Lamanai Archaeological Reserve, Orange Walk

4.7
#5 of 13 in Historic Sites in Belize
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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  • August 14, 2017
    Visited a lot of ruins in Belize, as I am passionate about history, but the most impressive site was Lamanai. I loved its location, in the heart of the Tropical forest, with lots of trail to take to r...  more »
  • August 9, 2017
    I've visited a number of Mayan Ruins over the years, but Lamanai stands out. Only partially excavated, you do have to hike through jungle trails to get from one site to the next. With a basic, but exc...  more »
  • July 29, 2017
    Smaller site but worth a visit especially in combination with Lamanai outpost lodge. Not similar to Tikal
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