Belmont Estate Cocoa Heritage Tour

Cultural & Theme Tours in Grenada

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from$266.55
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Take a trip back into time, on this 7 hour sightseeing driving tour. Visit one of the last remaining functioning cocoa estates. Belmont is in a visually stunning setting and offers up a fascinating history from three centuries of production. Observe the processing of cocoa, taste cocoa tea, and just experience the magic of this stunning jewel.
After hotel or port pickup by private air-condition vehicle, you head to the first stop on your day tour of Grenada, the Grand E'tang nature reserve. Enjoy the breathtaking views, keep an eye out for the Mona monkey, if you're lucky, you may spot one or two, indigenous to this area. When you arrive, hop off and explore the area, just take time to enjoy the peaceful rainforest surroundings.Then hop back in your air condition vehicle to drive through the village of Harford, next stop Belmont heritage estate Here, we'll make a visit to the historic and interesting visit to this traditional cocoa plantation, which dates back to the 1700's.There's a veritable living museum you may wish to visit. With the help of estate guide you will learn about present Grenadian and former Scottish owners. After a 40-minute tour with estate guide, now is your chance to enjoy a delicious lunch as we acquaint ourselves with traditional plantation life. After lunch, allowing yourself to relax for about 45 minutes before the second half of your tour. Your next stop is the River Antoine Rum Distillery on Grenada’s northeast coast, in the parish of St Patrick. The oldest functioning water-powered distillery in the Caribbean, River Antoine opened in the late 1700s and continues to produce its strong rum - available only in Grenada — using the same old-fashioned methods and enjoy a sample of the potent liquor. Finally, head northeast, passing through the town of Grenville, to your last stop, La Sagesse beach for an optional swim. You have a few minutes here to take pictures and admire the beautiful and it surrounding. Your day tour then ends with hotel or port drop-off.

What’s included

  • Lunch
  • Professional historian guide on location
  • Hotel/port pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan

What’s not included

  • Gratuities

Highlights

  • Ideal choice for families
  • Comprehensive tour by bus/coach
  • Small group ensures personal service
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Flexibility to customize your itinerary to your own preferences
  • Step back in time on a history tour
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