Dominica Eco adventure tour Dates Year Round ( Private Groups)

Rates from $3899 Per Person Double occupancy 

About Dominica

Dominica (pronounced Dom-in-eek-a) sits midway along the Eastern Caribbean archipelago, just a few miles from Martinique to the south and Guadeloupe to the north. Its location is 15 degrees North latitude and 61 degrees West longitude.? The island’s official name is the Commonwealth of Dominica, which is mostly referenced in official communiqué and to distinguish the island from its northerly Caribbean sister, the Dominican Republic. The indigenous Carib Indians named the? island Waitukubuli which means “tall is her body” in the carib language. The island is sparsely populated with around 70,000 people inhabiting its 289.5 square miles. A significant portion of the population lives in and around the capital city, Roseau. Dominica is an arcadia of unspoiled nature. Tropical forest coats two thirds of the island, which nourishes 1,200 plant species. Rivers, lakes, streams, and waterfalls abound, fed by the islands high annual rainfall. Its volcanic physique points to extensive geothermal activity above and below sea level. Our Morne Trois Pitons National Park was the first UNESCO World Heritage Site in the eastern Caribbean. The island is one of only a couple in the Caribbean still with populations of the pre-Columbian Carib Indians. About 80% of the population is Roman Catholic.? English is the official language, spoken with a melodic French lilt, but a large portion of the population speaks Creole.

Dominica is called the nature island of the Caribbean and is home to some of the regions most fabulous tropical flora, tropical birds with waterfalls and rivers flowing through the islands cloud cover mountain make’s it a haven for hikers. The island is also home to the world largest endangered turtle the leather back who lay their eggs each year on the islands southeastern shores. Dominica is also known as the whale watching capital of the Caribbean, due to its underwater volcanic formation and rich marine life with exceptional diving and snorkeling it is truly a nature lovers paradise.

Due to Dominica’s rich volcanic soil it is an island that is covered with natural edible foods, from mangoes in various shapes and sizes, bananas, plantain, breadfruit, citrus fruits, avocados and coconuts. The forests and rivers still provide wild meats, river fish, and crustaceans, that are no longer found on more of the developed islands.These all come together to create the island local cuisine with dishes, such as Dominican Frog leg’s, Stuffed crab back’s,Creole crayfish, and Titira Ackra. Expect to have have your taste buds truly satisfied with it’s scrumptious cuisine.

While in Dominica we will stay at the Jungle Bay Resort, boasting eco accommodation, it’s 35 cottages feels like private tree houses, complete with open- air showers. Our tour also consist of Yoga classes, whale watching, hiking, cooking class, rum and market tours, Beach picnic, snorkeling and spa treatments. We have also included some optional activities that can be scheduled into your tour.

Below is our sample week Itinerary

Day 1 (Saturday)

Arrival transfer & settle in.

7.00 Welcome Dinner*

Day 2 (Sunday)

7.30 – 8.15 Yoga class beginner’s level

8.15 Breakfast

10.00 – 1.00 Victoria Falls Hike – Walk along and through the scenic White River, climb boulders up to the falls and swim in the therapeutic pool under the thunderous waterfall. It takes about 45 minutes hiking each way.

Suggestion: Victoria Falls is one of the most spectacular water falls on the island! We would strongly suggest including this tour.

1.00 Lunch

Free time to relax, enjoy the pool or a relaxing massage

4.00 – 5.00 Caribbean Drumming Class

7.00 Dinner

Day 3 (Monday)

7.30 – 8.15 Yoga class beginner’s level

8.15 Breakfast

10.00-12.00 Nature Walk to the White River, enjoy an energizing and therapeutic swim in the natural pools of the river

12.30 Lunch

2.00 – 4.00 Zom Zom Trail hike on the property

7.00 Dinner

Day 4 (Tuesday)

7.30 – 8.15 Yoga class beginner’s level

8.15 Breakfast

9.00 – 3.00 Perdu Temps Hike. Hike of about 3 hours return. Visit of an isolated organic farm up in the mountains. Spend some time sharing Pommes and his family’s serene life.

4.00 – 5.00 Caribbean Cooking Class

7.00 Dinner

Suggestion: Perdu Temps Hike is a great experience! This visit will give you an opportunity to get to know a lot of our local plants, fruit trees and vegetable. More so, it is very interesting to listen to Pommes and his family’s stories and how they manage their life away from the civilization and with what is offered to us just by “mother nature”.

Day 5 (Wednesday)

7.30 – 8.15 Yoga class beginner’s level

8.15 Breakfast

9.00 Drive to Roseau and visit of the local fruit & vegetable market, as well as the souvenir market. Spend some time in Roseau with sightseeing and shopping.

12.30 Local lunch in Roseau

1.30 – 5.30 Whale Watching

7.30 Dinner

Day 6 (Thursday)

7.30 – 8.15 Yoga class beginner’s level

8.15 Breakfast

9.00 – 4.00 Snorkeling excursion to Champagne Beach, followed by a local lunch on the west coast and visit of the Sulfur Springs. On the way back to Jungle Bay, explore our neighboring village Petit Savanne and learn about the Bay oil industry, which is one of the primary economic activities of Dominica’s southeast. Also, visit one of Petit Savanne’s backyard rum stills where the famous local “Zayed” (Moonshine) rum is produced.

7.00 Dinner

Day 7 (Friday)

7.30 – 8.15 Yoga class beginner’s level

8.15 Breakfast

Free time to relax; enjoy the pool or a relaxing massage

12.00 Lunch, check out and transfer to Melville Hall airport

Package price / benefits:

· double (or single) occupancy accommodation in private Jungle Cottages

· airport pick-up and return transfer

· full breakfast and lunch with fresh fruit juices daily

· *one welcome dinner on the day of arrival

· one pampering spa treatment per participant per stay

 

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