Perfect Getaway For Nature Lovers
Local life at Santa Mission
Cassava bread making
Wildlife and birds
Day 1 - Santa Mission & Arrowpoint
Start at 07:00hrs from Roraima Duke Lodge to head to the Timehri Marine. On the hour long drive, enjoy scenic views of the East Bank of the Demerara River, zipping past villages, factories and green sugar cane fields. The boat from Timheri takes you on a 35 mins trip to Santa Mission Amerindian Reservation, where you will be able to purchase handmade crafts. After 30 mins, re-board the boat for a 15 mins trip to Arrowpoint Nature Resort, where you will be greeted by Roraima’s friendly staff. You will then be briefed on the history and safety of the resort while enjoying some locally made Guyanese snacks.
Settle in the lodge amidst sounds of birds. A short kayaking trip down the river to Lucky Seed Landing is next. You can also hike or bike the trails back to the resort. After working up an appetite, lunch at 12.00 hours tastes even more delicious. After lunch, you can swim, see cassava bread making or relax in one of the many hammocks around the resort. As the day winds down, you can enjoy the view of the sunset on the river bank.
You will enjoy dinner served buffet style on the beach around the bon-fire while listening to tales told by your tour guide. After dinner, you can experience the Creatures of the Night Expedition, a guided tour into the jungle in the night wearing headlight where you can experience the night life of the animals. Return by boat where you will use the light to spot fish and Caimans. Overnight at Arrowpoint Nature Resort.
Day 2 -Wabini Expedition & Cassava Bread Making
Wake to the beautiful sound of the birds chirping, and choose to go for a birding or a fishing trip. After breakfast you can relax the hammocks before starting for the the Wabani Expedition. This is an adventurous nature walk to Lucky Seed Landing and an exciting excursion of kayaking back to the resort for a late lunch. After lunch, you can mountain bike on one of the trails or simply relax on the beach. At 16:00hrs the staff will demonstrate the cassava bread making process and you will be able to taste the bread when finished along with other delicacies for dinner.
Day 3 - Mountain Biking & Wildlife Spotting
Start Day 3 with a journey through the rainforest by mountain bike to Maburi Junction. Be captivated by the numerous wild creatures on the way. Return to Arrowpoint for a late lunch, followed by bird watching and canoeing in the evening. Enjoy your last night at Arrowpoint with a bon-fire dinner served buffet style on the beach.