Lower North Oropouche Gorge

Thursday 16th July & Thursday 20th August 2020

Meeting time: 7:00am

Meeting place: The "EXIT" of Pricesmart, Churchill Roosevelt Highway, ARIMA

Estimated driving time to Matura: 35 minutes

The rating of this hike is (3) Fair​

In the village of Valencia, we park our vehicles at the car park at the popular Valencia River. Our river trek starts immediately where we trek upstream all along shallow waters until we come to an area where the rocks are all covered with calcium hereby giving the entire area a different look. There are lots of beautiful small pools around us and bathing here is just inviting. Further upstream trekking will eventually bring us to the little known but gorgeous "Gorge" where swimming here is fantastic with a combination of shallow and deep pools.

Duration & Cost

5 Hours (From meeting up to the conclusion of the hike)

Duration to Lower North Oropouche Gorge (one way) : 45 minutes

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HIKE COST

TTD $100. per person (5 persons minimum)

Payment is to be made at any branch of Republic Bank, Account # 320466690701 in the name of "Nature Trekking in T&T". Once payment is made and a receipt is given, kindly Whats app to 868-740-2860 or email toemile@naturetrektnt.com for confirmation thank you. Do remember, who pays first will get the preferential treatment.

Transportation can be provided. Call for details.

Attire

Wear long/short trousers.

Wear long/short sleeve tops. No sleeveless tops.

Wear hiking shoes/trainers/sandals with good grips under the soles. No slippers on this trek please.

Use a Backpack thereby keeping both hands totally free.

Bring along mosquito repellent.

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