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Quintana Roo Discovery Tour: Mayan Food, Art, Medicine, & Culture

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  • Immerse yourself in authentic Mayan culture while supporting the environment and the preservation of Mayan traditions..Learn how to make delicious traditional Mayan tamales..Venture into the jungle and find out how chewing gum, sugarcane juice, and more are made.
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Centro Ecoturistico Kiichpam Kaax offers unique opportunities to discover more about Mexican culture. The organization has a wide range of short, immersive experiences to choose from!Community Tour: Meet an experienced artisan and learn about the intricate work that goes into his craft. Your guide will also teach you about the history of the Mayan church. You will end your experience with a visit to a natural sinkhole also known as a cenote. Duration: 2 hoursTraditional Medicine Tour: Learn about Mayan medicine, medicinal plants, and how indigenous doctors in the region provide services such as medical consultations, massages, and general diagnosis. This tour will provide you with a better understanding of life in the community of Chunhuhub. Duration: 2 hoursHoney Bee Tour: Discover the process of honey production and learn about the significance of honey bees to the Mayan community. Your guides will explain the ecological, cultural, and economic value of honey bees. Duration: 1 hourChewing Gum Extraction Tour: Delve into the jungle on a journey to discover the traditional techniques of chewing gum extraction! Witness the process and learn about its cultural significance. Duration: 2.5 hoursTrapiche Tour: Learn how Mayan ancestors extracted juice from sugarcane. Visitors will have the opportunity to practice the ancient methods and learn about this unique process firsthand. Duration: 1 hourMayan Gastronomy Tour: The perfect experience for foodies! Discover what makes Mayan food so distinct and delicious during this tour. Learn from experts how to make tasty traditional tamales from local ingredients! Duration: 2 hours
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