Tobago Archaeological Ruins Experience

reminiscing an age gone by... come Tour Tobago's Historical Majesty

A day of culture and history followed by a delectable late lunch at Tobago’s finest Italian restaurant. Working with “Team Museum” (members include historians, librarians, the National Archives of Trinidad and Tobago, Tobago Historical Museum, and National Trust), we visit various archaeological and historical sites around Tobago.

Tobago stands out in Caribbean history as a territory that European colonizers bandied about among their overseas empires on at least 33 occasions from 1498 to 1814. Delve into the past of this fascinating little island, walk in the footsteps of those who settled here, and experience the history firsthand.

Experience military sites and their remains, including forts, batteries and canons. Other site visits include water wheels, wind mills, animal mills, sugar factories, water dams, aqueducts, wells, bridges, indigo sites, kilns, tombs, churches, cocoa and copra houses.

After the tour, we head to Buccoo Bay and La Tartaruga Italian restaurant, winner of the Wine Spectator Award of Excellence annually since 2002, for a fantastic locally inspired Italian lunch created by Chef Gabriele from Milan. Once available, he will join us in conversation about the colonial history and artefacts of Tobago, and also provide details of the work done by Team Museum in the fields around the island. 

 

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DETAILS

Please inform tour guide of any food allergies.

Dress

comfy wear, hiking clothes

Shoes

hiking shoes

extras

suntan lotion and/or hat bug spray

Depart

9a.m.

Return

5p.m.

Cost: US $120 per person.

Inclusive of transport from and back to the Crown Point, Grafton, Scarborough areas and places in between only. If required, pick up from other areas of Tobago can be arranged with tour guide before booking.

We contact you AFTER YOU BOOK for your input in helping to build your perfect day.

If you’re booking for more than 2 people, use a combination of the buttons above. For example, if you’re booking for 3 people, book for 2 people and then come back and book for 1 person. This does not add any additional costs. Not finding what you’re looking for? Let’s connect directly to plan your perfect day.

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