For many thousands of years, the Maya have cured what ails them with exotic jungle plants. On this tour, you’ll take a tour of hiking trails on the private, 17-acre property (nearly 7 ha) of stunning jungle in San Antonio, Belize. This is both a nature tour and an educational tour, where you’ll get to enjoy the scenery at a relaxed pace while you learn about plant medicine.
- 1 hr
- Available Days:
- Every day
- 8:00 AM, 1:00 PM
- Hotel Transport Included
- Mobile Ticket Included
- Offered in English, Spanish
Your guide can tell you about the medicinal properties of the plants here, as well as the numerous maladies they address. According to Maya remedies, there are plants here that can cure stomach aches, fever, chicken pox, and allergies. Guides can also point out plants that ward of pesky botflies. At the end of the tour, you’ll have a much more complete idea of how such a large Maya community lived off the land.
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Tikal is a highly doable day-trip from San Ignacio, and this all-day excursion ensures that you don’t miss out on seeing one of the most spectacular ruins left behind by the Maya. This is an all-day tour, and includes a stop for lunch. Join your guide for an exciting trek to the jungle, which with any luck will include sightings of some incredible wildlife – keep an eye out for the famous resplendent quetzals and their tremendous tail feathers. Sightings of monkeys and birds will continue once you arrive, and you’ll get to watch jungle animals skitter up and down the stony faces of the many temples.