Altun Ha translates to “rockstone pond”. The site dates back to 200 B.C. and covers an area of 44 acres. The site is rich with wildlife like armadillos, bats, agouti, coati, tapir, raccoons, foxes and white tailed deer. 200 species of birds have been recorded and even crocodiles inhabit the large Maya-made water reservoir. This city was a very wealthy ceremonial center and this is evidenced by excavation of the green tomb and the internationally famous jade head.
In the village of Bermudian landing the people have established a special relationship with the black howler monkeys. It took years to foster this relationship of trust between the back howler monkeys and the villagers and now visitor can actually interact face to face with these friendly creatures.
|DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION||Belize City|
|WEAR||Comfortable athletic clothes, comfortable walking shoes, sunblock, bug spray|
Things to bring: sun block, change of dry clothes, comfortable walking footwear, bug spray, cash for souvenirs.
*Child rate applies to anyone under 12 years of age.
*Tour can be cancelled due to bad weather or not enough guests.
*Minimum of 3 persons.
*Groups of 6+ 90.00 USD per person