Altun Ha and Belize City Tours
Book Altun Ha and Belize City tour and get a complimentary tour of the country side.
This is the ideal tour for the history and Culture enthusiast. It affords you the opportunity to learn and explore two important cities of the country of two different eras.
The tour of Belize City brings into focus the presents of the British in this part of the world during the colonial times. As the old capitol of the country and still the largest municipality, the city is the hub of the nation’s social and economical activities. Majority of the country small population reside here. Driving around provide you the privilege to get a closer view of the rich diverse culture of Belize. Because of its British heritage the city portrait some very important landmarks of interest like the oldest Anglican Cathedral in Central America, the only manually swung bridge in the region and the lighthouse and tomb of one of the country’s greatest Benefactor. In approximately one and half hour you will be able to enjoy the beautiful and friendly people of Belize and learn about their rich culture and history.
Altun ha on the other hand will take you way back in time to about 250AD which commence the classic period of the Mayan Civilization. This small but very important Mayan City is located 30 miles north of Belize City. Getting there is a fairly short ride through the countryside of central Belize travelling on the old northern highway. This is a great tour that will provide detail information of the ancient Mayan people and their very advance civilization. The site delivers an impressive display of Mayan architecture. After slowly walking through the two plazas you will get a chance to climb the temple of the masonry altar. The tallest temple on the site where archeologist found the largest carve jade artifact that was found in the entire world of the Mayas. A perfectly carve jade head that was dedicated to the sun god Kinich Ahua. Today this artifact is the one of the country’s prize possession.
Because of their close proximity both these tours could be done in four hours. A tale of two Cities by booking the Altun Ha tour we will compliment you with the Belize City tour.
Please keep in my that the prices of our tours may vary depend on the number of persons booking. This is because we offer strictly private tours.