Missed The Last Hike? Here’s Another One !

Since the Bowden Hill Waterfalls Hike quite a few people have been asking , when is the next. Firstly I’m not the organizer but I believe that these hikes give locals and travelers alike a chance to create unique experiences and go to places in Jamaica , that they would not ordinarily discover. Explore the Cunha Cunha Pass Heritage Trail with Jamaica Hiking & Heritage Tours on Saturday June 25, 2016.

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Ambasseth Eco Lodge

If you want to follow the trail of Jamaican Maroons, get out into nature , challenge yourself, meet people or just be awesome well here’s your chance.

WHERE: CUNHA CUNHA PASS HERITAGE TRAIL
WHEN: SATURDAY,JUNE 25,2016
HIKE COST: J$3,500.00 (Less than US$30) …..Includes transportation, tour guide, trail user feeLUNCH PLAN: TAKE OWN LUNCH OR ORDER LUNCH :- Lunch ordered will be prepared by Ambassabeth Cabins, add lunch cost to the hike cost.
LUNCH MENU (Prices between US$8.5 and $15)
Brown Stewed Fish .. …….$1,000.00
Stewed Pork…………… $1,000.00
Chicken …………… …….. $1,000.00
Vegetable dishes…………….$1,500.00.
Jerk or Stewed Wild Boar…$1,800.00
Crayfish Rundung……………$1,800.00

DESCRIPTION: Difficulty level 3 to 4 (moderate)
This is a 10 miles (16km.) hike, 5 miles from Hayfield in St.Thomas to Bowden Pen, St Thomas and 5 miles returning to Hayfield.
This trails runs from South to North across the John Crow Mountains and is situated within the Blue and John Crow Mountains National Park. ln addition to the hike, we will have lunch at Ambassabeth Eco-lodge and relax by the mighty Rio Grande that flows along the property .

It is a national monument and heritage trail as designated by the Jamaica National Heritage Trust because of its historical value as a trade route; as well as, the many battles fought by our national heroine The Right Excellent Nanny of the Maroons, leader of the Windward Maroons to deny British forces access to their mountain fortress.

As you hike this trail look out for the Giant Swallowtail butterfly and the Black Billed Streamertail hummingbird (Doctor bird); both are endemic to Jamaica and confined to the Eastern sector of the island.

PARTICIPANTS WILL SIGN AN INDEMNITY FORM AS REQUIRED BY JAMAICA HIKING AND HERITAGE TOURS.

HIKE COST: $3,500.00 (per person) …… This fee covers transportation, Trail guides, trail user fee.

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PAYMENT DEADLINE AND CONDITIONS
Please confirm your attendance and parking needs by THURSDAY JUNE 16, 2016 by making payments to the Victoria Mutual Building Society (VMBS) account of Jamaica Hiking and Heritage Tours. The account number is 25731753.

Having made your deposit, please, retain your transaction slip for presentation when registering.
PLEASE CALL 876-894-7990 TO CONFIRM PAYMENT AND MEAL CHOICE.

CONDITIONS APPLIED

1. NO REFUNDS: There will be no refunds. If you are unable to attend this event, you will be transferred to another similar event at a later date.

2. By participating in this event, it is assumed that you are in perfect health, and at least of moderate fitness and have consulted your doctor to ensure that you are fit enough to hike in this event.

3. You must sign Jamaica Hiking and Heritage Tours indemnity waiver to be eligible to participate in this event

For more info on the hike please call the above mentioned number or  contact the Jamaica Hiking & Heritage Tours on their facebook page. I am sure alternate arrangements can be made for payment if you are not a local.

Happy Hiking!

 

Janeen

Janeen is a Travel Writer based in Kingston, Jamaica. Her work has been published in the UK, Germany and Jamaica as well as various online publications. She is also a contributing writer to Our Jamaica Magazine, the official guide for the Jamaica Hotel & Tourist Association. Follow her @drylandtourist

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