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$100 Tours & Sightseeing

Island Circle Tour

This tour gives all passengers the opportunity to truly understand the lifestyle in Trinidad and Tobago while visiting many of the famous landmarks. A great and educational way to view the best the island has to offer, including the agricultural belt, rapid industry and stunning nature. Heading south out of Port of Spain and down the west coast, your circle island journey begins. You'll see the spectacular scenery of places such as the Gulf of Paris, Mayaro Beach, and Manzanilla. You will also visit the town of San Fernando, the second largest city of Trinidad. The journey then takes you eastward, into areas overlooking the lush coconut palms which fringe the 14 mile (22.5 km) Mayaro Beach. On the return, travel through Manzanilla, cocoa plantations and Virgin Forest all on the East Coast of the island. Leaving Manzanilla, you will pass through the picturesque towns of Sangre Grande and Arima before traveling through the east-west corridor and back to the Port of Spain.

$80 Day Trips & Excursions

Trinidad Down South:Pitch Lake, Sadhu Temple, Hanuman Murti

The tour will depart Port of Spain at 9am for a 1.5 hour drive to the Pitch Lake in the village of La Brea in the deep South. Your drive takes you along highways, passing many small villages and the second largest town, San Fernando. At the lake, the knowledgeable guide will take you on a walk to the middle, which is called 'the Mother of the Lake.' You will also have an opportunity to bathe in the sulfur pool which has healing properties for your skin and joints, according to the locals.Departing the lake, you will have a stop for lunch (at own expense) and then the tour continues to Central Trinidad. Here you'll visit the Sadhu Temple in the sea and the largest Hanuman Murti outside of India. Your last stop will be a family-owned pottery shop where you will see the simple production of the pottery items.

$98 Cultural & Theme Tours

Trinidad Island Sightseeing Tour: Pitch Lake and Chaguanas

Taking in the less-visited southern half of the island, this tour offers an opportunity to see the world famous ‘Pitch Lake’ of natural asphalt together with Trinidad’s most famous Hindu temples and the colorful Chaguanas market.Your drive leads us through the flat plains of central Trinidad and the rolling hills of the south. Pass through several villages to observe the country life, stopping for a refreshing drink or some fruit on the way – along with a little chat with vendors. Most of Trinidad's East Indian population is located in Central Trinidad and we see a number of Hindu Temples and prayer flags in the yards of seemingly every house. The first stop is in the town of Chaguanas, where you'll visit a bustling fresh produce market and lively bazaar. Continuing on, visit the largest (85-foot) statue of the Hindu monkey-God, Lord Hanuman, outside of India. A tour of the site including the attached ashram (yoga centre) allows you to learn about interesting rituals and concepts – for example, the tying of a dried coconut to the temple compound fence for sixteen days is said to fulfill your wishes! The gigantic temple is bright-pink and to some resembles a big wedding cake. Lunch (not included in price) is a typical Trini East Indian curry dish – the roti. You can eat this with your hands - as the locals do - but cutlery can be provided on request. Next up, visit the small village of La Brea in the deep South of Trinidad where the Pitch Lake is situated. It is the largest of its kind in the world, and looks something like an elephant skin which can be peeled off! Your guide leads us around the site for one hour, making sure we don’t stand up on one of the vertical veins where the pitch is soft and sinking is easy. There are also spots for bathing in the sulphur pools (according to the weather).If time allows (optional) visit Trinidad’s second largest city, San Fernando, passing rolling hills, sugarcane fields, oil refineries and small villages. Occasionally you can see a Hindu cremation in progress as we drive by. An exceptional panoramic view awaits us from the summit of San Fernando Hill.Please note: The sequence of stops is flexible according to traffic.

