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Mayan Heritage Package
Season 2012-2013


Mayan Footprints (3 nights/4 days) | Toledo Explorer (4 nights/5 days)
River & Reef (4 nights/5 days) | Mayan Heritage (4 nights/5 days)
Birds of Southern Belize (3 nights/4 days) or (4 nights/5 days)

Kayaking the Rio Grande
Making corn tortillas
Nim Li Punit stelae
Grinding corn

Ixchel Women’s Group The women’s group offers visitors an intimate glimpse into the Mayan home and culture.  Learn how to grind corn on a stone and make corn tortillas on the traditional comal; how to roast cocoa beans, grind them and make a cocoa drink; how to mash sugar cane sticks to produce liquid cane sugar.

Nim Li Punit Mayan Site  Important site housing the second longest carved stela in the Mayan world

Florencio Mes Mayan harpist and instrument maker and ambassador for Mayan music around the world.

Lubaantun Mayan site  Home of the Crystal Skull. Late classic site with unique architectural features

Rio Blanco National Park  Wonderful deep bathing pool below the waterfall. Cable suspension bridge on mile and a half jungle loop trail.

Kayaking the Rio Grande from San Miguel village downstream to the lodge.  See iguanas, coatimundi, river otters, white-tailed deer and many species of heron, kingfisher and other birds.



Grinding sugar cane
Ball court at Nim Li Punit


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