Go Slow ... in Trinidad (at the Asa Wright Centre)

Tour Code: TTO03

9 days from £2995(inc flights) Land Only Price: £2495 SRS: £450


On this ‘Go Slow’ birdwatching and natural history holiday we take you to the beautiful Caribbean island of Trinidad for a relaxing 7-night stay at the world renowned Asa Wright Centre. Located only 15 kilometres from the coast of Venezuela, the small island of Trinidad boasts an incredible variety of wildlife. The island is dominated by the Northern Range and it is here, amongst 2,000 acres of protected rainforest that you will find the magical Asa Wright Nature Centre. During our stay we will enjoy a relaxed programme of leisurely walks from our comfortable base, and full day excursions to nearby sites of interest.

  • A single-centre holiday based at the renowned Asa Wright Centre
  • Trinidad boasts an impressive 400 species of bird
  • Enjoy leisurely birding from the centre’s famous verandah!
  • White-necked Jacobins & other hummingbirds hover within an arm’s length
  • Tanagers, thrushes & other forest birds attracted to bird tables at the Centre
  • Chance to see Leatherback Turtles coming to lay their eggs
  • Trinidad Squirrels, Agoutis & giant Tegu Lizards also visit the Centre!
  • Explore the Centre’s network of forest trails
  • Led by expert naturalist guide

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On this new ‘Go Slow’ birdwatching and natural history holiday we take you to the beautiful Caribbean island of Trinidad, for a relaxing 7- night stay at the world renowned Asa Wright Centre. Located only 15 kilometres from the coast of Venezuela, the small island of Trinidad boasts an incredible variety of wildlife, with over 400 species of bird, 97 native mammals, 55 reptiles and 617 butterflies recorded to date. Only 50 miles long, by 37 miles wide, the island is dominated by the Northern Range and it is here, amongst 2,000 acres of protected rainforest that you will find the magical Asa Wright Centre. During our stay we will enjoy a relaxed programme of leisurely walks from our comfortable base, and full day excursions to nearby sites of interest, with plenty of time allocated to birding from the centre’s famous verandah, complete with a cool rum punch in hand! At this time of year Leatherback Turtles begin nesting on the island’s beaches and, with luck, we will have the chance to see these magnificent giants of the ocean emerging to lay their eggs.
Asa Wright (Ann & Walter Burns)Little Hermit (Peter Dunn)Yellow-hooded Blackbird (Peter Dunn)Yellow-crowned Night Heron (Peter Dunn)White-necked Jacobin (Peter Dunn)White-chested Emerald (Peter Dunn)Wattled Jacana flight (Peter Dunn)Trinidad Piping-guan (Peter Dunn)Sunset over Nariva (Peter Dunn)Southern Beardless Tyrannulet (Peter Dunn)Silver-beaked Tanager (Peter Dunn)Scarlet Ibis (Peter Dunn)Rufous-tailed Jacamar (Peter Dunn)Red-billed Tropicbird (Peter Dunn)Male Purple Honeycreeper (Peter Dunn)Blue-crowned Motmot (Peter Dunn)Silver-beaked Tanager (Ann & Walter Burns)Collared Trogon (Ann & Walter Burns)Barred Antshrike (Ann & Walter Burns)Green Honeycreeper (Ann & Walter Burns)Tufted Coquette (Ann & Walter Burns)Ruby Topaz (Ann & Walter Burns)Green-rumped Parrotlets (Ann & Walter Burns)

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Sun 8th April 2018 - Mon 16th April 2018

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Sun 15th April 2018 - Mon 23rd April 2018

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Visiting: Trinidad and Tobago

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