Garifuna Cassava Farm Tour

Listing Type
Tour/Activity
Tour Type
Cultural | Educational, Inland
Departs From
Hopkins
Intensity Level
Moderate
$
135
/ Person
Trusted Provider
  • Secure Online Payment
  • 100% Fraud Protection
  • No Booking Fees
No Foreign Transaction Fee for USA customers.
Belize CA T
Response rate: 
83%
Response time:
several hours
Location Information
Departure:
Palmento Grove Docking
About Listing
Features:
Cultural Cuisine, Local Products
Highlights
  • Traditional Cassava Farm tour
  • Learn Cassava Processing
  • Freshly made Cassava Pudding
  • Traditional Garifuna Lunch
Description
Come and enjoy a fun filled day on our  Garifuna Cassava Farm Tour. Come witness the traditional life of our Garifuna farmers; maintaining endless rows of cassava beds and reaping the splendid crop from their labor. This wonder crop has been loyal to the Garifuna people since their movement through the Caribbean by being the main staple in their diet and can last up to several years without spoiling. Therefore, come and enjoy seeing first hand how to prepare cassava bread from the plant to the finishing product and also come enjoy the delicious byproducts such as the scrumptious cassava pudding. 


  • The tour departs from Hopkins at 7:30 AM with an estimated pickup from your hotel at 7:15 AM
  • It includes round trip pick up and drop off at your hotel.
  • Estimated arrival time at the Cassava Farm will be 8:00 AM
  • Accompanied by a licensed tour guide, you will be introduced to the owners of the Cassava Farm
  • The owners will also be your instructors for the day as they take you through the amazing cassava mazes they have worked so hard to maintain.
  • After that tour you will begin the labor-intensive, yet very rewarding, cassava preparing process
  • That is followed by sitting and chatting with the Garifuna folk as you enjoy a wonderfully prepared and scrumptiously delicious traditional Garifuna cuisine
  • Ending with a tasting of all the byproducts produced by the cassava during that tour. Your sweet tooth will surely be satisfied as you get a taste of the mouthwatering cassava pudding prepared from scratch with all natural ingredients.
  • Departure time will be at 2:00 PM
  • Arrival at your hotel will be at 2:30 PM
 
Suitable for:
Kids
Teens
Adults
Families
Groups
Couples
Seniors
Recommended Age Range:
Under 10
11 - 20
21 - 30
31 - 40
41 - 50
Over 50
What is Included?
Things the supplier includes without any extra cost.
  • Water
  • Lunch
  • Snacks
  • Park Fees
  • Transport
Rates
The base rates charged by the provider. This includes all taxes and applicable fees.
Capacity:
10 people
Minimum:
2 people
Minimum number of people.
Price
Unless otherwise indicated, prices are in US dollars.
Per
Price
Unless otherwise indicated, prices are in US dollars.
Person
$
135
Activities
Cooking, Learning, Sightseeing
Transportation
Is Transportation provided?:
Yes
Transport Info.
Important Transportation/Pickup Information
A/C minivan
 
Availability
Schedule
Dates
Start Time
Duration
Daily8:00 AM4-5
Provider
Palmento Grove Cultural & Fishing Lodge in Hopkins Village, Belize offers an amazing and enriching cultural & fishing experience with memories to last a lifetime. Welcome to ... moreour unique Garifuna Haven, the first & only Cultural & Fishing Lodge authentically operated by an Indigenous Garinagu in Hopkins Village. Palmento Grove Eco Cultural Fishing Lodge welcomes you to submerge yourself in the unique primitive elegance of historical Hopkins Belize to enjoy all the wonderful Cultural, fishing adventure & Natural attractions.

Enjoy our primitive elegance, rustic and native exotic Cultural & Fishing Lodge while being hosted by our hospitable host. Come experience Palmento Grove Cultural & Fishing Lodge in Hopkins Belize located on the beautiful Fresh Water Creek Lagoon that is rich in ambiance and historical value. Our Lodge is nestle in a quiet, peaceful, spacious and boastfully save property that is just a 5 minutes-walk off the coastline, minimum of ten - fifteen minutes from the nearest store, restaurant, bars and many attractions in Hopkins. The Public Bus Stop is just a 2 minutes-walk from where we are located.

Our Garifuna Cultural & Culinary Adventure Tour: offers an enriching vacation experience. As our Cultural Guests you get the beautiful opportunity to:

Dress in our Garifuna Traditional handmade & uniquely designed clothing that are best for the subtropical climate for the duration of your Garifuna Experience.

Explore the rich legacy of the Garifuna People via our Cultural Display Centres furnished with historical art pieces some of which are over 100 years old.

Get to uplift your spirit with the enchanting paintings of Isiah Nicholas as you explore our Spiritual Centre. We are bless to house his largest art collection depicting varying aspect of the Garifuna Cultural inclusive of the historical journey of our Garifuna People, our spiritualty, music, and many of our indigenous art forms, all displayed in their rich & vibrant colours.

Learn about the many magical & beneficial properties of coconut trees & coconuts and the art of traditional coconut harvesting, husking, grating & milk extraction.

Master the heat in our traditional kitchen preparing a Garifuna meal over an open fire-heart. Your great reward will be the labour of your culinary love - Delicious HUDUT which is our coconut base chuddar/broth flavoured with fresh herbs & sea fish of the day with pounded plantains & well flavourfully seasoned fried fish; or any other Garifuna Dish of choice based on dietary preference!

Culminate your Garifuna Cultural & Culinary Tour with sensational drum rolls learning the basic techniques of Garifuna drumming & Music & revitalizing your souls ultimately earning your delicious cultural dessert by way of participating in 45 minutes mesmerizing drum session.
Tagline:
Experience Belize! Garifuna Cultural & Culinary Tour
Account Type:
Company
Languages:
Creole, English, Garifuna
Payment & Cancellation
Cancellation Policy
Moderate
  • Cancellations made 90 days before will be fully refunded except for a service fee of 3%.
  • Cancellations made 15 days before will be refunded 50% of the amount paid.
  • Cancellations made at a later date will not be refunded.
Terms & Conditions
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • A minimum of 02 people per booking is required
  • A maximum of 10 people per booking
  • Not recommended for participants with back problems
  • Minimum age is 18 years
 
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