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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  • site visited as a result of Tikal, disappointed in the latter. Smaller, paths + marked (impression: attraction to tourists) interest: view of one of the temple on the river and the jungle boat trip on the river guides go on the run
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  • We took one of the river cruise excursions with our cruise ship here, and it was awesome. You can feel the history, and the hike to each of the temples is just gorgeous with the canopy trees, differen...  more »
  • The site is awesome, about 700 pyramids but only 6/7 outputs of Earth. Day organised by the hotel, approximately 60 USD, boat trip on the River very nice to get to the site. Museum explanation in English only, English only and the site no explanatory panel of the fauna and flora, an improvement is clearly necessary at this level. Too bad...
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