Rambo eat your heart out – you ain't seen nothing like Trinidad and the Topes de Collantes. This tour has so much action that you'll need two days to work your way through it. You'll even get to ride in a Red Army truck and slide down rapids.
It's a fairly genteel start to proceedings, as you discover the stopped-in-time charm of Trinidad, a town so pretty that it's a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Once a bastion of sugar production, it's now a warren of cobbled alleys lined with peeling pastel-coloured houses with big grilled windows. After a guided tour, head to the jungle and overnight in a secluded hotel in the Topes de Collantes Nature Reserve.
Day 2 kicks off with a bang. Hop into a vintage Red Army truck for a rip-roaring trail through the mountains. Hold on tight – the terrain is very rough. Then it's time to ramble for a few kilometres towards waterfalls. And if you want to rev up the action, you can wade in Rambo-style through the drops and rapids.