Altun Ha Tour
Located 31 miles (50 kilometers) from Belize City, Altun Ha, Mayan for rock stone water, was once one of the wealthiest Mayan Empire in the Americas. Famous for its Jade Head, Altun Ha boast two plazas and thirteen structures. Here, the rich tombs are further indication that the elite enjoyed an exotic life.
Apart from the magnificent structures, Altun Ha adds to it rapport a lush rain forest reserve known as Altun Ha Nature Reserve. Here, Armadillos, agoutis, foxes and even an occasional deer can be spotted. In this reserve there is a man made pond that was made by the Mayas as a source of fresh water. Large crocodiles still call this pond home.
This site dates back to around 200BC. Construction at Altun Ha lasted to around AD 900.
The erections of these magnificent temples are strong indication that this population was large and sophisticated.
Altun Ha Tour:
Depart from Belize City drive 25 miles north. Your guide will be interpreting the area you’re passing by and also talk about the History of Belize. this also includes your rest room break. After lunch you gather up by the museum area then you start to walk in the reserve where your guide will be interpreting the site trail and also the structures in situ. After tour 30 mins for shopping on site before departure back home, in time to catch connection to hotel.
Tour Includes: Licensed Tour Guide, A/C Vehicle, Lunch, Water, Sodas, Entrance Fees, and Guided Tour on site.
Things to bring: Light Clothing, hat/cap, Camera, Good Hiking Boot/Shoe, Sunblock, Repellant, Medication if necessary, Money or Credit Card for shopping.
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