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Lead Price
From £6495pp
15 days & 13 nights
Itinerary Type
Tailor Made
Holiday Type
General Interest
Tour Highlights

Guyana: The Caribbean Amazon

Guyana offers magnificent natural treasures, and its rivers, jungles and savannas teem with wildlife, including jaguars and abundant bird varieties, as well as rare flora. The highlands are home to the world's tallest single-drop cascade, the mighty Kaieteur Falls. This is a non-exclusive small group tour (max 10 people) operating on set departure dates. It is possible to travel privately at a supplement.


DAY 1: Georgetown
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Fly to Georgetown, via the Caribbean. Stay at Cara Lodge for 2 nights. * Due to changeable flight schedules, it may be necessary to add an extra day to the itinerary and overnight en-route in Barbados or Port of Spain (Trinidad). (N)

Meal basis: As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meal

DAY 2: Georgetown
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Visit Kaieteur Falls by light aircraft. (B)

DAY 3: Iwokrama
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Fly to the interior and transfer to Iwokrama River Lodge for 2 nights. (B, L, D)

DAY 4: Iwokrama
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Early morning birding boat trip on the Essequibo river. Hike up Turtle Mountain for views over the forest canopy. Afternoon excursion to Kurupukari Falls to see the Amerindian petroglyphs and visit a local village. (B, L, D)

DAY 5: Atta
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Wildlife walk along the Iwokrama Canopy Walkway and search for elusive jaguars. 2-night stay at Atta Rainforest Lodge. (B, L, D)

DAY 6: Atta Rainforest
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Atta Rainforest

Take birding walks in the forest around the lodge or on the Canopy Walkway. (B, L, D)

DAY 7: Surama
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Morning excursion to look for cock-of-the-rock birds. See village life in Surama and stay at the Surama Eco Lodge for 2 nights. (B, L, D)

DAY 8: Surama
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Early morning birding walk, then climb Surama Mountain for views over the savanna. This afternoon, take a canoe trip along the Burro Burro river. (B, L, D)

DAY 9: Rupununi
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Continue through the grasslands towards the foothills of the Pakaraima mountains and the Rupununi savanna. Stay 1 night at Rock View Lodge. (B, L, D)

DAY 10: Karanambu
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Early morning birding walk and watch the sun rise revealing spectacular views over the savanna and villages. Travel by land and river to Karanambu Ranch, home of the McTurk family. The late Diane McTurk was well known for her work with rehabilitating orphaned giant river otters to the wild. Stay for 2 nights. (B, L, D)

DAY 11: Karanambu
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Explore the flooded forest, fish in Simoni pond and enjoy a rum punch under the stars. (B, L, D)

DAY 12: Caiman House
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Caiman House

Search for giant anteaters and wild giant river otters. Transfer to Caiman House, home to black caimans. Evening river excursion. (B, L, D)

DAY 13: Georgetown
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Early morning excursions. Fly back to Georgetown and take a city tour. Stay overnight at Cara Lodge. Enjoy a Guyanese fusion dinner at the Backyard Cafe. (B, L, D)

DAY 14: Fly to London
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Fly to London

Fly to London, via the Caribbean or USA. (B)

DAY 15: London
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Meal basis: As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.

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The Cox & Kings signature experiences

  • Kaieteur Falls
  • Pristine rainforests, savannahs & wetlands
  • Abundant wildlife & superb birding
  • Amerindian communities
  • Available as a Non-Exclusive Group Tour or Private Travel
Low Season
From £6,495 per person

What's included

  • International flights (and domestic flights if applicable)
  • UK departure and overseas airport taxes
  • Accommodation, itinerary & meal basis as described
  • Local Transfers in a private chauffeur-driven vehicle
  • The support (if required) of an English speaking local representative
  • Local guides and entrance fees where applicable

Important information

Non–exclusive group tour / private travel
This tour is not exclusive to Cox & Kings clients and is based on small group departures on set dates on a shared basis within Guyana using local guides at each location. Groups operate with a minimum of two and a maximum of 10 people per tour. It is possible to travel privately at a supplement – please enquire for details.
Discovery tour
Best suited to the hardier traveller, these tours typically include some quite basic accommodation, possibly longer and rougher road journeys and, in some cases, more strenuous activities, such as trekking.
Tailor-made travel
For a price quote based on alternative accommodation standards, to discuss flight options or to tailor this itinerary, please call to speak with a Cox & Kings consultant or enquire online.
Guideline prices
Prices above are per person in pounds sterling (£), based on two people sharing a twin/double-room. Single supplement available on request. Pricing is indicative and may be subject to change due to external factors such as variable flight prices.
Meal basis
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
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