Jamaica Mi Crazy

the route/itinerary

DAY 1 - ARRIVAL- Montego Bay airport MBJ

We highly recommend to arrive on the earliest flight you can get into MBJ airport so that you have time to relax and enjoy the hotel facilities and get your bike set up.

 

 We highly recommend booking the Club MoBay arrival VIP fast track services and lounge. Once you exit customs go to Desk8, Holiday Services for your transfer to your resort in Ocho Rios. Driving time is about 80 minutes.

  • 5:00-6:00pm  - Welcome briefing. This is your chance to meet the Ride Master, Jamaica Bicycle Tour leaders, other staff and the other riders. We have a brief talk on the ride, what to expect, and answer any questions.

  • Dinner at leisure. Its customary for us to push tables together and get together but its not compulsory to join in.

  • Evening at leisure to enjoy the hotel's entertainment

Overnight Host Hotel:  Riu Ocho Rios - 5 star all inclusive resort

DAY 2 - Explore Ocho Rios Ride Day with Chukka Adventure

Travel through the residential areas of Montego Bay and the old  historic town of Falmouth.  There are scenic views of the Caribbean with smooth gently undulating, roads.  We make a stop at a Rastafarian home to get an in depth view of the culture and lifestyle of this unique religion.

  • 07:00-07:30 - Breakfast

  • 07:30-08:00 - Group Photos and then Ride out

  • 11:30am - Return to hotel

  • Lunch, dinner and evening at leisure to enjoy the hotel

  • 6:00pm  Optional tour: Luminous Lagoon

Overnight Hotel :  Riu Ocho Rios

DAY 3 - Ocho Rios - Rio Bueno- Ocho Rios

A scenic ride with a few rollers, along the northcoast of the island. We stop to enjoy coconuts with Sugar, the vendor who has been serving our Bicycle Tour since 2009 in the Lucea Market. Drink fresh coconut water straight from  the nut and walk through the farmers market. 

Negril - MontegoBay

  • 06:30-07:00 - Breakfast

  • 07:00-07:30 - Photos and then Ride out

  • 11:30am - Return to hotel

  • Lunch at leisure in the resort

  • 13:00- 17:30  Optional Sightseeing tour Tour: Dunns River Waterfalls

  • Dinner and evening at leisure to enjoy the hotel

Overnight Hotel :  Holiday Inn or Riu Montego Bay  All inclusive resort

DAY 4 - Ocho Rios to Port Maria - round trip : Metric Century-62 miles/2332 ft climbing - JAMAICA CHALLENGE DAY

Today sees us heading along the northcoast of the island, along perfectly paved roads, with a few  climbs along the way for fun!  Today is a serious challenge with some hills to climb including the KOM/QOM Strava challenge of Spring  Hill. We always regroup at the top - so pace yourself and do it in your own time!

We turn around at the  Joe James gallery on the seaside road at RIo Bueno. There is beautiful art in the gallery all painted by the late Mr James.  We enjoy coffee and snacks at this seaside restaurant and are entertained by schoolchildren.

  • 06:30-07:00 - Breakfast

  • 07:00-07:30 - Photos and then Ride out

  • 12:30pm       - Return to  resort for lunch

  • 7:30 pm Farewell dinner at the hotel. Awards given.

Overnight Hotel :  Riu Ocho Rios....5 star all inclusive resort

DAY 5 - DEPARTURE

Transport from  your RESORT  to Montego Bay airport

ROUTE CHANGES:

Every effort will be made to adhere to the planned route. Any unforeseen adjustments will be noted on our website in advance of the event , noted on the route guides, or explained by our Jamaica Ride Tour Leaders and Road Master during the Jamaica Reggae Ride. There are no refunds or compensations for any route changes, whatsoever.