The Best of Georgetown and Around
LOCAL LIFE AT SANTA MISSION
Day 1 – Arrive in at Roraima Residence Inn
Welcome to Guyana. Arrive and check in at the Roraima Residence Inn, a boutique luxury hotel with in-house dining and a swimming pool.
Day 2 – City Tour / Santa Mission / Arrowpoint
After breakfast, depart the hotel for a morning tour of Georgetown. Travel through the streets of the city learning about the rich culture and heritage that formed Guyana into the country you see today.
After the tour, head back to the hotel for lunch, followed by a 14:00hrs departure to the Timerhi Marina for a 45min boat ride to the Indigenous Community of Santa Mission. After a short stay, you will depart and travel further down the Kamuni Creek to Arrowpoint Nature Resort.
Settle in and spend the afternoon relaxing on the beach watching the sun set on the river banks. After a bon-fire dinner, join the ‘Creature’s of the Night’ expedition – a night walk on the nearby trails and a boat ride that gives an opportunity to observe animals usually seen in the day.
Day 3 – Wabini Expedition & Cassava Bread Making
Wake up to the beautiful sound of birds, and go fishing or birding with a guide. After breakfast you can relax in a hammock, before the Wabani Expedition at 11:00am. This is a 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 our 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 4 – Kaieteur / Rupununi
Depart Arrowpoint Nature Resort for the Cheddi Jagan International Airport for your hourlong flight to the Kaieteur National Park. Spend 2 hours on the ground walking along the trails, all leading up to the majestic Kaieteur Fall. Along the trail, you will have a chance of spotting the Golden Frog and Cock-of-the Rock bird. After this unforgettable experience, transfer to Annia in the North Rupununi, where you will enjoy lunch at Rock View Lodge and spend the evening enjoying the nature trails around. Spend the night under the Rupununi stars.
Day 5 - Iwokrama Canopy / Surama
Transfer to the Iwokrama Canopy by a 4×4 land cruiser for an early morning canopy walk and breakfast. The Iwokrama Canopy is a series of suspension bridges and decks of up to 30 metres in height and 154 metres in length, located in the Iwokrama Forest at Atta Lodge. It gives visitors a new view of the mid and upper canopy of the forest and allows wildlife to be relatively free from human intrusion. At 11:00hrs depart the Canopy for Surama Village where you will spend the evening and night.
Day 6 – Surama
After breakfast, your experienced guides will paddleyou on the Burro- Burro River for opportunities to see the Giant River Otters and Caimans. After, you will depart Surama Eco Lodge at 11:30hrs to head back to Rock View for lunch. After lunch, you will board the Twin Engine Islander aircraft for your return flight back to Georgetown. Return to the Roraima Residence Inn for your final night in Guyana.
Day 7 – Executive Departure Lounge & Goodbye Guyana
Transfer by bus to Cheddi Jagan International Airport for your return flight home. Relax at our Executive Lounge before departure – a soothing, and comfortable environment, with current magazines and newspapers, televisions and WiFi. For more information, please contact Roraima Group of Companies.