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  1. Mexico
  2. Quintana Roo
  3. Cancún

Private Temazcal Tour

Product ID: 72826
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Enjoy a unique and amazing experience of the ancient Mayan ceremony in the "home of hot stones" with a real shaman. Temazcal is a unique opportunity that allows you to get to know the culture of Mexico closely.
About this activity
Duration 6 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, English

Pickup included

Private tour. Pickup at the lobby of your hotel Shared tour. Pick up at the the lobby of the hotel or at meeting point (It depends on the location of the hotel)
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Get the chance to purify your body and soul
  • Learn more about this ritual
  • Experience a Mayan ritual in the womb of the earth
Full description
Your tour begins with a 90 minute drive to Temazcal. Once there, you will start with an introductory talk from the "temazcalero" guide, who will answer questions. 

After a small cleaning ceremony with the copal and aromatic herbs, you will enter in the temazcal and start experiencing the heat of the volcanic rocks and its red light in the darkness. The aroma of herbs and copal will allow you to feel at ease, purify the body and create space to get rid of bad energies and purify intentions. Using aromatic herbs, mud, honey, aloe vera, and refreshing teas, the temazcalero will guide you through four intervals of increasing and decreasing heat (by opening the door of the temazcal). Enjoy the curative powers along with songs and musical instruments. 

At any time, you can leave the temazcal or ask the shaman to increase or reduce heat. This experience will allow you to find a space of positive and curative energies towards the body and spirit, as well as relaxation. All of this is done in a healthy and safe place. 

After the session in the temazcal, you can take a cold bath and then enjoy fresh fruit of the season and fruit flavored water. Because of its interactive character, the length of the temazcal session varies, but it is usually around 90 minutes. 

You will leave refreshed, renewed and filled with positive energy.
  • Private tour
  • Pick-up and drop off at the meeting point
  • Light dinner
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Alcoholic drinks
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People with heart problems

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Swimwear
  • Towel
Know before you go
Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability.

This tour requires a 2 person minimum to book.

Minimum age is 16 years.

Not recommended for participants with heart complains or other serious medical conditions.

Not recommended for pregnant women.

Note: Before entering the Temazcal please make sure you do not eat for 2 hours and are well hydrated.

It is recommended that you wear a swimsuit and bring a towel, change of clothes, and bug repellent.