Ha Altun and Belize City Half-Day Tour

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Take a half-day tour of Belize City for a fascinating mix of old and new. From the mystical Mayan city of Altun Ha to the reappearance of Modern Central America, many events have marked Belize City. Over 1.000 years of history has taken place here, and you'll see all the highlights in a matter of hours.


  • Done in English

This half-day tour focuses on the contrast between the ancient Maya city of Altun Ha and modern Belize City, highlighting 1000 years of evolution in this former British Colony. Altun Ha (Maya for "Rock Stone Water") flourished as an outpost in the Maya world during the Post-Classic and Classic periods.

Today, Belize City is home to approximately 35% of the country's population and remains the commercial capital of the country but the official capital was moved to Belmopan in 1971.

Your city tour includes historic sites like the red-brick St. John's Cathedral and the colonial house once occupied by British Governors. You will also notice the wooden colonial architecture of most of the houses during the visit.

Detailed schedule

Starting point :
Departs from most hotels in Belize City, Belize City Domestic (Municipal) Airport or San Pedro at Belize Express Water Taxi Terminal in Belize City

Departure time :

  • 08.30 p.m
  • 13.30 p.m

Hotel pickups begin before this time; exact pickup time will be advised upon reconfirmation.

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