Together with local tour operators we arrange daily tours to main destinations across Belize including: Lamanai Mayan City Tour, Baboon Sanctuary Tour, and the Cave Tubing/Aerial Trek/Belize Zoo Tour.
La’man’ain is the indigenous name for Lamanai, which means “submerged crocodile”. This majestic Mayan city was settled sometime around 1500 BC and abandoned in the post classic 1800 AD.
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The tour features a boat tour up the historic New River all the way to the ancient Mayan city of Lamanai. On days when Mother Nature is good to us, you will have the opportunity to see the Morlet and American Crocodiles, insect feeding bats, green and spiny tail iguanas, and an array of orchids and birds all thriving in their natural habitat.
The Belizean sun is unforgiving. Be sure to keep your body hydrated. Drink plenty liquids. The rain in this part of the country is unpredictable and can come quite suddenly. Keep a waterproof bag handy for your camera and other important items. Your tour guide comes from a family that has been operating this tour for the last 15 years.
Tours to Lamanai are conducted by Lamanai River Tours who have been in business for the past fifteen years. Lamanai River Tours provides bottled water and soft drinks to guests.
Boats leave at 9:00am and return by 3-4:00pm.
Also available: Lamanai Private tours. See below.
|Price US$ / person (entrance fee included)|
|Children 5-10 yrs||$25|
|Children 4yrs and under||FREE|
|Lamanai River Tours||Lamanai Eco Tours|
Departure point Orange Walk Town
Departure point Carmelita, Orange Walk District
The Baboon Sanctuary is a protected area that hosts the highlight of this trip, the endangered black howler monkey or 'baboon' as it is called in the local Creole dialect.
Since 1985, Baboon Sanctuary has grown has grown and helped in the protection of many species of flora and fauna in the region. It was founded by Dr. Robert Horwich, an American primatologist and Fallet Young, a landowner in the Bermudan Landing. The baboons thrive to survive in the wild in a stretch of over 20 sq. miles along the historic New River. The Baboon Sanctuary encompasses dense jungle, pastures, farmlands, and the wonderful Belizean 'village life'.
Tours to the Baboon Sanctuary are conducted by Lamanai River Tours. This all day tour starts with an hour drive to Bermudian Landing, located in the rural area of the Belize District. Guests can observe many of the 1500 baboons in the area while on a guided tour down the sanctuary's trails. Canoes are also available to paddle down the green waters of the historic New River.
The tour includes park entrance fees, a guided tour of the sanctuary, a whole some of Belize's famous rice and beans with stewed chicken, potato salad, fried plantains.
|Price US$ / person|
|4 or more persons||$50|
|Canoe rental fee||$25|
Altun-Ha means “stone water”. It was named after the rockstone pond near the site. This Mayan site is well known for the jade head carving of the Mayan sun god, Kinich Ahau, found in 1968. It is the largest of its kind ever found in the Mayan world. Guests are led into two pre- Classic Plazas that the Mayas once inhabited. Together these hold 13 Mayan Structures.
Baboon Sanctuary fee + US$40.00 per person (entrance fee included).
This all day tour starts with an hour and a half drive to the Caves Branch Park, located in the Cayo district. Tubing essentials such as inner tube, head lamp and life vest are obtained on site. Guests go on a 30 minute hike through guided trails. The tour features an hour journey down the pristine waters of the Caves Branch River, through ancient caves and mini rapids.
|Price US$ / person|
|7 or more persons||$40|
For more fun and adventure, try Jaguar Paw's Ziplining. Take a 5 minute hike from Cave Branch's entrance to the starting location. Climb up 7 platforms and release into the jungle, zipping above the canopies until you reach ground.
Cave Tubing fee + $55 per person
The Belize Zoo boasts the title of "Best Little Zoo in the World". It provides a home to a colleciton of Belize's wild animals, allowing them to reside in a natural habitat. They promote wildlife education, research and conservation. Guests walk through this backyard zoo while enjoying the presence of Belize's magnificent native animals: Mountain Lion, Tapir, Margay, Jaguar, Ocelot, Jaguarondi, Howler and Spider Monkeys, Toucans, Scarlet Macaw, Harpy Eagle, Gibnut, Kinkajoo, Coatimundi, King Vulture, Jabiru, Great Egret, Crocodiles, Boa Constrictor, Coral Snake and a few others.
Cave Tubing fee + $15 per person