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$2800 Multi-day & Extended Tours

3 Guianas Express

Day 1 –Arrival in GuyanaArrive in Guyana, South America's only English speaking country. Guyana is a gem waiting to be discovered. It is known as the land of many waters and the giants of the world, among them; the mighty Essequibo river, Giant Arapaima fish, mighty Harpy eagle, the Anaconda, Giant Otters and Jaguars. You are privately transferred to your hotel. Night in GeorgetownDay 2 – Georgetown city tour Kaieteur Falls ExcursionThis morning, you will drive along Main Street, High Street and Brickdam and see Red House, Austin House, Prime Minister’s Residence, PM transfer to aroirportKaieteur is situated on the Guiana Shield. The entire National Park is located within one of the largest and most bio-diverse rainforests in the world. Spot the tiny golden frog. See various flora and fauna; white-chinned and white-collared swifts; red and green macaws, and the Morpho Hecuba,among other species. Kaieteur has a sheer drop of 741 feet and is 5 times the height of Niagara Falls.  After an extremely fascinating tour of Kaieteur Falls, return to Georgetown hotel. Overnight in GeorgetownDay 3 - Fly to Suriname, arriving at 11:00 am. Overnight in Paramaribo.Transfer to airport. Fly to  Paramaribo, Suriname. Enjoy a tour  of Paramaribo - a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Shaded, tree-lined avenues, seventeenth-century Dutch wooden structures with synagogues, mosques and churches coexist peacefully side by side. Overnight in Paramaribo Day 4 – Tour to plantation flight to CayenneTravel to Commenwijne District and see former colonial plantations. Visit the open-air museum at Niew Amsterdam and Marienburg, Return 4:00 pm. Later you will be transferred to the airport for overnight flight to Cayenne arriving 45 minutes later.Upon arrival, you will be met and transferred to your hotel in the city centre.(BLD)  Overnight in Cayenne  Day 5- Afternoon tour of city of Cayenne Departure after breakfast for a guided tour of Cayenne, the capital of French Guiana. Afternoon is free, (Meal : Breakfast)Overnight in Cayenne:  Day 6 –Devils Island tour 07:00 hrs departure from your hotel and transfer you to the pier. You will then join sailing boat to Ile Royale. Learn about the infamous history of the 3 islands and the famous prisoner, Richard Dryfus. You’ll spend most of the day on Ile Royale, and a brief visit to Ile Joseph where many prisoners spent most of their time ( time and tide permitting) . Lunch at restaurant of island is not included. The boat departs for Kourou at 4 pm. Transfer to hotel.Overnight in Cayenne Meals (breakfast)Day 7- Depart Cayenne. Transfer to airport for flight home.

$1813 Multi-day & Extended Tours

Georgetown, Rupununi Savanna, Kaieteur Water Falls 8-Day Trip

Day 1: Saturday -Arrival Transfer to Georgetown hotel for overnight. Overnight at Sleep In Hotel Day 2: Sunday -Kaieteur Falls (B-L) Fly to Kaieteur Falls. See the majestic 740 foot (225 meter) natural wonder from different vantage points. Spend 2 hours at the falls. Picnic lunch and afternoon return to your hotel. Overnight at Sleep In Hotel Day 3: Monday- Annai  (B-L-D) Transfer to the airport for your flight to Lethem. Upon arrival you will be met and transferred to Annai where you will stay at the Rock View Lodge /guesthouse. You will be taken on a tour of the Amerindian village of Annai and learn about their way of life . Visit to the women cooperative peanut butter factory . Overnight at Rock View Lodge Day 4: Tuesday- IwokramaWe drive north through the rainforest to Iwokrama River Lodge.- a Rain forest Conservation and Development which contains 360,000 hectares of virgin forest in the center of Guyana. After dinner, enjoy a boat trip on the Essequibo River in search of caiman, other night animals and nocturnal birds. Overnight at Iwokrama River Lodge Day 5: Wednesday- Iwokrama/Turtle Mountain (B-L-D) After breakfast, depart on a 30-minute boat ride to the foot of Turtle Mountain for a hike to its 951 foot (290 meter) summit. You may observe many species of monkeys, including the red howler, black spider and wedge-capped capuchin. In the afternoon, take a walk in the nearby forest. You may come across several looking for birds, including Black-necked Aracari, Screaming Piha, Grey-chinned Hermit, Crested Oropendola, Blue-and-Yellow Macaw and Black Curassow, Jaburi storks, Roseate Spoonbills, Wood Storks, Black Skimmers, Boat-billed, Herons and Muscovy Ducks . Overnight at Iwokrama River Lodge  Day 6: Thursday- Fly to Georgetown (B-L) Fly back to Georgetown. Transfer to your hotel .This afternoon enjoy a sun set cruise where you will spot scarlet ibises , herons and other species in their natural habitat. Overnight at Status Hotel   Day 7: Friday-Discover Georgetown (B) We will visit the city of Georgetown which displays examples of colonial architecture and our 3 hour tour passes main street, Church Street to visit the St Georges Anglican church, the promenade gardens, the seawall, Stabroek market ,brickdam, botanical and zoo.  Return to your hotel for overnight. Overnight at Status Hotel Day8: Saturday - Departure Transfer to the airport for your departure flight.

