Enjoy this 4-hour tour of Altun Ha and the city All Maya Temples are not created equal. Altun Ha is the nearest excavated Maya Temple to Belize City and is probably the most visited by Belizean school children from all over the country. You can take the trip to see this beautiful Maya Temple with the wide-open spaces so unbelievably close to the city, and still be back at your hotel for a leisurely afternoon by the pool, sipping your favorite drink. The temples are easily climbed and are not as tall as Lamanai and Xunantunich.
After trekking an ancient home of the Maya, take a tour of the present-day city that is the heart of Belize.
Belize City is a lively mix of historic, colonial, and modern-day thriving societies. Its eastern boundary runs along the Caribbean sea which makes tourism a big part of the city’s economy. It is a cruise tourism port city and boasts two marine terminals from which boats go back and forth between the city and the islands of Belize. Belize City was once the capital of the country, but that changed after Hurricane Hattie when her vulnerability as a seaside city was exposed. The capital was moved inland to Belmopan, but Belize City has remained the Commercial Capital. It is a vibrant, dynamic city that is undergoing modernization to keep up with the needs of its people and its growing tourism market. Enjoy some of the remnants of our colonial history, and the landmarks of recent stories that have impacted the changing face of this growing, vibrant city that sits proudly on the Caribbean Sea. There is more than meets the eye here; your guide will fill you in and point out places of interest, all from the comfort of your air-conditioned van. of Belize with your own group of friends or family or in a standard group tour.
Admire the Altun Ha Jewelry pieces which are on display at the site, many of which were found in the temple of the “Green Tomb”.