River and Rainforest Overview

Georgetown - Essequibo River - Baganara Island - Georgetown (5 days / 4 nts)  From $N/A

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Day 1: Arrive in Guyana
Arrive in Guyana.  Transfer to Georgetown.  Overnight at Cara Lodge.

Day 2: Georgetown city
This morning enjoy a Georgetown city tour which highlights the unique architecture - excellent examples of old colonial homes and buildings constructed of tropical hardwoods. The famous Stabroek Market, once described as a "bizarre bazaar", contains every conceivable item from household goods to gold jewellery. The Botanical Gardens and zoo house one of the most extensive collections of tropical flora in the Caribbean and over 100 species of Guyanese wildlife including jaguar, river otter, birds, snakes and other reptiles. Transfer by vehicle to the Essequibo River and then by boat to Baganara Island.  Baganara Island Resort, 187 acres of lush green foliage and colourful tropical flowers, that will quickly help you forget how "the other half" lives. Five miles south of Bartica, it is the gateway to the unspoilt rainforest of Guyana and the junction where the great Essequibo and Mazaruni River meet. Overnight at Baganara Island Resort.  BD  

Day 3: Georgetown city
Today  you can answer the call of the wild along our jungle walk, where you will find many different species of flora and fauna or you can try your hand at a variety of other outdoor activities including canoeing, fishing, water skiing, volleyball, table tennis, riding wave runners, or simply sunbathing and swimming.  Overnight at Baganara Island Resort.  BLD

Day 4: Georgetown city
Day to enjoy the nature trails, swim on your own private beach or laze in a hammock.  Late afternoon boat transfer down the Essequibo River and then by vehicle along the coast through villages to Georgetown.  Overnight at Cara Lodge.  BL

Day 5: Fly out from Georgetown
Transfer to the airport for your departing flight.  B

- Airport transfers
- all road and river transport
- meals as indicated
- accommodation
- tours and activities as indicated
- local guides