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- Duration: 8 Hrs
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Selected hotels in Port of Spain
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OverviewOn the way to the Asa Wright Nature Centre, a lodge and birding station with a beautiful verandah overlooking the arima valley, this tour will pass the majestic Northern Range Mountain. The drive goes along a narrow road through the mountains during which guides will point out interesting plants and fruit trees. At the Centre, you'll view an incredible amount of different species of tropical birds from the same location. Hummingbirds feed from the containers hanging right in front of you, staying long enough for you to take some fantastic photographs. Theres a 1.5 hour guided walk through the rainforest where you see Agoutis, Tegu Lizards, and many other birds and also a fresh water pool for bathing.
- Close encounter with wildlife
- Private guide for a more personalized experience
- See native wildlife in their natural environment
- Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
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Leaving your hotel we drive to the nearby scenic Lady Young Lookout for panoramic photographs of Port of Spain and the Gulf of Paria beyond. On our way to the Asa Wright Nature Centre we pass the majestic Northern Range mountains with the Mount St. Benedict Monastery nestled into the mountainside. The town of Arima in the East of Trinidad is the gateway into thelush rainforest, the drive will lead us along a narrow road through the mountains during which guests will be able to see interesting plants and fruit trees.
The Asa Wright Nature Centre is abird sanctuary and study centre set in 200 acres of the thickly forested Arima Valley. We visit the old plantation house with its large open verandah from which you can view an incredible amount of different species of tropical birds from the same location. Hummingbirds feed from the containers hanging right in front of you, staying long enough for you to take some fantastic photographs. Large tegu lizard and guinea pig-like agouti search for scraps below the bird feeders.
There is a guided walk through the forest where you'll learn about the uses of many different medicinal herbs, the history of the Asa Wright Centre, the oilbirds that live in an on-site cave, and fascinating birds like the bearded bell and the dancing manakin birds. Our return drive is via the same route with the option of visiting the Arimas fresh produce market if time and clients wishes allow.
Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)
Transport by air-conditioned vehicle
Food and drinks
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
Dress code is smart casual
A minimum of 2 people per booking is required