Purple Mayan Tours

Account Type
Tour Operator
Languages
Languages spoken by staff
Creole, English, Spanish
Service Types
Tours | Activities, Private Guides
Years of Experience
Years of experience.
over 20 years
Tour Operator License
TO 092-165
Status of Listing:
Published
About Provider
Our founder, originally from Canada, has over 20 years in the tourism business and makes it his goal to deliver, custom off-the-beaten-track tours to budget-minded adventure travelers.
 
Purple Mayan was founded by a team of adventurous people who have extensive knowledge of all the hidden gems that Belize has to offer. We all share a passion for adventure travel and nature, as well as the passion for unique attractions off the main tourist track that are rich in history and culture. We strive to provide customized tours to suit our customers’ unique interests and promise to make your time in Belize an unforgettable experience.
 
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Tours | Activities | Shuttles
Belize is known for its rich natural resources and our many attractions. So spend the day doing the three best things in Belize. The first attraction will be the cave that is in this ... morenew adventure park called Cave World Adventures. Then we’ll go to visit the famous Xunantunich Mayan ruin and then end the tour by heading to the waterfalls.
What to bring:
-packed breakfast and/or lunch
-bottled water and/or snacks

What to wear:
-comfortable clothing and hiking/running shoes
Departs From:
San Ignacio Town
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Spend the day visiting three of Belize’s famous Mayan ruins Benque Ruins Xunantunich Cahal Pech
Departs From:
San Ignacio Town
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This whole day tour includes 4 different attractions 1000 ft fall Rio On Pools Big rock And a stop at Francis Ford Coppola Lodge
Departs From:
San Ignacio Town
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Enter, if you dare into our scary forest, where the jungle comes alive at night with eerie sights and sounds. This 45-minute walk through our haunted forest on a winding jungle trail ... moreleads you past ancient trees, old Mayan pathways, and a prehistoric Mayan staircase ascending to the mouth of a gaping cave. What’s lurking in the shadows? An ominous light and an unsettling mist beckon you forward. You are not alone. Are you brave enough to see what you will encounter?

This bone-chilling tour is a 4-hour tour located right in the beautiful 300+ acre adventure park.
Departs From:
San Ignacio Town
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Follow your experienced guide on a night hike through the Belizean jungle, where you will trace the footsteps of the ancient Mayan people who first occupied the forests and caves. ... moreListen for bats, owls, jaguars, and other creatures, as the jungle comes alive with sounds at night. As you walk along the winding nature trails, your guide will give you a thorough and interesting history of the people who first walked these forests.
What to bring:
-packed breakfast and/or lunch
-bottled water and/or snacks

What to wear:
-comfortable clothing and hiking/running shoes
Departs From:
San Ignacio Town
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Take a stunning guided tour at night when the air is cool and the jungle comes alive with the sounds of jaguars, bats, and howler monkeys. Take a hike to a small mountaintop where ... moreyou will get a breathtaking view of the stars and constellations and marvel in the mystery that is the jungle at night. An unforgettable experience!
What to bring:
-packed breakfast and/or lunch
-bottled water and/or snacks

What to wear:
-comfortable clothing and hiking/running shoes
Departs From:
San Ignacio Town
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kombucha is a slightly fermented, effervescent, sweetened herbal drink that is claimed to have health benefits such as helping with heart health, weight management, and digestive health. ... moreMeet Evan and Lainey, who make kombucha in their beautiful jungle yoga ashram that overlooks the spectacular Monkey Falls in Cristo Rey. Learn how they make it with fresh exotic herbs such as chaya, gumbo limbo, and more. Sample several different delicious varieties and buy a bottle or two to bring home to share with family or friends!
What to bring:
-packed breakfast and/or lunch
-bottled water and/or snacks

What to wear:
-comfortable clothing and hiking/running shoes
Departs From:
San Ignacio Town
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Meet a local artist who practices the ancient art of Mayan pottery and ceramic making. He or she will demonstrate the process of ceramics making, from shaping the clay to baking it. ... moreThe Mayan people found natural pigments to make their beautiful, handmade pottery colorful. Learning how the process of ceramic making changed and developed throughout the periods, and how it is still practiced today. The local artist will even let you try your hand at making your own beautiful pottery- come take this fun and interactive class and come home with your own handmade souvenir!
What to bring:
-packed breakfast and/or lunch
-bottled water and/or snacks

What to wear:
-comfortable clothing and hiking/running shoes
Departs From:
San Ignacio Town
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Enjoy this interesting history tour of the Mayan people of Belize, from the country’s earliest inhabitants, all the way up to the modern-day Mayan people. As your guide leads you through ... morethe Mayan caves where the Mayan people used to dwell, you will learn more about the glyphs and carvings on the caves, and how the network of caves is connected to the ancient Mayan cities. Also learn about the three distinct Mayan people groups- the Mopan, Yucatec, and Kekchi, who each speak their own language. Your guide will introduce you to local Maya people who still speak these languages and you will get to learn some Mayan words. You will also learn more about the Mayan calendar, Mayan gods, and Mayan traditions and rituals. Learn about the sacred copal and other herbs used in Mayan healing and Mayan rituals and traditions that took place in the caves, which the Mayan people were entrances to Xibalba, or the underworld. Learn about the sacred copal and other herbs used in Mayan healing and Mayan rituals and traditions that took place in the caves, which the Mayan people were entrances to Xibalba, or the underworld. Learn more about other Mayan legends and superstitions on this fantastic tour.
What to bring:
-packed breakfast and/or lunch
-bottled water and/or snacks

What to wear:
-comfortable clothing and hiking/running shoes
Departs From:
San Ignacio Town
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Take a guided tour that will immerse you in the culture of some of the earliest tradespeople in Belize. Learn about traditional Mayan crafts such as slate carving, bead making, and ... morepottery. These trades are still practiced today, and there are several local people who will be eager to tell you more about their craft. Your guide will give you a history of the chicleros- the workers who extracted chicle from the sapodilla trees by hand. Learn about the process of tapping the trees for chicle, which was used for chewing gum, dental supplies, and surgical tape. Your guide will take you to the statue of the chiclero, located in Benque Viejo del Carmen, which is dedicated to these hard-working people. Lastly, you will learn about the woodcutters of Belize. The early woodcutters were known as Baymen, and logging was a huge industry in Belize. During the 1700s and 1800s, Baymen exported thousands of tons of logwood back to England. Enjoy this informative and interesting tour describing some of Belize’s earliest industries.
Departs From:
San Ignacio Town
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Contact Information
Location Information
Business Address:
San Jose Succotz
District/Region:
Cayo
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