Altun Ha & The Olde Belize River, Belize City

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Explore Altun Ha & The Olde Belize River with a tour consisting of a river cruise followed by a visit to the ancient archaeological site at Altun Ha. Hop on the boat taking you along the city’s scenic coast before entering the Belize River. On the cruise, you can see an abundance of wildlife, such as crocodiles, iguanas, howler monkeys, and even a feeding manatee or dolphin. Arrive to Altun Ha, the Mayan ceremonial center and home of the famous jade head of the sun god, Kinich Ahau. A lush rainforest surrounds the site, housing 13 structures and three plazas. Climb the stone steps leading up to the main temple. Don't forget sun block and insect repellent. Put Altun Ha & The Olde Belize River into our Belize City tour planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Belize City.
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  • This was an excursion booked through Carnival. This is worth it if you love to sight see and climb. Altun Ha is one of the smaller ruins, but rich in history. We were able to climb the ruins. Take wat...  more »
  • We did an excursion on the carnival dream. It consisted of al tun ha ruins and the river Wallace with gus as our guide. Him and his staff were very nice and informative. I would re commend this excurs...  more »
  • The Altun Ha ruins are about an hour's drive from the Tourist Village where all Cruises debark guests. The tour we took was informative and professional and our tour guide Melissa was very proud of he...  more »