Idiomas da excursão
- Curta um dia longe do barulho e da agitação da cidade
- Conheça lugares fora dos circuitos habituais em uma 4x4
- Grupos pequenos têm garantia de serviço pessoal
- Guia profissional informativo e acessível
- Apresentação perfeita para hóspedes de primeira viagem
The statue can be seen in the Catholic Church near the Village Square. Prior to the name change, San Antonio was known in the local Yucatec Maya dialect as “Osh Multun Kakab” which translates to “Three Mound Virgin Forest”. Today, villagers casually refer to their village as “Tanah,” which is the Maya term for “our home.”
This is mainly an agricultural community and the local residents grow crops such as peanuts, corn, squash, and beans, much like their ancestors. There are currently three Women’s Groups in San Antonio. One group operates the community bakery, the other specializes in pottery, local jewelry and embroidery, and the most recent group makes hammocks, embroidery and clothing. Local Maya lunch included with your tour.
After a visit to Barton Creek Community, we will learn about the Mennonites. Although originally of European descent and heritage, many Mennonites have been born and raised in Belize, creating a unique blend of culture and spirituality. The Mennonites are much like the Amish, living a humble and religiously pious lifestyle. The Mennonites of Belize are peaceful, hardworking people and the more remote communities of Barton Creek retain a very traditional and simple way of life, relying on their knowledge and strength to farm and survive in the jungle with few modern amenities.
The communities are very conservative and the women wear bonnets and long dresses while the men wear denim overalls and hats. They use horse drawn buggies for transportation and till their farm fields with horses. In the most remote communities they still use horses to drive their sawmills. The Mennonites of Barton Creek are very restrictive on their use of machinery and they produce many agricultural crops without any modern machinery. They are highly productive people and produce honey, milk, eggs, poultry, beans and other staple crops.
Come and explore this fascinating and reserved culture on a trip through the jungle and back in the time to help us remember how things were before cell phones, cars, iPads and even before electricity. Return to San Ignacio in the afternoon.
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The humble and productive Mennonites
- Lunch with a drink
- Rum punch
- All activities and entrance fees
- Local guide
- Transport by private vehicle from San Ignacio and back
- Gratuities (recommended)
- Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
- Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
- A small amount of walking is involved
- Vegetarian meal option available upon request
- Comfortable walking shoes are recommended
- Due to the nature of this tour and the safety of all guests, the tour operator reserves the right to refuse service to passengers who are intoxicated or show signs of intoxication. If, as a result, your tour is canceled, you will not be entitled to a refund
- Children must be accompanied by an adult
Política de cancelamento
Se cancelar entre 3 e 6 dia(s) antes da partida agendada, haverá uma taxa de cancelamento de 50 por cento.
Se cancelar no prazo de 2 dia(s) antes da partida agendada, haverá uma taxa de cancelamento de 100 por cento.