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Masewal Forest Garden Medicinal Trail

Bullet Tree Falls, San Ignacio, Belize
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A Great Memory

I went here years ago, and still have the fondest memories of my trip here. I still quote some of... read more

Reviewed 1 December 2016
Karen C
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Nashville, Tennessee
Worth the time

Medicinal knowledge is very important in Mayan history and if I were ever bitten by a Fer de Lance... read more

Reviewed 25 July 2016
sandygreenberg
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Sonora, California
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30 Nov 2016
“A Great Memory”
24 Jul 2016
“Worth the time”
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Bullet Tree Falls, San Ignacio, Belize
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Reviewed 1 December 2016

I went here years ago, and still have the fondest memories of my trip here. I still quote some of the things I learned from this place. Worth the journey ! I paddled upstream to get there !

Thank Karen C
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Medicinal knowledge is very important in Mayan history and if I were ever bitten by a Fer de Lance in Belize I would head to a medicinal healer. It is always good to have some basic knowledge of medicinal flora if you travel in jungle...More

Thank sandygreenberg
Reviewed 21 July 2015

Tour guide or self guided, this tour identifies some of the local plants and what they are used for. Locals use these remedies, i asked for a guide because it fascinates me. Doesnt take long maybe a hal hour and there is ian interprative center...More

Thank JWmelissa
Reviewed 31 July 2013

This treasure of Belize heritage has fallen to the winds and Heriberto's knowledge has left with him. None of his family has carried on the tradition. You can visit the Känan K'aax School garden in Sta Familia only a few miles down river from Bullet...More

4  Thank Anabel-2013
Reviewed 6 May 2013

We loved this tour...I was just sad I couldn't take all of the plants home. Our tour guide was very well informed and passionate about his subject, giving first hand accounts of instances when different plants were used in the various capacities. I am also...More

1  Thank Julie M
Reviewed 3 March 2013

On the same grounds as the iguana exhibit so both can be done at the same time. We found this to be a nice walk in the forest and a very educational experience.

3  Thank clancy48
Reviewed 29 October 2012

It;s amazing what kids of plants were used medicinally for various types of ailments, from diabetes, arthritis, contraception, and diarhea..Very informative.enjoyed the fellow that did the tour..

1  Thank TropicalSunBeam
Reviewed 17 October 2012

Its a very nice place to wonder around and the guides are local and very informative. Very interesting flora and fauna

Thank Beth B
Reviewed 3 October 2012

I've always liked the Masewal trail, and recommend it to all my friends when they are visiting. It's great to do the trail, and then tube the Mopan river, which is right there, for a few hours. Don Beto Cocom recently passed away, but the...More

3  Thank DrFeelAwesome
Reviewed 9 May 2012

Don Betto was so informative, we even use some of his remedies

1  Thank traveltwoBelize
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