Officially, the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, this stunning Caribbean Island nation lies at the far south of the Caribbean in the Lesser Antilles. Generally considered outside of the “normal” hurricane zone, Trinidad and Tobago is usually less prone to hurricanes during the summer months making it a more popular Caribbean destination than those who can expect to see stormier weather in the months of March through November. Take a trip with us to explore the history of this island nation and the wonderful activities which make it a top destination for travel in the world today. Explore Trinidad and Tobago with an up close and personal look at the country with the anthem “Forged from the Love of Liberty”.
Encompassing an area of around 5,000 square miles, Trinidad and Tobago has a population of around 1 million people from a variety of ethnic backgrounds encompassing its diverse history. Like many other countries in the Caribbean, the ownership of this area has changed hands many times throughout the years including the Amerindians, Yao, Caribs, Galibi, Nepoya, Suppoya, Spanish, French, Africans and others.
Considered a unique Caribbean experience, Trinidad and Tobago are well known for a variety of reasons many of which have to do with the history and culture of the area. In addition, biodiversity, a wealth of ecological sites of interests also offer many wonderful opportunities to enjoy this lovely island nation. Top natural attractions of Trinidad and Tobago include:
- Various hiking areas and waterfalls including Maracas, Rincon, Paria and Blue Basin Waterfalls
- Digity Mud Volcano
- Jovi Island Park
- Fyzabad Heritage Park
- PAP WildFowl Trust
- Point Gourde
- North Post Signal Station
- Mayaro Beach
Festivals and events take place year round and can be found on both islands. In addition to great festivals, you can also simply enjoy the culture and heritage in everyday life. These beautiful, historic and diverse islands offer many different ways to explore and experience this part of the Caribbean, why not find out what makes them special to you.
Passports are required although if you are a U.S. citizen, Visas are not required
It is illegal to wear military or camouflage clothing on the islands.
No special vaccines are required for entry.
You can find hospitals in case of emergency on the islands.
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