Venezuela - Angel Falls & Orinoco Delta

Venezuela - Angel Falls & Orinoco Delta 1190 , 9 Days

Ranked among the countries with the richest biodiversity (currently 7th in the world's list of nations with the most number of species), Venezuela has definitely something to offer to its visitors. This is a trip that is going to reveal you the essentials of one of the most exotic corners of Latin America – an experience full of wilderness and exploration of indigenous communities preserving their traditional daily lives and customs. From the magnificent Angel Falls to the wildlife inhabiting the Orinoco delta, the marvels of Venzuela will give you an experience to remember for a lifetime.

Highlights:

Canaima National Park - the second largest park in Venezuela and the sixth biggest in the world
Angel Falls - the world's highest uninterrupted waterfall, with a height of 979 meters and a plunge of 807 meters
Orinoco Delta - one of the eight natural regions of Venezuela rivalling the biodiversity of the Amazon and sustaining the region’s indigenous people

 


Itinerary:

Day 1: Arriving in Caracas
Arrive Caracas airport and transfer to our hotel  -/-./-

Day 2: Flight from Caracas to Puerto Ordaz, private transfer to Ciudad Boliva
This day our driver will pick you up and take you to the national airport, flight from Caracas to Puerto Ordaz, in Puerto Ordaz will be waiting for you our driver to take you to Ciudad Bolivar, hotel in Ciudad Bolivar. -/-/-

Day 3: Angel Falls
Our expedition begins with an transport at 06:30 AM to the airport. A flight will bring over the
jungle in a small light aircraft from Ciudad Bolivar to the Indigenous Pemon Village of Canaima.
In Canaima we will be met by our local English speaking guide who will lead us to our camp for
lunch. In the afternoon we go on excursion to the Canaima Lagoon with his Falls the Ucaima,
Guaraima and Hacha Falls. A 10 minute hike will bring us to the impressive Sapo Falls and we
walk behind its thundering curtain of water, should the weather conditions allow for it. We
spent the night in our camp in the Village of Canaima in beds. B/L/D

Day 4: Angel Falls 
Early in the morning we continue by boat on the river "Churun" up to the island "Raton". After
arriving at our camp on the banks of the Churún River, opposite the Falls, we will commence a
1 hour hike through the jungle which will lead us to the Mirador Laime vantage point, from
where we can take in a spectacular view of the Angel Falls. We will then venture on for 10
more minutes until we reach the small pond at the base of the falls, where we can enjoy a
swim in the cold waters flowing of the Falls themselves. Finally, as the afternoon fades away, it
will be time to walk back to camp, where a nice warm dinner will be waiting for us before we
fall asleep in our hammocks and mosquito nets under the mighty shadow of the magnificent
Angel Falls B/L/D

Day 5: Angel Falls / Delta Orinoco Tour
We go downstream on the river Carrao. We pass the island of orchids and the ̈Pozo de la
Felicidad-Fall until we get to the upper part of the Hacha Falls in Canaima. From there we
drive to the airport and take the plane back to Ciudad Bolívar. In Ciudad Bolivar you wil have a private transfer to San Jose de Buja, and start your tour in Delta Orinoco. B/L/D

Day 6: Delta Orinoco Tour 
In the morning, after breakfast we take a full day travelling around the delta by boat. We will
visit the Warao indians and learn about this native South American tribal community. After a
light lunch, a Warao guide will locate an ideal place in the jungle where you will take a walk
and get a feeling of life inside this unforgiving environment. You will notice pungent odours
weaving their way through a tapestry of crawling plants and giant trees racing towards the sky
for sunlight. B/L/D

Day 7: Flight from Maturin to Caracas/ Colonia Tovar 
This day you will have a flight from Maturin or Barcelona to Caracas, our driver will be waiting for you in Maiquetia airport and take you to La Colonia Tovar. B/-/-

Day 8: Colonia Tovar 
Sightseing tour in La Colonia Tovar incl. lunch. B/L/

Day 9 : Transfer to Caracas airport for departure
B/-/-

Price includes: ►domestic flights and all transport according itinerary ►English speaking tour guide throughout the trip ►4 overnights at hotels,  rooms with private facilities; 4 nights in eco-camps ►all meals acc. itinerary ► entrance fees►group airport transfers ►tour-leader from Penguin Travel at min. 6

Not included: ►international flight tickets ►lunches and dinners ►optional trips and activities ►insurance ►tips ►phone calls, laundry and other personal expenses

Other expenses: ►single room supplement: 120 EUR 

 

Venezuela Extension:

Coro and Morrocoy National Park - 5 days/4 nights

In case you have some extra days to spend in Venezuela then you shouldn’t miss visiting Coro and Morrocoy.
Coro, the oldest city in the west of Venezuela is the capital of Falcón State and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. With its earthen constructions unique to the Caribbean, Coro is the only surviving example of a rich fusion of local traditions with Spanish Mudéjar and Dutch architectural techniques. One of the first colonial towns (founded in 1527), it has some 602 historic buildings.

On the way to Coro and then back to Caracas we spend two nights in Morrocoy National Park - a protected island and marine preserve on the Caribbean coast of Venezuela. The park’s clear waters feature coral reefs teeming with fish, sea turtles and dolphins.

Day 9: Drive Caracas to Morrocoy (3.5 hours). Time to relax on one of the beaches. Hotel overnight. B/-/-

Day 10-11: We continue to Coro (4 hours ‘drive) and spend the next two days exploring the city.
Hotel, 2 nights B/-/-

Day 12: Back to Morrocoy to enjoy the last day on the beach or visit the wetlands of the Cuare Wildlife Refuge B/-/-

Day 13: Back to Caracas to catch the evening flight to Europe. B/-/-

The price of 380 EUR includes: ►Private transfers to Morrocoy, Coro and back to Caracas ► 4 nights at standard hotels, rooms with private facilities incl. breakfast.
Single room supplement: 40 EUR

Another option for extension is:

Panama City – 3 days/2 nights

You can chose instead to visit Panama City with its modern skyscrapers, casinos and nightclubs contrasting with the colonial buildings in the Casco Viejo district and to make a tour of the Panama Canal, a famous feat of human engineering, linking the Atlantic and Pacific oceans to create an essential shipping route.

Day 9: Transfer to Caracas airport and afternoon flight to Panama City. Hotel overnight. B/-/-

Day 10: One day tour to Panama Canal - оne of the Modern Wonders of the World. . B/-/-

Day 11: We have almost a whole day to stroll around Panama City’s cobblestoned historic center, famed for colonial-era landmarks like the neoclassical Palacio Presidential and bougainvillea-filled plazas lined with cafes and bars, before heading to the airport to catch the evening flight to Europe. . B/-/-
The price of 270 EUR (at minimum 2) includes: ► airport transfers ► 2 nights at standard hotels, rooms with private facilities incl. breakfast.
Single room supplement: 20 EUR


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1190 EUR
Duration
9 Days
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1190 EUR
Duration
9 Days
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Guaranteed departure
Price
1190 EUR
Duration
9 Days
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