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Irwin Village City and Culture

Montego Bay / Lucea / Trelawny

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Overview

Come face to face with the rich history and amazing sights of Jamaica by exploring points of interest along the island. Start out the journey in downtown Montego Bay by visiting Sam Sharpe Square and St. James Parish Church, then go out into the countryside to see a village, a local school and breathtaking views of the ocean from a high point.
  • Go on a guided tour of downtown Montego Bay and visit two of its historical landmarks
  • Explore the Jamaican countryside and visit local children at a rural school
  • Take a trip up to High Point for breathtaking views, including the Caribbean Ocean
  • Activity duration: 4 hours (not including transportation time to and from activity)
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off included

Description

Immerse yourself in the history of Montego Bay

Your adventure begins early in the morning with pick-up from your resort, and your first stop will be in the downtown Montego Bay area. Your knowledgeable guide will show you around and teach you lots of fascinating information about the history of this place. One of the key places to explore is Sam Sharpe Square, named after the revered anti-slavery advocate.

See the monument commemorating Sharpe’s struggle in the early 19th century and walk along cobblestone streets to see the local sights. Afterward, visit St. James Parish Church and admire its stunning stained glass depiction of Jesus’ crucifixion, as well as incredible marble sculptures, all while you learn more about the history and importance of this church.


Experience the quiet village life of Jamaica

Next up, your journey will take you from the city to the countryside to encounter the more peaceful rural side of Jamaica. You’ll stop at the Woodland Basic School, where you’ll meet local school children who will be happy to spend some time with you and learn about each other’s cultures. Then you’ll go the place called High Point, where appropriately enough you’ll get an elevated view of incredible scenery down below, including the blue waters of the Caribbean Sea. When this excursion wraps up, you’ll take the return ride back to your resort.


Included

  • Round-trip transportation
  • Professional driver guides

Practical Information

  • Wear comfortable clothing and walking shoes
  • Bring sunscreen, camera and money for food/beveragess, tips and souvenirs (tipping is optional)
  • Tour is for able-bodied persons and is not wheelchair accessible
  • Not suitable for women in an advanced state of pregnancy
  • Not suitable for physically challenged persons or those recuperating from surgeries and/or injuries
  • Children under 12 years accepted if accompanied by parent or responsible adult
  • Excursion must meet a 2-person minimum
  • There is an optional access to a bird sanctuary at additional cost

Good To Know

  • Tour Language: English
  • Tour Location(s): Montego Bay
  • Season: All year long
  • Duration: 4 hours (approx.)
  • Minimum Age Requirement: 3 years old
  • Hotel Pick-up Available: Yes
  • Good Physical Condition Required: No
  • Suitable For Children : Yes
  • Suitable For Elderly: Yes
  • Pregnant Woman Allowed: No
From $89 USD
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