Three Guianas Tour
$2495 per person
The Three Guianas Tour cuts across the tradition and culture of three diverse regions 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.
Note: The Ministry of Health in Suriname advises travelers to Suriname to get vaccinated for Yellow Fever (especially for areas such as African and Latin American countries). This is also for travelers from Suriname towards countries in the Caribbean region. Travelers need to be able to show their ‘’International Certificate of Vaccination’’ booklet, this will be checked and when the passenger is unable to present said booklet, he/she will be refused entry into the country. It is necessary to get vaccinated at least 10 days before departure.
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.
Download and print -:- Three Guianas Tour Itinerary.
Minimum Group Size -:- 2 Persons.
- Arrival and departure transfers
- Domestic flights, inclusive of Gum Air flight (Geo to PMB) land and river transport
- Overnight accommodations
- All tours and entrance fees
Note: The tour to Kaieteur Falls is dependent on satisfying the minimum required persons.
- Any meals (except for breakfast and where so indicated by BLD and drinks
- Any airport taxes
- Any tips
- Personal porters
- Personal items etc.
Note: 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.
Day 1: Arrival in Guyana
Arrive Cheddi Jagan International Airport or Eugene F. Correia Airport, Guyana, where you will be met by a guide and taken to your hotel in Georgetown.
Day 2: Georgetown City Tour and Kaieteur Falls:
This morning between 08.30 and 11.30 hours 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. The City tour is mostly by foot and takes between two to three hours. This is followed by short drive to the Eugene F. 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 and transfer to Hotel-Overnight (B)
Day 3: Paramaribo City Tour and Historical Plantation tour
At 07.00 hours, we transfer you to Eugene F Correia Airport for your flight at 08.30 hrs to Zoorgenhoop International Airport, where our guide will take you to your Hotel, followed by 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)
Day 4: Suriname – French Guiana
At 07.00 hours depart by vehicle to Albina, approx. 168 kms, east of Paramaribo. Here we will go through customs and depart across the Marowijne River by Piraque (tent boat) to St. Laurent, French Guiana. We will visit the transportation camp St. Laurent du Maroni, which was the old main penal establishment of the France for a century. This is the jail where ‘Papillon’ was banned to and we will visit his cell too. After visiting the transportation camp also known as “Banjo”, we will depart to Kourou, where you will check in to your hotel for the night. (B)
Day 5: Devil’s Island
Today, we will enjoy a full day at Devil's Island, or Îles du Salut, with a Catamaran. The penal colony of Cayenne, commonly known as Devil's Island (Îles du Diable), was a famous prison of the 19th and 20th century. It operated at several locations in French Guiana. Opened in 1852, it was notorious for being used for internal exile of French political prisoners during that period. You will also be able to swim in the ocean. After the Devils Island tour, we will travel back to the hotel in Kourou with the Catamaran. (B)
Day 6: Space Center & Space Museum and Cayenne City tour
After breakfast, we will visit the Space Center located in Kourou. The Space Center is a 700-sq. km site, created in 1964 by the French space agency. With modern facilities, this is a responsive and high-performance space center and it is among the best in the world. After this visit, we will drive to Cayenne, the capital of French Guiana, where we will do a city tour. We will visit the highlights of the city and the heritage sites with their beautiful architecture. Overnight Best Western Amazonia or Similar (B)