“The Pakaraima Trekking Adventure” entails, trekking, hiking, boating, out-door camping and caters for the hard-core enthusiasts, looking for an extreme challenge, which, to date only a few have dared. It combines, the North Rupununi Savannahs and Wetlands, South and North Pakaraima Mountains, Orinduik Falls on the Guyana-Brazil Frontier, and Kaieteur Falls, world’s largest single drop waterfalls, to name a few of the attractions. It encompasses more than a dozen Amerindian Villages with the Machusi & Wapishana Tribes to the North Rupununi Savannahs & South Pakaraiamas, and Patamonas and Arawaks to the North Pakaraima Mountains.
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Day 1 Georgetown -Annai (Rupununi Savannahs)
Early morning flight to Rock View Lodge -North Rupununi Savannahs: Orientation; Overnight.
Day 2 Annai- Karasabai (Rupununi Savannahs)
By boat, trekking & hiking-Kaieteur Guest House.
Day 3 Karasabai-Rukumoto (Savannahs/Thrubs/Rainforest)
Depart Karasabai 06.00 hrs; stops at Tiperu arrive Rukumoto 16.00 hrs: Overnight.
Day 4 Rukumoto to Yorong Paru (Rainforest/Thrubs/Mountains)
Depart Rukumoto 06.00 hrs; arrive Yorung Paru 16.00 hrs; Overnight.
Day 5 Yorung Paru to Monkey Mt (Rainforest/Thrubs/Mountains)
Depart Yorung paru 06.00 hrs; Arrive Monkey Mountain 15.00 hrs; Overnight.
Day 6 Monkey Mt to Bamboo Creek (Mountains/Rainforest)
Depart Monkey Mountain; stops at Tuseneng,: arrive Bamboo Creek ; Overnight.
Day 7 Bamboo Creek-Paramakatoi (Mountains/Rainforest)
Depart Bamboo Creek 06.00 hrs; arrive Paramakatoi 14.00 hrs; Overnight.
Day 8 Paramakatoi –Kato (Mountains/Rainforest/Savannahs)
Depart Paramakatoi 06.00 hrs; arrive Kato 15.00 hrs; Overnight.
Day 9 Kato to Orinduik Falls (Mountains/Rainforest/Savannahs)
Depart Kato 06.00 hrs; stops at Kurukubaru, Itabac, Kanapang; Arrive Orinduik 16.00 hrs
Day 10 Orinduik-Waipa (Mountains/Rainforest/Savannahs)
Depart Orinduik 05.30 hrs; stop at Kamana; Arrive Waipa 15.00 hrs; Overnight.
Day 11 Waipa-Chenapou (Mountains/Rainforest/Savannahs)
Depart Waipa 05.30 hrs; Arrive Chenapou 15.00 hrs; Overnight.
Day 12 Chenapou –Potaro River Camp (Rainforest)
Depart Chenapou via Canoe along the Potaro River; Overnight Outdoor Camp on River Bank.
Day 13 Chenapou – Kaieteur
Depart Outdoor Camp 05.30 hrs; arrive Menzies landing –Kaieteur Plateau 16.00 hrs; continue to Kaieteur Falls; Overnight Kaieteur Guest House.
Day 14 Kaieteur Falls
Extra Day at Kaieteur Falls: overnight Kaieteur Guest House.
Day 15 Kaieteur –Ogle-Georgetown
Depart Kaieteur via aircraft; arrive Ogle; transfer to Georgetown (End of Tour).
Broad rim or peaked sun hat.
Large handkerchief to protect back of neck from sun.
Lightweight, quick dry, light colored long pants and shirts (to minimize mosquito bites at night and sunburn in the day)
Lightweight socks that dry quickly.
Shorts, T-shirts (ideally light color cotton)
Slippers or sandals (for easy on and off around camp, or when boots drying out)
Appropriate boots for hiking, preferably water-proof.
Sunscreen and chap stick
Medications for specific personal conditions (for allergic reactions, heart conditions, digestive disturbances, malaria prevention etc.)
Calamine lotion or sunburn cream
Sunglasses (ideally with carrying straps)
Small personal first aid kit (aspirins, small bandages, rubbing alcohol,antibiotic cream, diarrhea medication, gauze pads and rolls of tape insect cream
Plastic water bottle
Labeled plastic bags and tiedowns (to protect everything against dirt, rain, submersion)
Personal toiletries (toothbrush, paste, soap, small towel, etc.)
Small flashlight and extra batteries (indispensable if you have to get out of the hammock at night)
Camera, lenses, films, memory card
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