Belize Maya Cultural Tours
This Belize Maya Cultural tour allows participants to learn more about the people who built the legendary cities of Xunantunich, Tikal, Lamanai, Caracol, and Altun Ha that still tower over the Belizean landscape today.
Participants will travel to a traditional Maya village in southern Belize to meet the descendants of the ancient Maya. Participants will learn about Maya life, including making medicinal compounds from plants found in the jungle, food, musical instruments, textiles, and furniture.
Participants will then be instructed on how to prepare a traditional Maya meal, including grinding corn for making tortillas and tamales. A full lunch of traditional Maya food will be served, including hot chocolate made from beans grown in the village.
Other activities include learning how to weave baskets and bags from local reeds as well as hammocks. Participants will also learn how the Maya make musical instruments from bamboo.
Difficulty level – Easy
What to Bring – Insect Repellant, Sunscreen, Camera
Time: 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Cost: USD $125 per person (Leaving Dangriga, Hopkins and Placencia)