Budget Guyanas Tour

Best of Suriname Tour

Suriname has a hot warm climate year round making it attractive to visit at any time of year. With its endless nature reserves, landmarks and unique flora and fauna, Suriname and neighbouring Guyana and French Guyana make the most fascinating countries to tour through.

Best of Suriname Overview

Friday: Arrival in Guyana.

Saturday: Georgetown city tour (BL)

Sunday: Kaieteur Falls (BL)

Monday: Paramaribo, Suriname Paramaribo city tour: (B)

Tuesday: To French Guiana (BL)

Wednesday: Devil's Islands tour (BL)

Thursday: Ariane Space Centre (BL)

Friday: Paramaribo, Suriname (B)

Saturday: Departure Transfer to airport for your flight.

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Best of Suriname Tour Detailed Itinerary

Friday: Arrival in Guyana
Arrive in Guyana, a nature lover's gem, waiting to be discovered. It is known as the land of many waters and the giants of the world; among them, the mighty Essequibo river, Giant Arapaima fish, Harpy eagle, the Anaconda, Giant Otters, Black Caiman, Jaguars and more. Transfer to your hotel. Overnight at Sleep Inn International

Saturday: Georgetown city tour (BL)
Georgetown was called Longchamps by the French, and Stabroek by the Dutch. It is a city full of historical monuments, many of them gracious colonial buildings which are still used today. It is known as the 'Garden City of the Caribbean'. Wide tree lined avenues and beautiful architecture, ranging from Gothic to Elizabethan, are evident as you drive along Main Street , High Street and Brickdam. St Georges Cathedral is the tallest freestanding wooden building in the world and was consecrated in 1892. Picturesque City hall was completed in 1889. St Andrew's Kirk is the first church built in Guyana over 139 years ago (completed in 1818). The Victorian Law courts built in 1887, Stabroek Market, Parliament building (built in 1834) are also many of the fine examples of colonial architecture. Our visit also includes the Umana Yana, Prime Ministe's Residence, and State House built in 1845 as the governor's residence, the Walter Roth Museum with its display of Amerindian artifacts, the national museum, the Botanical and zoological gardens. The bustling and colourful markets of Bourda, Stabroek and Kitty are some of the city's prized landmarks. We will stop for a light snack at the breezy resort along the Atlantic ocean before continuing to the longest floating bridge in the world.

Sunday: Kaieteur Falls (BL)
Morning flight to Kaieteur Falls. See the majestic 740 ft natural wonder from different vantage points. Spend 2 hours at the falls. Picnic lunch and afternoon return. Transfer to hotel. (B) (L)

Monday: Paramaribo, Suriname Paramaribo city tour: (B)
6:00 am transfer to airport for flight to Paramaribo Suriname. 8:00 am departure.10:00 am arrival in Paramaribo. Met by our representative and transfer to hotel for check in. Afternoon city tour of Paramaribo, including guided tour by bus along the most prominent historic locations in the city center where you will be impressed by the outstanding architecture. You will also visit Fort Zeelandia, Palmentuin (Palm Garden), the Waterkant and the Central Market. Return to hotel. Rest of afternoon free to visit the Casino or shop for Souvenirs. Overnight at Eco Resort Inn

Tuesday: To French Guiana (BL)
Morning transfer to Albina by vehicle. This is a one and a half hour drive to the crossing and we then transfer to Kourou. Overnight at Hotel Des Roches.

Wednesday: Devil's Islands tour (BL)
Transfer to Ile Royale for your Devil's island tour. Fourteen kilometres north of Kourou, Devils Islands (formerly known as the Triangle Isles) comprise three islands: Royale (28 ha), Saint-Joseph (20 ha) and Devil's island (14 ha). Your English guide will escort you to Ile Royale and you will be given a spot presentation detailing the history of the islands that make up the penal settlements. See Devil's Island from the Auberge and learn about the legend behind 'Papillon'. Learn about Dreyfus and about the French Guiana colonial era. Visit the ruins of the penal settlement-cells dating back to 1847. Visit Joseph Island. Late afternoon return to hotel.

Thursday: Ariane Space Centre (BL)
Transfer to Ariane space centre. Bus shuttle to the main installations and learn more about the space program. Return to hotel and noon departure for Paramaribo. Transfer to Eco Resort Inn for overnight. Overnight at Eco Resort Inn

Friday: Paramaribo, Suriname (B)
Today you will enjoy a boat cruise on the Commewijne, stopping at Nieuw Amsterdam, the historic government centre and fort Nieuw Amsterdam, an open air museum. We will continue by boat to Frederiksdorp to admire the most beautiful restored plantation houses in Suriname. We will stop for lunch and then walk through the once flourishing coffee plantation. Return in the afternoon and overnight at Eco resort Inn in Paramaribo. Overnight at Eco Resort Inn

Saturday: Departure
Transfer to airport for your flight.

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Surinam and Guyana

Surinam and Guyana
Duration 9 Days
Best time All year
Accommodation Hotels

Dates and Costs

All of these trips are arranged on a private basis. Costs vary based on the number of people.

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Surinam and Guyana

Price includes
Local English speaking guide
Private transfers
Road and river transfers
Hotel taxes
Meals as indicated
Entrance fees
Local guides
Activities as described

Prices excludes
International flights
Required airport taxes
Visa's and vaccinations
Items of clothing, sleeping bags and miscellaneous drinks, etc.
Airport Taxes (see below)

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