Xkopek, Mayan Bees Tour and Honey Tasting in Valladolid

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Come and meet the sacred bees of the Mayans and learn about the diversity of bees in these lands and their history, and discover the delicious taste of their honey.


  • Descend to a dry cenote to see bees in their natural and wild state
  • Observe how bees work in their hive
  • Drink a delicious drink sweetened with honey
  • Taste delicious honey from bees and other products of the hive


Begin the experience on a walking tour before descending down a stairway to a dry cenote, where you will see some varieties of local plants. Learn about their use and importance and then enter the vault of the cenote where you will see some local bee varieties in their wild state. Don't worry though, these bees won't sting you as they do not have stings. Later, walk down a path in the jungle where you will learn to identify the main plants used for the production of honey. Then, arrive at the Meliponario where you will learn about the process of honey as well as other products of the comena and their renowned health properties. You will even be able to open a beehive to observe the amazing architecture of the bees. Then, you will have the chance to taste some of the honey and other products of the hive. And finally, visit the small store of honey and souvenirs and take a souvenir photo to remember the experience. 


Admission ticket Bilingual guide Tasting of honey and other products of the hive Fresh water Gift

Important Information

  • This tour is not suitable for children under 5 years old
  • Wear comfortable clothes, closed shoes and suitable for a walk
  • Only organic repellent is allowed
  • The trails include stairs and stony areas

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund


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