Toute Bagai Tours
Profile of Trinidad & Tobago
Trinidad and Tobago are the most southerly islands of the Caribbean. Trinidad is located 7 miles from Venezuela at its closest point which is Cedros. Tobago lies 20 miles to the north-east of Trinidad. Trinidad is approximately 50 miles by 37, totaling 1865 square miles in area. Tobago’s total area is 116 square miles. The population of this twin island Republic is 1.2 million of which some 300,000 people live in its capital Port of Spain, and another 45,000 in Tobago. Both islands experience a temperate climate. The dry season is from January to June and the wet season is from July to December. The average maximum and minimum daily temperatures are 32 and 25 degrees Centigrade respectively.
As the name suggests, our Toute Bagai Tours incorporate all sites and attractions within Trinidad and Tobago. These include:
Port of Spain City Tour:
This tour is designed to showcase the city’s Historical sites and Heritage Buildings together with present-day development. Traveling through the streets of “Town”, the rich history of the city will be discussed as we pass by the Waterfront, Independence Square, Woodford Square, the Queens Park Savannah, the Royal Botanic Gardens, stopping at the infamous Lady Young Look Out to enjoy the majestic view and partake in some local delicacies such as corn soup and pineapple chow.
Extended versions of this tour include a trip to Fort George, a trip to Maracas Bay for some bake and shark and a dip in the sea or a trip to the Caroni Bird Sanctuary.
San Fernando City Tour:
Similar to the Port of Spain City Tour, focus is on the Historical sites, Heritage Buildings with present-day development of this, the second city of Trinidad. Traveling through the streets of “South”, we pass Kings Wharf, the always-busy High Street and Library Corner, Harris Promenade, Skinner’s Park, Mon Repos and stopping on San Fernando Hill to enjoy the breath-taking view.
The Central Experience:
This tour to Central Trinidad allows us the opportunity to visit the smaller of the last two sugar cane estates to be closed on the island as well as the largest Industrial Complex in the Caribbean, the Point Lisas Industrial Estate. Then, you will get a taste of Indian Culture as we wisk you to sites such as Chase Village Pottery, Hanuman Murti, Caribbean Indo-Museum and the Temple in the Sea. Finally, after a day on the road, this tour culminates with a boat ride through the Caroni Swamp, a Bird Sanctuary within a mangrove, which is home to our national bird, the Scarlet Ibis, to enjoy a tour of its very interesting flora and fauna.
Caroni Bird Sanctuary: This is the home of Trinidad's national bird, the Scarlet Ibis - a beautiful sight as they flock to Caroni's mangrove trees to roost at sunset. The swamp houses a wide variety of wildlife including 186 species of birds such as osprey, herons, white flamingos, and egrets. Only a twenty-minute drive from the capital city, you will be amazed at the tranquillity of this Sanctuary.
Asa Wright Nature Centre: Experience this conservation and study area for the protection of wildlife in the Arima Valley. You will be hiking on one of several trails which traverse this rich and diverse wildlife sanctuary. From the veranda of the former estate house you will enjoy the tanagers, hummingbirds and honeycreepers that come to the bird-feeders and flowers.
Extended version: After the tour of the Asa Wright Nature Centre, enjoy a scenic drive over the rainforest to the beaches of Blanchisseuse, Las Cuevas and Maracas before heading into Port of Spain.
Other Tours Include:
- West Coast Tour / Pitch Lake (Cultural, Industrial)
- Around the Island (PoS, San F’do, Mayaro, Sangre Grande, Arima, PoS)
- Turtle Watch Matura
- Turtle Watch Grande Riviere
- PoS, Fort George, Maracas
- PoS, Fort George, Bird Sanctuary
- Pitch Lake, San Fernando Hill, Wild Fowl Trust
- Central Experience, Point Lisas Ind. Estate & Bird Sanctuary
- MT St Benedict / St Joseph / Yerette
- Angostura Tour
- Gaspree Caves
- Tour of Chagaramas
- Tamana Caves
- Rincon Falls
- Maracas Falls
- Rio Seco Waterfall
- Avocat Waterfalls
- Heights of Guanapo
- Cumaca Caves
- Brasso Seco
…and many more!