Lamanai Mayan Ruins

Tour information

  • allinclusive
  • Cold Bottled Water
  • Entrance fees
  • Gratuities (optional)
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Lamanai Mayan Ruins


Visit one of Belizes most spectacular ruins Lamanai Mayan Ruin located in one of the oldest continuously occupied Maya sites in Belize, from about 1500 BC when maize was being grown at the site, to 1680 AD.  

Lamanai Mayan Ruin is located on 950 ares and is one of the largest Maya ceremonial sites in Belize, including more than 100 minor structures, a ball court and about 12 major buildings, mostly known for  the Temple of the Mask, thought to be an Olmec God or Kinich Ahau, the Maya Sun God, the Temple of the Jaguar Masks and the High Temple

In addition to Mayan buildings and artifacts, the Lamanai site also has the remains of a 19th century sugar mill, a brick-lined reservoir and the charred remains of 2 16th century Catholic churches.

Just getting to Lamanai Mayan Ruin is a part of the adventure, you will see a large diversity of flora and fauna, including Spider Monkeys, hawks, kites and falcons. You may also see Jacanas  walking on the lily pads and there’s lots of crocodiles “Lamanai”  means “Submerged Crocodile”).


  • Expect to climb the Ruins, that a steep step up the Temples
  • Bring mosquito repellent
  • Wear walking shoes
  • Sun screen
  • Bring cash and small bills

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