Mayan Artisan Workshop Culture, History, Art

Listing Type
Tour/Activity
Type of Tour/Activity
Cultural Immersion
Tour Type
Cultural | Educational, Sunset
Departs From
Start Point
San Ignacio Town
Intensity Level
Easy
$
74
/ Adult
Trusted Provider
Christele L
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About Listing
Highlights
  • Total immersion in the Mayan Culture
  • Exceptional geographical location
  • Unique activity of its kind
  • Possibility to buy souvenirs
  • Cultural Entertainment
Description

An immersive experience to understand and appreciate the cultural heritage of the Mayans while interacting with a talented and passionate Mayan artisan in his workshop.

Your Guide will share with you his knowledge and expertise on the history and culture of the Mayans, with an emphasis on the Mayan calendar system. You will begin by discussing the Mayans' fascinating history, way of life, beliefs, and cultural achievements.

Prepare to hear captivating stories about the ancient Mayans, learn about their relationship with nature, the importance of stars and time cycles in their culture, and their architectural and artistic heritage. Then, you will move on to the practical stage of the activity.

He will teach you traditional slate-working techniques used for generations to create Mayan calendars.

He will show you how to engrave and draw on the slate, using the symbols and patterns characteristic of this ancient civilization, allowing you to understand their meaning and use better.

 
Suitable for:
Kids
Teens
Adults
Families
Groups
Couples
Seniors
Handicapped
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.
  • Craft art Class
  • Carving
What to bring?
Recommended items to bring on the trip.
  • Water,
  • Biodegradable sunscreen
  • Hat or cap
  • Light clothes
NOT Included
  • Tips
  • Transportation
  • Food
  • Drinks
Rates
The base rates charged by the provider. This includes all taxes and applicable fees.
Capacity:
25 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.
Description
Infant
$
0
under 6 years old
Child
$
37
6 to 11 years old
Adult
$
74
up to 12 years old
Itinerary
Activity
Description
Time
Duration
Mayan WorkshopLearn the culture, History, art2:30 PM3 hours
Transportation
Is Transportation provided?:
No
Availability
Schedule
Dates
Start Time
Duration
Daily2:30 PM3 hours
Provider
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Account Type:
Tour Operator
Gold Certified:
No
Service Types:
Tours | Activities
Payment & Cancellation
Cancellation Policy
Flexible
  • Cancellations made 15 days before will be fully refunded except for a service fee of 3%.
  • Cancellations made 7 days before will be refunded 70% of the amount paid.
  • Cancellations made at a later date will not be refunded.
Terms & Conditions
Refunds cannot be provided for clients who miss their scheduled activity.
 
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