The Orinoco

When to go

Jan-March

Ideal length

4 nights

Transfer time

1 hour flight from Patagonia

The Orinoco River is a rarely visited paradise, flowing into the Atlantic in the form of endless creeks and channels. The entire delta is protected by the Venezuelan government as the Orinoco Delta Nature Reserve contains luxuriant mangrove forest that harbours endemic species of flora and fauna. The delta can be explored by motorised canoe, passing by small communities of subsistence farmers scattered along the riverbanks.

OUR FAVOURITE THINGS TO DO IN THE ORINOCO

DAY ONE

Pick up at airport/hotel, transfer by bus to San Jose de Buja port and then by boat and airboat to your camp. In the afternoon there is an excursion by canoe to Guina Morena to visit the Warao Indian settlement and onto Love Parrots Island for sunset over the delta.

DAY TWO

Expeditions by boat and foot through the creeks and jungle. Your guide will show you some of their survival techniques and walk you along the medicinal trail. There will then be time for a spot of piranha fishing and a night trip to look for caimans and night birds.

DAY THREE

Before breakfast a short trip to observe the howler monkeys. After breakfast a nature walk spotting strange varieties of flora and fauna or alternatively relax and swim at camp. Following lunch you return by airboat and bus back to the airport

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