Jamaica Encompassed

Classic, Montego Bay to Montego Bay
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Tour description

Escape the all-inclusive resorts and see a side of Jamaica that few tourists experience on this whirlwind eight-day adventure. Visit a Rastafarian village and witness traditional drumming and dancing. Explore all that Kingston has to offer and visit Rick's Café for a taste of culture and 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.

What's included

  • Your Welcome Moment: Meet Your CEO and Group Your Local Living Moment: Rastafarian Village Visit, Parish of Saint James
  • Dunn's River Falls visit, Bob Marley Museum visit, Appleton Estate Rum Factory tour, Rick's Café visit, Beach time in Ocho Rios, Treasure Beach, and Negril
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities

Highlights

  • Relax on world-class beaches
  • Bargain for goods at local markets
  • Drum and dance with the locals at a rastafarian village
  • Experience a different side of this familiar island

Itinerary

Day 1: Montego Bay Arrive at any time.

Day 2: Montego Bay/Ocho Rios Travel to Ocho Rios, visiting a Rastafarian Village en route to learn about Rastafarian culture and enjoy a traditional lunch. Spend a free afternoon on this idyllic beach, bargain for handicrafts at the market, or explore Fern Gully.

Day 3: Ocho Rios/Kingston This morning, visit Dunn's River Falls for the opportunity to climb the sheer face of a rushing waterfall. Later, travel to Kingston with a free afternoon to explore. Opt to visit historical sights full of Caribbean pirate lore.

Day 4: Kingston/Treasure Beach Delve into the world of a Jamaican music legend with a visit to the Bob Marley museum this morning. Travel to Treasure Beach and opt to chill out on the secluded beach or visit the seven waterfalls of YS Falls.

Day 5: Treasure Beach Spend the day enjoying paradise. Opt to take a local boat ride to search for dolphins and crocodiles in their natural environment or visit the unique Pelican Bar out at sea.

Day 6: Treasure Beach/Negril Tour one of Jamaica’s best rum distilleries to learn more about the liquor they've been producing here since 1749. Later, travel to idyllic Negril, known for it's white-sand beach and laid back atmosphere. Visit famous Rick's Café in time for sunset. Opt to enjoy an evening cocktail while watching the locals dive from the scenic cliffs.

Day 7: Negril Spend a whole day enjoying Negril. Opt to explore the local caves and rocky bluffs where heroism can be added to holiday pastimes. Walk the beach, visit the cliffs, snorkel, windsurf, parasail or do nothing at all and relax in a hammock.

Day 8: Negril/Montego Bay Return to Montego Bay, where the tour ends on arrival.