Trinidad is for the Birds!
Arrive at Piarco International Airport
Welcome transfer to hotel
Caroni Swamp and Bird Sanctuary - Lunch Included. A combined
trip by car and boat into the Caroni Bird Sanctuary. You travel along mangrove lined
channels observing the various species of Bird, Mammal and Marine Life and Vegetation.
Among the species of bird to be seen are the Scarlet ibis, Egrets, White and Blue Herons
and Spoonbills. You finally reach the Roosting Area where the Ibises and other birds
descend on the mangrove vegetation for a most spectacular sight.
Visit to Asa Wright Nature Centre - Lunch included. An
interesting and unique day's birdwatching in the heart of Trinidad's tropical rain forest
at the ASA Wright Nature Centre. Walk the trails of the Centre looking at the profusion of
birds and vegetation. A visit to the Oil Birds' Cave to see the famous Oil Bird. Visitors
have the use of the Centre's library and telescope.
Wild Fowl Trust/La Vega Estate - Lunch included. Nestled deep
within the Oil refinery at Point-a Pierre is a Wild Life Sanctuary which takes on the
responsibility of keeping wild fowls that are facing extinction in Trinidad & Tobago.
The Sanctuary houses some very rare birds such as the New Zealand Shelduck, Laysum Teal
and Marble Teal.
Day at leisure
Optional: Shopping Tour.
Heights of Aripo - Lunch included. The highest mountain in
Trinidad is the Cerro del Aripo rising to a height of three thousand and eighty two feet.
The trails to the summit are noted for a variety of wild exotic flowers and birds of all
hues. The pawee, a rare and beautiful bird, can be seen along the way.
Nariva Swamp - Lunch included. The largest swamp in Trinidad
is the Nariva Swamp. Located on the south-eastern end of the island, it is noted for its
variety of fresh water fish which colonize the area. There are many species of mangrove
here and it is not uncommon to see crabs running along the inter-twining roots. It is also
a haven for water birds such as the heron and the egret.
Transfer to airport for return flight home.
GROUP TOURS PRICE INCLUDES:
|Twin Room Sharing|
|Full Breakfast each day|
|Airconditioned Bus Service|
|Picnic lunch daily|
|Porterage at Airports & Hotels|
|Expert Ornithologist Guide|
|Service Charge & Taxes |