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THE ANGEL FALLS AND KAIETEUR (13 Days / 12 Nights)

Day 1. Caracas – Maturín (--D)
Arrival to Maiquetia International Airport. English bilingual assistance by an Alborada Guide who will give you the briefing of your trip, vouchers and air tickets. Transfer (5min) to the national airport to take the domestic flight to Maturin (50 min). Transfer by road to the Ranch, located in the eastern plains near the Orinoco, specialized in stockbreeding e Orinoco Delta. Welcome dinner and Overnight.


Day 2. Maturín –Orinoco Delta (BLD)
Breakfast. Transfer to the Boca de Uracoa Port where you board a motor boat to the heart of the Delta. Navigation through the Orinoco tributaries, to undertake the fantastic adventure of penetrating the green forest of the delta where we can admire the unique Delta´s flora and fauna. Arrive to the Lodge located in one of the islands formed by the river. Experience the thrill of a little walk in the middle of this exotic forest. During the walk through the intricate marshy jungle we will be in direct contact with nature, and know how the Indians take advantages of the different plants and animals species for food, medicine, wood and fibers to produce handcrafts, utensils, tools and build their houses. We will learn some survival techniques in the jungle. Enjoy a delicious dinner and a good night rest.


Day 3. Orinoco Delta (BLD)
Breakfast. At break of dawn navigation on curiara through glades and tributaries guided by Warao Indians, to witness the awakeness of the Delta. We will have the opportunity to taste the worm of the moriche palm, very rich in proteins. We will also stop to fish the wild Piranha and with some luck we will be able to observe the beautiful blue butterfly (Morpho) and other tropical animals. Lunch. Dinner and overnight.


Day 4. Orinoco Delta – Puerto Ordaz (BL)
Breakfast. Enjoy the exuberant vegetation and fauna of this region. Time to relax. Lunch. Fluvial and land transfer to
Puerto Ordaz. Overnight.


Day 5. Puerto Ordaz – Canaima (BLD)
Early breakfast. Departure from Puerto Ordaz in a Charter flight to Canaima to arrive to The Lost World of the Canaima National Park. Transfer to Ucaima Port to take a curiara through the Carrao River. At the Mayupa rapids it may be necessary to walk for about 20 min. and let the crew haul the empty canoe through them. Short time after beginning your journey you will be dazzled by the majestic Auyantepuy, home of the Angel Falls, standing still as medieval fortress of gigantic dimensions. Its impressive walls shelter the river from both sides. Once inside the Canyon, the Angel Falls appear in all its majesty when the boat approaches Isla Ratoncito. Once in the camp board the “curiara “(Indian boat) up until the point where you will walk to Laime lookout point., arrived until the base of the Angel Falls, and will witness its mist falling all over the place. Enjoy a nice bath on the pool formed by the waterfall on its way down.
Return to the camp for lunch, and relax going swimming in the Churun River. Overnight in hammocks with mosquito nets at the camp in front of this magic scenery. (Possibility to stay also in beds in front of the falls , please request )

 

Day 6. Canaima (BLD)
The next day enjoy the falls and return to Canaima lodge to take the Excursion to Sapo Falls. Dinner and overnight in the lodge. From the camp admire a fantastic view to Canaima Lake and the ancient mountains called “tepuys” by the Pemón Indian Community.


Day 7. Canaima – Grand Savannah (BLD)
Enjoy your last bath in Canaima. Free time to visit the handcrafts shop or visit Indian community. Transfer to the
piste. Flight to Puerto Ordaz. Get ready to start Great Savannah excursion
The trip continues passing through the towns of Upata, Guasipati, The Callao and Tumeremo. All these villages conserve the structure of mining towns with own cultural expressions of the time of the colony. Cross The Callao, an underground gold mine. In Tumeremo we will stop to have lunch in a Creole typical restaurant. We will continue trip passing by the town of 88 Km and in "The Stone of the Virgen” we will stop to observe this natural monument. From this point we will ascend until the 1,400 mts to arrive at The
Great Savannah Dinner and overnight.


