From Caye Caulker
Tour Meeting Point: Travel by air or boat to Belize City, where your guide will be waiting to meet you to start your tour![starlist]By Boat: Boat departes Caye Caulker at 7:45am / travel time is approx 45mins one way.
By Air: Flight departes Caye Caulker at 8:05am / travel time is approx 15mins one way.[/starlist]
Route: From here you will travel in van to Orange Walk district near the toll bridge. This is roughly a 60 minute drive, your guide will give you a brief history of Belize City and its attractions while you make your way to the Northern Highway, the main artery north to the District of Orange Walk.(See map above.)
River Tour: Upon arrival at the toll bridge, you will board a boat, and travel for another 45 minutes by river to the Maya Ruins of Lamanai, your guide will continue to give you our river rainforest tour, pointing out along the way, many diverse flora and fauna and the different species of bats and birds that inhabit the area. Don’t be surprised to see crocodiles along the way, this is croc heaven and the habitat is protected. Villagers who reside in the area, can often times be seen fishing from small handmade canoes known as dugouts and will often pose for you to take photos.
Lamanai Maya Temple Site: With the vast array of information and the knowledgeable guides at hand, times blows by fast and before you know it, you are here! Lamanai! Take a brief moment to drink water, spray on insect repellant, and off you go. Your guide will take you through the plazas and the different temple structures explaining the culture and people who inhabited this mysterious land many years ago. Enjoy, take photos, and climb the high temple, from atop take pictures of the jungle below and the lagoon adjoining the new river. Enjoy your homemade local lunch at the temple site under the open air thatch palapa.
End of Tour: Your boat & captain will be waiting for you to return to the dock at the toll bridge where your transport vehicle awaits to take you back to the Cruise Terminal, in Belize City.
Reccommended Wear: Tshirt & Short Pants or Lightweight Long Pants, Cap, Sturdy Walking Shoes (not flip flops), Sunshades, Sunblock, Water, Insect Repellant
Included: Guided ground & boat transfers to Site / Entrance Fee / Lunch with Beverage
Not Included: Boat Transfer Add US$25.00pp / for Air Transfer ADD US$95pp Round Trip.
Tour Cost: US120 per person (From Belize City)