Fly above ANGEL FALLS, THE WORLD'S HIGHEST WATERFALL (20 x higher than Niagara) in the Gran Sabana, where prehistoric mesas are like ecological islands with endemic species such as carnivorous plants.Hike, backpack, mountain bike, camp, fly fish for trout, or go bird watching in the cloud forests and the paramo (moors) of the ANDES MOUNTAINS, where the endangered Condor and the rare Cock of the Rock fly. As well, witness a variety of butterflies, including the dazzling giant Blue Morpho. If you are truly adventurous, you can practice mountaineering in order to SCALE the SNOWY PEAKS or leave solid ground behind as you tandem paraglide over the slopes and valleys with the winding Chama River below.At the WORLD'S LONGEST CARIBBEAN COASTLINE, relax at one of our idyllic beaches, float through dense mangroves, fish for marlin, tarpon or bonefish or dive and snorkel in CORAL REEFS teeming with an unimaginable spectrum of colorful sea life.Travel the mighty Orinoco River, home to freshwater dolphins, through the AMAZON region's green blanket of TROPICAL RAIN FOREST, gallery forests and savannas. Here, native guides will share with you wildlife treasures including more than 680 species of birds, as well as the cultural riches of their indigenous communities. In the rugged LLANOS, comparable to Africa's plains, you will embark on a WILDLIFE SAFARI to observe such peculiar fauna as the capybara (world's largest rodent), monkeys, crocodiles, anacondas, macaws, storks, eagles, iguanas, chameleons and much more. Fish for piranha, and if you'd like, eat them for dinner!RIDE THE RAPIDS on our invigorating WHITEWATER RAFTING trip. This is just a sampling of the unforgettable experience NATOURA can bring you in the country that has it all.
After an early breakfast we travel two hours by boat on the Rio Carrao to our Angel Falls base at Isla Raton. From this camp we will head to the base of Angel falls. On this one hour and fifteen minute trek the lush primary tropical forest will entrance you with its greenery and diversity of plant life and the call of its diverse animal and bird species. Arriving at the base of Angel Falls, you will have time to relax on the large rocks warmed by the sun, shoot some pictures of the raging waterfall, and take a dip in the pool created at its base.Trekking back down to our day camp you will be greeted with a traditional Indian barbecue prepared by our Pemon hosts. An exciting return down the rapids will follow, arriving around 5 p.m. to relax, eat, and enjoy our second night surrounded by the unspoiled nature!
Age range, type of group
This tour is designed for every age and ability and for those who enjoy soft-adventure and wildlife scene. It is important to note that we can customize this tour to each particular group's interests and needs. Overflights of Angel Falls can be arranged.
Sleeping and meals
We have over 17 years experience working in Venezuela. In that time we have made extensive contacts throughout Venezuela, which permits us to give the client the best value for their tastes ranging from hammocs in the wilderness to standard or superior lodgings in hotels, inns or lodges.Breakfast: There is usually oatmeal or pancakes, bread, jam and butter, eggs & bacon, and plenty of coffee or tea, tropical fruits, juice and yogurt. Lunch: Different types of cheese, sausages, tuna sandwiches, spinach pie, etc. Dinners: Often three courses. Example: Vegetable soup, smoked trout or smoked pork chop with mashed potatoes and dessert. We also have vegetarian menus. All meals are included in our itinerary.
Policies & Restrictions
None. Please contact us if you have a concern with the physical requirements of the tour.
Please contact us for rates. Rates depend on the number of days, number of destinations and accomodations provided.
Natoura also specializes in customized itineraries and can arrange accommodations, domestic flights, airport transfers and a variety of tour alternatives throughout Venezuela. We can range a variety of activities such as birding, trekking, whitewater rafting, diving, or snorkeling just to name a few. If you desire a customized itinerary throughout Venezuela, please, contact us with your interests and we will send you an itinerary suited to your needs and preferences.
10 % discount to repeat customers! 5% to members of the International Ecotourism Society. Children under 10 years of age receive a 15% discount on the tour.