(Caracas, Canaima, Margarita Island)
Your spirit will soar with the world’s highest waterfall as you feel the cooling spray on your face while taking in incredible views of Angel Falls from a rocky ledge high above the Venezuelan jungle.
Soak in city life in Venezuela’s bustling capital of Caracas and ready yourself for a natural adventure beyond compare. Take a motorized dugout canoe up the Carrao River on to tranquil Mayupa Lagoon and the roaring Arautaima rapids. Follow Churun River through spectacular Devil’s Canyon and after a final bend in the river you’ll encounter gushing Angel Falls – the highest waterfall on earth. Here, you’ll climb to a rocky ledge for a view that will render you speechless, and then restore your senses with a refreshing dip in the waterfall lagoon. You’ll also dip a toe in the fabled ‘well of happiness’ at Pozo de la Felicidad; view the table-top mountain Auyantepuy from Orchid Island; and enjoy some downtime on the pristine Caribbean beaches on Coche and Margarita Islands.
Your experienced team of local guides and private drivers will keep you safe and sound while leading you into remote virgin rainforest to reveal some of the most stirring sights on the planet. Almost as beautiful is the collection of luxury accommodation you’ll enjoy throughout that spans luxury city hotels, exotic rainforest lodges and Caribbean beach resorts worth writing home about.
Enjoy a personalized vacation that best suits your needs, developed by one of our experienced destination experts. Relax during your trip with our 24/7 support and expert local guidance.
Upon arrival you will be met by our local representative who will help you locate your vehicle.
Airport transfer with private vehicle, and driver.
Welcome to Gran Meliá Caracas Hotel –a beacon of luxury and refinement in the mist of the captivating city. Bathed in elegance, adorned with majestic décor, the 5-star hotel in Caracas is a principal destination for the world's elite, who celebrate the hotel's unequivocal grandeur and international stature. 430 opulent guestrooms, 236 apartments 28 lavish convention centers, a luminous grand foyer, 3 world-class restaurants and a multilingual staff comprise Gran Meliá Caracas' imperial attire.
Fly from Caracas to Canaima with a stop in Puerto Ordaz (you may be required to deplane). Flight time is approximately 2.5 hrs. Please note: Flights rate and availability are subject to change until booking
Enjoy a shared transfer between the Canaima airstrip and your lodge (or vice versa).
The new Waku Lodge (4*) in Canaima is an oasis surrounded by exotic nature. The camp is located a few minutes from the Airport of Canaima, right in front of the Canaima Lagoon and with a spectacular view of the water falls “El Hacha” and “Golondrina”. Inaugurated in the year 2001, Waku offers 12 confortable rooms with beautiful views of the surrounding nature with personalized attention. Rooms contain private bathrooms, hot water, ceiling fans and mosquito nets. Direct TV is available in the lobby. The hotel also contains a restaurant which offers samples of delicious local flavours.
Early in the morning we board our motorized dugout canoes or “curiaras” in the Pemón Indian language. We travel up the Carrao river, and cross Mayupa lagoon and the Arautaima rapids, always surrounded by the spectacular landscape of Canaima National Park. We enter Churún river, winding its way through the spectacular Devil's Canyon. One more turn, and we see the highest waterfall on earth! We leave our canoes, and walk for an hour through virgin rainforest, until arriving at a rocky ledge. We suddenly stand before the magnificence of the Angel Falls, a few hundred meters away, becoming drenched by the frenzy of spray. A truly unforgettable and awesome sight! We can take a refreshing bath in the lagoon at the base of the fall. Lunch. In the afternoon return to Canaima.
In the afternoon, enjoy some time on your own to relax.
Early in the morning we board our motorized dugout canoes or "curiaras" in the Pemón Indian language. We travel up the Carrao river, and cross Mayupa lagoon and the Arautaima rapids, always surrounded by the spectacular landscape of Canaima National Park. We make a stop at the Pozo de la Felicidad (the Well of Happiness) to take a refreshing bath, and finally arrive at Orchid island. From here we have an incredible view of the massive table-top mountain Auyantepuy. We will explore the jungle of the island, and after a delicious barbecue we return to Canaima.
Fly from Canaima to Margarita Island (Stop in Puerto Ordaz). Duration is approxiamtely 2 hours.
Transfer airport - hotel or v.v. (Private RT, with spanish speaking driver)
Lagunamar is an impressive tourist complex, bordering Caribbean Sea coast at Apostadero sector, 15 minutes from Porlamar and 40 minutes from Santiago Mariño International Airport. A world of complete comfort awaits you, surrounded by tropical beauty. The hotel features more than 400 comfortable and luxurious rooms, with panoramic views and equipped with central air conditioning, cable television, safe-deposit box, fridge, telephone and room service.
Pick-up at hotel and transfer to the port for a fun cruise to Coche Island. After approximately 1.5 hours, we arrive at a beautiful unspoiled beach for some relaxing in the sun (sun chairs and umbrellas provided), and a variety of activities including snorkeling (equipment provided), beach tennis, and banana rides (optional). Lunch and open bar. Party time on the cruise back to Margarita. A great sun and fun day.
Enjoy time at leisure on Margarita Island. Choose from a plethera of optional activities including; snorkelling, hiking, scuba diving, sailing tours, and more! Activities listed are not included in your itinerary and are subject to availability and additional costs.
Fly from Margarita Island to Caracas. Flight time is approximately 1 hour.
Please note obtaining a visa is your responsibility. These requirements change often and therefore it is best that you check with the Embassy of Venezuela for the most up to date visa information.
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