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Coq of the Rock: Trailblazing the Guianas

18 days from £4,538pp

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Coq of the Rock: Trailblazing the Guianas


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This is a trip which emphatically goes off the beaten track, taking in some of the rarely-visited highlights of Venezuela, Suriname and the Guianas. You won’t find a group tour like this offered by anyone else: the logistics of researching and organising such a trip are daunting but as South America experts we relished the challenge. You'll scramble through dense jungle to glimpse two of the continent's most impressive cataracts: Angel Falls and Kaieteur Falls; surround yourself with wildlife in a rainforest canopy and drive through sweeping savannah punctuated by ancient sandstone plateaux.

You’ll stay in sweltering frontier settlements and hammock camps in the forest; visit the French space station and an old penal colony; take boat rides down jungle-fringed rivers and lap up the atmosphere of colonial towns and brash, bold capital cities. You'll have to be prepared for delays, for things not going quite to plan, but you'll be rewarded by an unforgettable trip.

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Holiday itinerary

UK clients depart Sunday, arriving Caracas, Venezuela, the same day.

Day 1

Overnight in Caracas.

Day 2

Walking tour of old Caracas. Fly to Puerto Ordaz.

Days 3-4

By light aircraft to Canaima National Park. Motorised canoe upstream to Angel Falls.

Day 5

Fly to Santa Elena and continue by bus over the Brazilian border to Boa Vista.

Day 6

Drive to the Guyana border and continue to Atta.

Days 7-8

Drive to Annai and the Rockview Lodge.

Day 9

By light aircraft to Georgetown.

Days 10-11

Optional flight over Kaieteur Falls; explore Georgetown.

Day 12

By bus and ferry to Paramaribo, Suriname.

Days 13-14

Excursion of Suriname and Crommewijne river.

Day 15

Bus and boat to Kourou, in French Guiana.

Day 16

Excursion to Iles du Salut, and the erstwhile penal colony.

Day 17

Excursion to the Centre Spatial; drive to Cayenne.

Day 18

Depart for international flight or extension.

UK clients arrive home the following day, Thursday.

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Included in this holiday

Angel Falls Venequela
Places visited

Angel Falls and the Gran Sabana

Angel Falls Venequela
Thing to do

Visit Angel Falls

Hotel Avila pool

Hotel Ávila


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