Altun Ha Archaeological Visit

Excursion

Free

Duration

3h30-4h

Season

Available all year

Min. number

40 travellers

Booking code

INCL-BZE1


Explore an ancient Maya trading city, home of the largest jade figure found at any Mayan site.
  • Explore the impressive Altun Ha archaeological site and learn its history

  • Visit the Temple of the Masonry Altars, one of the cultural highlights of Belize

  • Learn about the large carved jade figure found here


Visit to a Mayan temple

On a guided bus tour, see Belize’s fascinating Mayan temple ruins. Take a journey back in time through Altun Ha, once a thriving city of 10,000 people. The current areological site consists of two grand plazas and thirteen structures. In 1968, archaeologists found the biggest carved jade figure in Mayan history in a tomb in the Temple of the Masonry Altars.

Practical information

Practical information: 

  • Language: English 

  • Included: Transportation, Local Guides, Entrance Fee to Altun Ha

  • Remarks/requirements: It is recommendable to wear comfortable shoes, a hat, sunscreen and bring water

  • Walking information: Walking over unpaved terrain 

  • Wheelchair accessible: No

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