Altun Ha & Baboon Sanctuary

1 Day Tour through Belize

Activities: Explore Mayan Ruins, Exploring
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7 hours
Belize City Hotel or Airport
Belize City Hotel or Airport
Altun Ha & Baboon Sanctuary day trip

On this Altun Ha day trip you will visit the county’s most loved and well known Mayan city.

Altun Ha is one of the most excavated and restored locations, and it is also the nearest to Belize City.  Its plazas are surrounded by towering temples, easily climbed.

You will find yourself walking over smooth manicured grass and paths through this spectacular site where you can feel the ever-present Maya spirit. 

After trekking around an ancient home of the Maya, you’ll head to the tiny village of Bermudian Landing to visit The Community Baboon Sanctuary. This community runs projects of sustainable ecotourism that protects the habitat of the endangered Black Howler Monkey and other species. 

You will find yourself in nature and witness Black Howler Monkeys in the wild and wonder at the majesty of the rain forest.

Departure & Return Location

Traveler pickup from the airport, or hotel in Belize City

Departure Time

9:00 AM

Price Includes

  • Transportation by an air-conditioned bus
  • Tour GuideEnglish speaking guide
  • Entrance fees
  • Lunch Water, sodas or juices

Price Excludes

  • Gratuities
  • Other expenses than indicated
What to Expect

Your guide will meet you at your hotel in Belize City or the international airport and lead you towards the “Old Northern Road” to see this beautiful Mayan Temple of Altun Ha with green grass covered wide-open spaces.

Afterwards, once you reach the Baboon Sanctuary, you will go on a search for the many families of Howler monkeys in the rain forest. 

This guided walk on gentle trails in the forest is both thrilling and educational. This will be a Altun Ha day trip of archaeological history and wildlife all within a few miles of Belize City. Be back at your hotel in time for happy hour and a late afternoon swim.

Additional Information

  1. The price is based in 8 participants
  2. This is a private day tour, therefore only your group will participate
  3. Activity level: Easy, most travelers can participate
  4. Not wheelchair accessible