Activity Level
Belize City, Caye Caulker, Orange Walk, San Pedro
Departure Location
6.5 hours
Tour Time
Cruise Tour, History Tour
Tour Type

When the Spaniards arrived in this area, they found the Maya people still occupying ancient Lamanai (“submerged crocodile”), and found out that this site dated back to pre-classic times – therefore one of the oldest occupied kingdoms of the Maya.

Set on the banks of the great New river Lagoon, this area is home to howler and spider monkey, iguana, crocodile and dozens of exotic bird species. Accessible by wetland safari boat ride from the village of Lemonal is in itself and amazing tour.

The stone face of a Mayan deity looks mutely to the west on one temple, casting stone eyes on the setting sun. The tour circuit takes guests through other plazas with temples reaching to the heavens – again, a reminder of the cosmological religion of this ancient civilization, which saw the creation of both the short (260 days) and the long count (365 days) calendars a couple thousand years ago by sacred shaman priest/scientists living and working in the rainforests of Meso America.

After lunch, served under the thatch huts by the lagoon, board your riverboats for the water journey back to your tour bus.

There is a minimum number of 4 participants to do a reservation. This is NOT a private tour and you may or may not be joined with others depending on date. Groups are guided no larger than 15 by law!
40% deposit is taken at the time of booking the balance to be paid in USD cash or Belize Dollars equivalent at the time of pickup for your excursion.

DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION Belize City Accommodation, Water Taxi Terminal, Municipal Airstrip, Orange Walk Town. (NOT AVAILABLE FOR CRUISE SHIP GUESTS)
DEPARTURE TIME Within 30 Minutes of Arrival
Lunch Entrance Fees
Air conditioned transportation, Boat river tour Licensed  guide and guided tour
Guide gratuity




We pickup from your hotel, Municipal Airstrip, Water Taxi or Bus Stop or Cruise Port in Belize City.

Transfer to Lemonal Village

Roughly and hours drive north of Belize city on through small country villages we come to the tiny village of Lemonal.

Arrival and Wetland Safari to Lamanai

After using the bathroom facilities its off on your wetland safari to the ancient city of crocodiles, Lamanai. In route see may species of birds, crocodiles, Iguanas and many other flora and fauna local to the area.

Tour of Lamanai

On arrival at Lamanai guests get a chance to use the bathroom facilitates again should they need and its off to tour. Learn the history of the only city in mesoamerica to be under continued occupation. Your guide will take you across 5 plazas and 5 temples explaining the history and demise of this once great civilization.

Lunch and Return to City

After your tour of Lamanai, guests are served a delicious local lunch after which its return to our docks via the new river for your return to Belize City.

From Ambergris Caye, Caye Caulker and Belize City US120 (Does not include airfare or water taxi cost)
From Orange Walk US120 per person
Infants up to 3 years free
No children of teen rates available on this tour.
This tour is NOT available for cruise ship guests.
40% deposit is taken at the time of booking the balance to be paid in USD cash or Belize Dollars equivalent at the time of pickup for your excursion.

Lamanai Mask Temple
River Tour to Lamanai
Lamanai Boat Ride
Lamanai Jaguar Temple
Royal Plaza Lamanai
Entering the Royal Plaza Lamanai
Lamanai tour introduction
High Temple at Lamanai
Lamanai Belize Excited Guests at Tourism Village pickup
Walking to Lamanai tour introduction

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