Details on Quinam Bay to Palo Seco

SATURDAY 29TH AUGUST 2020

Meeting place: The Entrance to Eric Williams Medical Science Complex, MOUNT HOPE

Meeting time: 6:00am SHARP

Estimated arrival time at the start of the hike in Siparia: 8:00am

Estimated completion time of the hike: 2:00pm LATEST

Rating of this hike is (5) Moderately Challenging

Welcome to Siparia, home of "La Divina Pastora". We head on all the way to the secluded beach in this south-eastern part of the South Coast along the Columbus Channel known as "QUINAM BAY" where after years of a major beach restoration, Quinam Bay is now a beach one can comfortably brag about. It is here we start our 5.75 mile beach walk all along great sea shoreline all along the way until we eventually reach to the well-known "Beach Camp" in Palo Seco where the hike concludes. Rest assured that this beach walk is of course flat walking throughout.

Duration & Cost

6 Hours

Estimated walk duration from Quinam Bay to Palo Seco (one way) : 2.5 - 3 hours

HIKE COST

TTD $200. per hiker

(Includes transport cost from Palo Seco to Quinam Bay)

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 & General Information

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

Wear long/short sleeve tops. No sleeveless.

Wear hiking shoes/trainers with good grips under the soles. No slippers or sandals 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.

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 "Beachcombers Event", no more than "(15) fifteen 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. 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".

  2. Along the way, we will be making 2 brief stops to ensure that everybody is together as a convoy.

  3. Upon registration, a temperature test will be taken from each hiker to ensure everyone is healthy and good for the walk.