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Altun Ha and Cave Tubing Tour from Belize City
"This tour will take you to visit a Mayan ruin where you can learn about a great civilization that inhabited Belize over 3000 years ago. Journey through the Mayan underworld tubing through underground caves over 175000 years old as your headlights reveal many untouched crystal formations below the surface of the earth.Altun Ha was first settled somewhere around 250 BC with construction of the buildings beginning in 100 AD and continuing throughout the Classic Period that ended in the 10th century. Some 10000 Mayans lived in and around Altun Ha which was a significant trading center as evidenced by the large amounts of jade and obsidian excavated here in the early sixties and seventies.Altun Ha Tour: spanning a 25 square mile area roughly an hour from Belize City
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Altun Ha and Zipline Tour from Belize City
"Spanning a 25 square mile area roughly an hour from Belize City Altun Ha is made up of two central plazas surrounded by towering temples that enclose the palm strewn land. The larger of the two plazas Plaza A is the site of a mysterious tomb discovered beneath one of the temples called Temple of the Green Tomb. Jade jewelry flints and skins are among the three hundred remnants that were unearthed here.ZiplineThis amazingly popular and unique tour is a fast growing sector of the Belize Tourism Industry and pivots around one important factor: safety. Set withi this amazing tour starts with a safety session from our professional zip line crew.Following your safety session
From $125.00
 
In-Land Blue Hole National Park and Belmopan City Tour From Belize City
"After being picked up you will head to In-Land National Park. On the way there your guide will share different information about Belize and its history and you will also see some local rural villages. Once at the national park you will spend one hour hiking and swimming always accompanied by a local guide. You will then head to Belize's capital city Belmopan where you will stop for a lunch break. You will be taken on a city tour of Belmopan where you will visit the city's most iconic sights such as the parliament and assembly buildings. After 2 hours at the capital
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More Warnings and Dangers in Belize City

Pack your lunches when you go to Altun Ha

There are limited restaurants at the Mayan site so make sure to pack your own sandwiches and drinks. There are stores on site but the prices of the drinks are extremely expensive. You are not buying...
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joiwatani
Sep 18, 2011

Climbing the ruins can be dangerous

Visitors are allowed to climb the ruins at Altun Ha. The view from the top is amazing, but take care not to get too close to the edge. Also, be careful when ascending and descending the steps, as they...
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Mugsy13
May 27, 2007

Watch it!

We went for a walk at night, because we hadn't had dinner yet. But when we returned to the hostel; the owners where absolutely freaking out, they were all worried about us and had even contacted the...
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20011019
May 24, 2007

Flowers and Trees

Becareful of what you touch! One tree has very sharp thorns that can poke you and make you very sick! Oscar the tour guide did tell us that with this tree it was called give and take. It can make you...
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kschatterbox
Mar 20, 2007

DRUG DEALERS

YEP, JUST LIKE IN ANY CITY YOU'LL FIND THEM THERE. WATCH OUT FOR PEOPLE WHO OFFER YOU DRUGS...I WAS EVEN OFFERED COCAINE BY SOME BLOKE WHO SAT NEXT TO ME WHILE I WAS WAITING FOR A BUS BACK TO...
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RAZOR-REN
Dec 18, 2006

Beyond the gates

If you come on a cruise ship, it's about a 10 minute tender (boat) ride into Belize City. You'll know you're close when the water changes color to a murky brown. Once you arrive at the pier it's...
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HispanicYob
Sep 04, 2006
 
 
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Unsafe Areas

Just the drive to our accommodations on a Sunday morning gave me the feeling that the neighbourhood had a few problems. However, it was late morning after we had settled in, so we decided to take a...
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Bwana_Brown
Apr 21, 2006

Common sense

Just use common sense like you would in any big city. Avoid isolated areas, try not to look too lost when getting off the bus, don't necessarily trust what people say. Don't walk with an attitude, and...
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Babzz
Mar 09, 2006

Belize City is absolutely closed on Sundays!!!!

Don't show up on a Sunday in Belize City and expect to do anything. The city is a ghost town on Sundays. Nothing, I mean nothing is open. All of the museums and most of the restaurants are shut down...
Nsara
Jan 23, 2006

Belize.. bugs

Belize is swarming with bugs so bring bug spray w you and spray it all over yourself. When I went to Belize, it was part of my cruise so I went on a guided tour through the city to the ruins but I...
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PrincessK
Dec 12, 2004

The Ocean

I thought they would have really nice beaches there but..I think they must dump all there sewage and garbage into the water their because, there was lots of green floating sluge in the little river...
JDwernychuk
Apr 28, 2004

A warning to all tall...

A warning to all tall travelers: Rather stand in a bus than sit, you ain't gonna find any space for your legs.
daBertl
Oct 04, 2002

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Top Things to Do in Belize City

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The Cays are a must see if you can afford to spend a night or two. Brodies off of Albert Street - It has everything and then some that you can imagine. Water Taxi - That's always a great things to do...
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Belize Zoo

If you get a chance to check out Belize Zoo outside of Belize City, be sure to leave your mark on the wall here. The cost is about 2.75 USD, 5.00 in Belize Dollars. The money goes to donations for the...
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"Belize ~ Dedicated to Wildlife Preservation"
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"Belize City - I've Seen Better!"
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JetlagCity

"Seedy Old Colonial Capital"
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"Belize City and Countryside - Dec. 2004"
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"Belize City"
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