Destinations: Henri Pittier, Tacarigua Lagoon, Mochima, and Los Roques National Parks
Duration: 11 days / 10 nights
Day 1. Caracas - Choroní (Puerto Colombia)
Meet your guide at the airport and drive to Puerto Colombia, a picturesque colonial town on the Aragua coast. Enjoy the palm-lined beach, the river and walks in Henry Pittier National Park. Henry Pittier National Park has a vast biological diversity and it has more than 500 different bird species to offer to bird lovers. It holds over 140 species of mammals, 97 reptiles and 38 amphibians. The number of insect species is estimated to be over one million! Overnight at Posada Turpial. ( - / - / -).
Days 2 & 3. Choroní
Day 2: Enjoy your day at the palm-lined Playa Grande beach at Puerto Colombia or take a walk and explore the town. Visit the church and square. If you wish, take the local bus to the river and take a shower! (B / - / - ).
Day 3: Take a boat ride to Chuao or walk through the Henrri Pittier National Park.
Chuao Coffee Plantation: Walk to the promenade “malecon” and catch a boat to Chuao. In this tour, walk through a Cacao farm, visit a colonial church and try one of the best Cacaos in the World!!! (B / - / - ).
Explore the Henrri Pittier National Park: Walk through the tropical forest with the most bio-diversity in the world. The tour includes a light breakfast, roundtrip transfer and a quiet walk guided by experts and bilingual guides for approximately five hours. During the walk enjoy the great variety of the wild flora and fauna. Visit the Virgin Carmen, a spectacular sugarcane trapiche where the “papelón” (a kind of brown sugar) is handmade. Return through the forest and submerge yourself in the natural and pompous well “La Lapa”, where we can have lunch, rest and relax while appreciating this natural beauty! (B / L / - ).
Day 4. Choroní – Tacarigua Lagoon
Drive to Tacarigua Lagoon and take a boat to our exclusive camp with the kind of cabin accommodations and services that will simply unplug your from the daily grind. Take excursions to view wildlife or enjoy the beaches. Overnight at Tortuga Lodge. (B / - / D).
Day 5. Tacarigua Lagoon
Stay at Tortuga Lodge and enjoy the beach or do some snorkelling, kayaking, sport fishing and/or bird watching. Overnight in Tortuga Lodge. (B / L / D).
Day 6. Tacarigua Lagoon – Mochima National Park
Early in the morning, after breakfast, leave to Mochima National Park and the beautiful Villa Majagual with its private beach and all the comfort you need. ( B / - / D).
Day 7. Mochima National Park
Another day to enjoy the beautiful Villa Majagual. Explore the waters or forest of the Park. Go to an island, explore its coastal beaches or hike through its lush vegetation seeing the different species it has to offer. (B / L / D).
Day 8. Mochima National Park – Los Roques National Park
Drive to Cumana Airport (about an hour away) to catch the flight to Los Roques National Park. Overnight at a Posada Pelicano. ( B / - / D).
Days 9 & 10. Los Roques National Park
Take a boat to one of the closest keys (Franciski or Madriski), approximately 15 minutes from the main island. At the key, enjoy cold drinks and snacks, read a book, snorkel or just lay down on its white sandy beaches. If you are looking for a little adventure and/or sport, you can even do some windsurfing. Overnight at Posada Pelicano. (B / L / D).
Day 11. Los Roques National Park – Caracas
Fly back to Caracas where we will provide assistance at the International Airport. (B / - / -).
Total meals: Breakfast (B); Lunch (L); Dinner (D)
B = 10 / L = 4 or 5 / D = 7
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