A 20 minute flight to Tower Hill (Orange Walk), and a 10 minute ride through sugar cane fields, brings you to the banks of the New River. Climb aboard and enjoy a boat ride through mangroves. See birds, bats, flora, turtles, and crocodiles along the way to Lamanai Maya site. There, walk through dense jungle and learn about Belizean bush medicine. Explore impressive Maya monuments, and climb the hug El Castillo Temple for a view of the New River Lagoon. Be sure to listen for Howler Monkeys, and look out for Toucans as you stroll through the rainforest.
Finally, visit the museum, enjoy a tasty Belizean lunch, and visit the gift shop before you get back on board the boat to begin your return journey to San Pedro.
Activity Level: BEGINNER
What to bring: Comfortable clothing, insect repellent, long pants, camera, hat, and sturdy walking shoes.