Scheduled Date: Tuesday 5th August, 2014
Yarra River Exploration.
On Trinidad’s North Coast the Yarra River plays a significant role in providing water to nearby villages but also acts as a boundary separating the villages of La Filette and Blanchisseuse .The name Yarra may have derive from the Amerindian word meaning “ever –flowing” and this constant supply of energizing water comes from the Arima, Blanchisseuse watershed .It sources originates from The Limon River situated in Morne La Croix and it flows in a north western direction as it meanders through the valleys and spurs to interlock with other major tributaries from The Yarra Forest Reserve.The erosion of the river bed and bank through the methods of solution ,abrasion ,attrition and hydraulic action form fantastic creations of gorges and pools .
The adventure to reach the top of the gorge can be access through three main routes the first been a simple one hour upstream walk along the river bed ,the second been a one and a half hour trek through the intricate Yarra Forest and the third a five hour downstream exploration from Morne La Croix.
Fitness walkers will explore the Yarra River Starting from Morne La Coix and finishing at Yarra Bridge
Please note: vehicles will be parked at Yarra and maxi taxi will transport us from Yarra to Morne La Coix
please call to book maxi taxi transportation
life jackets provided
Rating 5 moderately challenging
Estimated Hiking time of exploration :6 hours
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