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Mayan Ruins & Cave Tours From Placencia Belize

Nim Li Punit or Lubaantun and Blue Creek Cave - Southern Maya Ruins of Belize

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Nim Li Punit was built in the Late Classic Period and is one of the smaller Maya sites –located half a mile off the Southern Highway.The name Nim Li Punit is derived from a carving on one of the site’s twenty six stelae, which depicts a figure wearing a large headdress. In the Maya Kekchi language, Nim li Punit means “the big hat.” The monument on which this carving appears is the longest stela in Belize (Stela 14), originally located in an area called Plaza of the Stelae.  Read more…

Actun Tunichil Muknal - A Spectacular Belize Cave Experience

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Actun Tunichil Muknal or (Cave of the Crystal Sepulchre) was a sacred place to the prehistoric Maya of Belize, who first began to conduct their ceremonies during the later terminal classic period (700-900AD). The cave was named after the sacrificial chamber within the cave where the most famous of the human remains, known as “The Crystal Maiden” was found. This is a skeleton of a teenage girl, probably a sacrifice victim, whose bones have been completely covered by the natural processes of the cave, leaving them with a sparkling appearance.  Read more…

Xunantunich Maya Ruins & Inland Blue Hole - A Historical Excursion but fun!

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The day is long and the ride is on three major highways in Belize. The scenery is breathtaking and there are many opportunities for picture taking. The Hummingbird Highway is the most scenic of all. Lots of birds can be seen and there may be a chance of seeing Belize’s National Bird, the Toucan. We depart Placencia at 7:00am with approximately a three hours ride to the Maya site of Xunantunich. We enter the site using a manually operated ferry to cross the Mopan River.  Read more…

Cave Tubing & Zip Lining - A thrilling experience

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A thrilling opportunity to soar through the jungle treetops high above the forest floor –the canopy tour involves traversing from one platform to another suspended up to 80 feet high. Your tour will take you over 8 platforms. After lunch your fun continues with cave tubing as described above. Read more…

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