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Catatumbo Lightning

offered by supplier M19260 (read about supplier)

Key Information:
Tour Duration: 2 - 3 day(s)
Group Size: 4 - 20 people
Destination(s): Venezuela  
Specialty Categories: Wildlife Viewing  
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: No
Minimum Per Person Price: 120 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 200 US Dollar (USD)

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1: Leaving Merida early in the morning we will first visit the ancient cane sugar factories on the way to Lagunillas. We will see how locals prepare a chewing past called “Chimo” and get to see different coffee and cocoa plantations on the Andes foothill. After lunch, we will arrive to the hot Maracaibo basin. After embarking a fishermen boat we will go into Mangroves, swamps, gallery forests and open lake to observe wildlife as Red howler monkeys, Freshwater Grey dolphins, iguanas and flocks of birds. We sleep out in the lake on a stilt house known as "Palafito" in hammocks. All night one will be able to see the phenomena of the Catatumbo lightning while enjoying a tasty dinner.

Day 2: After breakfast we will visit the rain forest of the western Andes that are as impressive as the Amazon jungle. Jungle trek for a couple of hours. Butterfly photo safari guided by our expert guide. Lunch and drive to Mérida through La Azulita and Jají villages enjoying the views of different waterfalls along the way within the dense cloud forest of the Andes foothill.

Airfare is not included in the tour price.

About This Supplier
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Location: Venezuela
Joined InfoHub: Mar 2009

Our company was founded by Ben Rodriguez in April 2002. It is a 100% Venezuelan Nature Tourism company, which offers products to independent travelers who have a limited or large budget. It shows up in Lonely Planet Venezuela 2007 and in Lonely Planet South America on a Shoestring 2007, as one of the most competitive...

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