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Mayan Bees Tour & Honey Tasting

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Mayan Bees Tour & Honey Tasting

244 reviews
Guidelines created with World Animal Protection
Paused until 30 April. To protect the health of our community, all Airbnb Experiences are paused due to coronavirus (COVID-19). Visit the Help Centre for the latest updates before you book.
Duration
1.5 hours
Group size
Up to 10 people
Includes
Food, Drinks
Hosted in
English
Animals

Mayan Bees Tour & Honey Tasting

Animals

Mayan Bees Tour & Honey Tasting

244 reviews
Guidelines created with World Animal Protection
Paused until 30 April. To protect the health of our community, all Airbnb Experiences are paused due to coronavirus (COVID-19). Visit the Help Centre for the latest updates before you book.
Duration
1.5 hours
Group size
Up to 10 people
Includes
Food, Drinks
Hosted in
English

What you'll do

We will start the experience on a walking tour to the point where we will start a descent down a stairway to a dry cenote, there we will see some varieties of local plants, we will know their use and importance, we will enter the vault of the cenote where we can see some Local bee varieties in their wild state, it should be mentioned that bees do not sting because they do not have stings. Later we will walk through a path in the jungle where we will identify the main plants for the production of honey. We will arrive to our meliponario where we will talk about the process of honey coke, we will know about the other products of the comena as well as their health properties and we will even be able to open a beehive to observe the amazing architecture of the bees. We will make a tasting of honey and other products of the hive. And finally we will visit our small store of honey and souvenirs. Of course we will not forget the souvenir photo at the end of the experience. It is necessary to wear comfortable shoes for walking and closed shoes. Use organic mosquito repellent. We are a team of 4 guides, Jorge, Dianela, Gerardo and Julia, so one of us can accompany you in this experience
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Your host

Learn more about Jorge

Jorge

I am Jorge, since I was a child, beekeeping has been part of my life, it is the inheritance of my parents, from whom I learned with love and passion the care and conservation of bees; knowing about them led me to deepen my knowledge of the Mayan culture, my culture, and of which I am very proud; Now I am looking to share what I have learned and to look for more local people, Mayan people to be proud of being so, because we are descendants of a great culture.

What's included

Food
Purified water 1L or can of soda or Glass of fruit water sweetened with honey. tasting honey
Drinks
natural-flavored water

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Where you'll be

We have the bee farm in a property that is the inheritance of my grandparents, it is located a few minutes from the center of the city. It is a space where nature and wildlife abound, you can find plants of all kinds, birds, insects, etc. The most special place is the dry cenote, a place full of magic and nature. The facilities have bathrooms, kitchen, dining room, parking, hammocks to rest, WiFi, a small shop and much more.

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 6 and up can attend.

More tips

It is important to consider that it is necessary to be in physical condition to walk on nature trails, up and down stairs. Can use an organic repellent. It is important to be on time for the activity.
Jorge
Mayan Bees Tour & Honey Tasting
244 reviews
£6/person
244 reviews
£6/person