The western sector of the park is aptly called Canaima and is located on a beach in the Carrao River. This area contains many tepuys that can be observed from land, rivers and air. Its natural beauty has inspired both mystery and art. It is also home to a wide variety of fauna and flora. The tepuys are flat topped mountains that the Pemón consider the home of the gods. The largest tepuy in the area is the Auyantepuy with 700 km2 and almost 2.400 meters height. It is from this mountain that Angel Falls drops 1.000 meters spectacularly to the rain forest below. All of this setting is considered one of the best natural attractions to Venezuelans and foreigners alike.
To reach Canaima we will fly for 1 1/2 hours either from Ciudad Bolivar or Santa Elena de Uairén. From Canaima our trip continues by curiara along the Carrao river, the base camp for Angel Falls, lies at the end of a narrow river canyon.

To see Tour Full Day to Canaima

 

Salto Angel
         
   
Laguna de Canaima
 
 

excursion of 3 days and 2 nights

First day:
Arriving in Canaima. Transfer Airport to the Camp in an Indian boat called "curiara". We travel on the Canaima Lagoon to the Anatoly Island. After Lunch we take the "curiaras" to visit the rapids and the Sapo Waterfall. We stay the night in a Camp in hammocks. (-/L/D)


Second day:
After breakfast we take the "curiaras" to begin our little adventure on the Carrao and Churun Rivers to the Angel Fall. During the trip we see a lot of interesting things like the Orchid Island, Devils canyon, Wey Tepuy und others. At the Raton Island we take lunch. Then we begin a 1 hour walk to the feet of the Angel Fall. At noon we walk back to the camp on the Raton Island. We stay the night in hammocks. (B/L/D)

Third day:
Breakfast. We travel on the "curiaras" back to Canaima. We take the flight to Ciudad Bolívar. (B/-/-)


INCLUDED SERVICES:
  • Tourguide (English)
  • 2 Breakfast (B), 2 Lunch (L), 2 Dinner (D) with non alcoholic beverages
  • Stay over in hammocks with mosquito - net in Camps (given)
  • All excursions as described
  • Flights Ciudad Bolivar to Canaima and Canaima to Ciudad Bolivar
  • Bilingual guide



RECOMMENDATIONS:

 We suggest to bring the following equipment with you: Soft bag or pack (please no suitcases) with a maximum weight of 10 kg per person, cotton shirts or t-shirts, long pants, shorts, light jacket or pullover, comfortable shoes, several pair of socks, rubber sandals, raincoat, flashlight, swimwear, towel, biodegradable soap and shampoo, sun block lotion, insect repellent, hat or cap, camera and film, personal hygiene and medicine items.


 


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