CARACAS - CANAIMA - ANGEL FALLS - SANTA ELENA DE UAIREN - RORAIMA TEPUY - PUERTO ORDAZ
5 days / 4 nights
Admire “Roraima Tepuy”: the Grand’s Savannah highest tabletop mountain with 2890 mts height. Composed of quartzite and sandstone it’s a place where time has stopped thousands of years ago. Roraima is a one of a kind place in the world that was described by Sir Walter Raleigh as “The Lost World” and it’s waiting for you to leave you breathless with the grandiose landscapes it has to offer. Continue your adventure with “Angel Falls”: the world’s highest uninterrupted waterfall with a height of 979 mts and a plunge of 807 mts. The waterfall drops over the edge of Auyantepuy, located in Canaima National Park which was declared as World Heritage by UNESCO. This experience will allow you to enjoy two of the most important natural wonders of the world.
· Excursion to Sapo Falls, walk through the splendorous water curtain.
· Discover Angel Falls: The Highest waterfall in the world declared as World Heritage by UNESCO.
· Admire the amazing Mount Roraima in Helicopter.
· Stop by Roraima’s summit and discover the fauna and flora that can only be seen there.
Day 1. Caracas- Puerto Ordaz
Arrival to Caracas, the capital city of Venezuela and the Metropolis of the Caribbean. Flight to Puerto Ordaz, transfer to the hotel. Overnight.
Day 2. Puerto Ordaz- Canaima (BLD)
Breakfast. Transfer to the airport very early in the morning to take a charter flight to Canaima National Park, one of the biggest Parks of Latin America and surely one of the most unspoiled locations in the world today. During your flight you will be taken through the Tepuys and will have time to enjoy the spectacular scenery. Reception at Canaima landing strip by the local Indigenous guide, transfer to the lodge. Installation in the lodge and then, take a canoe ride in Canaima Lagoon approaching to the falls that surround the lagoon. Enjoy your lunch in front of the falls. Walk in the jungle up until Sapo Falls, and pass under the water curtain formed by the river on its way down. Return to the Lodge, dinner and overnight.
Day 3. Full Day to Angel Falls (BLD)
Breakfast. Early departure 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 Ratoncito Island. Lunch in the open forest. Once in the camp board another curiara up until the point where you will walk to Laime lookout point. Enjoy a nice bath on the pool formed by the waterfall on its way down. Return to the camp, or relax going swimming in the Churun River. Dinner and Overnight at the lodge in Canaima.
Note: In case there is not enough water in the rivers to make the excursion to Angel Falls, this would be replaced by an excursion to Orchid Island with lunch and accommodation in a Canaima Lodge.
Day 4. Canaima- Santa Elena de Uairén- Mount Roraima (BLD)
After breakfast, you will be transferred to the airport to take a private charter flight to Santa Elena de Uairén. Be met by a representative and join a private helicopter transfer to the top of the Roraima at 2700 meters above the sea level. You will discover the mystical top of the Roraima and feel the magic related to the mountain. Be surprised by thousands of faces and sculptures in bizarre stone formations, some might remind you of lizards or Fidel Castro, others will seem to you like fantasy creatures or fairy tale witches. You will be amazed by the valley of crystals and the fantastic view from the top of Roraima. When the fog rises up the mountain you will feel the mystery and do not be surprised when you feel like you are walking on the moon since the surface looks just like it. Return to Santa Elena in Helicopter, continuation flight to Puerto Ordaz. Overnight .
Day 5. Departure (B)
Breakfast. Transfer to the airport to take the flight to Caracas (60 min) and your international flight back home.
· Assistance at the airport.
· All private transfers airport – hotel – airport.
· 2 nights in Canaima in beds with full board.
· 2 nights in Puerto Ordaz with breakfast.
· Boat Ride in Canaima Lagoon.
· Excursion to Sapo Falls.
· Full Day to Angel Falls by river with full board.
· Excursion to Mount Roraima in Helicopter.
· Caracas – Canaima (via Puerto Ordaz).
· Canaima – Santa Elena de Uairen (Charter Flight).
· Santa Elena de Uairen – Puerto Ordaz (Charter Flight).
· Puerto Ordaz – Caracas.
· Domestic airport taxes. (3US$ per person/ per flight.)
· Entry fees to Canaima National Park. (5US$ per person.)
We recommend bringing: comfortable shoes, lifesavers, sun screen, sweater for the evening, lanterns and camera, bathing suit and towels, raincoat and hat or sup cap, insect repellent.
Overflight Angel Falls in Canaima.