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Jungle Maya Tour: Learn How Chewing Gum is Made!

Explore the ancient Mayan traditions via this Jungle Maya tour. Learn how chewing gum was made in the olden days and how Mayans survived in the jungle.

USD $42.00

Per Person

Explore The Ancient Mayan Traditions Via This Jungle Maya Tour

Have you ever thought of how chewing gum is made during the days of the ancient Mayan tribe? Join us on this beautiful experience by embarking on a Jungle Maya tour in the lush jungle of Mexico, challenging your adventurous side to find out what the Mayans used to do to extract the sap of the tree to make chewing gum. These trees not only helped them make chewing gum, they also provided a sense of direction for these Mayans by helping them guide themselves around the jungle

On this tour, also learn about the unique ways the Mayans had in terms of drinking water and eating fruits of the jungle. Last but not last, learn about the medicinal plants in the jungle that they consume to survive during those days.


  • Learn about how Mayans made chewing gum
  • Learn about ancient Mayan ways of survival
  • Gain a better understanding of their use of medicinal plants in the jungle

Tour Information

Duration: 3-4 hours (Tour starts from 07:00 am)
Start/end location: Chunhuhub, Quintana Roo, México
Availability: Year-round (For a better experience, we recommend for travelers to participate in this activity between August and December each year)
Miscellaneous: This tour has a minimum of 2 travelers and a maximum of 20. This activity is recommended for participants from 12 years old onwards – travelers from 8 to 11 years old need to be accompanied by an adult.

If you have fewer than 2 or more than 20, contact us at and we will try to find a group for you. Add-on options are also available, please see below section on “Important Notes.”

What’s Included 

  • Local guide

What’s Not Included

  • Lodging

What to Bring

  • Pants
  • Long-sleeved shirt
  • Closed shoes
  • Biodegradable repellent
  • Camera
  • Water bottles

Important Notes 

  • This tour operator has a lodge. You can choose to stay there in addition to taking this tour. If you are interested in this option, let us know at See below for prices:
    Single Cabin – $50 USD per night
    Double Cabin – $65 USD per night
    Triple Cabin – $80 USD per night


Punta Laguna Nature Reserve, Quintana Roo, Mexico

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Punta Laguna Nature Reserve, Quintana Roo, Mexico 20.646300, -87.632900

What Happens After I Book?

After you book your experience, you will receive a confirmation email from us confirming that your payment went through. You will then be connected directly to the tour operator, in case you have any further questions. We are also happy to answer any questions about the tour, or travel in general in your country of destination.

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