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“First of Nine Mayan Sites Visited”
Review of Altun Ha Ruins

Altun Ha Ruins
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Private Altun Ha And Cave Tubing from Belize City
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Owner description: This collection of temples and other buildings is one of the most well-known Mayan ruins in Belize.
Reviewed 14 June 2014

Altun Ha was our first stop on a self-guided tour of what turned out to be nine Mayan Temples and one cave during a month in Belize. We stopped in at Altun Ha on the way north to Corozal. Spectacular, as were all nine sites, each in their own way. The structures at Altun Ha were very imposing. The site was well maintained and organized (as indicated by the half dozen tour buses from the cruise ships and the long string of souvenir shops), unlike many of the the less frequently visited sites. Road was rough for the rental car but no worse than many other roads we travelled. Altun Ha would be a good day outing for anyone staying in Belize City for a couple of days looking for somewhere to go.

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Reviewed 29 May 2014

We had a great trip with Maud- the river cruise was amazing and we saw lots of animals- my daughter was so excited to get so many pictures of things she had never seen in the wild. It was a beautiful day and perfect weather. Lunch at the Black Orchid was good- but very crowded because the bus and boat groups are exchanging transportation. The ruins were amazing- but the tour was very fast. I'm glad that we had the most time on the river. The guides and boat captains and assistants were wonderful at spotting and pointing out wildlife along the way!

Thank Lisa B
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Reviewed 27 May 2014

Our tour guide's name was Luis. We booked an independant tour through Shore Trips.com. He was very knowledgable about Belize and the surrounding areas and provided us with lots of interesting information about the Altun Ha ruins. The tour was great because there were only 4 of us on this shore excursion. We were on a 16 day cruise with Oceania but wanted to book a tour independantly and it worked out great! Luis was very informative, even telling us about his own family and personal information about his life and livelyhood. We would definltely recommend this tour if you are thinking about touring Belize. :)

Thank Marla B
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Reviewed 17 May 2014

A very nice escape for cruise life. Since there is no port in Belize, you must tender in the ocean, then ride a boat for 15 minutes to shore. The ruins were a good hour plus bus ride away and it was cool to see in person. Got some great photos as well. Recommended and we also rode a river boat as well back to the pier.

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Reviewed 15 May 2014

The drive was not pleasant especially the last 14 km which were over atrocious roads. Upon arrival we found the site in poor condition and although the others enjoyed the various climbs the site was not worth the trip.

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