Suggested Itineraries

Here are suggested multi-day trip itineraries we’ve created for you to experience Jamaica’s community tourism experiences.

Community Tourism in the Blue and John Crow Mountains

Your community tourism adventure will explore Jamaica’s only national park, the Blue and John Crow Mountains BJCMNP. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, BJMNP is a biodiversity hotspot ideal for nature seekers. It includes Jamaica’s highest point – the Blue Mountain Peak at 2,256 meters (7,401 feet). BJCMNP boasts over 15 kilometers (9 miles) of hiking trails, the largest butterfly in the western hemisphere, hundreds of flowering plants and birds, and countless waterfalls. The Park is also the historic home of the Windward Maroons. Maroons were once enslaved and other Africans who ran away or escaped from their masters or owners beginning from the 17th century. They are the first ‘keepers of the forest’ and a distinct ethnic community with its own unique language, cuisine, laws, and lifestyle. Learn about the people and places of this most special region of Jamaica in the company of expert local guides who are born and raised in their local area. Who understand and are passionate about the people, places, and culture of their communities.

Community Tourism on Jamaica's West and South Coasts

Explore the unique places of the West & South Coasts of Jamaica. Just outside Montego Bay, immerse yourself in the philosophy of humanity and community at Rastafari Indigenous Village. From the gateway of Falmouth, get to know Cockpit Country the most pristine and culturally signicant yet littleknown part of Jamaica. Learn about the rich history and culture of the Maroons from your Cockpit Country community tourism hosts, Bunker's Hill River Xperience and Cockpit Country Adventure Tours. In the company of their expert local guides who are born and raised in the areas, explore caves the Maroon warriors used as hideouts for launching guerrilla attacks against the British. Travel on to Treasure Beach, the Home of Community Tourism, where you can make a beautiful Starlight lantern with the Treasure Beach Women's Group.

Jamaica Community Tourism - Full Island Adventure

Get away from the typical vacation and take a different type of trip in one of the world's most magical destinations. A Jamaica trip that engages your heart and mind. A full-island community tourism adventure where you visit seven different Parishes. You can do hands-on activities, get up close, have meaningful personal encounters, and make a real difference with your travel dollars. Explore Jamaica encompassed in the company of expert local guides who are born and raised in their local area. Who understand and are passionate about the people, places, and culture of their communities. Immerse yourself in the philosophy of humanity and community in a Rastafari Indigenous Village. Learn first-hand about the rich history, culture, art, music, and food of the Maroons. Explore caves their warriors used as hideouts for launching guerilla attacks against the British. Hike the historic and extensive trails of the Blue and John Crow Mountains National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site and biodiversity hotspot for the Caribbean Islands. While you're there, visit the sanctuary of the Jamaican swallowtail, the largest buttery in the Western Hemisphere. Look for alligators and wildlife from the viewing tower of the Portland Bight Discovery Center, the new jewel in Jamaica's largest protected area. Make a beautiful Starlight lantern with a women's group in Treasure Beach, the Home of Community Tourism.

Jamaica Community Tourism Sampler

Get away from the typical vacation and take a different type of trip in one of the world's most magical destinations. A Jamaica trip that engages your heart and mind. A community tourism adventure where you will sample ve unique community tourism experiences. You can do hands-on activities, get up close, have meaningful personal encounters, and make a real difference with your travel dollars.