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Trinidad & Tobago: Rainforest Hike to Avocat Waterfall

1. Trinidad & Tobago: Rainforest Hike to Avocat Waterfall

At the start of your day, enjoy the convenience of a pick-up at your Port of Spain located hotel. After a short meet and greet with your friendly and experienced guide/driver, you will set off on your way for a day of adventure.  Drive along the North Coast Road en route to your destination and marvel at the beauty that the Carribean has to offer. Witness views of the coast and the rainforest at Maracas Lookout before arriving at the palm tree-lined Maracas Bay, the most popular beach in Trinidad. Travel along the north of Trinidad, past gorgeous beaches, forested mountains, and scenic views of the Caribbean on your way to Avocat waterfall, one of the most beautiful waterfalls in the world. Hike through the rainforest and enjoy a picnic lunch at the falls before lounging on the return trip. Continue on to the peaceful Las Cuevas Bay, and keep driving to reach the trailhead on your way to the waterfall. Hike through the rainforest and along a flat riverbed before you arrive at the 100-foot (30-m) Avocat falls, one of Trinidad's most stunning naturally occurring phenomenon. Swim in the large pools around the falls and enjoy yourself before eating a picnic lunch. On the return trip, stop in Blanchisseuse to bathe in the Marianne River's natural lagoon. You get a chance to make additional stops at Las Cuevas or Maracas Bay, where you can enjoy a crispy shark sandwich before returning to your hotel in Port of Spain. 

Port of Spain: Caroni Bird Sanctuary by Boat

2. Port of Spain: Caroni Bird Sanctuary by Boat

Discover the beautiful, serene landscape of the Caroni Swamp. Keep an eye out for the soaring scarlet ibis, Trinidad's national bird, in this haven for nature, perfect for bird watching.  Enjoy pick-up from your hotel and arrive at the Caroni Bird Sanctuary, on Trinidad's western coast. Admire the stunning scenery, part dense mangrove swamp and part sparkling lagoon. Drift along the swamp's waterways on a spacious boat.  Keep an eye out for exotic birds, such as the large-billed tern and the snowy egret. Enter into a peaceful lagoon, where the birds make their nests. Watch the birds fly against the setting sun before heading back to your hotel. 

Port of Spain: Coastal Tour of Trinidad

3. Port of Spain: Coastal Tour of Trinidad

Cruise along the beautiful North Coast Road and take a dip in Trinidad's most beautiful beaches on this coastal tour. Spend a full day relaxing on pristine sands, swimming in calm waters, and immersing yourself in the natural wonder of Maracas Bay, Las Cuevas Bay, and Blanchisseuse. After being picked up from your Port of Spain hotel, you will begin your scenic drive along the North Coast road, one of Trinidad's most dramatic beautifully routes. Wind around the coast atop high cliffs and past lush rainforests to the Maracas Lookout, where you can see the crescent curve of the Maracas Bay meeting the water. After relishing the view, you will head down to the palm-dotted beach itself to sink your toes into its soft white sand. Enjoy a leisurely swim, or try the local specialty "bake and fish" from a stall along the water. Continue your journey along the North Coast Road to la ong stretch of sand and surf that is Las Cuevas Bay. Named after the many caves in the area, Las Cuevas Bay boasts calm, sheltered waters and more space to stretch out. After you've gotten your fill of this pristine beach, you will drive to Blanchisseuse, where you can float in the gentle current of the Marianne River. From the river, enjoy up-close views of flourishing vegetation and rainforest plants. At the end of the day, you will be chauffeured back to your accommodation in Port of Spain feeling refreshed and relaxed.

Trinidad: Pitch Lake and Chaguanas Sightseeing Tour

4. Trinidad: Pitch Lake and Chaguanas Sightseeing Tour

Journey to Central Trinidad to marvel at the sticky tar of Pitch Lake, shop at the lively markets of Chaguanas, and admire the many Hindu temples indicative of the region's East Indian population. This tour gives you a chance to learn more about the heart of Trinidad as you explore its communities. After being picked up from your hotel, you will travel through Central Trinidad's flat plains and rolling hills. Take in the country life as you pass through island villages, and stop for a drink or some fresh fruit from a local stand before you arrive in Chaguanas and get the chance to visit a bustling produce market and lively bazaar. At the local temple complex, you will get to encounter the towering statue of the Hindu god Hanuman, the largest outside of India. The bright and eccentric pink color of the temple itself reminds many of a wedding cake. Many Hindu temples and prayer flags can be spotted in the region, thanks to Central Trinidad's large East Indian population. You will receive some suggestions for lunch and some free time before you head onward to Pitch Lake. The surreal surface of the lake appears like elephant skin, but is actually the largest natural deposit of asphalt in the world. Explore with your guide as you learn about the sticky tar lake, which is said to be nearly 250 feet (75 meters) deep. After this unique natural experience, you will be transported back to your accommodation in Port of Spain.

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What people are saying about Port of Spain

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Great 8-hour tour of three of Trinidad’s popular beaches! I highly recommend this private tour with Khalid.

Beautiful experience for those who love nature The very friendly guide