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Day One. Arrival to Maiquetía International Airport. Reception and transfer to the hotel.
Day Two. Puerto Ordaz – Gran Sabana (400 km on asphalt roads and 50 km on dirt roads). Transfer to the airport for flight to Puerto Ordaz. Meeting with our guide for departure by 4x4 vehicle to La Gran Sabana. Along the road, we will pass sleepy villages and towns once known for gold mining: Upata which during the “gold rush” was an important crossroad for transport of the precious metal between El Callao and Ciudad Bolívar. The Gran Sabana is, characterized by a landscape of soft hills covered by savanna, interrupted by forests and waterways, one of Venezuela’s most fascinating landscapes. Dinner and overnight stay at the Lodge.
Day Three. Gran Sabana (80 km on dirt roads and 200 km on asphalt roads). After breakfast, we visit the Indigenous community of Iboribo. Navigation by Curiara (Typical canoe) across the river to admire the Chinak Merú fall, a high waterfall on pink sand surrounded by gallery forest and groups of tubular bromeliads. After lunch, we continue to Santa Elena de Uairén, admiring the savanna along the way, a green tapestry interrupted by groups of Moriche or Kuai palms, of great use to the local Pemon community as they are employed in making hammocks, rope, baskets and roofs. Throughout the day, you’ll see the magical tepuys (mountains) In the distance. We’ll visit the Kama Merú waterfall, one of the most beautiful in the Gran Sabana with a 50 meter fall and to the lookout Nak’piapo from which, weather permitting, we will be able to enjoy the view of the Macizo Roraima with the tepuys Ilu‐Tepuy, Yuruani‐Tepuy (or Iwarkarima‐Tepuy), Kukenan‐Tepuy and Roraima. We’ll continue to Santa Elena de Uairén, close to the border with Brazil. Dinner and overnight stay in a lodge.
Day Four. Gran Sabana (nearly 200 km.). Today we’ll discover spectacular waterfalls and there’ll be plenty of opportunities for swimming. We’ll visit t
Quebrada de Jaspe, a clear waterfall that lands on a pink and ochre jasper bed. At Yuruani or Arapena Mer, the water is tinted with pinkish and yellowish hues from the rocks bellow. At Suroape you can have a refreshing swim under the small cascade. After lunch, visit to Quebrada
Pacheco or Arapan Merú, characterized by a clear waterfall in the middle of a very green forest. A final visit to the Indian community of San Francisco de Yuruaní and time to shop for Pemon handicrafts. Return to Santa Elena de Uairén in the evening, dinner and overnight in a lodge.
Day Five. Santa Elena de Uairén – Puerto Ordaz. After breakfast, visit to the small falls located close to Santa Elena and stop for lunch. After that, transfer to Puerto Ordaz. Overnight at the hotel.
* In case the flight Santa Elena / Puerto Ordaz operates during these dates, the transfer will be by plane, without any supplement.
Day Six. Puerto Ordaz ‐ Canaima. After breakfast, transfer to the airport for the Puerto Ordaz ‐Canaima flight. Arrival and transfer to Wakü Lodge, on the banks of the amazing Canaima Lagoon and facing the Golondrina
waterfall. Check in. After lunch, we will enjoy a short excursion by curiara (local canoe) over the Canaima Lagoon. Dinner and overnight at the Lodge.
Day Seven. Canaima National Park. Free day for individual activities. A visit to the base of the Angel Falls, to Orchid Island, Kavak or El Sapo waterfall are recommended.
Day Eight. Canaima National Park ‐ Caracas. Transfer to the airport and “”optional” flight over the Angel Falls, which at 979 meters high is considered the world’s tallest waterfall. The sound of the water falling from Cañón del Diablo and the surrounding forest make this one of the most fascinating spots in Venezuela! It was seen for the first time by Jimmie Angel, the adventurous North American pilot, who over flew it on the Flamingo in October 1937. The airplane’s mechanical problems forced him, his wife and two other passengers on a lucky landing on the top of the Auyantepuy (2.500 m). Unscathed, they decided to descend the course of the Río Carrao and after 11 days managed to return to civilization. Return to Canaima and flight to Caracas via Puerto Ordaz. Arrival and transfer to the hotel.
Day Nine. Days Caracas ‐ Los Roques National Park. Early transfer to the airport in Caracas for departure with a flight to Los Roques. Arrival and check‐in in posada. Rest of day dedicated to excursion to the neighboring islands (Madrisquí and Francisquí).
Days Ten and Elleven. Los Roques National Park. Whole day excursions to neighboring islands (Madrizquí and Francisquí). Trips to other islands in the archipelago or sports activities such as diving, snorkeling and windsurf can be organized locally.
Day Twelve. Los Roques National Park – Caracas. Departure flight to Caracas. End of the program and departure by international flight.