Double Duce Belize Tours (Duce's Best Belize Tours)

Account Type
Tour Guide and Operator
Tagline
Belize Cultural Experiences
Languages
Languages spoken by staff
Creole, English, Spanish
Service Types
Tours | Activities
Vacation Packages
Cruise Excursions
Private Guides
Years of Experience
Years of experience.
16
Tour Guide License
02-520
Tour Operator License
TO 02-T204
Status of Listing:
Pending
About Provider
I am a licensed tour guide for over 15 years focusing mainly on historical, cultural and wellness tours around the entire country of Belize. I am currently the co-owner of Duce's Best Belize Tours (Double Duce Belize Tours) which is a family business that promotes safe, fun and educational experiences through the eyes of the local Belizeans. Our tours are done in both English and Spanish and the activities will allow you the opportunity learn/hear languages of our indigenous people. Traveling and meeting new people are my greatest passion and sharing my country with guests from around the world is a great pleasure. I want everyone to experience a little bit of PARADISE!
 
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This tour is done in collaboration with the Drums, not Guns Program. A member of the Program will be your instructor, teaching you the art of holding your drums, some history of the ... moreSambai and how to play.
Departs From:
San Ignacio Town
Belize has many different ethnic groups that have their own unique way of cooking and the spices they combine to flavor the food they cook. On this tour, you will be meeting with our ... moreprofessional cook who will teach you how to make foods from 4 major cultures we have here in Belize, Mestizo, Creole, Garifuna, and Mayans. With her help, you will make yourself a full 3-course meal including dessert. You can ask all the questions you want about Belizean Cultural cooking while you work. As you cook you will be given the opportunity to sip on the local Belizean wine of your choice. And for the people who chose not to consume alcoholic beverages, we have exotic fruit juices just for you.

This tour caters for meat lovers, vegans, vegetarians, gluten intolerant and anyone who has dietary restrictions.
Departs From:
Belize City
The Belizean people, especially those from the rural Creole villages, make wines from every fruit, herb and vegetables they have available. These wines are made using simple ingredients ... moresuch as brown sugar and what ever fruit, herb or vegetable you chose to flavor it with. Wine drinking is done for recreation and healing purposes. We meet you at the Cayo Welcome Center and we walk over to the Wildfire Artzmosphere where you get to relax and begin your wine tasting. You get to chose 5 flavors from a variety of local herbs and fruit flavors including banana, mango, strong back herb, spiced t-back herb . . .
Departs From:
San Ignacio Town
We'll pick you up at the Cayo Welcome Center and we walk over to the Wildfire Artzmosphere where you will be greeted with a glass of local Belizean wine. After which you will get indulge ... morein 4 Belizean dishes filled with spices in every bite as we explore and enjoy foods from 4 of our major cultures within Belize. We start with a Creole delicacy and one of my childhood favorites, "Boil Up". Boil Up just as the name implies, is a number of boiled local root vegetables, eggs, pigtail and fish covered in a special coconut flavored tomato and onion sauce.
From there we delve into the savory sensations of the Mestizo culture. You will get to indulge in the diverse corn based foods and enjoy Belizeans favorites; salbutes, garnaches and empanadas. Of course we will be having Mayan food as well and since we already had so much corn we're going to have some "Relleno de negro" which is a Mayan specialty also known to locals as "black dina" with coconut white rice. Last but definitely not the least, we discover the authentic flavors of the Garifuna culture where we get to eat some Darasa with coconut curried vegetables and stewed beef. Darasa can be considered the Garifuna version of the Belizean tamales. We end by making our own Belizean sweet treat called "Wangla". This Experience is guaranteed to leave you "Belizeanized!"
Departs From:
San Ignacio Town
We meet at the Cayo Welcome Center where you get an introduction to Belize and San Ignacio and a glimpse of what life was like before the Welcome center was built. We then take a walk ... moredown Burns avenue also known as the Tourist street, walking up to the Constitution park where we talk about the colonial history of the community in comparison to what we presently see.

We point out major historical buildings and landmarks like the San Ignacio Police Station and the Hawkesworth Bridge which we will also take a walkover as we go to the twin town of Santa Elena. We will make a stop at one of our major tortilla factories where guests get to learn how modern-day corn tortillas are made and the processes and machines being used.

We cross back into San Ignacio town using the low wooden bridge where you get some history of the Macal River that flows beneath it. Our final stop will be the San Ignacio Farmers Market where you get to sample exotic Belizean fruits, learn medicinal values of the foods and herbs available and make your own corn tortilla the traditional Mayan way. We then take you back to the Cayo Welcome Center as we end the tour.
Departs From:
San Ignacio Town
The Mystical Mayan Experience is a three (3) part tour: (VEGAN/VEGETARIAN-FRIENDLY) First stop: The San Ignacio Farmers Market where you will be introduced to the native crops that ... moreare in season in Belize, sampling exotic fruits. You will also get to see cultural foods, arts and crafts and "Made in Belize" souvenirs.

Second stop: Then off we go to one of our beautiful ancient Mayan sites; we choose between Xunantunich or Cahal Pech. There we will talk about the indigenous Mayans of Belize and what life was like for them back in the BC and early AD era. Guests get to explore and climb selected temples.

Third stop: To San Antonio Village we go. This is one of the few villages in the country of Belize where the people still follow their Mayan Traditions. Timotea and her family will welcome you and show you how to make your own corn tortillas and how to eat it in the Mayan way. You also get to sample the atole which is a Mayan corn drink. One of the highlights of the trip is the ceramic pottery making, and yes you get to make your own pottery of your choice. And finally, we sit down and eat a traditional Mayan lunch made from the crops harvested by the Women's Coop.

With our stomach's, minds and heart's content we deliver you back to San Ignacio Town or your place of stay so you can unwind and continue to enjoy your day.
Departs From:
San Ignacio Town
You will join us at the downtown San Ignacio where we will be hearing the cultural music. We will have a one-hour cultural dance session where you will get to learn to dance to the ... moretraditional Garifuna music also known to the locals as the "national music of Belize" which is called PUNTA. Punta came from the African word "Bunda" which means the movement of your buttocks. :-)
Departs From:
San Ignacio Town
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Cayo
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