$130 Outdoor Activities

Trinidad Mud Volcano Hike and Food Experience

Starting from your hotel this tour takes us to South Trinidad where we take a scenic drive through Chaguanas one of the oldest known settlements in Trinidad & Tobago, Couva one of the oldest sugar villages and San Fernando which has unique tertiary rock formations, a unique occurrence on our island. Our first stop is “doubles capital” where we experience a wide variety of East Indian foods like doubles of course, saheena, pholourie, aloo pie, baiganee, cachourie and many more to give you energy for the fun ahead! After we had our fill, our final destination is an exciting Mud Volcano. To get to the volcano (approx. 45 minutes hiking) we hike through an abandoned sugar cane plantation and teak forest which consists of undulating hills with gentle inclines (you will be exposed to the sun). The mud volcano is a large circular pool of clay filled material. At the center, there are active vents which can be identified by the bubbles at the surface. It is said that the mud from the volcanoes cleans and rejuvenates your skin!! After experiencing this amazing natural attraction, we hike an additional 30-45 minutes to the calm, warm and inviting beach which is perfect for washing off all the mud with a rejuvenating sea bath. Extra Information: There are over 15 Mud Volcanoes in Trinidad. The original Amerindian inhabitants of Trinidad called these areas “guaico”, meaning “mud-stream”. A mud volcano does not erupt lava and superheated gases. Instead, it merely bubbles most of the time, allowing for cooler, trapped gases to escape from the earth’s shallower crust levels.

$680 Private & Custom Tours

Tour Islas del Rosario and Baru by Private Boat

THE TRAVEL First of all, our guide will pick you up at the hotel at 9:00 am. The guide will be at your disposal each minute during the journy. From the hotel we will head to the the port to start the trip. While leaving the Cartagena bay we can observe the Tierra Bomba island, at your right, where the historical towns on Tierra Bomba, Punta Arena, Caño de Loro and Bocachica settled; at your left, you will see the  Industrial zone of Cartagena. We will stop at the afore mentioned forts of San Fernando and San José, at the entrance of Cartagena bay. We will travel along the 27 islands that make The Corales de Rosario National Park, which contains a valuable ecosystem set of high productivity and biodiversity that form the most extense coral platform of Colombia on the continental part in the Caribean sea. There you will find the country most important continental reef formations, unique samples of coastal mangrove forests, extensive seagrass that skirt the islands, diversity of invertebrates and multicolored reef fish. After touring the islands we will disembark on a beach, you will have the option of snorkelling for 25 minutes in a shalow coral zone, you will be impressed with the magic of those underwater landscapes. Upon arrival you receive snacks and a tasting of fresh seafood cooked with récipes typical of the region. You can buy a delicious lunch prepared with fresh fish (there are several options of restaurants depending on your taste and budget). Also you will give a stroll by the island of Barú, get to know the magic of the cienega de Cholón, can swim, dive, enjoy the Sun and eat fresh food. We end the tour at 3:30 pm approximately, taking you back to the hotel.  

$65.36 Cultural & Theme Tours

Maspalomas Chopper Tour

We will meet in our shop and after having done the normal practices for the rental we will try the bikes to do a little practice before leaving. It starts from the Meloneras Playa shopping center to head towards the nearby and famous lighthouse of Maspalomas, here we will stop for a few minutes to take some photos in beautiful surroundings, given by the sea, the cliffs, the gardens and the always well kept and order, we start again and the next destination will be the natural park of the dunes where we will see the lagoon and sometimes you can spot some storks and flamingos, even here we will stop for a few forografts. Now it's time to discover the shaded and lush green areas of the cycle paths and after about an hour from the start, we will stop for about 20 minutes to rest and we will be happy to offer you a refreshing drink and something to eat to accompany the drink . We are now heading towards the most suggestive panoramic view of the south of Gran Canaria, here we will make another short stop to take pictures and admire the view, now our new destination is the real dunes .... It will open in front of we a large sandy expanse with very high natural sand piles that extends to the area of the natural park that we visited at the beginning of the excursion, a short stop for some photos and we leave again, destination now the beach of "Playa del ingles" and the "Atlantic" shopping center passing through the" Jumbo "shopping center. the excursion continues visiting the places where the most popular shopping centers are: "Kasbah" "Tropical" and "Grand Chapparal" and then visit the Bellavista and San Fernando area.

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