The Three Guianas Tour cuts across the tradition and culture of three diverse regi ons of South America (English, Dutch & French). It features some of the premiere tourist attractions of the Guianas- Kaieteur Falls-the world’s largest single drop water Falls, located in the densely forested Pakaraima Region of Guyana, Historic Plantations, depicting early Colonization in Suriname, Arian Space Center and Salvation Islands of French Guiana, combining culture, history and architecture, showcasing the rich biodiversity of tropical rainforests, and the Guianan Shield (the world’s oldest geological formation) to ensure a unique and rewarding experience.
The Tour can be customized to include other places of interests and start and end from any of the Three Countries.
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Arrived Rochambeau International Airport, Guyane, where you will be met by our bilingual guide and introduced to Cayenne; Overnight Best Western Amazonia or Equivalent.
At around 07.00 hrs our guide will transfer you by vehicle to Korou, located fifty-six (56) km from Cayenne. Here you would depart by Catamaran for Iles Du Salut. known throughout the modern world by the brutal history of the 19th century Frenchpenal settlement that was located here, it was Ile du Diable (or Devil’s Island itself) that perpetuated that story across the planet, especially with the release of a novel and movie called Papillon. Although a fictional tale, it contained accounts of the difficult dailylife gathered from actual surviving prisoners. The island’s most famous prisoner, Captain Dreyfuss, a French army officer falsely accused of espionage, spent over 5 years on Devil’s Island itself. He was finally pardoned and awarded the French Legion of Merit. Regardless, his years of imprisonment and the fate of thousands of others have made the Devil’s Islands an unfortunate part of French history. Return to Korou in the afternoon; Overnight Hotel Atlantis or Equivalent (B)
After breakfast, take a short drive to the Guiana Space Centre or, more commonly, Centre Spatial Guyanais (CSG) Museum for a tour. Operational since 1968, it is particularly suitable as a location for a spaceport as it fulfills the two major geographical requirements of such a site. Return to your Hotel for Check out and continue by vehicle to St Laurent Du Maroni some 190 km, cross the Du Maroni River by ferry onto Albina, Suriname. The journey continues for another 168km to Parimaribo; Overnight Eco Resort Inn or Equivalent (B)
After breakfast, we take you on a tour of the inner city of Paramaribo. Experience the most prominent historic buildings and their unique architecture, UNESCO heritage sites, such as the Independence Square, Palm Garden, Fort Zeelandia and the waterfront. We will also visit the local market, where the Maroons (Descendants of Slaves) offer for sale, crafts, hand-made jewelry, locally grown fruits and a variety of natural herbs (local medicine) spices etc. After the city tour, we will visit the historical coffee plantation Frederiksdorp. On our way there, you can enjoy the river with beautiful views and spot Pink belly dolphins. After sunset, we will drive back to the hotel in Paramaribo. Overnight Eco Resort Inn or Equivalent (B)
After breakfast, transfer to Zoorgenhoop International Airport for your flight at 08.30 hrs arriving EF Correia Airport at 08.30 hrs (Guyana Time). Check into Hotel and continue to tour the City of Georgetown. Experience Guyana’s Historic Landmarks, Colonial Architecture dating back to the Seventeenth Century, and its pluralistic, ethnically, racially and religiously diverse peoples, referred to as the “Melting Pot” of the Caribbean. After the City tour, return to your hotel. At 11.30 hrs, return to the EF Correia Airport for a one hour flight to Kaieteur Falls, World’s Largest Single Drop Water Falls, Kaieteur is nearly five times the height of Niagara Falls and considered the Crown Jewel of Guyana. Here we undertake a two-Hours Guided Tour of the various vantage points and hope to find White-chinned and White-tipped Swifts swirling over the gorge, and the astonishingly colorful Guianan Cock-of-the-Rock; Return the Georgetown; Overnight Sleep Inn International Hotel (B)
NB: The Tour can be customized to include other places of interests or start and end from any of the Three Countries.
* Above costs include all transfers on arrival and when leaving, overnight accommodations, all tours and entrance fees, domestic flights, inclusive of Gum Air flight (PMB to Geo) land and river transport. Please note that the tour to Kaieteur Falls is dependent on satisfying the minimum required persons.
Are any meals (except for breakfast and where so indicated by B,LD) and drinks, any tips, airport taxes, personal porters, personal items etc.
*** Each person will be allowed a maximum of 15 Kg (33 lbs) weight as check in luggage, plus a small hand piece to take on the Aircraft. Excess luggage can be left with our personnel for safe keeping.
**** Whilst every effort would be made to assist, entry requirements (Visitors Visas) are the sole responsibility of Clients.
*****Terms and conditions of payments: 50% as deposit on reservation, and balance due 30 days before commencement of tour.