Walk ah Country Mile Eat ah Country Meal in

Brasso Seco

SATURDAY 20TH MARCH 2021

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Meeting place: Eric Williams Medical Science Complex, MOUNT HOPE

Meeting time: 7:00am SHARP

Estimated arrival time at Paria Morne Bleu Road Junction: 8:15am

Estimated completion time of our activity: 10:30pm LATEST

The rating of this hike is (4) Moderate

At Eric Williams Medical Science Complex at Mount Hope, our vehicles will be safely parked in the facility and our waiting maxi taxi will be transporting us into the deep mountains of the Northern Range on the Arima/Blanchisseuse Road. At the Paria Morne Bleu Road junction is where our transport drop us off and from here, our very cool and invigorating walk begin. What is extremely nice about this walk is that for this 6 mile trek, 85% of this is all down a steady gradual downhill road through the countryside village of Brasso Seco. Cool breeze throughout our very pleasant journey and also lovely vistas to compliment the walk.

We eventually reach at our destination at the junction of Madamas and Paria Villages where our point is at the popular Visitors Center where a sumptuous country meal of Brasso Seco's specialty boiled provisions, vegetable salad, rice, smoked chicken/fish pending on your dietary needs and their ever special dhalalloo which consist of a combination of calalloo and dhal. Fruit juices and waters also to our leisure as well.

At he visitors Center, fresh ground cocoa and coffee are also on sale if you desire to purchase such as well. Our maxi will be on site awaiting our arrival and after our sumptuous lunch, we socialize a bit before departing Brasso Seco back to Mount Hope.

Our expected arrival at Mount Hope should be for the latest 1:00pm.

Duration & Cost

HIKE COST

TTD $250. per person

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Cost includes: Hike fee, country lunch, transport service & soft beverages

Kindly make payment to any branch of Republic Bank Limited

A/C#320466690701

In the name of "Nature Trekking in T&T"

Account Type: Chequing

Once payment is made, kindly Whats app or email a copy of the receipt as proof of payment

Persons wishing to make direct payments, touch base with me and arrangements will be made

Please note that persons making advanced payments will be acknowledged first and foremost

Attire & General Information

Wear long/short trousers......your choice

Highly recommended that you wear long/short sleeve tops. No sleeveless tops please.

Wear a good pair of sneakers/sandals with good grips under the soles. No slippers on this trek please.

Bring along a cap or a broad brimmed hat preferably.

Sunglasses will be an important asset.

Sunscreen would be an asset.

Use a Backpack thereby keeping both hands totally free.

Bring a change of clothing which will be left in the maxi taxi.

Important Notice - Re: COVID-19

Due to the state of  this pandemic the Corona-virus epidemic, in order to maintain my usual high standard of service on to my fellow hikers and fitness enthusiasts, for this "Hike Funatics Event", no more than "(20) twenty hikers" will be entertained whatsoever. Safety, and security is NTITT's utmost prime focus and of course, your well-being will be monitored every step of the way throughout the duration of the expedition.

Please read the guidelines carefully that will be the order of the day:

  1. At the meeting point, you are to park your vehicle and board the waiting maxi.

  2. A 15 minute grace will be given for late comers. At 6:15am, we depart Mount Hope to our destination. The objective here is to "START EARLY AND FINISH EARLY".

  3. Social distancing will be the order of the day throughout our walk.

  4. Wear your face mask along the if you so desire, but of course, along the Paria Morne Bleu Road, mask wearing is in full effect.

Cancellation & No-Show Policy

As Nature Trekking in Trinidad and Tobago continue to strive for excellence in its endeavor in providing "A" class service whether by hiking or touring, effective IMMEDIATELY, whoever is interested in embarking on any hike or tour MUST make advanced payments to any branch of Republic Bank in the name of "Nature Trekking in T&T" and the account number is 320466690701 and the account is a "Chequing Account" if asked. Once payment is finally made, a screenshot of the receipt is suggested and whats-app to 740-2860. If payment to the bank is however not possible, I will strongly suggest that we meet for payment to be made and a receipt shall be given as proof of payment. Once again folks, this is highly suggested to ensure that on any given hike especially, the numbers will be under control at all times.

Please note that once you have booked a hike/tour with me means that I have reserved time in my schedule exclusively for you. If you cancel your hike/tour less than 24 hours before our activity is scheduled to take place, your full amount deposited will NOT be refunded whatsoever.

To avoid a cancellation penalty, please provide cancellation notice at least 24 hours prior to your hike/tour with me. You can cancel or reschedule a hike/tour by emailing me at emile@naturetrektnt.com or you can touch base with me at either 740-2860/389-7441 or Whats-app me at either mobile number stated.

If for some reason our scheduled hike/tour has to be cancelled due to adverse weather conditions, full refund will be paid if requested or your money can remain until a rescheduled hike/tour date is established.

If for whatever reason you are a no show for a hike/tour and no communication was made to notify the Hike Master/Tour Operator of such, NO REFUND will be in effect.

If on the day of a hike/tour, an emergency arises out of your control and you are unable to make it due to either sickness or death, 50% refund will be made to you at the earliest possible time.