CULTURAL AND FOOD TOUR:

“MOULE VILLAGE: ITS CRAFTSPEOPLE, DELICACIES AND FARMERS' MARKET” TOUR

5/5

7H

MODERATE

SMALL GROUP (2-8)

YOUR EXPERIENCE

Come and discover the flavours and culture of Guadeloupe on this immersive 7-hour tour. Over the course of the day, you’ll discover the local gastronomy, two exceptional distilleries, an atypical breeder and the most beautiful market in Guadeloupe in the company of a local guide.

If you’re looking for an experience that offers the best of what Guadeloupe has to offer, this is it!

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Total immersion in local life.
  • Visit Guadeloupe’s only crab farm.
  • Discover a traditional local lunch.
  • Guided tour of the island’s largest rum distillery.
  • Guided tour of an exceptional rum micro-distillery.
  • Guided tour of the most beautiful market on the island.
  • Tasting of rums and local specialities.

ITINERARY

MEETING POINT: OPTION 1 (POINTE-À-PITRE CRUISE TERMINAL)
If you are on a cruise ship calling at Pointe-Pitre, our driver-guide will be waiting for you from 9:45 am (depending on your ship’s arrival time) near the tourist office and shops (Terminal 1) of the cruise terminal with a sign mentioning your name. Further information will be provided at a later date.
MEETING POINT: OPTION 2 (FROM YOUR HOTEL)
If you are staying in a hotel/apartment in Pointe-à-Pitre or Le Gosier, our driver-guide will collect you free of charge from your accommodation from 9.45 am. And at 10 am if you are staying in a hotel/apartment in Sainte-Anne or Saint-François. Further information will be provided at a later date. If you live outside these towns, please let us know your address so that we can give you a quote if necessary.
A CRAB FARMER OPENS HIS DOORS TO YOU [30/45 MINS]
After a half-hour drive, your tour begins with a visit to an unusual crab farm. The farmer himself will show you the world of crabs, from birth to death. This arthropod will no longer hold any secrets for you. If you’re brave, the visit ends with a dive in the crab cage, home to over a hundred crabs measuring 15 cm or more… An unforgettable experience!
A TRADITIONAL GUADELOUPEAN LUNCH [30/45 MINS]
After this atypical visit, rich in emotions for some of you, where the crabs have been introduced to you, we’ll stop off at a local restaurant. This is a no-frills place, frequented mainly by locals, where the tasty dishes are 100% traditional and change daily. Your guide will introduce you to a particular dish and explain how Guadeloupe’s cuisine and culinary identity came about.
A STOP AT THE ISLAND'S LARGEST RUM DISTILLERY [60 MINS]
Your immersive day continues with a stop at the island’s largest distillery, where everything takes on an extraordinary dimension. Your guide will take you on a tour of the distillery and explain how it makes its rums. You will then visit the boutique, where you will discover the brand’s rums. In the shop, you’ll also find a whole range of objects and souvenirs to take home with you!
AN EXCEPTIONAL MICRO-DISTILLERY : SMALL BUT GENEROUS [60 MINS]
You’ll discover a distillery on a human scale, with big ambitions. A change of scenery, taste and originality are their priorities. The distillery guide will take you on a tour of the production area and the cellar, explaining the distillery’s philosophy and the final taste they aim for. As the tour progresses, a tasting session is offered to those who wish. At the end of the tour, you can visit the exhibition room.
THE MOULE FARMERS' MARKET, 14TH MOST BEAUTIFUL IN FRANCE [60 MINS]
This day of immersion will end in the most wonderful way: with a guided tour of the farmers’ market in the town of Le Moule. Your guide will show you around the market, its producers and craftspeople, and introduce you to the culture and culinary history of Guadeloupe. He’ll introduce you to some of the local specialities. You will have some free time to explore the town and do some shopping before returning to our departure point.
END POINT >
After this stop at the market, it will be time to board our minibus for the return trip to the cruise terminal in Pointe-à-Pitre or to your hotel. Estimated return time is around 5pm (around Pointe-à-Pitre).

GALLERY

KNOW BEFORE YOU BOOK

  • Scheduled departure:
    • 9:45 am from the cruise terminal in Pointe-à-Pitre or from your hotel/accommodation in Pointe-à-Pitre or Le Gosier. However, the timetable may change depending on the arrival time of your boat.
    • 10 a.m. from your hotel/accommodation in Sainte-Anne and Saint-François.
    • Other towns: If you live outside the towns listed above, please let us know your address so that we can give you a quote if necessary.
  • Estimated return around 4.50pm to the cruise terminal in Pointe-à-Pitre or to your hotel in Pointe-à-Pitre or Le Gosier.
  • Participants must be able to get on and off the transport. This tour is not accessible to wheelchairs, electric scooters or walkers.
    We recommend that you wear comfortable seasonal clothing, sun cream, sunglasses, walking shoes and a hat.
  • The itinerary may be slightly modified depending on weather or traffic conditions.
  • The price is based on return transport from the cruise terminal to Pointe-à-Pitre or from a hotel in Pointe-à-Pitre and Le Gosier.
  • Distillery visits/tours: rum production, and therefore the distillery season, takes place between February and July each year. Outside this period, the distilleries generally take a break.
  • Le Moule Farmers’ Market: Le Moule Farmers’ Market is closed on national and local public holidays throughout the year.
  • Please contact us before booking your tour to see if we can accommodate your dietary restrictions.
  • Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Only adults (18 and over) are permitted to consume alcoholic beverages.
  • All passengers, including children, must have a reserved seat, in accordance with legal requirements, and the transport of children on the lap is not permitted.
  • Please specify the child’s age when booking so that we can provide a suitable car seat if necessary.
  • To take place, this small group tour requires a minimum of 5 adult participants. If the number of participants is insufficient, we will offer a postponement or a full refund.
  • For groups of 9 or more, please send an email request to info@karukera-experiences.com.

INFORMATION ON OUR PRICES

€89 per person

INCLUDED IN THE PRICE:

ENGLISH-SPEAKING GUIDE & 9 SEATER VAN

TICKETS FOR ACTIVITIES

FOOD AND RUM TASTINGS

GUIDED MARKET TOUR

ROUND TRIP

BOTTLES OF FRESH WATER

NOT INCLUDED IN THE PRICE:

OTHER MEALS AND BEVERAGES

OTHER ITINERARIES

PERSONAL PURCHASES AND EXPENSES

EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT

  • *This offer is valid for bookings made between 1 July and 31 August 2024.
  • *Offer valid only for tours between 1 July 2024 and 31 May 2025.

BOOK WITH CONFIDENCE

FREE CANCELLATION

Cancellation is free up to 7 days before the excursion!

CRUISE PORT CANCELLATION

If your cruise ship can no longer dock, you will receive a full refund in accordance with our general terms and conditions.

Customer reviews:

"Wonderful, away from the traditional tourist sites, we were able to visit and learn about the history of this beautiful island. We would recommend it as an ideal base for a wonderful experience in Guadeloupe."
Thierry L.
Posted on Tripadvisor

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