Uaxactún is a role model that demonstrates how conservation is more efficient and safe when handled by the local communities, their main beneficiaries.
Through controlled extraction, the forest is responsibly exploited and preserved at the same time through collection of products such as all spice, Ramón nuts, Xate Palm and Chicle (chewing gum).
Enjoy its unique and diverse natural environment. Walk and discover the archaeological site, full of stories and millennial buildings, and the remains of one of the most important cities of the Maya civilization.
Departure from Flores and/or Mundo Maya International Airport to Uaxactún (63 km paved-road + 23 km dirt road).
Arrival and welcome drink at Uaxactún. Guided tour through Uaxactún’s main groups, including Group E (Astronomical Observatory).
Tour to learn about the production of Xate palm. Continue with guided tour through Uaxactún’s main group. Lunch at a local restaurant.
Handcraft demonstration and tasting of products from Ramon fruit
Return to Flores at the end of the tour.