An effort to rescue the ancestral knowledge and traditions of the Maya Itza Culture through responsible and sustainable tourism
This tour is made for people who really like the culture, history and traditions of the local people living in their small village, in this case San Jose opposite Flores on the shores of beautiful Lake Petén-Itza. The village still has a remote, isolated feel and is the center of the Itza Maya culture, a local guide will tell us the history .. people seems to be the descendants of the last Maya King Canek and escaped from Chichen Itza in Mexico .. as well as the traditions of his village … walking through the streets we are visiting the catholic church with the syncretic mix of Maya, a botanical garden (medicinal plants) and local families .. you can help to make your lunch (included) if you want with the locals! You will have time for a swim at the beach in town!
|Departure times:||08:30 Hrs from Flores or Santa Elena|
|Its a door to door Service?||Yes|
|Pick up:||Flores (nearest port) / Santa Elena (hotels)|
|Drop off:||Flores (nearest port) / Santa Elena (hotels)|
|Price||70 USD mínimum of two people|
|Included||Private boat round trip, entrance fees, lunch in the community (family) and la local spanish speaking guide|
|Not included:||Tips to the guide or boatmen / English speaking translator or guide (but available for extra price of 50 USD for the group|
|What to bring||Sun scream and sun hat, closed and comfortable shoes, comfortable clothing for the tour, sunglasses, water and optional rain jacket for the winter (May to October) , swimsuit and towel .|
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