SAIL LESSER ANTILLES
21 Days from $4625
ANTHRO TOURS HIGHLIGHTS
Day Trip to Pigeon Island
Take Yole Sailing Lessons
Explore Papillote Tropical Gardens
Trip Type: Ethnoecology
Activity Level: Advanced
Days 1-7: Saint Lucia
On our first full day in St. Lucia, we'll explore the culture of Castries with a visit to Castries Market before spending the afternoon at La Toc Beach.
On our second full day on St. Lucia, well explore the history of the Grand Eden Estate before visiting the beaches of Rodney Bay.
We'll then spend our third day on St. Lucia on a day trip exploring the ruins on Pigeon Island to learn more about the history of the island.
For our fourth day on St. Lucia, we'll explore more of the wildlife of the island with a visit to the Diamond Falls Botanical Garden before exploring Marigot Bay- a major filming location in the Caribbean.
For our fifth day on St. Lucia, we'll go for a day hike up Gros Piton to see the peak of one of the island's two volcanoes before spending out evening at the Gros Islet Street Party.
Participants will then get a day off to freely explore the island one final time before our departure to the next island on our itinerary.
Days 8-14: Martinique
After taking the ferry to Martinique, we'll spend our first full day on the island on a day trip on the Peninsula de la Caravelle trail in the Parc Naturel Régional de la Martinique.
We'll then spend our second full day on the island exploring its history with visits to the Habitation Clement to learn about the colonial era and La Savane des Esclaves to learn about the pre-colonial era.
We'll then get sailing lessons for the traditional yole sailing ships before spending the afternoon enjoying the beaches of Plage des Salines.
For our fourth full day on Martinique, on a morning hike on the Savanne via Sentier des Caps trail before spending the afternoon touring Distillerie J M.
We'll then spend our fifth full day on the island touring the botanical gardens at Jardin de Balata before participants will get a free afternoon to explore the island.
Everyone will then get a free day to explore Martinique and its history and culture before we leave the following day for the final island on the itinerary.
Days 15-21: Dominica
After taking a ferry to Dominica, we'll spend our first full day on the island learning about its history with vists to Kalinago Territory and Cabrits National Park .
We'll then spend our second full day on the island on a day trip hiking Boeri Lake Trail to get a glimpse into the natural beauty of Dominica.
We'll then learn more about the island's history with a visit to the Jacko Steps- a hiding place for slaves escaping plantations to freedom before spending the afternoon enjoying the waters of Batibou Beach.
For our fourth full day on the island, we'll explore more of Dominica's natural beauty with a visit to the Papillote Tropical Gardens before spending the afternoon relaxing at the Ti Kwen Glo Cho Hot Springs.
We'll then spend our final full day on the trip with a final hike on the Emerald Pool Nature Trail to get a final glance at the natural beauty of the Lesser Antilles.
Itineraries and daily schedules are subject to change. We expect to do everything listed in the itinerary, though the order may be rearranged based on weather or other local conditions.