the best tacos in the country!

$245 Cultural & Theme Tours

Lamanai Mayan Ruins Tour from Ambergris Caye

Pick up from your Resort at 6am so you can take the 6:30am boat from San Pedro to Belize City.Meet at the lobby at your resort. My cab driver will check you in and give you your passes.We meet up in Belize city at San Pedro-Belize Express Boat Terminal. We then drive an hour the Orange Walk Town where we take a river boat ride to Lamanai Mayan Ruins.We arrive at the site where we have lunch before getting a guided tour of Lamanai. You will get to climb the temples, visit the onsite museum, shop at local crafts shops and take pictures of howler monkeys.After spending the afternoon exploring Lamanai, we head back the Orange Walk taking the river boat back. We continue to Belize city on our drive to make the 5:30pm boat back to San Pedro then we drop you off at your resort.

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