Footsteps in the Rainforest

Small-Group Tours

Hike Into The Heart Of Dominica

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Challenge Yourself On A Dominican Adventure

Get back in touch with nature on our Footsteps in the Rainforest tour! Experience the breathtaking scenery of the island, walk in the footsteps of the Maroons while discovering the rich history of their fight for freedom, and swim under cascading waterfalls as you trek through dense tropical rainforests—straight to the mountaintops!

Highlights

Stroll, hike, and climb through Dominica’s rainforests dotted with awe-inspiring waterfalls and cool off in the natural pools below

Twist your way through the winding gorges of Dominica while jumping through waterfalls and splashing into rivers in an amazing rainforest setting

Explore the capital city of Dominica with its charming British and French Colonial architecture

Hike around a magical volcanic crater lake located high up in the mountains, nestled amongst the clouds

Step back in time as you hike mountains and cross rivers to walk in the footsteps of the Maroons as you discover a glimpse of what it took to fight for their freedom

Hike across Segment 5 of the Waitukubuli Trail, the ultimate cross-island adventure (prepare to get a little muddy)

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Trip Details

Tour Details

Price

Level 1:

  • Single: $1,949.00
  • Double: $3,199.00

Level 2:

  • Single: $2,499.00
  • Double: $4,299.00

If you invite 9 other friends, we will take $500 off your trip price!


Departure dates

  • April 9th – April 16th, 2022
  • May 21st – May 28th, 2022
  • July 2nd – July 9th, 2022

Meeting point

Douglas Charles Airport (Melville Hall) or Ferry Terminal (Portsmouth or Roseau)


Duration

8 days, 7 nights


Group Size

Maximum 10 guests*

*Private groups may have up to 14 people


Participation Requirements

This trip includes some more challenging hikes so we recommend that guests have an average fitness level.


Included

  • Airport transfers
  • Hotel accommodation
  • Welcome & farewell dinner
  • Site passes
  • Complimentary breakfast

Level 1:

  • Limited daily activities (see the itinerary for more information)
  • Transport to included daily activities only

Level 2:

  • All activities on the itinerary
  • All transportation to activities listed on the itinerary

Not included

  • Airfare
  • Gratuities for your tour guides
  • Daily lunches & dinners

What to bring

A packing list will be provided upon booking


About your guides

On-site travel coordinator & specialized tour guides for each activity


Upgrade Option

For an additional $350 per person, you’ll receive luxury amenities to use on your trip and to take home with you!

  1. Eco-Friendly, plush, hypoallergenic, queen size pillow
  2. Mulberry silk hypoallergenic queen size pillowcase
  3. Mulberry silk hypoallergenic sleep mask
  4. Biodegradable, vegan, certified organic toiletries (includes: toothbrush, dental floss, q- tips, toothpaste, tongue cleaner)
  5. Bamboo reusable drinking straws
  6. Reusable snack bags
  7. 2 bath towels
  8. FF&MT t-shirt
  9. Reusable cup
  10. Surprise gift
Level 1: Get Your Feet Wet

Day 1

Arrivals
Welcome dinner


Day 2

Rainforests & Waterfalls
Take the Plunge…Cave Style
Roseau Markets, Gardens & Shopping


Day 3

Crater Lake Hiking
Trafalgar Falls
Sulfur Pools, Rum, & Kubuli


Day 4

Explore, Relax, Enjoy!


Day 5

Hot Tub, Pools, & Tropical Drinks
Sandy Toes Beach Stop


Day 6

Explore, Relax, Enjoy!


Day 7

Silver Sand Beach Call
Farewell Dinner


Day 8

Departures

Level 2: Jump Right In

Day 1

Arrivals
Welcome dinner


Day 2

Rainforests & Waterfalls
Take the Plunge…Cave Style
Roseau Markets, Gardens, & Shopping


Day 3

Crater Lake Hiking
Trafalgar Fall
Sulfur Pools, Rum, & Kubuli


Day 4

Waitukubuli Passport
Emerald in the Rainforest


Day 5

Canyoning Adventure
Sandy Toes Beach Stop


Day 6

Wander Jacko Steps
River Rowboat & Bush Bar


Day 7

Horseback Riding in the Sea
Silver Sands Beach Call
Sunset Cocktail Cruise
Farewell Dinner


Day 8

Departures

Activity List

Hike around a volcanic crater lake located high up in the mountains at 2800 ft. as you come across an array of plant species and untamed wildlife in this usually misty, but always magical land of tranquility.

Swim in a natural cave, look up at the filtered light coming through the canopy of the rainforest above as you swim your way to the waterfall inside.

Scramble over boulders and across the river for your up-close view of the Mother Falls at 75 ft. and Father Falls at 125 ft.

Bask in the warm sulfur water delivered straight from the geothermal activity of the rainforest mountains while sipping on some locally made rum & beer.

Cross a few streams and get a little muddy as you enjoy an invigorating hike through the heart of the rainforest, an impressive waterfall awaits your arrival.

Explore the capital city of Dominica with its charming British and French architecture. If you need some souvenirs or want to try out some local food, be sure to stop in a few of the local shops or visit the old market. Take a walk down to the bayfront, look toward the south, and get a viewing of Scotts Head.

Set off on a tranquil rowboat ride up a quiet jungle-like river that will transport you to a hidden bush bar nestled in the middle of the rainforest.

Take some time out of your day to relax in an infinity pool. Enjoy the beautiful view overlooking the Caribbean sea while sipping on a tropical beverage!

Stare out into the scenic and serene ocean view as you ride bareback on your horse through Prince Rupert Bay.

Join Dominican canyoning professionals on this exciting adventure. These friendly, expert guides will help you climb and twist your way through the winding gorges of Dominica while jumping through waterfalls and splashing into rivers in an amazing rainforest setting.

Step back in time as you walk in the footsteps of the Maroons. See for yourself where the escaped slaves built their own community hideout to defend themselves against British troops as you learn how one man (Jacko) strategized and helped so many people choose to fight for their freedom.

Check out this black/grey sand beach, grab a tropical beverage or a local beer, and stroll into the water. Don’t forget your water shoes as it is often a little rocky on your way out to swim!

Take a short stroll through the rainforest of Morne Trois Piton National Park as you look forward to your refreshing dip in a stunning natural pool fed by a 40 ft. waterfall.

Set sail out into the open waters of the Caribbean Sea as you participate in one last perfect experience before your Dominica experience sadly comes to an end.

Lounge around on a silver sand beach & cool off in the clear Caribbean water.

A free day to explore your surroundings on your own terms and at your leisure. Sleep late, wake up early, hop on a local bus, eat all day or schedule an activity that interests you that may not be on your itinerary—the choice is yours!

There are 14 segments through the Waitukubuli cross-island adventure. On this tour, Segment 5 is the one you will have the pleasure of hiking! Bring your hiking feet and prepare to get muddy!

Important Details

  • If you wish, you can schedule a phone or video call with us before you book to get a personalized answer to any questions you may have.
  • You may also schedule a phone or video call with us prior to the start of your trip to make sure you’re ready and excited to go!
  • Looking to extend your stay or want to arrive in Dominica before your group tour start date? We will be happy to assist you in making any arrangements for accommodation, transfers, and activities that you may need.
  • Due to the limited number of food options available on the island, people with specific dietary requirements will have the responsibility to ensure that their self-purchased meals meet their needs.
  • The standard gratuity amount is 10%.
  • Credit cards are accepted on the island, however, we recommend that our guests exchange some East Caribbean Dollars (XCD) prior to arriving as this will ensure a smooth arrival. Dominica accepts U.S. currency although you will be given change in XCD.

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