T5A – Hopkins Garifuna Cultural Experience

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Tour Details

Age:

7 years old+

Minimum People:

1 person

Offered:

Daily

Immerse Yourself in the Garifuna Cultural Experience

Immerse yourself in the heart of Belize’s vibrant cultural mosaic through the Garifuna Cultural Experience in Hopkins. Despite comprising only a small portion of Belize’s population, the Garifuna people hold a prominent place as one of the nation’s most treasured cultures. Rooted in Afro-Caribbean heritage, the Garifuna community is celebrated for its enduring drumming traditions, distinctive culinary artistry, and captivating melodies.

Engage in this authentic experience, relishing delectable, home-cooked Garifuna dishes while serenaded by the rhythmic cadence of traditional Garifuna drumming. However, the adventure doesn’t conclude there—participants seamlessly delve into an engaging introduction to Garifuna drumming.

Immerse yourself in a hands-on escapade, involving everything from personally handpicking coconuts to crafting the revered Hudut cuisine. Revel in the satisfaction of savoring the very meal you’ve expertly prepared, complemented by a delightful dessert and soul-stirring melodies lingering in the air.

For those seeking to broaden their cultural horizons even further, consider the “Dangriga Cultural Tour” as an enticing option. This extraordinary journey invites full immersion in the local tapestry of history, gastronomy, and music. Explore remarkable destinations such as Marie Sharp’s Fine Foods Factory, the captivating Gullissi Garifuna Museum, and the studio of the legendary artist Pen Cayetano. Indulge in an unparalleled culinary adventure, savoring authentic local flavors, all while culminating the experience with an invigorating Garifuna drumming lesson.

Join us in unlocking the richness of Belize’s cultural heritage, transforming each step into a bridge to the past and a celebration of the present. Experience the essence of the Hopkins Garifuna Cultural Adventure, and allow the rhythms and flavors of this captivating culture to indelibly mark your soul.

Time:

Departs: 08:00am
Returns: 4:00pm

Roundtrip travel time: 2.5 hours

What to wear:

Cool comfortable clothing for this subtropical climate.


What to bring:

  • An adventurous mindset
  • Bug spray
  • Sun block
  • Your medication
  • Comfortable shoes

Includes:

  • Bottled water
  • Lunch
  • Transportation
  • Tour guide

Intensity Level:

Easy

Policies

Confirmation of all tours is subject to meeting the minimum participant requirement.

Tours might be canceled due to unsafe weather conditions or if the minimum participant requirement isn’t met. Rest assured, we’ll promptly notify you about any tour updates.

Please take a moment to review our policies regarding individually booked services, such as ground transfers, day trips, or rental equipment.

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To ensure the confirmation of your reservation, please provide a valid credit card (AMEX, MasterCard, or Visa) during the booking process. Your cooperation in this matter is greatly appreciated.

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At Barefoot Services, your trust is invaluable to us. We are committed to offering you a worry-free experience when you choose to book with us.

We kindly suggest considering the purchase of Travel Insurance. This coverage extends to cancellation fees, date adjustments, or any unexpected situations beyond our control. Your peace of mind is our priority, and we strive to ensure your journey is as smooth as possible.

 

Standard Individual DEPOSIT POLICY  

  • Your booking confirmation necessitates a nonrefundable deposit of US $25 for each service, payable immediately.

  • The full payment will be seamlessly processed within 16 days prior to the commencement of the service.

  • Please be aware that the confirmation email might display charges in both US Dollars and Belizean Dollars (BZE). This dual representation is meant to provide clarity regarding the associated costs.

    • Kindly be informed that the exchange rate between US Dollars and Belizean Dollars is US $1.00 = BZ$2.00.

  • Furthermore, we would like to bring to your attention the possibility of additional charges from your credit card company for foreign transactions. While we have no authority over these charges, we recommend reaching out to your bank to address any queries or concerns regarding supplementary fees. Your understanding in this matter is greatly appreciated.

Barefoot Services retains the authority to apply or waive a reservation deposit charge to your credit card.

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Standard Individual CANCELLATION POLICY

  • Cancellation requests are exclusively accepted in written form, sent to BarefootServicesBelize@Gmail.com.
  • For cancellations made over 15 days before the service start date, a full refund will be issued, excluding the nonrefundable US $25.00 deposit per service.
  • Cancellations made within 15 days of the service start date will result in an 85% refund.
  • Cancellations made within 7 days of the service start date will lead to a 50% refund.
  • Cancellations made within 3 days of the service start date are not eligible for a refund.

Standard Individual DEPOSIT AND CANCELLATION POLICY for services during 

the date period December 20 through January 10.

(Kindly note that these dates experience high demand and are anticipated to be fully booked. We recommend proceeding with a reservation only if you are absolutely certain of your plans.)

  • Cancellations made within 15 days of the service start date are not eligible for a refund.

Special note

Prior to confirming a personalized package, general package, or a group booking, we kindly urge you to review our Deposit and Cancellation Policies pertaining to Personalized Packages, General Packages, and Group Bookings for all dates. This information may have already been shared with you via email or can readily be obtained by reaching out to us directly. Your understanding and awareness of these policies are greatly appreciated.

Travel Insurance

We encourage you to purchase Travel Insurance to cover cancellation fees or date changes or unforeseen circumstances, we have no control over.

  • Travel medical insurance for individuals, families, and groups
  • Coverage for medical expenses, evacuation, and repatriation
  • Renewable up to 24 months
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