St. Kitts and Nevis are among the Caribbean's
most unspoilt destinations for eco-tourism. Both islands possess a remarkable range
of unspoiled landscapes, from coral reefs and craggy
coastlines reminiscent of the Highland of Scotland, to
the lush cloud-filled rainforests around the high peaks both possess.
On St. Kitts,
you can hike up Mount Liamuiga, travelling through the exotic
flora and fauna of the island's rainforest to the mile-wide crater rim of
this dormant volcano. Among the vine-laden trees and tropical wildflowers of
the misty cloud forest can be found a wide variety of rare and colourful birds
and butterflies, as well as the elusive green vervet monkey.
you can wander through the cloud forest that encircles the slopes of Nevis
Peak, or stride along the windswept eastern coast, learning about the
island's diverse ecology and fascinating archaeological history on the