Altun Ha and River Wallace
Combine adventure with a history lesson of the ancient Mayan culture when you take this exciting tour and river cruise of Altun Ha and the Belize River. Your tour includes a tour of the ancient Mayan ruins of Altun Ha and its attractions, including the tomb of the Sun God If you're a history buff at heart or enjoy learning about cultures of the past, then this is the tour for you. You'll also spot wildlife along the Belize River, River Wallace, including feeding manatees and crocodiles.
Start your excursion off with a quick through waters of the Belize River---the very river where British loggers and Mayan traders transported mahogany. The colonial Spaniards referred to this river as Rio Wallace or River Wallace, where you'll see the resident wildlife. Keep your camera handy and get ready to take pictures of the river wildlife along the way, including howler monkeys, iguanas and playful dolphins.
Your tour continues with a comfortable ride via an air-conditioned vehicle to the ancient Mayan ruins in Altun Ha. This interesting archeological site was unheard of until the 1960s and served as a ceremonial center for the Mayans. Here, you'll visit the Temple of Masonry Altars--the site where a 10-pound jade head of the Sun God Kinich Ahau was found in the Royal Priest's tomb. You'll head back to your port for another comfortable ride on the air-conditioned vehicle and get more chances to take unforgettable pictures of the countryside.
From capturing the wildlife along the Belize River to visiting the ancient Mayan ruins, there's much to explore when you book this cultural tour of Altun Ha and the Belize River. Make memories and book your this exciting shore excursion and river cruise today!