Guyana and Suriname Explorer

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  • No booking fees
  • COVID-19protected
  • Safari
  • Wildlife
  • Active and outdoor
  • Cultural, religious and historic sites
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  • duration 13 days
  • tour type Group
  • age requirement 14+ yrs
  • max group size 17
  • guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
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  • Starts Paramaribo, Suriname
  • Ends Georgetown, Guyana
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Tour with Flexible Booking Policy
  • Change dates It is free to change your tour start date within 30 days of departure.
  • Choose a different tour Select a new tour run by the same tour operator within 30 days of departure.
HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • 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
The "Guyana And Suriname Explorer" tour starts in Paramaribo and ends in Georgetown. The "Guyana And Suriname Explorer" tour is an active and outdoor trip that takes 13 days. You will travel through Guyana, Malaysia and Suriname and visit Atjoni, Iwokrama Canopy Walkway and Paramaribo. This is a guided small group tour that includes accommodation, transport, meals and others.

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
CUSTOMER REVIEWS ABOUT EXPLORE
5 - Excellent
Based on 294 reviews
  • Roger
  • On Feb 19 2020
5 - Excellent
Roger's review for another Explore tour
“Very easy to want to do it all again! Much better than an expensive island resort.”
  • Sally
  • On Jan 18 2020
5 - Excellent
Sally's review for another Explore tour
“Excellent”
  • Paul
  • On Feb 26 2020
5 - Excellent
Paul's review for another Explore tour
“An excellent holiday which I would recommend to any one. But needs a bit of tweaking with the travel times in Cuba given the state of some of the roads and I would drop Santa Lucia as a stop.”
ITINERARY Expand All
  • 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
WHAT'S INCLUDED
Accommodation
  • Eco Resort Inn (3 nights)
  • Danpaati River Lodge (2 nights)
  • Grand Coastal Hotel (3 nights)
  • Atta Rainforest Lodge (2 nights)
  • Surama Eco Lodge (2 nights)
Meals
  • 12 Breakfasts, 6 Lunches, 7 Dinners
Transport
  • Driver(s)
  • Bus
  • Boat
  • Flight
Guide
  • Explore Tour Leader
  • Boat Crew
  • Local Guide(s)
Others
  • Ranger(s)
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • 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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CANCELLATION

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.

Payment

For any tour departures within 23 November 2021, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 23 November 2021, a deposit of 10% is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 59 days before trip departure.

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.

Visa

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.

For Solo Travelers

A twin share room may not always be available for solo travelers as it depends on the final number of people on the tour. If you have picked twin share room while booking, and that option is not available, we will get back to you after booking. A single room might then be available against an additional fee.

COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • The average size of this tour is just 12 people.
  • Wearing a mask, hand washing and sanitizing has been implemented on this tour. Frequently touched surfaces are regularly disinfected. Hygiene safety measures and distancing will furthermore be followed in transportation, accommodation and meal venues.
  • Various COVID-19 distancing measures have been implemented on this trip to ensure the safety of each traveller.
  • This tour has implemented COVID-19 protocols that are guided by the WTTC (World Travel & Tourism Council), UNWTO (World Tourism Organisation), the European Commission and local government regulations. It amongst others take into account personal protection, extensive disinfecting and social distancing measures.
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