Top things to do

Top Choice Waterfall in Kaieteur National Park

Kaieteur Falls

You may have been to Salto Ángel or Iguazú Falls, seen Niagara or not even be particularly interested in waterfalls, but it doesn't matter: go to Kaieteur Falls. Watching 1140 metric tons of water shooting over a 25…
Top Choice Guyanese in Georgetown

Backyard Café

This unique cultural experience is quickly becoming a phenomenon in Georgetown, with anyone interested in Guyanese cooking heading to eat in Delven Adam's backyard. He serves an extraordinarily varied and creative f…
Top Choice Indian in Georgetown

Aagman Indian Restaurant

The best Indian food in town is rather a way from downtown, but it's well worth the trip by cab. The menu is huge and takes in all the classics, including tandoori dishes, vegetarian options and scores of curries. T…
Top Choice Indian in Georgetown

Shanta's

For more than a half century, simple Shanta's has been filling Georgetown's bellies with the best roti, curries and chokas (roasted vegetables) this side of India. It's unbelievably inexpensive considering how delic…
Observatory in Iwokrama Rainforest

Canopy Walkway

Iwokrama's Canopy Walkway, 60km east of the river crossing and the Iwokrama River Lodge, is a series of walkways 30m above the forest floor, connecting several platforms that offer bird's-eye views of native greenhe…
International in Georgetown

Bistro Cafe & Bar

Low-lit and sophisticated, this restaurant is part of the King's Hotel & Residence, but has an atmosphere all of its own. The menu is modern and international, with plenty of choice, including varied breakfasts,…
Waterfall in Northwest Coast

Marshall Falls

These lovely fast-flowing cascades, deep in the jungle, are wonderfully interactive; you can clamber under them, swim in various pools, take massage-showers as the golden-brown water thumps your back or just chill i…
Architecture in Georgetown

St George's Cathedral

The most impressive building in town is the white-painted, Gothic-style St George's Cathedral, said to be the world's tallest wooden building. It was completed in 1892 and was built with a native hardwood called gre…
Cafe in Georgetown

The Coffee Bean Cafe

First impressions of this place may not be overwhelmingly positive, with a poorly-lit, extremely dated interior, but the menu and friendly service make up for that: there's real coffee, a vegetarian selection, delic…
Bar in Georgetown

Nightcap

A sophisticated yet homey place to grab a drink, be that a banana milkshake or a coffee martini, this place has a large garden area as well as a chilly and rather dark bar inside. It's run by former Miss World conte…