Mayan World Capital

No. 231 Xbatún Village, Ancient Cuisine

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Days open to the public:

Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

Schedules in which you can enjoy the experience:

08:30 - 12:00

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  • Enjoy the tour

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Months in which you can enjoy the experience:

All year long

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Xbatún Village, ancient cuisine, offers a distinct experience by cooking with cooks, descendants from the Mayas. The tour starts at the municipality’s market Donato Bates, doing the shopping for the cuisine workshop, then, you will go to Ix Cat Ik restaurant, where the cooking is outdoors, in the garden. The experience consists in the preparation of four kinds of dishes: three entrées without meat and a main course with pork, besides, a cocoa dessert is prepared. The food is prepared with fresh ingredients, focusing on the flavor and quality, following the ancient recipes of authentic dishes of the traditional Mayan cuisine. Ix Cat Ik is a unique place where food becomes an artwork and a paramount experience.

Optionally, and with an extra cost, the cuisine workshop can be done in a Mayan village or community, with a longer duration and complemented with other activities like visiting cenotes, pathways, nature, camping, among others.

It includes shopping in the municipal market Donato Bates, ground transportation to Ix Cat Ik restaurant, and ancient cuisine with Mayan cooks.

It is recommended to have interest for cuisine and discovering new flavors.

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Duration of experience:

3 hours and 30 minutes approximately

Suggested for:

Families, friends and couples

Distance from Mérida to experience No. 231 Xbatún Village, Ancient Cuisine

365 days

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