Biotour: Venezuela Wildlife Safari

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Trip Highlights
Join us for the unforgettable experience of searching for South America's most magnificent creatures, such as the Orinoco crocodile, the anaconda, or the pink river dolphin! We'll take the highest and longest cable car in the world and we'll take an excursion to San Isidro Trail to see one of the most beautiful birds in the World: the Andean cock-of-the Rock. Next day we'll take a boat trip along the Apure River in search of the amazing wildlife of the Llanos region, including the Red-bellied Piranha. That night we'll stay at a “Llaneros” home. Next day, before dawn, we'll take an excursion to see the Giant Anteater and some more fabulous birds. Then we'll pass the night at the famous Hato El Cedral. With a little luck we'll be able to see the elusive jaguar. Next day more bird watching and off we go to the Amazon. Enjoy the amazon rainforest and don't forget to plunge into the Orinoco River before three more days of adventure in the Canaima Nationl Park. There we'll enjoy the auyantepuy (2,400 meters), from which Angel Falls, the highest waterfall in the world, originates with a drop of 979 meters.
Duration
 15 days - 14 nights 
Activities
Levels
Moderate

Itinerary

Day 1: Caracas

Meet a Turpial Travel assistant at the Maiquetía airport in Caracas. Our assistant will welcome you to Venezuela, answer all your questions, and transfer you to your hotel. Overnight at a hotel near the airport.

Day 2: Caracas - Mérida

Early in the morning take a flight to Merida. Upon arrival you will be picked up and transferred to your hotel. Overnight at a hotel.

Day 3: Mérida

Take a morning excursion of the Andean city of Merida. If the cable car is opened, the excursion will be included in your itinerary.
We’re back in town by midday for lunch at the main market, where you can visit local artisans. After lunch, we
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Day 4: Merida

Very early in the morning take an excursion to the San Isidro Trail. See one of the most beautiful birds in the World and the first of our top ten stars: the Andean cock-of-the Rock in full display. Picnic breakfast and spend the rest of the morning more...

Day 5: Merida - Los Llanos

Breakfast, check-out and beginning the spectacular trip to descend the Andes Mountains to the lowlands. Breakfast and lunch on the road. Afternoon excursion to San Vicente (a small fishing village on the banks of the Apure River). Boat trip in search more...

Day 6: Los Llanos

Early excursion-safari (before dawn) to the nearby savannas in search of another intriguing and fantastic creature: the Giant Anteater (one of our star animal species on this trip). Continuing our safari along the road, there is a good chance to see more...

Day 7: Los Llanos

After breakfast, continue to look for bird species such as the: Black-bellied and White-faced Whistling Ducks (thousands!), Fulvous Whistling Duck, Muscovy Duck, Brazilian Teal, and Orinoco Goose; Jabirú, Maguari and Wood Storks; 7 types of Ibises, more...

Day 8: The Amazon - Los Llanos

Early check-out from the hotel begins our tour to the Amazonian territory in the South of the country. Today our guide will drive (approximately 8 hrs) while you enjoy views of the countryside; breakfast and lunch on the road. The spectacular scenery more...

Day 9: The Amazon

Start your day with breakfast and a morning walk where we look for bird species such as the: Violaceus Euphonia, Moriche Oriole, Olive Oropendola, Turquoise Tanager, Guianan Cock-of-the-rock, White-browed Purpletuft, Yellow-crested Manakin, Great Ant more...

Day 10: The Amazon - Caura River

After an early check-out, we’ll begin our tour to the East in search of the Caura River (the second largest in the country). See extraordinary landscapes on the way with spectacular rock formations that belong to the Guianan Shield (the oldest port more...

Day 11: Caura River - Puerto Ordaz/Ciudad Guayana

Check-out and travel to Puerto Ordaz, breakfast on the way. Upon arrival, take a little tour of the City, check-in at your hotel and enjoy the rest of the evening. Overnight at a hotel.

Day 12: Canaima National Park/Angel Falls - Puerto Ordaz/Ciudad Guayana

Take a flight (9:00 AM) from Puerto Ordaz to Canaima National Park. Upon arrival you will be transferred to our main camp. At 2:00 p.m. leave the camp and head to the Ucaima port located above the Canaima Lagoon Falls. Board a curiara (Indian canoe) more...

Day 13: Canaima N. P. & Angel Falls

After breakfast, board the curiara and travel up river to “Isla Raton”. At Isla Raton, trek an hour to the base of the magnificent Angel Falls. Enjoy the splendid view of the falls and if time permits, swim in the Angel Falls lagoon. Return to th more...

Day 14: Canaima National Park/Angel Falls - Caracas - Puerto Ordaz/Ciudad Guayana

After breakfast and a walk around the area, return to the main camp. Take a morning flight to Puerto Ordaz. Upon arrival, take an afternoon flight to Caracas. Our travel assistant will greet you at the airport and transfer you to your hotel near the more...

Day 15: Caracas

Our travel assistant will transfer you to the airport and assist you in boarding your flight home. END OF SERVICES.

Departure Dates
Date In Date Out
Type of Service
Superior
Comfort
Standard
Passengers
No. adults:
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Room Type


Standard Twin


Standard Double Room


Single Room
Meals
  Breakfast Lunch Dinner
Standard
12
12
11
Comfort
12
12
11
Superior
14
12
11
Countries visited
Venezuela
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Shawnne Cranston Canada 04-30-2009 - My overall impression of the tour was good. The tour guide was knowledgeable about Venezuela, the history, the people and the culture. Our guide had a real desire to teach and educate us about his country.
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