$875 Multi-day & Extended Tours

Guyana 5-Day Wildlife and Nature Eco Tour with Essequibo River

Day 1: Arrive in Guyana We will transfer you from the airport to your hotel in Georgetown. Overnight at Herdmanston Lodge or Sleepin Casino & Hotel. Day 2: Sloth Island (B, L, D) Transfer to the town of Parika and drive over the Harbour Bridge and then by boat along the Essequibo River, Guyana's largest River, which is 20 miles wide at its widest point. Continue to Sloth Island Nature Resort which is a beautiful and comfortable retreat where nature is untouched and pristine rainforests create a magical setting. The eight well-appointed rooms are spacious and tastefully furnished. The cuisine is excellent. The recent spotting of the Harpy Eagle has catapulted Sloth Island onto the international bird watching calendar. Choose from: bird watching, nature walks, wildlife viewing, swimming, canoeing, fishing or just relaxing in a hammock in the shade of the trees. This evening, as the sun sets, we take an excursion up the Essequibo River by motor boat for a spectacular and unforgettable tour at Parrot Island where thousands of parrots come to roost. Return to Sloth Island Resort for dinner. Overnight at Sloth Island Nature Resort Day 3: Birding, Wildlife Viewing, Amerindian Village Tour & Dutch Forts (B, L, D) This morning we will take a boat trip to the nearby Amerindian Village of Falmouth where we will learn about the Amerindian way of life. We might also be lucky to see the villagers making cassava bread. For the more adventurous, enjoy a nature walk in the logging trail which might turn up an interesting list of birds such as the harpy eagle . We continue to the Mazaruni river for a visit to the Kykoveral Dutch Fort and learn about the earliest Dutch occupation in Guyana. Overnight at Sloth Island Nature Resort Day 4: Return to Georgetown (B, L, D) Early morning eco-tour navigating the water and nature trails at Sloth Island Nature Resort. After breakfast transfer to Georgetown or continue on your onward journey. Overnight at Sleep Inn International Hotel or similar Day 5: DepartureTransfer to airport for your departing flight. NOTE: listed hotels are subject to availability at time of booking. If unavailable, we will provide one of a similar quality/price.

$750 Multi-day & Extended Tours

Guyana River and Nature Safari All-Inclusive 4-Day Trip

Day 1: Arrival Fly to Guyana and transfer to the hotel for overnight. Overnight at Sleep in HotelDay 2: Sloth Island, Essequibo and Mazaruni River Safari (B, L, D) You will be picked up from your hotel and transferred to the town of Parika. Join our boat and travel up the Essequibo River to Sloth Island Nature Resort. The journey itself takes approximately 1 hour .Sloth Island is a place of tranquil beauty, where peace takes you over and nature leads you on a journey into lush green forests and a kaleidoscope of natural colours as you walk through the rain forest. At Sloth Island  you’ll will hear the melodious sounds of birds on the treetops and the distant chatter of monkeys.The Main house offers 8 well appointed and spacious, self contained  rooms for your comfort  They exude a carefree and uncomplicated and simple lifestyle. Tibisiri and other furnishings and comfortable hammocks complete the transition into the natural world.  Hospitable staff will provide you with delicious meals that will delight your taste buds. Long white sandy beaches are welcoming to those who wish to swim, or just take some sun tan! Other possibilities are boating /canoeing or kayaking to nearby Amerindian villages.. A mid Canopy walkway (10 ft high) is ideal for nature walks at any time of the day to spot sloth, and monkeys and other wildlife..  This evening, as the sun sets, you'll take an excursion up the Essequibo River by motor boat for a spectacular and unforgettable tour at Parrot Island where thousands of parrots come to roost. Return to Sloth Island Resort for dinner. Overnight at Sloth Island Nature ReserveDay 3: Kaieteur Falls (B, L, D) At dawn you will enjoy a nature walk in nearby trails. After an early breakfast, you'll be transferred to Georgetown and to the airport for your 1 hour flight to the famous Kaieteur Falls. At 741 feet (225 meters) Kaieteur Falls is five times the height of Niagara. It is a sight to behold. There is no other like Kaieteur in beauty and grandeur! View the waterfalls from various vantage points. You may be lucky to see the rare Guianan Cock-of-the-rock on your 2 hour tour. We will transfer you back to Georgetown in the afternoon and to your hotel. Overnight at Sleep in HotelDay 4: DepartureReturn home.

