North Basse-Terre Island Tour

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A great sightseeing & food tour of north-east Guadeloupe!



Avoid the crowds and discover Guadeloupe, its beaches, its nature and its delights as you travel along the breathtaking coastline of northern Basse-Terre (the mountainous part of the main island) in the company of a bilingual local guide.

During this 7-hour sightseeing & food tour, you’ll discover breathtaking scenery and meet the makers of Guadeloupean galettes, confectionery and chocolates.

As a bonus, you’ll have lunch at a unique local restaurant offering the widest choice of arangé rums this side of the island.

What you’ll Experience on this tour:

  • Visit the island’s only chocolate maker;
  • Tasting workshop (from the bean to the chococlat);
  • Visit to the Cascade aux Écrevisses (waterfall), located in the UNESCO biosphere reserve;
  • Lunch in an exceptional local restaurant;
  • Tasting of Guadeloupe spiced rums & punch cocktails;
  • Relax for 45 minutes on one of the island’s most beautiful beaches;
  • Taste a manioc cake of Amerindian origin;
  • Tasting of local treats.
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An exceptional tour in the north of Guadeloupe departing from Pointe-à-Pitre, 100% discovery & foody!

After a comfortable journey in our air-conditioned minibus, you’ll start with a remarkable natural site: the Cascade-aux-Ecrevisses!

This waterfall is located in the Guadeloupe National Park, recognised as a natural biosphere reserve by UNESCO. Your guide will take you to this magnificent waterfall in just a few minutes, then on to another of the park’s historic sites. He will introduce you to Guadeloupe’s rich and complex ecosystem.

We will then visit a chocolate-making workshop. In small groups, you will first take a self guided tour to discover the fascinating history of the fruit that gave birth to chocolate: cocoa. You’ll then have the chance to immerse yourself in the world of cocoa and chocolate with a fun tasting session, from the cocoa bean to the most original chocolates. A tasting experience not to be missed by chocolate lovers and children alike!

We’ll have lunch in a local restaurant near a small fishing port. You’ll discover a warm and tasty local cuisine, prepared by the locals using fresh local produce. The owner will be delighted to show you his unique collection of homemade rums and punches. Believe us, if you’re a lover of rums and punch cocktails, you won’t leave empty-handed…

Afterwards, you’ll be treated to a 45-minute relaxation session on one of the island’s most beautiful beaches. You can relax under a coconut tree, swim in the turquoise water or stroll along the two kilometres of white sand.

We’ll finish our driving tour with a stop at a workshop where a manioc cake known throughout the Caribbean is made: Cassava Bread. You will taste this famous Amerindian cake while your guide explains the contribution of Amerindian cuisine to our gastronomy.

Depending on the time available, your guide will be able to show you other exceptional sites!

Tour Size

Minimum 4 participants. Maximum 7 participants.


Maximum 7 hours.

Day of the Week

This tour is only available from Tuesday to Friday (excluding public holidays).

Meeting point

Cruise terminal in Pointe-à-Pitre or ANTILLOPÔLE, next to the airport. Pick up from your hotel on request.

What to Wear & Bring

We recommend that you wear light, comfortable clothing and walking shoes.

Food Allergies

Please let us know at the time of booking if you have any dietary restrictions. We will do our best to arrange alternate tastings for you so you can still enjoy Guadeloupe’s cuisine.


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With our guide, you'll sample local specialities depending on the season and discover breathtaking scenery.
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With our guide, you'll sample local specialities depending on the season and discover breathtaking scenery.


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Check-in / Departs / Returns:

  • Departure:
    • Departure from Pointe à Pitre cruise terminal at 9am ;
    • Departure from Le Gosier at 8.45 am;
    • Departure from Sainte-Anne at 8.30 am ;
    • Departure from Sainte-Anne at 8.30 am ;
    • Departure from Sainte-François at 8.15 am;
  • Return: around 4.30pm (Pointe-à-Pitre)


  • All age groups with a moderate level of fitness;
  • Able to walk outdoors for most of the trip;
  • Children under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult;
  • Only adults may consume alcoholic beverages;
  • Relaxation on the beach:
    • If you sign up for this tour, you must be able to swim to be able to swim on the beach. The company declines all responsibility!
    • The beach is not equipped with beach cabins. You are therefore invited to get dressed at home before the start of the tour.

  • A minimum of 4 participants is required for this tour to take place.
  • Privatisation possible on request!


€75 per person*


  • Visit to the crayfish waterfalls ;
  • Self guided tour of the chocolate-making workshop (30 minutes) ;
  • Chocolate tasting (1 hour) (from beans to chocolates: 6 to 7 portions) ;
  • Tasting of 3 spiced rums or homemade punch coktials;
  • 45-minute relaxation break on the beach;
    Visit and tasting of
  • Amerindian manioc cakes;
  • Tasting of local specialities;
  • Guided tour by a qualified bilingual guide;
  • Tours for small groups (can be arranged privately);
  • Return transport from the cruise terminal in Pointe-à-Pitre in an air-conditioned minibus;
  • Transport from your hotel in Le Gosier or Sainte-Anne;
  • Refreshments (bottled water).


  • Transport to and from your hotel (from other locations);
  • Personal insurance and expenses;
  • Tips for the guide;
  • Drinks not included.


Meeting points:

  • Pointe-à-Pitre cruise terminal or Deshaies port.
  • From the hotels and hotel residences located on the Basse-Terre (Deshaies, Bouillante, Pointe-Noire, Sainte-Rose).
  • Parc Activités Antillopole – Les Abymes (located 100 meters from the entrance of the airport Guadeloupe Pôle Caraïbe).

– Our driver-guide will be waiting for you at the exit of the cruise terminal!
– Pick-up from your hotel possible on request.


At Karukera Experiences we take your health and the health of our staff very seriously. To be sure that you can enjoy our tours with the maximum protection we have put in place some strict measures.


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