Day 8. Great Savannah (BLD)
After breakfast we will continue the trip towards the indigenous population of Iboribo. Visit by Curiara (Indian boat with motor on board) to Aponguao Falls (higher Jump of Grand Savannah 106 mts of height). The route in curiara takes approx. 30 min. Soon we will undertake our walk of return passing through Pozo Escondido (the Hidden Well) and Pozo de los Enamorados (the Well of Lovers) where you can take a refreshing bath and have a picnic lunch. Dinner and overnight at the camp.


Day 9. Great Savannah (BLD)
Breakfast. Departure to Santa Elena de Uairen, occasionally stop to visit places of interest like El Kavvi Falls , Kama Meru falls , viewpoint El Oso, where you will have the opportunity to take photos to the prehistoric tepuyes, Arapan ravine and Soroape ravine . At this point we will take our picnic lunch to continue to Yuruani Falls , El Jaspe ravine (named after the famous precious stone). You will visit La Línea , border line with Brazil, where you will appreciate the limits of both countries. Dinner and overnight at the Camp in Santa Elena with a splendid view of the tepuys


Day 10. Santa Elena de Uairén (Venezuela) – Boa Vista (Brasil) – Lethem (British Guyana) (BLD)
Breakfast. Transfer to the border “La Línea“ and continue to Boa Vista crossing the frontier to Lethem in Guyana. Dinner and Overnight in Lethem


Day 11. Lethem - Georgetown (B)
Enjoy the surroundings of Lethem. After breakfast, transfer to the piste to take the plane to
Georgetown. Enjoy the visit to the Georgetown city. Georgetown is the capital and largest city of Guyana, located in the Demerara-Mahaica region. It is situated on the Atlantic Ocean coast at the mouth of the Demerara River and it was nicknamed 'Garden City of the Caribbean. There are also many tourism attractions in Georgetown including the St. George's cathedral, and
Stabroak market, and the Demerara Harbour Bridge, Overnight.

 

Day 12. Georgetown – The Wonderful Kaieteur Falls (BL)
After breakfast take a flight to Kaieteur, the second world’s highest free-falling waterfall after Venezuela’s Angel Falls. 100 meters wide created as the Potaro River makes a sheer drop of 228 meters, nearly five times the height of Niagara. The spectacle is the more impressive for its remoteness and it is altogether possible that we’ll be the only persons viewing it. Here we will hope to find White-chinned and White-tipped Swifts swirling over the gorge, and perhaps we’ll be lucky enough to see the astonishingly colourful Guiana Cock-of-the-Rock close by. Orange-breasted Falcon can be seen over the gorge as it hunts for swifts. The flight then continues onto Orinduik Falls before returning to Georgetown.
Overnight.


Day 13. Georgetown (B)
Breakfast. Transfer to the airport to take your flight.


Included:
• Assistances at the airport
• All Private transfer in/out
• 1 night accommodation in Maturín with breakfast and dinner.
• 2 nights’ accommodation in Orinoco Delta with full board and excursions.
• 1 night accommodation in Canaima with full board in hammocks
in front of the Angel Falls.
• 1 night accommodation in Canaima lodge with full board
• 2 nights’ accommodation in Puerto Ordaz with breakfast.
• 3 nights in Grand Savannah in camps with full board and excursions.
• 1 night in Lethem with breakfast and dinner.
• 2 nights in Georgetown with breakfast.
• Excursion to Kaieteur with lunch and flights
• Local guides.
• Mentioned excursions


Flights :
Caracas- Maturín
Puerto Ordaz - Canaima
Canaima – Puerto Ordaz
Lethem-Georgetown
Georgetown – Kaieteur-Georgetown


Not Included:
• Entry fee to Canaima National Park
• Domestic Airport taxes
• Flight back from Georgetown

 

 

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