Transportation note: There is no public transportation to Altun Ha, so you’ll need to take a tour, a taxi, your own wheels, or hitchhike. If you’re driving, Altun Ha is located about 48km (30 miles) north of Belize City on the Philip Goldson Highway. Once you’re on the Old Northern Highway, it’s 18km (11 miles) to the Altun Ha road. From the highway, it’s another bumpy 3.6km (2[bf]1/4 miles) to the ruins, which are well-marked on the left side of the road.
For tours: Half-day tours to Altun Ha from Belize City cost between BZ$80 and BZ$200. Full-day tours can be combined with visits to Crooked Tree Wildlife Sanctuary or the Community Baboon Sanctuary and should run between BZ$200 and BZ$350. Many of the tours include lunch and an optional spa treatment at Belize Boutique Resort and Spa. Note that Altun Ha is a popular stop for cruise ship guests, who typically visit midweek and can crowd the ruin while there.