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August Holidays itinerary

FUN-FILLED ACTIVITIES FOR THE JULY/AUGUST VACATION

Saturday 02nd July - Wednesday 31st August

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Lower North Oropouche Gorge

 Saturday 02nd July 

Rating: 3 (Fair)
Maximum hikers: 15 (Fifteen)
Meeting point: Exit Pricesmart, C/R Highway, ARIMA

Time: 6:00am SHARP
Cost: $100TTD  per hiker; $75TTD - Kids 8 to 12 years

  • 95% river trekking through shallow waters all the way

  • The gorge has shallow and deep waters, ideal for the swimmer and non

  • Beautiful small pools along the way to the gorge

  • We hike back the same way we hiked in

Salt & Fresh Boat Hike/Tour

Rating: 3 (Fair) – Hike to Paria Waterfall

Maximum hikers: 16 (Sixteen)
Meeting point: The Look-Out, North Coast Road

Time: 6:00am SHARP
Cost: $250TTD  per hiker & $25 parking fee 

  • From the Look-Out, we drive as a convoy to Blanchisseuse

  • Life jackets are handed out to everyone

  • We board the waiting pirogues at the jetty

  • First stop: Secluded Senna Bay (SALT).

    • We spend 1.5 hours here

  • Second stop: Paria Bay (FRESH).

    • A fair 25 minute hike to the hidden falls

  • Take the boat back to Blanchisseuse

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 Sunday 03rd July & Saturday 27th August 

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Northern Circle Bus Tour

 Saturday 09th July & Sunday 31st July 

Rating: 1 (Very easy)
Maximum hikers: 15 (Fifteen)
Meeting point: Eric Williams Hospital, Mount Hope

Time: 6:00am SHARP
Cost: $300TTD  per hiker

  • We board our waiting chartered bus at Mount Hope

  • We drive up to Arima and over the Northern Range to Blanchisseuse

  • Historical and general information will be shared all along the way

  • Stop off at the Spring Bridge for lunch and refreshments

  • General info along the North Coast all the way back to Mount Hope

100 Steps & Fort Abercrombie

 Saturday 16th July 

Rating: 2 (Easy)

Maximum hikers: 15 (Fifteen)
Meeting point: The Look-Out, North Coast Road

Time: 6:00am SHARP
Cost: $100TTD  per hiker; $75TTD - Kids 8 to 12 years

  • We take a 20 minute walk from the parked vehicles to the popular beach

  • Enjoy great bathing/swimming at this beach. We stay here for 1.5 hours

  • Fort Abercrombie is the ideal place for our picnic and sight seeing

  • Pending on the tide on the day, great swimming at this location as well

  • Beautiful views of the Caribbean Sea and the Northern Range

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Madamas River via Grand Tacarib Bay

 Saturday 30th July 

Rating: 5 (Moderately Challenging)
Maximum hikers: 16 (Sixteen)
Meeting point: The Look-Out, North Coast Road

Time: 6:00am SHARP
Cost:
$300TTD  per hiker & $25 parking fee 

  • From the Look-Out, we drive as a convoy to Blanchisseuse

  • Life jackets are handed out to everyone

  • We board the waiting pirogues at the jetty

  • Boat departs to Grand Tacarib Bay.

    • We hike for 1 hour to Madamas River/Bay

  • Enjoy great atmosphere at Madamas.

    • We hike the same route back to the boat

Columbus Beach Walk

 Saturday 06th August 

Rating: 3 (Fair) 

Maximum hikers: 15 (Fifteen)
Meeting point: Eric Williams Hospital, Mount Hope

Time: 6:00am SHARP
Cost: $100TTD  per hiker; $75TTD - Kids 8 to 12 years

  • We drive as a convoy all the way to Fullerton Village in Cedros

  • We park at Columbus Bay and enjoy great beach walking for 1.5 miles

  • We eventually reach to the south-western tip of Trinidad, Icacos Point

  • We trek back at Columbus Bay and enjoy great sea bathing here

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Walking in Paramin

 Sunday 07th August & Saturday 20th August 

Rating: 6 (Challenging). This rating all depends on your personal fitness condition

Maximum hikers: 15 (Fifteen)
Meeting point: Eric Williams Hospital

Time: 6:00am SHARP
Cost: $250TTD  per hiker  

  • We board our waiting chartered bus and proceed to North Deck

  • At North Deck, we walk along the Fond Pois Road up to the Look-Out

  • From the Look-Out, we walk through Paramin Village, including a visit to the well-known Paramin cave

    • We meet our bus at the bottom of Paramin and we break for lunch & refreshment

  • We depart Paramin back to Mount Hope

Chupara Point

 Saturday 13th August 

Rating: 3 (Fair) 

Maximum hikers: 15 (Fifteen)
Meeting point: The Look-Out, North Coast Road

Time: 6:00am SHARP
Cost: $100TTD  per hiker

  • We head on to private property at Chupara Point.

  • A short 20 minute walk brings us at our first very secluded cove. Great swimming

  • A second walk will lead us to our feature beach which I leave up to you to judge

  • Great swimming at both exclusive beaches