Valley Hikes: Port Antonio Attractions & Sightseeing, Jamaica
For travelers with a conscience and a sense of adventure, this tour group promotes respect for the landscape, featuring littleknown hikes through the beautiful Rio Grande Valley.
offers organized hikes in the Rio Grande Valley with professional guides. All trails have been chosen for their unusual beauty.
Perfect for the adventure traveler who really wants to get out and see more of Jamaica, Valley Hikes offers guided hikes into some of the most interesting regions of Jamaica. Tours are operated by one of 18 trail guides from the surrounding communities; all have been trained and certified by the Jamaica Tourist Board.
Excursions include visits to the Valley communities to meet descendants of Nanny of the Maroons, Jamaica's only national heroine.
The goals of Valley Hikes are not only to introduce travelers to this region but also to generate income for the area residents and to promote and develop ecotourism in the Rio Grande Valley.
The company has developed many trails that offer a variety of experiences, from softadventure to rugged. Many hikes take place under a forested canopy that is home to many endemic bird species as well as the swallowtail butterfly.
Valley Hikes also works to promote environmental conservation by organizing special training for trail guides, sponsoring cleanup activities and environmental awareness programs.
Darley Trail: This fourhour hike over medium grade begins at Berridale and crosses the Rio Grande by raft. You then continue with an easy walk to the Say River, following its course and passing three waterfalls.
Stanton Trail: This three to fourhour hike of easy to medium grade offers the choice of two loop trails. Trails begin at Stanton and both offer a panoramic view of the Rio Grande.
Plantation Trails: These two to fourhour hikes of moderate grade also offer two options. The long hike starts at Premiers Bananas and takes the Golden Vale route. On this hike, you meet at the end of a teaklined walk and travel through banana and coffee plantations. The shorter hike is a loop trail that starts in Berridale and includes a tour of a local farm and plantation.
Bird Watching Trails: Valley Hikes offers several hikes along different trails of easy to medium difficulty; budget one to four hours for these hikes. You can pick the difficulty level and length of hike you'd like to take.
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