Spend 10 days learning about the most exciting aspects of the Jamaican culture. Learn about Reggae Music, Rastafarianism, Patois, coffee, the Maroons, rum, nightlife and more. This cultural immersion tour package is perfect for families, groups and single travelers. The package includes transportation, airport transfers, daily breakfast and dinner, air-conditioned hotel accommodation and all tours/field trips. Join this tour if you want to explore what it means to be a Jamaican.
Day 1 – Arrive At Norman Manley International Airport (KIN)Be greeted at the airport in Kingston for your transfer to Hellshire Beach Club in Saint Catherine, less than 45 minutes away. You will be given a brief orientation, refreshments and meal.Day 2 – Patois Lesson, Hellshire Beach Tour & Nightlife In PortmoreReceive a Patois speaking presentation at your hotel then head to Hellshire Beach to swim and have fish and bammy. Rest, and in the night we will take you to Famous Night Club or a party in Kingston. Day 3 – Port Royal, Lime Cay Boat Tour & Devon House Ice CreamVisit Port Royal to step back in time and learn about the “wickedest city in the west”. After, head to the dock for a boat ride out to Lime Cay, which is an island just offshore. Before you head back to your apartment stop at Devon House for ice cream.Day 4 – Blue Mountain Coffee Tour & Strawberry HillsVisit Blue Mountains and tour the coffee fields to see how the crop is grown, harvested and processed. Sample a cup and purchase the finished product at the gift shop. Before you depart stop at Strawberry Hills for a great view.Day 5 – Rastafarian Village Field Trip In Montego BayVisit the Rastafarian village in Montego Bay to learn about their religion, herbs, and their general way of life. Day 6 – Jamaican National Museum Tour In Kingston & Cooking ClassVisit the National Museum of Jamaica in Kingston to view pieces of the island’s history. Purchase lunch at a restaurant in Kingston then head back to your accommodation. In the evening your Jamaican cooking class will begin at Hellshire Beach Club, where you will learn to prepare Jerk.Day 7 – Appleton Estate Rum Tour in Saint ElizabethSee how sugar and rum are made. Tour the rum factory and sample fresh cane juice and rum. Purchase lunch on the property then buy Appleton products at the gift shop. Tour lasts 5 to 6 hours including transportation. *Must be 18 or older to consume alcohol.Day 8 – Charles Town Maroon ExperienceAt Charles Town you will live the day as a Maroon. Sing, dance and eat like the African group, then wash off in the river when it is complete.Day 9 – Bob Marley Museum, Tuff Gong Studio And Kingston ShoppingFirst stop is Downtown Craft Market, where you can purchase handmade crafts and trinkets. Next stop is Half Way Tree to shop at the various plazas. From here head to Bob Marley Museum for a tour. Eat lunch at Legend Café then head to Tuff Gong Studio to see how Reggae music is made.Day 10 – Depart JamaicaOn day 10 you will eat your Jamaican breakfast then return to the airport in Kingston to head back home, fully in touch with your inner Jamaican.