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Highlights of Haiti

10 days with G Adventures   Rating: Budget

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Itinerary
Click for Dates and Prices Day 1 Port-au-Prince
Arrive at any time. Included arrival transfer from the airport to the hotel.

Day 2 Port-au-Prince 
Enjoy an included city tour focusing on Haitian history, culture and the vibrant local arts scene. Visit the Iron Market (Marché en Fer). Meet a Vodou priest at Noailles and see the fascinating iron-working community of Croix-des-Bouquets. Fill up on Creole cuisine and culture along the way. (1B, 1L, 1D)

Day 3 Port-au-Prince/Cap-Haïtien 
Fly to Cap-Haïtien and visit the famous Citadelle Laferrière, a UNESCO-designated mountaintop fortress. After, visit the sugarcane fields and learn to make Haitian rum. (1B, 1L)

Day 4 Cap-Haïtien 
Enjoy a walking tour including the cathedral and main city market. Learn to make kasav, a traditional food of the native Taino people. (1B, 1L, 1D)

Day 5 Cap-Haïtien/Jacmel 
Fly back to Port-au-Prince and continue to Jacmel. This town is known for its vibrant art scene, carnival celebrations, and sandy beaches. Take a city tour focused on the art community here. Pop into artists' studios to view the local papier mâché creations and wander past colourful mosaics on every wall. (1B, 1L)

Day 6 Jacmel 
Visit the most famous attraction in the area, Bassin-Bleu. After a fun ride and a hike down hill, arrive at the natural blue pools and waterfalls. Jump in and cool off. (1B, 1L)

Day 7 Jacmel/Port-Salut 
Visit a local grassroots project, the G Adventures-supported Art Creation Foundation for Children. The program teaches at-risk children different types of traditional art while providing meals and a "second home". Enjoy a homemade meal here and learn about the great work this organization is doing. Continue on to Port-Salut. (1B, 1L)

Day 8 Port-Salut 
Visit Grotte Marie-Jeanne caves in nearby Port-a-Piment. Explore the cave with a guide and discover unique underground landscapes and massive caverns. In the afternoon, return to Port-Salut for sunset. (1B, 1L)

Day 9 Port-Salut/Port-au-Prince 
Travel back to Port-au-Prince. (1B, 1L)

Day 10 Port-au-Prince 
Depart at any time. (1B)
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All This Included
There is a place in the Caribbean where the tourists don't go; a tropical, rugged place of waterfalls, secret caves, and mountains that scrape the sky. It's a place of bold flavours, intoxicating music, mischievous gods, and colourful art; where the only thing stronger than the rum is the spirit of the people who live there. It's a place where only true travellers go; a place for the brave and the curious. The name of that place? Haiti. Yes, Haiti. This ten-day encounter draws back the veil on this extraordinary, vibrant, and indomitable nation. Experience the energy of Port-au-Prince, the colourful art of Jacmel, the iconic (and UNESCO-protected) Citadelle Laferrière, nurture the arts with at-risk children, and learn the folklore behind Haitian Vodou. Haiti has a future. Be a part of it.
  • G Adventures for Good: Art Creation Foundation, Jacmel Hands-On: Kasav Making Demonstration, Cap-Haïtien
  • Arrival transfer
  • Citadelle Laferrière visit (Cap-Haïtien)
  • Rum distillery visit
  • Cap-Haïtien city tour
  • Bassin-Bleu visit (Jacmel)
  • Grotte Marie-Jeanne visit (Port-a-Piment)
  • Beach time in Port-Salut
  • Port-au-Prince city tour including Noailles at Croix-de-Bouquets artist communities, Iron Market and Rezistans artists
  • Internal flights
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.
  • Hotels (9 nts)
  • 9 breakfasts, 8 lunches, 2 dinners.
  • Transportation: Plane, private vehicle, walking
  • Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout, local guides.
Accommodations
Hotels (9 nts)
Notes
  • Small group experience; Max 16, avg 10
  • Light walking and hiking suitable for most fitness levels. Nothing too challenging.
  • Please ask your Vacations To Go travel counselor for more information.
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