4 hours (Approx.)
Offered in: English
Immerse yourself Mayan culture on this half-day guided excursion. After a convenient hotel pickup in Placencia Village, spend the day with Ernesto and Aurora Saqui and learn about Mayan traditions like herbal medicine and how to prepare tortillas and tamales on a hearth. Visit a cacao farm and discover the old-fashioned method of making chocolate—then enjoy the memorable experience of making your own.
- Explore Mayan traditions and ceremonies with the help of a local family
- Visit the jungle and learn how to make indigenous herbal medicines
- Prepare and taste local foods like chocolate, tortillas, and tamales
- Make the most of limited time with convenient hotel pickup and drop-off
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Pick Up and Drop Off in Placencia Village.
Hotel pickup and drop-off outside of Placencia Village (but can arrange)
Departure & Return
Departure PointPlacencia, Placencia, Stann Creek
Return DetailsReturns to original departure point
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Children must be accompanied by an adult.
- Infant meals not included.
- Service animals allowed
- Infants must sit on laps
- Most travelers can participate
- This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
- OPERATED BY Splash Dive Center Limited (but shown as Splash Dive Shop on Trip Advisor)
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Learn more about cancellations.
Frequently Asked Questions
The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Mayan Cultural Private Tour?
The policies on face masks and attendee health are:
- Face masks required for travelers in public areas
- Face masks required for guides in public areas
- Face masks provided for travelers
- Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
What is the policy on sanitization during Mayan Cultural Private Tour?
The policies on sanitization are:
- Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
- Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
- Gear/equipment sanitized between use
- Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
What is the social distancing policy during Mayan Cultural Private Tour?
The policy on social distancing is:
- Social distancing enforced throughout experience
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Mayan Cultural Private Tour?
The policies on staff health & safety are:
- Guides required to regularly wash hands
- Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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