Trip reference number: 20264

Trip Operator: Wildlife Worldwide

Guyana: A Pristine Wilderness

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Guyana offers rewarding wildlife viewing, plus a truly authentic wilderness experience, making it an outstanding destination. Yet, it remains one of the least-visited nations in the world.

The small nation of Guyana is one of South America's true mysteries. The country covers 215,000 square kilometres, a larger area than Great Britain. However, despite all this space, Guyana has a population of under one million and the majority of these people live along the country's coastline. As a result, Guyana's interior is almost untouched by human development and nature has been left to thrive. 80% of Guyana is covered by rainforest, which in this day and age is an incredible statistic.

While tropical rainforest is the dominant environment in Guyana, the country has a unique mix of ecosystems including savannah, wetlands, mighty rivers, mangroves and mountains. This combination of habitats supports remarkable biodiversity, that few other countries in the world can match.

Guyana is home to over 200 species of mammal, more than 800 species of bird, in excess of 300 species of reptile and an astonishing 6,500 species of plant. Among this spectacular flora and fauna are some of South America's most iconic animals including black caiman, giant anteater, giant river otter, arapaima, harpy eagle, capybara and green anaconda.

Guyana really is South America's undiscovered paradise, so why not join us on this extensive small group tour and immerse yourself in an incredible, unspoilt wilderness?

Typical itinerary

The full itinerary detail is available on our website.

  1. Day 1: Fly to Georgetown
  2. Day 2: Boat trip on Mahaica River
  3. Day 3: Kaieteur Falls & travel to Rewa
  4. Days 4-5: Explore Rewa
  5. Day 6: Transfer to Iwokrama Forest Reserve
  6. Day 7: Explore Atta & surrounding area
  7. Day 8: Transfer to Surama & canoe trip on Burro Burro River
  8. Day 9: Travel to Karanambu
  9. Day 10: Explore the Rupununi Savannah from Karanambu
  10. Day 11: Travel by boat to Yupukari
  11. Day 12: Drive to Lethem & fly to Georgetown
  12. Day 13: Georgetown & Sunset Boat Trip
  13. Day 14: Departure
  14. Day 15: Arrive UK
  • Available*: Sep to Apr
  • Group size: 10
  • Price including flights from/to UK: From £5,895 pp
  • Price excluding international flights: From £5,245 pp
  • Included in the price/package:
    • Domestic flights in Guyana
    • All accommodation
    • Most meals
    • Transfers in Guyana
    • Guided excursions
    • Services of local guide(s)
    • National Park fees
  • Activities available:
    • Boat trip
    • Photography
    • Walking


This is a group trip with fixed departure dates. Please refer to our website for further information.

This trip has no fixed departures but restrictions may apply - check operator website

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