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Address: Near Indian Creek and Golden Stream, Belize

This Mayan site is known for its 25 intricately carved stelae, including a...

This Mayan site is known for its 25 intricately carved stelae, including a figure wearing a large headdress ("Big Hat").

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great tour company

amazing what they found and uncovered . It's ashame they do not have the money to complete the excavation .

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Norfolk, Virginia
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Grapevine, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Nim Li Punit is a lovely Maya archeological site known for its many stellae. It has a small museum and interpretive center with stellae and translations of their inscriptions. The site is easy to explore without a guide. There were no other visitors present when we were there and it was beautifully peaceful and serene.

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Norfolk, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

amazing what they found and uncovered . It's ashame they do not have the money to complete the excavation .

Thank vagentelman
Rochester, Minnesota
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our visit to Belize from a cruise. It was a drive from the harbor to the site. Our guide was excellent, he had been involved in the "restoration" and a Maya descendant. It was a bit of a climb but we had time see the various sections of ruins. The stela were especially interesting. There were piles of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Excellent tour of some Mayan ruins and especially because got to see some newly discovered tombs.....great guide and very informative

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

We visited these ruins as an excursion from our Norwegian Cruise. Our tour guide on the bus ride was fantastic. He was a descendant of the Mayan people and was very knowledgeable and proud to share his heritage with us. He was a great teacher and even made up a quiz game for the ride back to see how much... More 

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West Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017

BZ$10 pp entry fee, open air museum with a few small displays, some of the large stelae, archeological info and history on the site. Well groomed area for a nice walk around, some steep steps. Some of the walls are well preserved, but most of the area is a pile of rubble. Several tombs are visible. We spent about an... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017

The ruins at Num Li Punit aren't as well preserved as those at Chichen Itza or other sites, but the tour guides were knowledgeable and kind. They showed us how the native Mayans used different plants - and that those plants are used the same way today. They demonstrated how to get a palm leave ready for weaving, had us... More 

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Kelowna, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

We took this tour as a shore excursion while sailing with Norwegian. It also included a trip to a spice farm. We had a great time. Our guide Nathaniel was part of the team involved with the site excavation and as such was full of knowledge about the ruins. It really brought the history to life for us. The ruins... More 

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Seminole, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

We selected H2OTierraTours for the trip to Nim Li Punit and found the choice was an excellent one. Clean comfortable transportation, good road (the best for us so far in four excursions in Belize), and knowledgeable guides. The vendors were not aggressive and had excellent quality souvenirs and gift offerings. The site was most interesting and the stelae were in... More 

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Seminole, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

This has to be one of the best kept secrets of cruise offerings for Maya sites. We did it out of Harvest Cay on the Norwegian Jade. Guides were good, drive to site was under an hour and well worth the effort. The stela inside the visitors center was sharply incised and readable! Site was perched on top of a... More 

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