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Xkopek Parque Apicola

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Really cool tour to find out about the mayan culture, bees and endemic trees. At the end you can... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
ivantellez10
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Cuernavaca, Mexico
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Really fun!

1 hr tour to learn about local bees. Walk through dry cenote and see 5 different kinds of bees... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Xkopek, a natural area, is located just 10 blocks south of the historic center of Valladolid, offers experiences, products and services that arouse the visitors interest in the fascinating world of bees. The Mysticism of a natural Rejoyada immerses...more
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Calle 57 X 38 | Ex Aviación Colonia San Juan, a un lado del sindicato de taxistas Los Frailes, Valladolid 97783, Mexico
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All reviews dry cenote bee tour honey tasting different kinds plants and trees mayan culture local varieties refreshing drink our tour guide learning experience natural environment per adult mayan family highlight of our trip great tour the owner jorge
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Really cool tour to find out about the mayan culture, bees and endemic trees. At the end you can taste some products made with pure honey, delicious btw. Very interesting experience in general.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

1 hr tour to learn about local bees. Walk through dry cenote and see 5 different kinds of bees. Then visit honey making facility. End by buying some honey products!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Papotter
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The reviews of this tour are overly positive, in my view. It consisted of an introduction to different kinds of bees, a few sentences about local trees, and a tasting of different honey products at the end. Not much of a cultural or natural experience,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very interesting to learn about mayan culture and the local varieties of bees, traditional medicinal use of the honey

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were delighted by this tour where you learn so much about bees and mayan culture. At the end you can taste honey and ofcourse buy some at the shop. We went home with couple of jars;) I would definitely recommend this if you are...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Ines S
Reviewed 29 November 2018 via mobile

Wow, I learned so much about bees here. Not that I didn't love honey and bees before, but I now have a new found appreciation for them (especially local varieties of bees, other than the European bees that most people tend to know about). Jorge,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jsonMartin
Reviewed 22 November 2018 via mobile

Today we visited the city of Valladolid and a beautiful bee sanctuary, named Xkopek by a Mayan family who has been harvesting bees in the Yucatán for a very long time. our family of six (kids ages 15,9,6,2) had the pleasure of going on a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 16 October 2018 via mobile

My wife and i desided to pay this Beautiful conor of the city a visit. Even tho the bee tour was closed on mondays, Jorge still made time to give us a privet tour. For a guy that didnt know alot bees and mayan culture...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Martin K
xkopekmx, Propietario at Xkopek Parque Apicola, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2018

Hi Martin, thanks for visit us.

Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

As Europen bee keepers, we learned alot about the variety of Stingless bee species, in Yucatan. Jorge is an accommodating host, with extensive knowledge to share

Date of experience: October 2018
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xkopekmx, Propietario at Xkopek Parque Apicola, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2018

Thanks for visit us.

Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

We discovered other bee species, specially the indigenous species of the Yucatan. Nothing that you can see on Google. The tasting of the honey and pollen at the end was the cherry on the cake. Walking in the collapsed and dried cenote was also interesting,...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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xkopekmx, Propietario at Xkopek Parque Apicola, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2018

Thanks for visit us!, what a pleasure to hear you enjoyed the experience!

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TravelBugBournemouth
20 September 2018|
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Response from DenisLarsen | Reviewed this property |
Valladolid is a great hub from which you can make day trips in every direction...specially if you have a car. Public transportation is great but you are constrained by the schedule of the bus company. Cenote Oxman is within... More
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Vanessa V
18 November 2016|
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Response from xkopekmx | Property representative |
Hello Vanessa. Perhaps the tour is not very convenient, because your baby is small, because maybe the dust or some plants may cause some allergy in your child. Although you may wish to visit the shop, the small museum of... More
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