Quick info
What to expect
Meeting point
Reviews
Ask a question
Travel for a cause
Quintana Roo Discovery Tour: Uncover the Mayan Tradition
Duration: Flexible
Printed ticket only
Do this because
  • Engage with members of the Quintana Roo community to learn about Mayan culture and help support the local economy and heritage..Interact with a weaver, a beekeeper, and a medicine man..Listen to Mayan legends and taste the fresh flavors of the authentic, traditional cuisine.
What to expect
Travel through history for a morning and experience the rich cultural traditions of the Maya, which have been preserved for centuries! Discover a generations-old garden of medicinal herbs carefully tended by the community healer. Learn how to work with precious Henequén yarn, which local weavers call “green gold”. Understand the intricate, ancient process of yarn extraction and spinning using only traditional tools. Then, lose yourself in the fascinating war legends of the Maya, which describe the ambushes and victories of long ago, before comprehending the struggle of the Maya through preserved photographs and literature. Contribute to the conservation of the “Xuunán Kab” bees, an endangered species important to Mayan daily life that has even been painted in temple murals. Finally, don't forget to try the regional cuisine and seasonal fruits at the community center, featuring a delicious lunch of eggs, chaya (tree spinach), squash, beans, and handmade tortillas.
Read more
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.

You might also like

Viaggi solidali

Visita le comunità locali e incontra donne imprenditrici per conoscere i loro progetti. Ascolta e in...

74
Tour a Piedi

Goditi la naturale biodiversità di Sian Ka'an! Oltre 350 specie di uccelli sono state identificate n...

88
Tour a Piedi

Scopri un antico canale Maya che attraversa quattro distinti ecosistemi, tutti a dimostrazione della...

120
Viaggi solidali

Casa Xitla è l'unico centro non profit del Messico che riunisce pace, diritti umani, arte, spiritual...

44
Tour della città

Il giardino di Tlatelolco è un'oasi nella vivace città, situata in uno dei quartieri più antichi di ...

81
Escursionismo

Il Copalita Trail è un viaggio che unisce avventura, natura, cultura e sostenibilità. Si tratta di u...

931
from:
$ 132.81