ORINOCO DELTA (3 DAYS)

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380€/Person for a group of 2 to 3 people
280€/Person for a group of 4 or more people
(The circuit can also be arranged for 1 person: contact us)

The price includes:

  • An English speaking guide during the duration of the trip
  • Local guides
  • All the meals
  • All the accommodations
  • Ground transportations

The price does not include:

  • Travel/medical insurance
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Tips
DAY 1: Arrival at the Orinoco Delta
An English-speaking guide will meet you and the group at the airport of Maturin. Transfer by road to the river port "Boca de Uracoa" where we embark a motorized boat and navigate (about 1hr30) on the Manamo River to the Warao Camp built upon stilts at Boca de Tigre. Lunch and outing to fish piranhas. First contact with the flora, fauna and the Delta Warao indigenous community. Swim in the river and return to camp for a local regional dinner. Night outing to catch, observe and release snakes (e.g. peaks) and caimans with the use of a headlamp. Overnight at camp built on stilts.
Transport: Vehicle (about 3hr)
Accommodation: Camp with hammocks
DAY 2: Flooded forest and contact with the Indian Warao
After breakfast we will have an excursion on a traditional Warao canoe in the narrow canals of the Delta. Observation of numerous bird species, monkeys, freshwater dolphins and other sights of the Delta. Walk to explore, see and learn about the flooded forest guided by a local Warao Indian. He will explain to us the medicinal and culinary use of the local trees and plants. Return to camp for lunch. In the afternoon, swim in the river and visit of a Warao community built on stilts. Return to camp for dinner and optional night outing. Back to camp for overnight.
Transport: None
Accommodation: Camp with hammocks
DAY 3: Flora and fauna of the Delta
After breakfast, last tour by boat to explore the exceptional flora and fauna of the Orinoco Delta. Return to camp for lunch and departure by boat to the port of "Boca de Uracoa" (about 1hr30). Transfer by road to the airport of Maturin (possibility to book a hotel night if necessary to Maturin).
Transport: Vehicle (about 3hr)
SUMMARY:
Level: Easy
Transport: Regular
Displacement: Walking, canoe, boat, car
Luggage transfer: By car
Accommodation: Camps with hammocks

The strengths of this tour:

  • Discovery of the specific ecosystem of the Delta (flooded forest and river).
  • Direct contact with the local population, Indian Warao: visit of several communities built on stilts.
  • Nocturne excursion to spot snakes and caimans with a specialized guide.
  • Swim in the Orinoco river.

Depending on the number of participants in the group and date and period of travel, the suggested accommodation in the trip description may change but will be of equivalent class.