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Altun Ha & The Olde Belize River
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Enjoy a quaint river cruise on a semi-covered river boat on the historic Belize River. Keep your eyes out for manatees, crocodiles, howler monkeys, iguanas and a wide variety of birds in their natural habitat. At the end of the river tour savor a delicious Belizean lunch at Olde River Tavern Restaurant.
Later, board an air conditioned tour bus continuing on to the ancient Mayan city of Altun Ha where the famous Jade Head of Kinich Ahau was discovered. This once striving city and trade center comprises 13 structures, including the Temple of the Masonry Altar or Sun God Temple that surrounds two plazas. Your tour guide will share a brief history and culture of Belize during the bus transfer.
Need to Know:
Note: Participants must be at least 4 years of age. Guests in wheelchairs, those with physical limitations, and pregnant women are not permitted to participate. Boats are semi-covered with some areas exposed to the elements, please plan accordingly. Wear comfortable sturdy close-toed shoes. We recommend that you wear a hat and bring insect repellant. If needed ponchos are available for purchase on tour boat. This tour is operated where group will be split into two groups, half do river portion first and other half will do drive through the city en route to Altun Ha Site.
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Tours with this activity level involve a considerable amount of physical activity such as substantial walking over cobblestone streets, uneven or steep terrain, climbing stairs, or extended periods of standing. Not recommended for guests with physical limitations. Comfortable, sturdy shoes are recommended.
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