5Days visiting breath-taking landmarks and historical sites in Jamaica.
Get a close up view of a few of the islands popular feats of nature and observe major economic activity on which the country is dependent.
Examine the physiology of the interesting stomblo land mass called the Palisados that is the site of the airport and infamous Port Royal known for pirates but was destroyed by an earthquake in 1692 due to liquification of the sand beneath it.
Tour starts at the Green Grotto limestone cave then on to Ocho Rios to experience one of the worlds spectacular waterfall. Tour an old sugar plantation, the main economic activity until recently when tourism and bauxite mining took over.
All this while staying at an all inclusive luxury hotel near beaches with plenty of fun activities.
- All-inclusive hotel
- Guided tours to landmarks
- Tour materials
- Land transportation
- Free KulchaTours souvenir
- Airport transfers
- Fun activities at selected hotels
- Hotel taxes and service charges
Calendar for 2012
November 27 – December 2
Day 1: Arrive in Jamaica
Afternoon – Assignments of rooms at Club Hotel Riu
Club Hotel Riu in Ocho Rios is a 800+ room all inclusive hotel with 4 main resturants, fabulous beach and many exciting entertainment activities.
Evening – Dinner at hotel
Enjoy hotel’s evening activities.
Day 2: Green Grotto Caves and Dunn’s River Falls
Morning – Visit the Green Grotto Caves
The caves are located close to where Colombus first landed on the island. This is truly one of natures art galleries. It has a lake approx. 100ft below surface. An amazing number of rock hews and features are present.
Afternoon – Climb the Dunn’s River Falls and Lunch at Margaritaville Restaurant
These spectacular falls are world famous. Climb against the currents. Its fun! Margaritaville is a fun and exciting hot spot in Ocho Rios for shopping and good food.
Evening – Return to hotel. Relax and enjoy the evening.
Day 3: Port Royal
Morning – Drive to Kingston, visit the Port Royal.
Sunken city ever since the 1692 earthquake. This tour allows students to observe both the rich history, physical geography and wetland ecology of the area.
Afternoon – Have lunch at Port Royal
Enjoy the day’s catch at one of the many seafood restaurants at the Port.
Evening – Drive back to hotel. Relax and enjoy the evening.
Day 4: PLAYDAY!!!
Students get to enjoy their time at hotel Riu, or chose to go on an excursion at Chukka Cove in Ocho Rios. You may choose to spend this day however you like. Just be ready head to Montego Bay in the morning!
Day 5: Belvedere Plantation
Morning – Belvedere Plantation Tour
Your tour begins at the Great House, ruins of the original overseer’s house built in the early 1800 century. Also get to see the ruins of an old sugar factory.
Afternoon – Lunch. Tour one of several mining activity on the islands north coast.
Bauxite, the raw material source for alluminum, is a major export of the island. Limestone which is also mined formed 75% of the island.
Evening – Return to hotel. Relax and enjoy the rest of the evening.
Day 6: Head Home
Things to Know
Currency: Jamaican Dollar (JMD)
Weather: It’s nice.
Visa: Not required.
Book This Tour!
*Full payment completed 6 weeks in advance and is based on group of 20 persons. Double occupancy.