Guyana and Suriname Explorer

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  • duration 13 days
  • tour type Group
  • age requirement 14+ yrs
  • guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
  • Starts Paramaribo, Suriname
  • Ends Georgetown , Guyana
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  • Iwokrama Rainforest Search for wildlife from canopy walkways including howler monkeys and several species of birds
  • Surama Stay with an Amerindian community and enjoy eating local food
  • Burro Burro River trip Experience a dawn canoe trip searching for giant river otters, spider monkeys and more
  • Capitals Explore Paramaribo and Georgetown, the capitals of Suriname and Guyana
Start in Paramaribo and end in Georgetown, the Guyana And Suriname Explorer tour is a guided active and outdoor trip that takes 13 days. You will be touring through Surama, Georgetown and Iwokrama Canopy Walkway in Guyana, Suriname and Malaysia. Guyana And Suriname Explorer is a small group tour which will include accommodation, transport, meals and others. Please check the package includes section for more details.

Few people even know where Guyana is let alone travel there. This trip to the lost corner of South America is a fascinating exploration of pristine rainforest, staying in riverside eco lodges with indigenous communities, spotting caiman by torchlight along moonlit rivers and eating delicious Guyanese food at a small local 'backyard cafe'. Iwokrama Rainforest - Search for wildlife from canopy walkways, including many different bird species as well as howler monkeys Burro Burro River trip - Experience a canoe trip led by a team of indigenous guides, searching for kingfisher, ibis and, if we're lucky, giant river otters Paramaribo - Get an idea of plantation life in the surroundings of Suriname's fascinating old Dutch capital
5 - Excellent
Based on 307 reviews
John's review for another Explore tour
5 - Excellent
  • John
  • On Aug 27 2019
“The staff were very friendly and capable at their respective jobs. Thanos's organisational skills were excellent. He was very enthusiastic and passionate at sharing his wealth of information on Greek History and Culture. The Itinerary of the Trip was varied and interesting. ”
Simon's review for another Explore tour
5 - Excellent
  • Simon
  • On Jan 01 1970
“Enjoyed all three trips will be booking again. Thanks! ”
Kristin's review for another Explore tour
5 - Excellent
  • Kristin
  • On Aug 30 2019
“It would be possible to build in a bit more free time on this itinerary if some of the lunch stops were dealt with differently and I think that would have been appreciated. Several people didn’t want to take up to 2 hours over a meal.”
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  • Day 1 : Join tour Paramaribo
  • Day 2 : City tour of Paramaribo, optional sunset dolphin cruise
  • Day 3 : Drive to Atjoni, boat ride along the Suriname River
  • Day 4 : Canoe journey to visit local villages
  • Day 5 : Free morning to relax or go for walks, return to Paramaribo
  • Day 6 : Travel to Georgetown via the Mangrove Heritage Trail
  • Day 7 : Optional Kaiteur Falls trip; local dinner at the Backyard Cafe
  • Day 8 : Transfer to the Iwokrama Canopy Walkway
  • Day 9 : Wildlife spotting from canopy walkways
  • Day 10 : Drive to the Amerindian village of Surama
  • Day 11 : Walk up Surama Mountain and paddle on the Burro Burro River
  • Day 12 : Fly back to Georgetown
  • Day 13 : Trip ends in Georgetown
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  • 12 Breakfast, 6 Lunch, 7 Dinner
  • 6 nights comfortable hotel
  • 2 nights comfortable lodge
  • 2 nights simple lodge
  • 2 nights simple guesthouse
  • Bus, Boat, Flight
  • Explore Tour Leader, Boat Crew, Driver(s), Local Guide(s), Ranger(s)
  • Any international flights to Paramaribo and from Georgetown are not included in this price. We always recommend that you arrive 1 day prior to your tour starting date.
  • Travel insurance is not included in this Guyana and Suriname Explorer tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. We recommend purchasing it from World Nomads.
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No additional cancellation fees apply for this Guyana and Suriname Explorer tour. You can cancel the tour up to 60 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 59 days of departure.


A deposit of 453 USD is required to confirm this tour. The remaining balance will be charged 59 days before departure. For any departures within 20 April 2020 full payment is required.

Travel Insurance

Guyana and Suriname Explorer tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.


For this Guyana and Suriname Explorer tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are travelling to, as part of this itinerary.

If you have any question about this tour or need help with planning a trip, please do not hesitate to get in touch with us. We're ready to help.