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Escape the all-inclusive resorts and see a side of Jamaica that few tourists experience on this whirlwind 10-day adventure. Meet true Rastafarians and learn about the original inhabitants of the island while hiking through lush wilderness. There are chances to visit the Appleton Estates rum distillery, the Bob Marley Museum and a Blue Mountain coffee plantation—for a taste of culture with a splash of fun in the sun. With plenty of time to relax on Jamaica's famous white sand beaches, you're going to come back well rested—and with a real understanding of this vibrant island.
- Blissing out on world-class beaches around the island.
- Bargaining at the local market.
- Drumming at a Rastafari village.
- Dancing with the locals at a Maroon village.
- Sampling Kingston nightlife.
Day 1 Montego Bay
Arrive at any time.
Day 2-3 Negril (2B)
En route to Negril, visit to a Rastafarian indigenous village including drumming lessons, a delicious lunch and information about indigenous fruits, vegetables and medicinal plants. From Negril, opt to watch the famous cliff divers or to participate in a number of other beach activities.
Day 4-5 Treasure Beach (2B)
Option to go on a 'Dolphin Safari' to search for dolphins and crocodiles in their natural environment with a visit to the unique Pelican Bar out at sea. Check out a rum tour at the Appleton Estates, chill out on the beach or visit the seven waterfalls of YS Falls.
Day 6-7 Kingston (2B)
Choose to visit the Bob Marley Museum, tour a Blue Mountain coffee plantation or check out a nearby market for some souvenirs.
Day 8 Portland/Charles Town Maroon Experience (1B,1L)
Hike through lush vegetation as you learn about the important Maroon people's history in Jamaica, visiting a secluded river with a number of crystal clear pools, perfect for swimming. Lunch back in town accompanied by traditional drumming and dancing.
Day 9 Ocho Rios (1B)
Option to climb famous Dunn's River Falls or bargain for handicrafts at the market.
Day 10 Montego Bay (1B)
Morning transfer to Montego Bay. Please book any onward travel for 2pm or later.
Rastafarian village tour, Charles Town Maroon hike and village experience.
Group Size Notes
Max 15, Avg 10
9 breakfasts, 1 lunch
Please allow USD225-375 USD for meals not included.
Private van, walking.
Hotels (8 nts), basic huts (1 nt).
- USA / Canada 1 855 667 9501
- United Kingdom 0844 272 2120
- Australia 1300 884 162
- New Zealand 0800 333 415
- Germany 01805 70 90 30 70
- Rest of World 00 1 855 667 9501