Chatham Bay to Cedros Bay

SATURDAY 19TH DECEMBER 2020

THE BEACHCOMBERS EVENT

Meeting place: Eric Williams Medical Science Complex, MOUNT HOPE

Meeting time: 6:00am SHARP

Estimated arrival time at the Chatham: 7:30am

Estimated completion time of the walk at Cedros: 2:00pm LATEST

The rating of this beach walk is (4) Moderate

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Welcome to Chatham Village, the beginning of a really great beach walk that starts smack on the beach known as "Erin Bay". Here is great bathing in the warm and very calm waters to get you started if you like. Of course the terrain all along is very flat and a nice and easy 9.25 miles of beach walking is our distance for the day. With easy walking all along, our time should take us between 4 hours to 4 hours 30 minutes to complete.

As we complete our journey, our waiting maxi taxi will meet us in the outskirts of the main Cedros Village and of course, we will make a brief stop off at the well known "Galfa Mud Volcano" that is situated around a small Hindu Temple that is always locked, but once we pay a small contribution, the keeper of the Temple will afford us the opportunity in taking pictures of the mud volcano cone around the Temple.

From Galfa, we journey back to Chatham by our waiting vehicles and enjoy a bit of cold refreshments before retiring to our respective destination.

Duration & Cost

1 hour 30 minutes drive from Mount Hope to Chatham Village

Duration from start of the beach walk to Cedros - 4 hours 30 minutes maximum

HIKE COST

TTD $200. per adult

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Kindly make payment to any branch of Republic Bank Limited

A/C#320466690701

In the name of "Nature Trekking in T&T"

Once payment is made, kindly Whats app or email a copy of the receipt as proof of payment

Persons wishing to make direct payments, touch base with me and arrangements will be made

Please note that persons making advanced payments will be acknowledged first and foremost

Attire & General Information

Wear long/short trousers.

Bath suits can be worn under your hike clothing.

Highly recommended that you wear long/short sleeve tops. No sleeveless tops please.

Wear a good pair of sneakers/sandals with good grips under the soles. No slippers on this trek please.

Bring along a cap or a broad brimmed hat preferably.

Sunglasses will be an important asset.

Walk with a generous amount of drinking water/power drinks if you desire and snacks to munch along the way.

Use a Backpack thereby keeping both hands totally free.

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 "(20) twenty 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. At the meeting point, you are to remain in your respective vehicles. I will entertain each of you by the car window.

  2. 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".

  3. Social distancing will be the order of the day throughout our beach walk.

  4. Wear your face mask if you so desire.

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