Day 1: Depart Georgetown by bus for Lethem.
Day 2: Arrive at Lethem on the Guyana/Brazil border for your onward journey to Boa Vista.
Day 3: Journey from Boa Vista t to the hotel, Santa Elena Venezuela; after lunch, visit Quebrada de Jaspe, then return to the hotel for dinner.
Day 4: Your day will begin in a four-wheel drive Toyota Land Cruiser on a three hour long 67 Km trip via paved
roadway then 22 Km on a bumpy dirt track to the Roraima's Paraitepuy Village.
This run is along Roraima’s Paraitepuy is a Pemon indigenous village whose inhabitants, cater to the tourism industry; they are mainly tour guides and porters. Their services will engaged before we begin an approx. 5 hour trek to the Kukenán River where we spend the night.
Day 5: The day’s activity will require an unrelenting uphill trek at your own pace. Lunch will be served somewhere along the trail.
You will overnight and dine in camping tents, on the banks of Kukenán River. These waterproof tents pitched by the guides, can each accommodate three persons.
Day 6: After breakfast you will set out on a trek through savannahs mountains and creeks through Mount
Roriama’s foothills where your night will be spent at the spirit-Lifting place.
Day 7: The climb to Roraima’s summit will begin at approximately 8:00 hrs in order to go up Mount Roraima wall (approx. 4 hours). Using the path called La Rampa (The Ramp) that goes up and down and goes through and over beautiful rocky spots and a large plant variety. There is no danger because the path does not go near any cliff. We will reach the top in time to have lunch there.
The rest of the day will be absorbed in the exploration of a multitude of surprises in the camp environs; exotic rocks with animal shapes, endemic flora and fauna (only found in the area); here you’ll spend the night. It should be noted that the temperature on the tepui is cold and humid...at night it can go down to 8 or 9 degrees Centigrade. There are water pools of various sizes where one can bathe, although the water is freezing cold. The Roraima Tepui is a truly magical place, with the appearance of a moonscape.
Camping tents are set up in what we call the “hotels”, but are really caves beneath jutting rocks that provide protection against the wind and the rain.
Day 8: This day will be spent exploring Roraima’s summit with visits to Penis and Crystal Valley, Elephant Rock; you’ll encounter breathtaking valleys, gorges, sandy beaches, mist and fog, fissures, rock formations, pools, waterfalls and some of the strangest vegetation you’ve ever seen, just to name a few experiences. And in the Valle de los Cristales you will see some of the world’s most colorful crystals.
Day 9: Your return to Roraima’s foothills will get you to the Tek River where you’ll spend the night.
Day 10: The trek will take you back as far as Paraitepui where transportation will be waiting to take you to Santa Elena for a rest and a delicious meal and a relaxing night of fun memories.
Day 11: This day will be devoted to relaxation and reflection upon a storehouse of priceless memories as you
embark on a return trip to Boa Vista.
Day 12: Journey to Lethem for your flight back to the city.
This Tour season is from February to April. Transportation, Meals, Accommodation and Tours. Package: USD$1,200.00
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