Wedding procession during the Trinidad Heritage Festival

Wedding procession during the Trinidad Heritage Festival; (c) Soul Of America

Trinidad & Tobago

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Trinidad is a fine Caribbean island to sample cultural events by locals, while staying at or away from a resort. You can also slip away to Tobago for eco-travel and great beaches.

History
This is a melting pot of descendants of settlers from South America, Europe, Africa and Asia.

Attractions
Hanuman Murti is a red and pink-colored statue of the Hindu deity towering 85-feet in height.

Beaches
The most popular beach in the North Coast features off-white sand dispersed over 5500 feet.

Watersports
Divers often glimpse of barracudas, dolphins, whale sharks, turtles and manta rays.

Festivals
The annual Heritage Festival is two-week long cultural showpiece of the Caribbean.

Eco-Travel
These islands contain the largest accessible cave system in the Caribbean Islands and much more.

Travel Tips
Trinidad is the birthplace of Soca and Calypso music and the steel pan drum.



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