7 Days Guyana, Suriname and French Guiana

Starting at €2050.00 per person

Travel the Three Guianas: three “undiscovered” treasures on the northern coast of South America. Visiting these three countries will give an unique experience in cultural diversity and cultural heritage. There is a mix of British, Dutch and French influences in architecture as well culture. Along with this you will encounter pristine accessible nature not far from the city with wildlife spotting possibilities and jungle hikes, explore canoeing on the wide rivers, meet with the locals and see cities of wood! We offer you a seven-day package that includes the must-sees of these three beautiful countries: Guyana, Suriname and French Guiana.

Day 1: Arrival in Guyana
Today, you will arrive at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport in Guyana. You will have a meet and greet with your guide and you will transfer to Georgetown, where you will check in at your hotel.

Day 2: Georgetown city tour and Kaieteur Falls: world's highest single-drop waterfall
After breakfast, we will do a Georgetown City Tour. We will walk by breath-taking architecture of centuries gone by and visit the botanical gardens, the busy and 24-hour Stabroek local market and heritage sites that will be etched in your memory. After the Georgetown City Tour, we will drive to Eugene Correia International Airport (Ogle Airport) and take a 50-minute flight to the Kaieteur Waterfalls. Located in the Potaro river, this is the world's highest single-drop waterfall. The traps lie in the Amazon rainforest, in an area that has been declared a natural reserve: Kaieteur National Park. After visiting the Kaieteur falls for around 2 hours, we will fly back to Ogle Airport. Here you will be picked up and transferred to the international airport for your flight to Suriname. Upon arrival at the Johan Adolf Pengel International Airport in Suriname you will meet and greet with the driver and transferred to your hotel in Paramaribo. (B)

Day 3: Paramaribo city tour and a historical plantation tour
Today after breakfast, we will take a walk through the inner city of Paramaribo and see the most prominent historic buildings and their unique architecture. We will visit several UNESCO heritage sites, like the Independence Square, the Palm Garden, Fort Zeelandia and the waterfront. We will also visit the local market and the Maroon Market, where they sell lots of natural medicine. 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. (B)

Day 4: Suriname – French Guyana
In the morning, we will drive to Albina, a border city in the east of Suriname. Here we will go through customs and depart across the Marowijne river by piraque (tent boat) to St. Laurent, French Guiana. This will be a 10-minute boat trip. In St. Laurent, we will go through customs again. 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. After the tour, we will check in at your hotel in Cayenne. (B)

Day 7: Departure from French Guyana
Today we will transfer you to the international airport in Cayenne where you will depart French Guiana.

 

INCLUDED:

  1. Accommodation in the cities in all countries
  2. Return flight Kaieteur falls
  3. Flight from Guyana to Suriname
  4. Ferry from Suriname to French Guiana
  5. Catamaran to Iles du Salut
  6. Meals as mentioned in the program (B/L/D)
  7. Activities as mentioned in the program
  8. English speaking guide
  9. All local transfers
  10. Entrance fees and nature fees
  11. Services of our local agents
  12. Local taxes

EXCLUDED:

  1. Flights to and from the Guianas (arrival and departure)
  2. Visa / Tourist Card
  3. Insurance
  4. Personal expenditures

NOTES:

This package starts every Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Please keep these suggested dates in mind to avoid continental charter flights and higher costs.

We can alter the program according to your personal preferences (add days, activities, wheelchair accessible etc.)

The Space Center tour is from Monday till Friday, but can be cancelled at any time.

Please have your YELLOW FEVER VACCINE in place at least 10 days before arrival.

TOURSCHEDULE:

07 June till 13 June 2019 ------ 7 DAYS ----- STARTING AT EURO 2050.00 PER PERSON

05 July till 11 July 2019 ------ 7 DAYS ----- STARTING AT EURO 2050.00 PER PERSON

14 July till 20 July 2019 ------ 7 DAYS ----- STARTING AT EURO 2050.00 PER PERSON

19 July till 25 July 2019 ------ 7 DAYS ----- STARTING AT EURO 2050.00 PER PERSON

02 August till 08 August 2019 ------ 7 DAYS ----- STARTING AT EURO 2050.00 PER PERSON

22 September till 28 September 2019 ------ 7 DAYS ----- STARTING AT EURO 2050.00 PER PERSON