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TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO

small group trips

 

If you had to whip out a map to “double check” where this country is located, fear not—you are not alone. This is just one of many reasons why we keep going back. This island nation is devoid of tourists, features a truly unique mash-up of cultures and has more natural wonders than you could possibly dream up. 


As soon as you touch down you will feel like you’ve been let in on a little secret—and this is only the beginning. We’ve planned only one trip to this surprising destination, for which we have very good reason: the entire itinerary is planned around a very special once-in-a-lifetime experience. During the month of June the leatherback turtles make their way to these remote beaches (the same beaches they were hatched on themselves) to lay their eggs on the familiar grounds. We’ll have a very unique opportunity to witness this gift from nature first hand.

 Between the giant turtles and the Jurassic Park-like scenery (not kidding), we’re confident that this place is unlike anything you’ve ever seen before. We’re bringing you to places beyond your wildest dreams: like Avocat Falls, Maracas Beach and Nylon Pool, which is far from any pool you’ve visited before (hint: it’s not really a pool).

The mix of East Indian and Afro-Caribbean cultures presents itself in many different ways: through the food, music and dance, to name a few. You’ll be privy to this eclectic melting pot throughout the two separate islands that’s we’ll visit. We’ll swim, dance, eat, explore, jump and traverse our way through Trinidad and Tobago as we discover three very different regions with unforgettable experiences planned at each and every turn.


 
 
 
 
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PRICE

$3200 WITH PHOTOGRAPHER

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LENGTH

7 NIGHTS AND 8 DAYS

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CITIES

CASTARA BEACH, GRAN RIVIERE, AND PORT OF SPAIN

 
 
 
 

 

ITINERARY

 
TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO SMALL GROUP TRIPS DAY ONE

DAY1

Arrive: To this not-so-far-off land and immediately experience that million-miles-away feeling. We’ll be there to greet you at the airport after touching down in Trinidad. Meet up with the rest of the crew before embarking upon the next leg of the journey together

Afternoon: With the crew assembled, we’ll climb aboard a 25-minute island hopper flight, landing in Tobago. (Island hopper included in cost of trip).

Evening: We’ll arrive at our home base for the next few days: a Carribean eco lodge that will leave you speechless in all the right ways. Soak in the unparalleled views from our lodge that was built into the cliffside, overlooking the small village below and the vast waterscape. Settle in as our hosts prepare a welcome dinner. Get your first taste of this interesting mashup of cultures and how this fusion translates to delicious meal before you. Enjoy a musical treat, delivered by a local steel pan player to finish off an incredible first night. 

Meals Included: Dinner

TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO SMALL GROUP TRIPS DAY TWO

DAY 2

Morning: We’ll start off the morning with treetop yoga, providing lofty views of the Carribean Sea as you greet the day. A hearty breakfast will be served at a quaint, local coffee shop, complete with a healthy serving of the island’s freshest produce. We’ll head down to the beach together a hop aboard our ride for the day: a speed boat ready to whisk us to some coveted snorkeling spots. 

Afternoon: Spend the rest of the afternoon visiting remote fishing villages. Don your snorkeling gear and jump into the crystal clear waters for a front row seat to this aquatic wonderland. We’ll stop for lunch at ERIC—it’s not every day that you get to have lunch at an environmental research institute, but now is your chance. We’ll continue our culinary exploration with a traditional lunch, right on the beach, that is inspired by the countrie’s East Indian roots and served up on banana leaves.

Evening: Enjoy your first free evening in this tropical wonderland. Make the most of the amenities at the eco lodge, or venture out to explore on your own. We’ve got some great recommendations for where to dine, unwind or cut loose on the beach at a few different beach bars, plus a late-night bonfire. 

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch


Trinidad and Tobago Small Group Trips Day Three

DAY 3

Morning: We’ll welcome the morning as we head back to our favorite coffee shop for breakfast, seeing some familiar faces from around the neighborhood on the way. We’ve got a fun day in store to be sure to fuel up on the delicious offerings as your shoot the breeze with your new friends from the neighborhood. Head to Nylon Pool and Buccoo Reef for the day. 

Afternoon: This is no ordinary pool. Nylon Pool is a sandbar in the middle of the sea. Pull up in style on your brightly painted boat and hop off into the turquoise, waist-deep waters to party with other revelers or go for a snorkel in the nearby reef. This activity marks the first of several once-in-a-lifetime experiences that we have planned. Depart for No Man’s Land (yes, really) in the afternoon and enjoy lunch on the uninhabited white sand beaches.

Evening: We’ll cruise back home with plenty of time to enjoy our last evening on the island of Tobago. You will have the evening free to go seek out the Tobago’s famous curry crab dumplings. Your host with provide you with a few recommendations on where to find some of their favorites.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch