Mayan Community Tour and Traditional Herbal Medicine

Mayan Community Tour: Herbal Medicine in the Jungles of Yucatan

This Mayan community tour from Cancun is an immersion into the life of the modern day Maya who still live with many of their ancient traditions. The Maya people who currently inhabit the Yucatan peninsula are the heirs of what is considered the most dazzling civilization in pre-Columbian America since 1000 BC and on this tour we will immerse ourselves in the heart of the jungle to get to know a community located in the town by Lázaro Cárdenas.

This is an intimate look at real life, you will learn about the Maya culture, traditions and customs of the past and present. Our hosts will share with us their ancestral wisdom of medicinal herbalism and the magic and science behind the plants of the Yucatan jungle. You will learn how to prepare a local dish called ¨Pollo Pibil¨ and savor your delicious efforts for lunch. Your Mayan community tour from Cancun concludes with a refreshing swim in a sacred cenote with crystal-clear, mineral-rich healing waters.

Contact us today to reserve your Mayan community tour from Cancun and immerse yourself in the healing culture of nature in the Yucatan.

Itinerary

Visit the community located in the town of Lázaro Cárdenas
Practice cooking a local dish called “Pollo pibil”
Swim in a cenote

Operations Dates

Monday to Saturday

Time of day

Start at 7:30 am

Duration

Half day

Includes

Round-trip transportation from your hotel
Entrance and guided tour in the area, meeting with community
Access to the cenote
Regional style food and drinks during the meal

Not includes

Photographs
Tips or gratuities
Alcoholic drinks

Recommendations

Bring for the tour:
2 changes of clothes and comfortable shoes
Swimwear
Towel
Cap or hat
Water shoes
Cash for photos, souvenirs and tips

Restrictions

Use a hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol
Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth
Use a mask (optional)
During the tour keep a distance of at least 6 feet (2 meters)

Extra information

Available for infants? No
Recomended for children? No
Includes transportation? Yes
Are there physical restrictions? Yes
Recommended for pregnant women? No
Languages: English/Spanish
Season: All year

Note

Minimum 2 people

Keeping you safe during COVID-19

All safety and hygiene protocols are correctly applied in all our tours and activities.
What you can expect during your visit?
• Face masks required for travelers in public areas
• Face masks required for guides in public areas
• Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
• Social distancing enforced throughout experience
• Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
• Gear/equipment sanitized between use
• Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
• Guides required to regularly wash hands
• Regular temperature checks for staff
• Temperature checks for travelers upon arriva

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