Daring participants will rappel to the rainforest floor from the final platform for a thrilling one-of-a-kind jungle adventure.
The name "Lamanai" comes from the word "submerged crocodile" in the Mayan language.
It lies just below Mexico and is bordered by Guatemala on the west and south and the Caribbean Sea on the east.
The second largest barrier reef in the world is located off the coast of Belize.
He arrived in the Yucatan from a shipwreck off Jamaica.
1528 Francisco de Montejo, the Adelanto arrives in Corozal, northern Belize.
Secured by a harness with feet dangling free, zip line riders will traverse from 75 ft high platforms whizzing past a stunning display of tropical flora and fauna.The 200 year drought affects all the American continents. D.), Throughout Belize, the Yucatec Maya rise up and overthrow the Itza-Maya (from the Peten), the rulers and overlords.1346 (Christian calendar), Shi Col attends ceremonies on Wild Cane Caye in the Toledo District, then returns to her hill village.You've got Mexicans, Guatemalans, Hondurans and Nicaraguans mixed with current-day generations of the Maya who originally inhabited this land, the pirates who came later, the Mennonite farmers who began arriving on the scene in the 16th century, the British who ruled until 1981, and each other. The pirates came to ply their pirate trading out of view.The Mennonites came from Germany and the Netherlands so they could be Mennonites without anyone bothering them. And the folks from the surrounding countries have made their way across Belize's borders over the decades in search of safety.For stress-free vacation planning, select one of our of adventure packages that combine your choice of room, meal plan, mainland and water adventures, and more.