Lets explore Maya Ruins of Altun Ha and float through caves of cave branch with a 6-hour tour from Belize City to Altun Ha and the Caves Branch River. Enjoy the plazas and towering pyramids as you visit Altun Ha archeological site with your guide, and see the precious treasures excavated from the Temple of the Green Tomb. Hike through the jungle in order to start our cave tubing adventure through caverns as your headlight illuminates cave walls with crystal formations and stalactites.Description
If you’re looking to have a short day at a Mayan site Altun Ha is where u wants to go. The tour itself takes about four hours starting from Belize City also en route of the Phillip Goldson Highway formally known as the Northern Highway, Therefore taking a relief road known as the old northern highway in order to get to Altun Ha. The area around Altun Ha is rich in wild life and over 200 species of birds that has been recorded and there are crocodiles inhabits the Maya water reservoir.
Altun Ha is a major ceremonial and vital trade center during the classic period, has 2 principal plazas. The most significant find in Altun Ha is the ‘’Jade Head’’, which represent the Maya Sun God, Kinich Ahua; it’s the largest object carved of Jade in the Maya civilization.
What is Cave Tubing???
Cave Tubing is one of the most relaxing and educational tours done only in Belize. Tube through the ancient ceremonial locations of the Maya, through the lime stone tunnels made by the Caves Branch River over millions of years. This journey will take you through the under world Xibalba, a most sacred place to the Maya civilization.
Cave Tubing includes a 30 to 45 minute hike through the jungles of Belize to go around the mountain which the river tunneled through. You sit and relax in your flotation tube and enjoy our exciting and thrilling experience as you go floating by many stalactites and stalagmites, rock formations and a breath taking waterfall within the cave systemHighlights
: Belize City, BelizeDuration
: 6 hours Voucher Redembtion
: You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.