$750 Multi-day & Extended Tours

Guyana and Suriname 5-Day Tour with Paramaribo, Kaieteur Falls

Day 1. Arrival in Guyana Arrive in Guyana, a nature lover's gem, waiting to be discovered. It is known as the land of many waters and the giants of the world; among them, the mighty Essequibo River, Giant Arapaima fish, Harpy eagle, the Anaconda, Giant Otters, Black Caiman, Jaguars and more. Transfer to your hotel for overnight.Day 2: Georgetown city tour and Kaieteur Falls tour (Breakfast, Boxed Lunch)Georgetown was called Longchamps by the French, and Stabroek by the Dutch. This open air museum displays many historical monuments, many of them gracious colonial buildings. Wide tree lined avenues and beautiful architecture, ranging from Gothic to Elizabethan, are feature of this city. We drive along Main Street, High Street and Brickdam; visit St Georges Cathedral, the tallest freestanding wooden building in the world, picturesque City hall standing gaily at the corner of regent and high streets.; St Andrew's Kirk - a 198 years old church of Scottish origins; the Victorian Law courts which stands proudly in High street; Stabroek Market, Parliament building , Prime Minister's Residence, and State House, the Walter Roth, the national museum, the Botanical and zoological gardens. Travel to the Ogle airport and join our flight to the spectacular single drop waterfalls - Kaieteur Falls where the legend of the great old chief of the Patamona tribe whose name was Kaie sacrificed himself to the Makonaima by canoeing over the falls to save his people from being destroyed by the savage Caribs. After spending two hours exploring the gorge, we will fly back to Georgetown and transfer to our hotel for overnight.Day 3: Drive from Guyana to Suriname (Boxed Breakfast, Lunch)The day begins with a 4am drive to Molsen creek where we will join a ferry to cross the Corentyne River, arriving late in the afternoon. Upon arrival we will check into our hotel for overnight. Day 4: Historical Plantation & Paramaribo city tour (Breakfast, Lunch)Visit to the old coffee plantation which is only a 30-minute drive away from Paramaribo.Enjoy a ride through the tropical rain forest where butterflies, dragonflies, monkeys, sloths and reptiles are some of the many animals you may encounter. The trail leads to a historical plantation village where a tour is given an old coffee factory.Afterwards we return to Paramaribo to enjoy a city tour of this historical UNESCO Heritage city. Our visit will include the fort, market, central Paramaribo where we will see well preserved architecture which makes this a pleasant city. Return to your hotel for overnight. Day 5: Departure. Early transfer to airport for departing flight home.*Note: This tour itinerary is based on minimum of 4-8 persons.The tour may also start in Suriname and end in Guyana.

$3500 Private & Custom Tours

Guyana Birds Interior

Day 1: ArrivalMeet and greet and transfer airport to hotel. Overnight in Georgetown.Day 2: Kaieteur Falls/Surama Fly to Kaieteur Falls and spend 2 hours exploring while searching for the famous Guianan Cock-of-the-rock. Fly to Surama and overnight. (BLD)Day 3: Surama Eco-lodge This morning we take a leisurely walk to Burro Burro River for great birding opportunities. We may likely see birds such as the Savanna Hawk and Pearl Kite in this area. Late afternoon return to Surama Eco-lodge for overnight. (BLD)Day 4& 5: Atta Lodge Today we'll drive to the Canopy Walkway. 505 foot (154 meter) state-of-the-art Iwokrama Canopy Walkway offers a totally unique experience in the region and envelopes you in the jungle's mid-level canopy through a series of suspension bridges and decks from heights of up to 98 feet (30 meters).Red howler monkeys jaguar and puma may also be observed. We may also see the diminutive Dusky Purpletuft, Purple-breasted Cotinga, Todd’s and Guyanan Streaked Antwrens, Guyanan Puffbird, Dusky and Caica Parrots, and a variety of Woodcreepers, Woodpeckers, Honeycreepers, Tityras, Toucans, Aracaris and more. Along the trails we may encounter tinamous, Foliage-gleaners, Antshrikes, Grosbeaks and other goodies. The clearing at Atta is an excellent location for Crimson Fruit-Crow. Red howler monkeys, jaguar and puma may also be observed. On the second day, the Cock-of-the-rock Trail may turn up Guyanan Cock-of-the-rock. Return to Atta Lodge for overnight. (BLD). Day 6: Iwokrama Spend the morning on the canopy walkway then lunch at Atta. Afternoon transfer to Iwokrama Field Station. Along the way, birds you would most likely see are: Cracids, Cotingas, Crimson Topaz, Crimson Fruitcrow, Hoatzin, Harpy Eagle and Parrots. (BLD).Day 7: Turtle Mountain/Iwokrama After breakfast, the journey starts with a peaceful and scenic half hour boat ride where you arrive at the base of Turtle Mountain. The trek to the 952-foot (290-meter) Turtle Mountain summit is mildly challenging and takes about 1 1/2 hours but the breathtaking views are more than worth the effort. Turtle Mountain provides a gorgeous view of the top of the rainforest canopy.Along the way you may spot Harpy Eagles Greater Yellow-headed Vultures, King Vultures, Gray-headed, Double-toothed, and Plumbeous Kites and Black-faced Hawk. The trails may reveal Little Chachalaca, Marail Guan, Black Currassow and Black-bellied Cuckoos, Blue-crowned Mot Mot, Collared Puffbird, Pygmy, Antwrens and many more! Overnight at the Iwokrama River Lodge. (BLD)Day 8: Georgetown Transfer to Lethem for the flight to Georgetown. Afternoon botanical gardens bird watching tour.  (BLD).Day 9: Departure Take off  from Pegasus and transfer to airport for departure.