Lamanai Archaeological Reserve, Orange Walk

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Visit Lamanai Archaeological Reserve, the ruins of a Mayan complex known for its long occupation. The site was inhabited from the Early Maya period well into the 20th century. Today, you can trek the unpaved roads to the ruins, or take a boat ride there along the river. Admire the picturesque stone temples surrounded by dense, verdant jungle, and learn about the area's rich history. Enjoy exploring the lush rainforest, filled with colorful wildlife, and climb up the high temple for a singular view of the surroundings. To visit Lamanai Archaeological Reserve and get the most from your holiday in Orange Walk, create itinerary details personal to you using our Orange Walk trip builder.
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  • Lamani offers a historical visit into the past when the Mayans occupied this part of the world. This archaeological venture was financed and managed by the University of Ottawa who took great care to ...  more »
  • We took the boat trip run by Reyes and sons. The guide was very knowledgeable and enthusiastic about the wildlife (crocodile and birds) we saw en route. The ruins are an empressive site on an artifici...  more »
  • Loved the boat ride up the river to reach Lamanai. A great ruin and we also saw some unique birds and a crocodile.  more »